What we’re reading: 5 lessons learned from my indie doc Sriracha, YouTube building a VR app + more

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Some of the top picks from stuff we’ve read online over the past couple of weeks.

Spaces by Erik Mockus + 2 more films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Fest

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Films from Erik Mockus, Stefan Verna and Lightning Boy Studio.

Bait by Melanie Oates + 2 more films in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Festival

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Films from Melanie Oates, Joe Cobden and Leah Johnston.

NSI’s Elise Swerhone looks back at Hot Docs 2016

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Elise joined the 2016 NSI Aboriginal Documentary students for the five-day trip to Toronto.

NSI Aboriginal Documentary students at Hot Docs film fest 2016

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NSI Aboriginal Documentary students tell us about their week at Hot Docs.

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NSI Business for Producers program launches; seeks Western Canadian content producers running small, mid-sized companies

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Interested producers must send their applications to their provincial associations by Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:59 p.m. PT.

Submit your short film; over $4K in prizes up for grabs in the NSI Online Short Film Fest

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Films are now being accepted exclusively through FilmFreeway until Friday, June 17 at 4:30 p.m. CST.

2016 Corus Diverse TV Director students announced

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The five selected students will attend training boot camp in Toronto in June.

NSI appoints Angela Heck to Digital & Strategic Initiatives Director, welcomes Kaya Wheeler and Joy Loewen

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Kaya Wheeler is appointed to the position of Aboriginal Programs & Administrative Assistant and Joy Loewen returns to NSI as Manager, Programs & Development.

2016 NSI New Voices students announced

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NSI New Voices 2016 kicks off with a feast and ceremony on April 25.