NSI Features First participants Susie Winters and Arnold Lim recently wrapped production on their short film All-In Madonna, based on the feature length script of the same name being developed through NSI Features First.
Alongside co-producer Ana de Lara, Arnold and Susie shot the short on a small island near Victoria, BC. Their next project is funding the feature version of All-In Madonna.
The story follows 16-year-old Maddie who discovers rumours her father is known as a dangerous thug when she attends public school for the first time.
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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 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.