We are not currently accepting applications. A new call will be issued in spring 2014.
What is NSI New Voices?
NSI New Voices is a culturally-sensitive training course that exposes young Aboriginal people aged 18-35 to a variety of creative and challenging employment opportunities in the film and television industry.
NSI New Voices grads have had a variety of successes:
- Broadcast of short film on APTN
- Acceptance into the NSI Drama Prize course
- Internship at the City of Winnipeg creating videos
- Crew on a variety of APTN programming including: lifestyle series Fit First; kids series Planet Echo, live coverage of the 2010 Olympics
- Won best student film at the 14th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video Festival of the Southeast in South Carolina
- Edited a Hollywood trailer and working as a professional editor in the industry
- Short film nominated for an APCMA
How much does it cost?
$25 application fee ($5 for underemployed applicants) per applicant. There is no tuition fee.
If you live outside the city you must cover all travel and accommodation costs associated with attending the program in Winnipeg. The National Screen Institute is unable to subsidize any travel or accommodation for participants.
When does it take place?
NSI New Voices is 14 weeks, full-time and takes place in Winnipeg April 29 to August 2, 2012. If you are selected for the course, you will receive minimum wage earnings throughout the training.