Andrea Feltrin, Carla Robinson, Alexandra Caulfield and Lauren MacKinlay are among those shortlisted for the screenwriters lab and producers lab.
The summit aims to create an inclusive environment for industry professionals to network and advance their careers. Guest speakers and workshops will cover topics like finance, marketing, distribution and gender.
Ten alumni films will begin streaming on December 1. The festival, originally in person and virtual, has shifted to completely virtual.
Alumni are represented in all five of the talent categories, with some alumni acting as facilitators and mentors to the participants.
World premieres from NSI grads include Canadian Strain (pictured) from Geordie Sabbagh and Ashleigh Rains and Queen of the Morning Calm from Gloria Ui Young Kim.