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Posted: Feb 16, 2012 CALL FOR ENTRIES: NSI NEW VOICES
Source: National Screen Institute (NSI)
The National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI) is now accepting applications for its NSI New Voices program. Applications must be received by Thursday, March 29, 2012.
NSI New Voices is a full-time, 14 week, culturally-sensitive program for Aboriginal adults aged 18-35 that provides students with exposure to training and employment opportunities in the world of film and television.
Workshops and seminars in the classroom phase are led by industry experts. Students are then placed in internships with broadcasters and independent production companies giving them first hand knowledge of the business. Training also includes the production and screening of three short films. Minimum wage is provided throughout the duration of the program.
Read our guidelines and download the application form. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 29, 2012.
69 students have graduated from the program since 2005. Some of their achievements include Darryl Nepinak (2005), whose short films play all over the world; Ashley Hirt (2008), an associate producer on the award-winning Black Field, which had its world premiere at the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival, and has played at numerous festivals and is available on DVD; Dion Telesky (2010), produced The Floor by JC Campbell during his time at NSI New Voices. It was nominated for a 2011 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award (APCMA).