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: RogersThe Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and NBCUniversal; Strategic Sponsors: Entertainment One and Super Channel; Friends: ZoomerMediaBlue Ant MediaManitoba Liquor & LotteriesAPTN and RBC Emerging Artists Project.

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 Co-Presenting Sponsor of NSI Drama Prize; Program Partner of NSI Features First; Strategic Sponsor of NSI New Voices; Supporting Sponsor of nsi-canada.ca; Presenting Sponsor of the NSI Online Short Film Festival; and Sponsor of the Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award.

Telefilm logo

Telefilm Canada is Presenting Sponsor of NSI Features First; Co-Presenting Sponsor and Award Sponsor of NSI Drama Prize; 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 Strategic Sponsor of NSI Features First and funder of Movie Central Script to Screen, in association with NSI.

Builders

Rogers logo

Rogers is a Supporting Sponsor of nsi-canada.ca; Rogers Group of Funds is an Award Sponsor of NSI Drama Prize.

Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation logo

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

NBCUniversal logo

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

Strategic sponsors

eOne

Entertainment One is a Supporting Sponsor of NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First, NSI New Voices, NSI Online Short Film Festival, nsi-canada.ca, NSI Aboriginal Documentary and NSI Totally Television.

Super-Channel-120

Super Channel is a Supporting Sponsor of NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First, NSI New Voices, NSI Online Short Film Festival, nsi-canada.ca, NSI Aboriginal Documentary and NSI Totally Television.

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.

Blue-Ant-logo

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

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries

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

APTN

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

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