TELUS STORYHIVE and NSI bring free screen training workshop to Lethbridge and Calgary, April 8-9

From Concept to Camera / Link to Eventbrite

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) and TELUS STORYHIVE are pleased to bring their latest training initiative to Lethbridge and Calgary.

The free training workshop FROM CONCEPT TO CAMERA: Developing Your Story for the Screen takes place in Lethbridge at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 601 Third Avenue South on April 8 and in Calgary at the MacEwan Student Centre in the Cassio Room at the University of Calgary, 402 Collegiate Boulevard NW on April 9, both from 1 to 6 p.m.

The workshops will address the development process from concept to camera. Training is delivered by NSI facilitators Robert Hardy, Mike Fly and Angela Heck. The workshops are open to the diverse community of producers and content creators in Lethbridge and Calgary.

Emerging filmmakers and mid-career professionals are encouraged to attend these professional development opportunities to help develop their own projects and network with other filmmakers and content creators. TELUS STORYHIVE facilitators will be on hand to share insights into funding opportunities available through the STORYHIVE platform.

The workshops are free of charge but registration is required.

Lethbridge – April 8

To register, visit Eventbrite or email your name and contact information to by April 3.

Calgary – April 9

To register, visit Eventbrite or email your name and contact information to by April 4.

*Please note the Calgary workshop is at capacity and has been waitlisted. The Lethbridge workshop is still welcoming event registrations.

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TELUS STORYHIVE is a community-powered funding program for emerging content creators in BC and Alberta.  Local creators apply for production grants to produce short-form videos with funding and distribution from TELUS.  Grant recipients are chosen through a competitive process that combines demonstrated community support, voting, and a jury of industry experts and TELUS team members.

About the National Screen Institute

Renowned for having given many emerging filmmakers, television writers and producers their first breaks, the National Screen Institute provides training and production support through courses like NSI Totally TelevisionCBC New Indigenous VoicesNSI Features FirstNSI Business for ProducersMovie Central Script to ScreenCorus Diverse TV DirectorNSI IndigiDocs, TELUS STORYHIVE Web Series and Digital Shorts, and TELUS Optik™ Local.

NSI also offers exposure through the NSI Online Short Film Festival and provides vast resources and support to those in the film, television and digital media industries at

All media enquiries

Laura Friesen, Manager, Communications & Alumni Relations
Tel: 204.957.2999 or email:

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