Author Archives: Laura Friesen

Cory Quinn’s The Line begins production in Winnipeg

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The Line is the follow-up to Cory’s previous action short Vendetta.

NSI-nominated project The Warden from Roxann Whitebean and Trudy Stewart gets Telefilm Micro-Budget funding

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Projects from NSI grads BJ Verot, April Johnson, Trinni Franke and Jason Arsenault also receive production funding.

Amanda Strong, Bracken Hanuse Corlett get Canada Council New Chapter funding

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Canada Council awarded $35 million across 200 projects through New Chapter.

Marrin Media seeks a part-time creative writer

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NSI grad Dion Telesky is VP and creative director at Marrin Media.

Women in the Director’s Chair launches alumnae directory of 220 female directors across Canada

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Over 30 NSI grads are included in the directory.

Tasha Hubbard interviewed about her doc Birth of a Family on Global

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Tasha and Betty Ann Adam, one of the film’s subjects, spoke to Global about the filmmaking process.

Sheona McDonald to moderate documentary filmmaking panel in Vancouver, June 15

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Panelists include reps from CBC, Bell Media and the NFB.

New films from Jaime Escallon Buraglia premiere in Colombia

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Two new features opening in Colombia this month directed by NSI Totally Television grad Jaime.

NSI IndigiDocs short From Up North screens at the University of Regina, May 24

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Formerly known as Statement Gatherers’ Reflections, the film is directed by Trudy Stewart and produced by Janine Windolph.

Trevor Anderson short The High Level Bridge to screen during Doors Open Toronto

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Screening in the tunnels below Canada’s oldest mental health hospital as part of a shorts compilation exploring film and architecture.

Brianne Nord-Stewart web series Young & Reckless nominated for TO WebFest awards

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The series is up for best comedy, sound design, supporting performance and Canadian story.

NSI staff, friends and grads nominated for Winnipeg Arts Council awards

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Congrats to Frances Koncan, Julie Hackett, CAHRD and NSI CEO John Gill.