NSI Features First - Alumni

Presented by the National Screen Institute in association with Telefilm Canada

2015

Choo Chew
Producer Mark Cutforth, writer Lee Hoverd (Toronto, ON)

Hidden Star
Producer Greg Jeffs, writer Colette Jeffs (Calgary, AB)

Little Kings
Producer Harry Cherniak, writer Dusty Mancinelli (Toronto, ON)

The Danish Ambassador’s Wife
Writer Andrea Stewart, producer Shauna MacDonald (Toronto, ON)

2014

Ninja Girl
Producer Camille Beaudoin, writer Chris Craddock (Edmonton, AB)

Public-Schooled
Producer Josh Epstein, writer Kyle Rideout (Vancouver, BC)

Synapse
Producer Matt Watterworth, writer Scott Westby (Calgary, AB)

Venus
Producer Joe Balass, writer Eisha Marjara (Montreal, QC)

2013

Daniel Dolphin and the Horn of the Sea Dragon
Producer Carmen Forsberg, writer/director Adam Mars (Vancouver, BC)

The Dark Stranger
Writer/director Chris Trebilcock, producer Glen Wood (Toronto, ON)

Masks
Producer Alex Molenaar, writer/director Peter Genoway (Toronto, ON)

Two 4 One
Writer/director Maureen Bradley (ZoomerMedia Bursary recipient) (Victoria, BC)

2012

Catch it Early
Producer Jordana Aarons, writer/director Sarah Warren (Toronto, ON)

Fragments
Producer Michael Vernon, writer/directors David Hamelin, Neil Macdonald (Marsh Lake & Whitehorse, YK)

An Inheritence
Producer Rajvinder Kaur Uppal, writer/director Meghna Haldar (ZoomerMedia Bursary recipients) (Vancouver, BC)

Ocean City
Producer Ben Silverman, writer Matthew Bass, director Jason Stone (Richmond & Vancouver, BC)

2010-11

People I Hate
Producer Urmi Bardhan, writer/director Naomi Ward (Mississauga & Toronto, ON)

Wisteria
Producer Amy Belling, writer/director A.J. Bond (Toronto, ON & Vancouver, BC)

Sarnia
Producer Jillian Ruby, writer/director Matt Ferguson (Toronto, ON)

The Teplitskys Are Furious
Producer Luke Bryant, writer/director Sarah Lazarovic (Toronto, ON)

2009-10

Bitter Pills
Producer Cher Hawrysh, writer/director Garfield Lindsay Miller (North Vancouver, BC & Toronto, ON)

Emerge
Producer Maria Kennedy, writer/director Ben Mazzotta (Toronto, ON)

Heaven’s Door

Producer Katie Weekley, writer/director Geoff Redknap (Vancouver, BC)

The Bequest
Producer David Bajurny, writer/director Jeff Kopas (Toronto, ON)

2008-09

Hunter Hunter
Producer Megan Heke, writer/director Shawn Linden (Winnipeg, MB)

Rebel Angels
Producer Polly Washburn, writer Bradley Sawatzky, director Shereen Jerrett (Winnipeg, MB)

The Retreat
Writer/producer Alyson Richards, director Pat Mills (Toronto, ON)

The Summer We Ran
Producer Richard Blonski, writer/director Bill Taylor (Toronto, ON)

2007-08

The Berliner Complex
Producer Daniel Bekerman, director E. Jane Thompson, writer Katherine Collins (Toronto, ON)

Born Into This
Producer Darren Portelli, writer/director Emmanuel Shirinian (Toronto, ON)

Extinction
Producer Suzan Derkson, director Cory Kinney, writer Sarah Dodd (North Vancouver & Vancouver, BC)

Mrs. Lee
Producer Melissa Taylor, writer/director Edmond Chan (Toronto, ON)

Skin to Skin
Co-writer/producer Marlene Rodgers, co-writer/director Ines Buchli (Vancouver, BC & Toronto, ON)

World Leaders Gone Wild
Producer Sean T. Doyle, writer/director Iain MacLeod (Halifax, NS)

2006-07

Every Emotion Costs
Producer Joseph Mansourian, writer/director Darlene Naponse (Sudbury & Naughton, ON)

Level 16
Producer Stéphanie Chapelle, writer/director Danishka Esterhazy (Toronto, ON & Winnipeg, MB)

