Mayumi Yoshida wins outstanding writer award at NBCUniversal short film fest

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Congratulations to Mayumi Yoshida on her recent win at the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival.

Mayumi was named outstanding writer for her work in TELUS STORYHIVE digital short Akashi-あかし-.

Akashi is about a woman who returns to Japan after her grandmother passes only to find her modern ways clash with the traditional values of her homeland.

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STORYHIVE is a community-powered funding program that allows members of the community to vote for their favourite projects.

The program allows content creators in British Columbia and Alberta to submit their story ideas to an online public platform.

NSI delivers mentoring through the STORYHIVE mentorship program in partnership with NSI.

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