NSI IndigiDocs film As the Smoke Rises hits the festival circuit

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Screenings include South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Screen Power Film Festival and DOXA Documentary Film Festival.

NSI alum projects score awards at Hot Docs and Canadian Film Fest

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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

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The Hot Docs jury members said the award was given “For the remarkable strength of its convictions and the tenderness of its filmmaking …”

NSI IndigiDocs short êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines + other alumni films selected for Hot Docs 2020

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This is the second year in a row that an NSI IndigiDocs film has its world premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

Four Indigenous filmmakers advance to second phase of NSI IndigiDocs training

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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.

NSI IndigiDocs class of 2020 tell us about boot camp training

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Our newest NSI IndigiDocs students were in Winnipeg for their two-week training boot camp back in February. Read their thoughts on the experience.

NSI IndigiDocs 2020 students begin their training journey

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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.

Meet the 2020 NSI IndigiDocs students

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NSI welcomes Miranda Currie, Olivia Golosky, Peter Brass, Rachel Beaulieu, Steven Davies, Erica Daniels, Heather Condo and Jarret Twoyoungmen.

Producer Michele Mundy on the support she received through NSI IndigiDocs

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Program grad and Leave it on the Water producer Michele shares her thoughts about the nurturing environment within the program.

Writer/director Roger Boyer talks about the impact of NSI IndigiDocs

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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

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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.

NSI IndigiDocs films premiere on APTN, October 14

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Acclaimed short films made through the 2018 edition of NSI IndigiDocs air Monday on APTN.