Films from NSI grads at Victoria Film Festival 2016

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The list includes NSI Aboriginal Documentary short Mia’.

Dusty Mancinelli and Harry Cherniak win Slamdance award for Winter Hymns

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The award qualifies Winter Hymns for the next Academy Awards.

What we’re reading: new female-driven film series, virtual reality at Sundance, free Public Domain files + more

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A little treasure trove of stuff we’ve read online over the past week.

NSI grads at Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

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Congratulations to Karen Lam, Brianne Nord-Stewart and Jenna Neepin.

NSI grads and staff featured in Winnipeg Free Press women in film article

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Sonya Ballantyne, Jenna and Justina Neepin, Shereen Jerrett and Elise Swerhone were featured.

Shaw Media Diverse TV Director students direct fight scenes in mock production

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Gloria Kim, Melanie Orr and Randall Okita got to play with some of Toronto’s best actors and crew as part of their second boot camp.

New in this week’s NSI Online Short Film Fest: Flankers + 5 more films

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Films from Justin Oakey, Kayla Jeanson, Ben Proudfoot, Kim Barr, Ava Torres and Helmann Wilhelm, and Crystal Lowe.

NSI Features First boot camp kicks off in Toronto

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Throughout training students receive training from top names in the industry.

2016 Movie Central Script To Screen projects announced

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Congratulations to Ramona Barckert, Daphne Ballon and Jeff Copeland.

NSI Features First-developed project Venus part of 2016 Berlinale Talents program

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The project was created by writer/director Eisha Marjara and producer Joe Balass.

Cowboy Smithx makes APTN movers and shakers list

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In addition to his filmmaking career, Cowboy launched the REDx speaker series in October 2015.

David Hamelin and Neil Macdonald make Travel Yukon shorts

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Neil and David are NSI Features First alumni.

Wolfe Releasing acquires Fire Song for distribution

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Fire Song is a film from Adam Garnet Jones and Laura Milliken.

The League screens at Canadian Sport Film Festival

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The League is a 2014 NSI Aboriginal Documentary short from Jenna and Justina Neepin.