NSI Aboriginal Documentary

Application deadline

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

What is NSI Aboriginal Documentary?

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NSI Aboriginal Documentary is a development launch pad for producer/director teams looking to produce a short documentary.

Teams are paired with an industry mentor to help with the final development and production of a 10 minute documentary.

The course starts with a two-week boot camp in Winnipeg. Travel and accommodation is paid for by NSI.

Teams receive a cash award of up to $16,000 to put towards production of their documentary and attend the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto.

How much does it cost?

  • $100 application fee per team.

There are no tuition costs for students.

When does it take place?

NSI Aboriginal Documentary is a one year course however you will be at home for the majority of the course apart from an intensive 10-day training session in Winnipeg from February 5 to 17, 2017.

Who are the NSI Aboriginal Documentary faculty?

Lisa Meeches, Elise Swerhone, Ursula Lawson, Lisa Jackson and Brendon Sawatzky. Read more.