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

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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

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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

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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

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

Roxann Whitebean named finalist for 2017 Lindalee Tracey award

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Filmmaker Thyrone Tommy was named co-finalist alongside Roxann.

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

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

Bound

Director: Daniel Boos ·

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

Adrift

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

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

NSI grads receive REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards

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

Attend Weengushk Film Institute student film screening, April 22

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