Author Archives: NSI

Happy holidays from NSI


Holiday greetings and best wishes for 2018 from all of us at the National Screen Institute.

Prime Time 2018 early-bird pricing ends December 8


The 2018 conference lineup includes leaders from Netflix, YouTube and Facebook.

17 films by 24 alumni and four award wins: NSI at imagineNATIVE 2017 in photos


NSI’s Chris Vajcner and Ursula Lawson tell us about imagineNATIVE 2017.

Current NSI Totally Television students talk about boot camp training


Students learned from industry experts including Karen Walton, Alison Lea Bingeman and James Hurst.

CBC New Indigenous Voices class of 2017 – final words from the students


They’ve graduated and we miss them but here they share their internship tales and hopes for the future.

NSI grads: get $150 discount on Judith Weston directing workshop, September 5 & 6, Toronto


The regular cost of the workshop is $600 US. NSI alumni are offered registration for $600 CA plus HST.

CBC New Indigenous Voices 2017 students tell us about the course so far


Tyshana Hobson, Jesse Spence, Nikita Day, Andy Lown, Gindalee Ouskun, Alexis Leask, Chris Eastman, Michael Black and Ryan Wilson talk about the impact of the course.

NSI Features First writers talk about the Toronto Screenwriting Conference


We hear from Susie Winters, Shayne Metcalfe, Ryan Bright and Stephanie Law.

Hop the Twig

Director: Kyle Rideout ·

When little Audrey’s potted plant dies, the tot’s deepest fears take over her wildly growing imagination.

Celebrate National Canadian Film Day 2017


We’ll be celebrating with a special program of films in the NSI Online Short Film Festival at the start of the week.

NSI Features First producers talk about their second training boot camp


We hear from Jeremy Lutter, Jennifer Liao, Arnold Lim and Mark Wolff.

NSI IndigiDocs 2017 students talk about boot camp training


April Johnson, Odessa Shuquaya, Petie Chalifoux, Micheal Auger, Darcy Waite, Roger Boyer, Michele Mundy and Steve Sxwithul’txw reflect on boot camp.