Author Archives: Laura Friesen

Producer/writer teams: apply for NSI Totally Television by May 12, 2017

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Successful applicants develop their television projects with the best showrunners and story editors in the country.

Amy Jo Johnson launches The Space Between fan tour competition

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Enter to win a screening of The Space Between in your hometown with Amy Jo in attendance.

Redfish

Director: Dordaneh Dadui, Soroush Hosseini ·

Samir, a schoolteacher, struggles to cope with the incident that turned his life upside down.

Flamenco

Director: Gloria Ui Young Kim ·

An impressionistic dance film that follows a young outsider as she plays the role of femme fatale.

TELUS STORYHIVE and NSI bring free screen training workshop to Vernon, April 2

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Register by March 27 to attend this free workshop in Vernon.

Wexford Plaza from Harry Cherniak wins at CAAMFEST in San Francisco

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The Comcast Narrative Award recognizes excellence in narrative filmmaking.

Submission deadline extended for Lindalee Tracey Award

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The deadline has been moved back to Friday, March 24, 2017.

Directors Guild of Canada makes multi-year commitment to NSI IndigiDocs

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NSI IndigiDocs, formerly NSI Aboriginal Documentary, provides Indigenous director/producer teams with training, mentorship and cash towards their short documentary.

STORYHIVE now accepting pitches for its latest music video edition

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Submit your music video pitch by April 14 for a chance at a $10K production grant.

Gibraltar Point (transformed) from Penny McCann premieres at Montreal’s FIFA, March 31

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The film is an experimental short about a landscape that transcends the observable.

NSI grads win 2017 Canadian Screen Awards

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Randall Okita and other NSI grads took home prizes.

The Last Deaths of Joe

Director: Adonay Guerrero ·

Joe Whitehorse, an Indigenous actor typecast in a traditional Western, is having problems performing the tragic fate of his character.