Five NSI grads chosen for latest Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

Adventures in Public School

Above: Adventures in Public School was produced through the CFC program

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) recently announced the four projects and teams participating in this year’s Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange.

The selected teams head to Los Angeles in March for the LA module of the program including targeted one-on-one meetings and access to high-level creative and packaging expertise.

Projects from NSI grads accepted to the program include:

  • Small Pond Glory from Alyson Richards (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First)

The Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange has helped accelerate nine Canadian comedies including Adventures in Public School, developed through NSI Features First by Josh Epstein and Kyle Rideout.

Adventures in Public School premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, was named one of Canada’s top ten features of 2017 and was recently nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Original Screenplay.

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