Brendon Sawatzky appointed NSI director of programming

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Brendon, an experienced film and television producer, has a long history working with NSI.

NSI bids farewell to Melissa Kajpust

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Programming director Melissa is moving on after more than 10 years working with NSI.

NSI thanks Brandice Vivier for 11 great years

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Senior program manager Brandice says goodbye to NSI after 11 years.

Ursula Lawson, Melissa Kajpust and Lisa Meeches win Women of Distinction award for NSI New Voices

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Congratulations to NSI staff on the Circle of Inspiration award win for NSI New Voices at the 2013 YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.

Elise Swerhone’s doc Surviving The Teenage Brain premieres

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Elise Swerhone has teamed up with Merit Motion Pictures for the CBC Nature of Things doc Surviving The Teenage Brain premiering Thursday, January 19.

Brendon Sawatzky reflects on his time as NSI Features First program manager

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Canadian producer Brendon Sawatzky worked at NSI for 10 years. He recently left the organisation. Here he reflects on his time at NSI.

Elise Swerhone appointed NSI Manager of Programs and Development

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The National Screen Institute has appointed Elise Swerhone to the position of Manager of Programs and Development.

Brendon Sawatzky departs NSI to pursue producing career

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Brendon Sawatzky, Manager of Programs and Development at the National Screen Institute, has left the organization to pursue his producing career. During his tenure at NSI, Brendon managed NSI Movie Camp, programmed the Industry Centre panels and master classes at

Melissa Kajpust appointed NSI Director of Programming

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The National Screen Institute’s Melissa Kajpust has been appointed Director of Programming.

NSI staff and alumni on Gimli Film Festival panels

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NSI alumni and staff participate in industry development programming at the Gimli Film Festival, July 20 to 24. All sessions take place in Johnson Hall, 5th Floor, Waterfront Centre, Gimli, Manitoba. Wednesday July 20 – 2:45 p.m. – 4 p.m.

NSI’s new CEO is loving it

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New CEO, John Gill, gives us the skinny on his first few months at the National Screen Institute.

Liz Janzen leaves NSI to pursue screenwriting career

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Liz Janzen, the National Screen Institute’s director of programming, will be leaving the organisation to pursue her writing career. Her last day with NSI will be June 30, 2011. Said Janzen, “I cherish my time at NSI. I will miss