Principal funders

National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) operates with ongoing funding from Core Funders: Manitoba Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection , the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council; Benefactors: Shaw Media and Telefilm Canada; Patrons: Bell Media and Corus Entertainment; Builders: Rogers, The Brian Linehan Charitable FoundationNBCUniversal and Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries; Strategic Sponsors: Entertainment OneSuper Channel and Blue Ant Media; Friends: ZoomerMediaAPTNRBC Emerging Artists Project and Manitoba Film & Music.

nsi-canada.ca operates with ongoing funding from Program Partner: Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors: Shaw Media, Rogers, Entertainment One, Super Channel, Netflix, Blue Ant Media; and Industry Partner: Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

Core funders

Government-Manitoba

Manitoba Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection provides overall operational/administration funding and is also the Presenting Sponsor of NSI New Voices and Program Partner for NSI Aboriginal Documentary.

Winnipeg-Arts-Council

The Winnipeg Arts Council provides overall operational and administration financial assistance. The funding is provided by the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.

Benefactors

Shaw-Media

Shaw Media is the Presenting Sponsor of the Shaw Media Diverse TV Director program, in association with NSI and Sponsor of the Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award in the NSI Online Short Film Festival.

Telefilm logo

Telefilm Canada is Presenting Sponsor of NSI Features First; Program Partner of NSI Online; Festival Partner of NSI Online Short Film Festival; Program Partner of NSI Totally Television; and Program Partner of NSI New Voices.

Patrons

Bell Media

Bell Media is the Presenting Sponsor of NSI Totally Television.

Corus

Corus Entertainment is the funder of Movie Central Script to Screen, in association with NSI; NSI Features First, NSI New Voices, the NSI Online Short Film Festival, nsi-canada.ca, NSI Aboriginal Documentary, Shaw Media Diverse TV Director, in association with NSI and NSI Totally Television.

Builders

The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation is the Program Partner of NSI Features First.

NBCUniversal logo

NBCUniversal is the Presenting Sponsor and Tuition Sponsor of NSI Aboriginal Documentary.

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is the founding NSI Aboriginal Training Programs Partner, supporting the NSI Aboriginal Documentary and NSI New Voices courses.

Strategic sponsors

eOne

Entertainment One is a Supporting Sponsor of NSI Features First, NSI New Voices, NSI Online Short Film Festival, nsi-canada.ca, NSI Aboriginal Documentary, Shaw Media Diverse TV Director in association with NSI and NSI Totally Television.

Super-Channel-120

Super Channel is a Supporting Sponsor of NSI Features First, NSI New Voices, NSI Online Short Film Festival, nsi-canada.ca, NSI Aboriginal Documentary, Shaw Media Diverse TV Director in association with NSI and NSI Totally Television.

Blue Ant Media is a Supporting Sponsor of nsi-canada.ca and the NSI Online Short Film Festival and presents the quarterly Bite Comedy Award in the NSI Online Short Film Festival.

Friends

Zoomer Media logo

Each year the ZoomerMedia Bursary supports the training and mentorship of one diverse writer / director team, including zoomers and producers of mosaic programming, from any of NSI’s training courses.

APTN

APTN is the Program Partner for the NSI Aboriginal Documentary course.

Manitoba-Film-and-Music

Manitoba Film & Music is the Bootcamp Presenting Sponsor of NSI Aboriginal Documentary, and supports Manitoba teams selected to NSI programs.

NSI program sponsors

Please visit the links below to view sponsors for each of our training courses.

– NSI New Voices

– NSI Drama Prize

– NSI Totally Television

– NSI Features First

NSI Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer

NSI Aboriginal Documentary