The National Screen Institute thanks Kaya Wheeler for five great years

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Best wishes to our friend and colleague Kaya Wheeler as she takes on the new role of outreach and program coordinator with the Indigenous Screen Office.

Program manager Elise Swerhone retires from the National Screen Institute

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Elise retires this month after almost a decade with the National Screen Institute. NSI’s Rachel Young spoke with her about some of her proudest accomplishments.

NSI’s Shelly Quade at Silver Wave Film Festival, November 8

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Shelly will talk about NSI’s programs and the process from application to acceptance, right through to getting a project made.

NSI’s Joy Loewen on the Power of Inclusion conference in New Zealand

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Joy recently attended the the global summit which brings together people to share experiences and generate momentum for a future where representation and inclusion are the new screen industry standards.

Listen to NSI’s Joy Loewen on the BeCause & Effect podcast

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Joy chats with Nolan Bicknell about the importance of giving a hand up to others, bringing out their potential and how everyone has a story to tell.

Catch NSI’s Shelly Quade at Forest City Film Festival next weekend

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She’s participating in two panels, giving expert advice over breakfast and serving as a juror for Pitchfest.

NSI’s Ursula Lawson nominated for Winnipeg Arts Council Making a Difference Award

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Through her work as manager of CBC New Indigenous Voices and NSI IndigiDocs, Ursula has made a difference in the lives and careers of over 150 filmmakers and storytellers.

NSI’s Angela Heck and Kaya Wheeler up for Winnipeg Arts Council Awards

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Kaya is nominated for the RBC On the Rise Award and Angela for the Making a Difference Award.

NSI’s Shelly Quade heads to PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp 2018

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Shelly will present a session about NSI on Wednesday, May 23 with NSI alumni Jason Arsenault and Adam Perry.

Yellowknife Film Fest 2017 in photos

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Hanging out with NSI grads, butter chicken at The Fat Fox, and zero temperatures, NSI’s Chris Vajcner reports on the northern festival.

NSI’s Shelly Quade reports from Toronto and Atlantic film fests

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Shelly enjoyed time with NSI grads whose films played the festivals.

NSI welcomes Angela Heck as manager of digital media programs and development

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Angela comes to to NSI from previous positions at Tactica Interactive, CBC, Whistler Film Festival and the NFB.