Ryan Hanson’s The Quarry wins A&E Short Filmmakers Award

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The Quarry directed by Ryan Hanson from Nepean, ON, is the latest winner of the $2,500 A&E Short Filmmakers Award in the NSI Online Short Film Festival run by the National Screen Institute.

Bomb Girls by Michael MacLennan premieres

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Bomb Girls, the new six-part series executive produced by Michael MacLennan (NSI Drama Prize), will launch on Global January 4.

Kellie Ann Benz compiles some of her posts into a huge resource

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Kellie Ann Benz looks back on some of posts she’s written for the National Screen Institute website and compiles them into a one-stop-shop for your reading pleasure.

Films by NSI grads make TIFF’s top ten list

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Three films by NSI grads made the Toronto International Film Festival’s top ten list of Canadian shorts and features, announced this week.

Erica Daniels flourishing post-grad

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Erica Daniels (NSI New Voices) is enjoying a blossoming career in the local television industry after graduating in 2010.

CMPA & Merging Media bring two-day transmedia event to Toronto

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Merging Media and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) will run a two-day transmedia seminar and lab, in Toronto on January 19 and 20.

Joe E. Ironstand wins award at 14th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video

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Inheritance, a short film by Joe E. Ironstand (NSI New Voices) won best student film at the 14th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video Festival of the Southeast.

Wapos Bay finale movie shown on APTN

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Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes had its national broadcast premiere this past Saturday, December 3 on APTN.

Guy Maddin’s Keyhole wins Borsos Award

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Congrats to Jean Du Toit (NSI Global Marketing), part of the team behind Guy Maddin’s film Keyhole which won the $15,000 Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature Film at Whistler Film Festival.

Sudz Sutherland and Jennifer Holness’ feature Home Again shooting in 2012

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Home Again is shooting in Trinidad and Jamaica in January and February 2012.

Leone Stars wins Sundance documentary grant

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Leone Stars, produced by Walter Forsyth (NSI Totally Television), is the lone Canadian recipient of the Sundance Institute’s feature-length documentary grant.

Christmas comes early for short film producers in BC

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BC Film + Media is making it possible for British Columbia-based short film producers to access the biggest market for short films in the world.