Production begins on NSI Features First-developed film Level 16

Level 16 / Link to Level 16 website

Production has begun on NSI Features First-developed film Level 16 in Toronto and Hamilton. The film is written and directed by Danishka Esterhazy.

The dystopian science fiction thriller is set in a strict boarding home for girls, and follows two young girls as they uncover a dark secret about their academy.

Level 16 was developed through NSI Features First in 2006-07 by Stéphanie Chapelle and Danishka.

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NSI Features First is a development training launch pad for producer/writer teams looking to produce their first or second feature film with strong commercial appeal.

NSI Features First is funded by Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment OneSuper ChannelCorus Entertainment and Breakthrough Entertainment; Provincial Sponsors Creative Saskatchewan and Creative BC through the Daryl Duke and William Vince Scholarship Fund; and Service Sponsor William F. White. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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