Author Archives: Laura Friesen

Meter Maid

Director: Aaron Setton ·

A delusional, self-appointed meter maid and his grumpy neighbour go to war over homemade parking tickets.

Nadine Arpin receives Corus Diverse Voices Scholarship


Nadine and four more filmmakers will participate in an intensive Hot Docs-based curriculum.

Kate Green’s Melting Stars wins best short at Missoula’s International Wildlife Film Fest


Kate’s film unravels the mystery behind one of the largest, most catastrophic species die offs in recorded history.

Mike Fly’s short Come To Bed included in CBC’s Short Film Face Off


Nine films are in the running. A studio panel chooses three finalists and the TV viewing audience votes for the top film.

NSI grads up for Screen Nova Scotia awards


Werewolf (pictured) and Weirdos are nominated for best feature film.

Roxann Whitebean named finalist for 2017 Lindalee Tracey award


Filmmaker Thyrone Tommy was named co-finalist alongside Roxann.

Tasha Hubbard featured in Globe and Mail story on Indigenous documentary filmmakers


Tasha’s film Birth of a Family screens at Hot Docs in Toronto on May 2, 3 and 6.


Director: Daniel Boos ·

When a group of foreign workers appear at his brother’s sawmill, a struggling shopkeeper must face a troubling decision.


Director: Adolfo Ruiz ·

After quitting his job during an economic downturn, a young man gains a new perspective on life.

She Stoops To Conquer, Gloria Ui Young Kim, Kayla Lorette win NSI Online Short Film Fest awards


Zachary Russell, Gloria Ui Young Kim and Kayla Lorette win prizes for their work.

NSI grads receive REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards


The awards recognize emerging and established Indigenous artists working in traditional or contemporary practices.

Attend Weengushk Film Institute student film screening, April 22


A showcase of student films made through their film production program.