Films are airing every Saturday this month. Check your local listings for more information.
Please get in touch with us if you have questions and/or concerns about the application or application fee, or about how training will be delivered. We will do all we can to break down any barriers preventing folks from applying and sharing their stories.
The documentary follows a Cree filmmaker and her white partner on their journey to parenthood. The film has been celebrated at film festivals across North America.
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers joins National Screen Institute as co-manager of IndigiDocs training program
Elle-Máijá will work alongside program manager Kaya Wheeler and also serve as director advisor for the program.
[Deadline extended] Apply for NSI IndigiDocs: a customized online training program for Indigenous creators to develop a short documentary
[Deadline extended] Apply for this part-time program by January 15, 2021 at noon, Central Time.
RBC Emerging Artists Project continues investment in NSI IndigiDocs and NSI New Northern Voices training programs
Additionally, RBC’s 2020 Indigenous Partnership Report A Chosen Journey highlighted both programs, staff and mentors. They also published a feature about NSI IndigiDocs film As the Smoke Rises by Jennifer Ille and Sharon Heigl in recognition of Orange Shirt Day on September 30.
êmîcêtôcêt – Many Bloodlines, directed by Theola Ross and produced by Alex Fisher-Bailey, won Jury Choice Top Short Film.
RBC publishes feature about As the Smoke Rises by Jennifer Ille, Sharon Heigl in recognition of Orange Shirt Day
A spotlight on the story and journey of healing shared by Elder Viviane Rose Sandy.
As The Smoke Rises by Sharon Heigl and Jennifer Ille was selected to the first Cannes International Independent Film Festival.
Screenings include South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Screen Power Film Festival and DOXA Documentary Film Festival.
Including Queen of the Morning Calm (pictured) by director Gloria Ui Young Kim which won the William F. White Reel Canadian Indie Award. Gloria received the DGC Ontario Best Director award for her work on the film.
NSI IndigiDocs film êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines wins Betty Youson Award for Best Canadian Short Documentary at Hot Docs fest
The Hot Docs jury members said the award was given “For the remarkable strength of its convictions and the tenderness of its filmmaking …”