Following our most recent NSI Features First call for applications which closed in September, these projects have been shortlisted for the 2018 program.
Up to four projects will make the final cut in early December.
Greta Follows Rivers
Producer: Brittany Bristow | Writer: Julia Rowland (Toronto, ON)
Must Kill Karl
Producer: Ryan West | Writer: Karen Moore (Toronto, ON)
She Smiles Back
Producer: Amelia Wasserman | Writer: Matt Sadowski (Toronto, ON)
Producer: Rebeka Herron (Toronto, ON) | Writer: Brandon Tom (Burnaby, BC)
The Stars Shine in Temperance
Producer: Christopher Redmond | Writer: Jared Young (Ottawa, ON)
Producer: Natalie Urquhart | Writer: Sam Coyle (Toronto, ON)
Producer: Scott Lepp (Okotoks, AB) | Writer: Sandi Somers (Calgary, AB)
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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. The selected teams will meet with top-level experts throughout the program and receive $7,500 towards the final development and packaging of their feature film project.
NSI Features First is funded by Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment One, Super Channel, Corus 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.