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 …”
This is the second year in a row that an NSI IndigiDocs film has its world premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
Erica Daniels, Miranda Currie, Peter Brass and Steven Davies will each receive a cash award of up to $16K and approximately $10K of in-kind services. They will also be paired with an industry mentor during development and production of their projects.
Our newest NSI IndigiDocs students were in Winnipeg for their two-week training boot camp back in February. Read their thoughts on the experience.
Students are developing their documentary ideas with training sessions and mentorship from Canada’s most respected documentarians including director advisor Shane Belcourt, and producer advisor and program alumna Michelle St. John.
NSI welcomes Miranda Currie, Olivia Golosky, Peter Brass, Rachel Beaulieu, Steven Davies, Erica Daniels, Heather Condo and Jarret Twoyoungmen.
Program grad and Leave it on the Water producer Michele shares her thoughts about the nurturing environment within the program.
Program grad and Lost Moccasin director Roger Boyer shares his thoughts about how NSI IndigiDocs changed his expectations of film training and the collaborative nature of the course’s boot camp environment.
Now available online: video of NSI IndigiDocs Q+A webinar with Shane Belcourt, Michele Mundy, Steve Sxwithul’txw
Get tips and advice on applying. The course is now designed for individual filmmakers who have an idea for a 10-minute documentary film. Application deadline is November 14, 2019.