Author Archives: Laura Friesen

Cree Code Talker wins at Dreamspeakers Film Festival in Edmonton

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The NSI IndigiDocs film took home the Gil Cardinal Documentary Award.

Michelle Latimer profiled in Playback

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Michelle talks about her most high-profile project to date, Viceland series Rise.

Tracey Deer appointed to Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television board of directors

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Tracey, along with Cynthia Knight, co-created the TV series Mohawk Girls.

New TV, eh? podcast with NSI Totally Television participant Jon Mann

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Wolfville, Jon’s project with producer Rob Ramsay, was selected for NSI Totally Television 2017.

NSI grads with films at Urbanworld Film Festival, New York

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Includes STORYHIVE digital shorts winner Akashi あかし (pictured) and Brown Girl Begins.

Rezolution Pictures profiled in Playback

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Catherine Bainbridge and Ernest Webb spoke about the success of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.

NSI alumni films at Cinéfest Sudbury

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Cinéfest Sudbury provides cinephiles with first-class film works and industry discourse each September.

Films from NSI grads screening at St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival 2017

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Films from Jordan Canning, Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon, Harry Cherniak, Christine Kleckner, JJ Neepin and Justina Neepin.

Eagle Vision’s Lisa Meeches, Kyle Irving profiled in Playback

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Lisa and Kyle talk about the origins of the film We Were Children and APTN series Taken.

Jen Holness, Sudz Sutherland present at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center

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They’ll present a talk on cultural authenticity and black stories in contemporary cinema.

Director/producer teams: apply for NSI IndigiDocs and get training, mentorship and cash to make your short doc

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Apply by 4:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Vote for your favourite STORYHIVE web series until September 22

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Your votes help decide which 30 teams will turn their pitches into pilots.