“Netflix is a groundbreaking media company and we’re very pleased to partner with them to provide relevant and accessible programming and information on our website,” said John Gill, NSI’s CEO. “We are grateful for their ongoing support.”
nsi-canada.ca is the go-to resource for Canadian screen professionals. It continues to grow as a popular source of information, advice and celebration of the film, television and digital media industries in Canada. New content is added to the website daily.
The NSI Online Short Film Festival is NSI’s year-round short film festival and offers $4,000 in cash prizes four times per year. New films are added to the website every week. The NSI Online Short Film Festival is an excellent platform for Canadian short filmmakers to promote their work because it’s free to submit a film and free to watch.
“The National Screen Institute is a key player in the Canadian screen industry and together NSI and Netflix are committed to showcasing Canadian talent,” said Sean Carey, vice president, content acquisition at Netflix. “We’re excited to partner with NSI and support their online content. NSI’s website is a valuable resource and its short film festival is a fantastic venue for Canadian filmmakers to promote their work.”
The NSI Online Short Film Festival is made possible through the support of Presenting Sponsor Shaw Media, Festival Partner Telefilm Canada, Award Sponsors Blue Ant Media, Shaw Media, A&E Television Networks and Supporting Sponsor Netflix.
About the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI)
The National Screen Institute is renowned for having given many emerging filmmakers, television writers and producers their first breaks, and for providing training and production support through courses like NSI Totally Television, NSI Drama Prize, NSI New Voices, NSI Features First, NSI Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer, Movie Central Script to Screen and NSI Aboriginal Documentary.
About Netflix, Inc.
Netflix is the world’s leading internet television network with over 40 million members in more than 40 countries enjoying more than one billion hours of TV shows and movies per month, including Netflix original series. For one low monthly price, Netflix members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
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