Saddlebags
Producer Angela Heck, director Tracy D. Smith, writer Christine Lippa (Squamish & Vancouver, BC)

The Take Out Girl
Producer Kryssta Mills, director Allison Beda, writer Lara McKinnon (Whiterock & Vancouver, BC & Toronto, ON)

I Declare War (formerly War)
Producer Pauline Kupiak, writer/director Jason Lapeyre (Winnipeg, MB & Toronto, ON)

2005-06

Bang Bang Baby
Producer Larissa Giroux, writer/director Jeffrey St. Jules (Toronto, ON)

Chroma
Producer Timo Puolitaipale, director Darren Wall, writer Ryan Fitzgerald (Winnipeg, MB)

Foodland
Producer Brent Deere, writer/director Adam Smoluk (Winnipeg, MB)

The Sun at Midnight
Producer Anneli Ekborn, writer/director Kirsten Carthew (Toronto, ON & Yellowknife, NT)

Time to Reap
Producer Rick Stefanowski, director Torin Stefanson, writer Teri Armitage (Saskatoon, SK)

2004-05

Charming Grace
Producer Jennifer MacLennan, writer/director Will Pascoe (Toronto, ON)

Game On!
Producer Claire Querée, writer/director Justin MacGregor (Vancouver, BC)

Into the Sun
Producer Joelle Bourjolly, writer/director Jennifer Kierans (Montreal, QC)

The Rich Guy
Producer Kyle Bornais, director John Barnard, writer Chris Charney (Winnipeg, MB)

Stealing Riffs
Producer Adria Budd Johnson, writer/director Holly Redford (Vancouver, BC)

2003-04

The Leftover Bandit
Producer Raj Panikkar, director Kris Booth, writer Brian Hartigan (Toronto, ON)

The Breakup Artist
Producer Kevin Shortt, writer/director Ken Hegan (Vancouver, BC)

Love and Other Dilemmas
Producer Clare Hodge, director Larry Di Stefano, writer Deborah Peraya (Vancouver, BC)

Lucky Luck
Producer Steve Harmaty, director Desiree Lim, writer Karen Tulchinsky (Vancouver, BC)

2002-03

Fetching Cody
Producer Carolyn Allain, writer/director David Ray (Vancouver, BC)

Near Death
Producer Paula Devonshire, writer Brian Morey, director Sue Riedl (Toronto, ON)

The Women of My Life
Producer/writer/director Carole Ducharme, producer Sylvie Peltier (Vancouver, BC)

Touch the Moon
Producer Barbara Badessi, writer/director Shandi Mitchell (Halifax, NS)

When Pigs Fly
Producer Shawn Watson, producer Scott McLaren, writer/director Christofer Behnisch (Winnipeg, MB & Toronto, ON)

2001-02

On The Corner
Producer Wendy Hyman, writer/director Nathaniel Geary (Vancouver, BC)

7 Times Lucky
Producer Liz Jarvis, writer/director Gary Yates (Winnipeg, MB)

Goldirocks
Producer Lisa Hayes, writer/director Paula Tiberius (Toronto, ON)

Stand-Up Guys
Producer Kirk Johnson, writer/director Michael Cameron (Toronto, ON)

1999-00

Polaroids of Don
Producer Virginia Thompson, director Robert de Lint, writer Marty Chan (Regina, SK & Edmonton, AB)

Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.
Producer Jennifer Harkness, director/writer James Hyslop (Toronto, ON)

Inertia
Producer Brendon Sawatzky, director/writer Sean Garrity (Winnipeg, MB)

The Cosmonaut’s Handbook
Producer Ari A. Cohen, director/writer Anthony Seck (Montreal, QC)

Flower & Garnet
Producer Trish Dolman, director/writer Keith Behrman (Vancouver, BC)

1997-98

Jimmy Luvs Sherri
Producer Glace Lawrence, director Selina Williams, writer Rosemary Williams (Vancouver, BC)

Turning Paige
Producer Carolyn McMaster, director/co-writer Robert Cuffley, writer Jason Long (Calgary, AB)

Leaving Metropolis
Producers Ken Mead, Paul Stiles, director/writer Brad Fraser (Edmonton, AB)

My Father’s Angel
Producer David Bouck, co-executive producer Trevor Hodgson, director Davor Marjonovic, writer Frank Borg (Vancouver, BC)

Violet
Producer Mary Sexton, director/writer Rosemary House (St. John’s, NF)