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Posted: Dec 2, 2010 JOY LOEWEN STEPS DOWN FROM POSITION AT NSI
After five years, Joy Loewen, NSI Drama Prize program manager, has advised Canada's National Screen Institute of her intention to step down from the position to pursue other opportunities in the industry. She will remain in place until a search for her successor has been completed. She has agreed to act in an advisory capacity through her replacement’s transition.
Posted: Nov 29, 2010 FILMMAKING TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR NSI TRAINING PROGRAM
Canada’s National Screen Institute (NSI) announces the filmmakers who will develop their features through its NSI Features First training program in association with Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada.
Posted: Nov 2, 2010 CANADA FILM WEEK IN GHANA
The High Commission of Canada to Ghana in collaboration with the Goethe Institut-Ghana will be making history in November by sharing Canadian stories and culture with foreign friends and global citizens. Canada Film Week in Accra, Ghana will be presenting Canadian short and feature films November 3 – 5, 2010.
Posted: Nov 1, 2010 NSI SEEKS EXPERIENCED PRODUCERS THAT ARE READY TO GO INTERNATIONAL
Canada’s National Screen Institute wants to hear from experienced Canadian TV producers who have projects ready to sell internationally. Through the NSI Global Marketing training program, now in its tenth year, producers will learn the essentials of selling, pitching, promoting and networking in preparation for MIPTV 2011 in France.
Posted: Oct 14, 2010 ADVANCE YOUR FILMMAKING CAREER - APPLY NOW FOR THE 2011 NSI DRAMA PRIZE
Canada’s National Screen Institute is accepting applications from emerging filmmakers for its 2011 NSI Drama Prize training program. Writers, directors and producers receive training in the production of a short film using mentoring and intensive filmmaking workshops delivered by leading industry experts.
Posted: Sep 24, 2010 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
The NSI Online Short Film Festival calls for films four times a year. We are currently accepting film submissions.
Send your film to us before Monday, November 15, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. CT.
Posted: Sep 24, 2010 NSI CANADA NOMINATED FOR TWO PRNEWS NONPROFIT AWARDS!
Canada’s National Screen Institute (NSI) is a finalist in two categories of the PRNews’ Nonprofit Awards: “Annual Publication or Brochure” for its 2009-2010 Annual Report, and “Web Site” for www.nsi-canada.ca.
Posted: Aug 27, 2010 ABORIGINAL CANDIDATES SOUGHT FOR PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM DEVLOPMENT PROGRAM
Canada’s National Screen Institute (NSI) is calling for applicants for its newest training program:
Posted: Aug 5, 2010 HAVE A SPECIAL MESSAGE FOR SUSAN MILLICAN?
The staff at the National Screen Institute has created a guest book which will be given to Susan, our outgoing CEO, as a memento of her time here. We would love you to contribute a short personal message for the book. Send your message to Lauren MacDiarmid no later than August 13.
Posted: Jul 29, 2010 NSI ANNOUNCES THE FIVE TEAMS SELECTED FOR THE NSI TOTALLY TELEVISION PROGRAM
After receiving a record-breaking number of applications (77), Canada’s National Screen Institute has chosen 5writer/producer teams for the 2010-11 NSI Totally Television training program.The successful teams and their projects are:
Amnesia Girl: Pat Mills (writer and producer) – Toronto, ON
Dabbers: David Morgan (writer); Ben Wong (producer) – Calgary, AB
Pet Sounds: Simon McNabb (writer); Alex House (producer) – Toronto, ON
The Mark of Cain: Tammy Marlowe Johnson (writer); Shaun Johnson (producer) – Winnipeg, MB
The New 20: Tony Sekulich (writer); Jordan Gross (producer) – New Maryland, NB & Thornhill, ON
Posted: Jul 16, 2010 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - NSI FEATURES FIRST PROGRAM
NSI Features First - training to help get your first feature film made
Canadian filmmaking teams working on their first or second feature film can apply for training through NSI Features First. Run by Canada’s National Screen Institute (NSI), the program prepares you for production through customized, intensive training and mentoring with industry professionals. It aims to help filmmakers hone their script while also understanding the business aspects of feature film development.
Posted: Jun 30, 2010 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
NSI is now accepting films for its NSI Online Short Film Festival.
Posted: Jun 18, 2010 DEREK LUIS NAMED CEO OF NATIONAL SCREEN INSTITUTE - CANADA
Accomplished media professional Derek Luis has been named Chief Executive Officer of National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI). He replaces outgoing CEO Susan Millican. Derek joins NSI at a time of great growth and change in Canada’s screen-based industries.
Posted: Jun 11, 2010 ABORIGINAL STUDENTS FROM NSI NEW VOICES PROGRAM START INDUSTRY INTERNSHIPS
In-class training has finished and on-the-job internships begin today for nine Aboriginal students hoping to break into film and TV thanks to a training program run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).
Posted: Apr 28, 2010 JON REISS AND DAVID GEERTZ DISCUSS NEW MODELS OF FILM MARKETING, DISTRIBUTION & FINANCE VIDEO
Back in March The National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI) held a panel called "Brave New Thinkers in Film Discuss Distribution in a Digital World" that discussed new models of film marketing, distribution and financing for the digital era. The panel was moderated by independent film marketing expert Sheri Candler and featured independent filmmaker Jon Reiss (named one of "10 Digital Directors to Watch" by Daily Variety) and David Geertz (described by Ted Hope as one of the brave new thinkers of the film world).
Posted: Apr 15, 2010 NATIONAL SCREEN INSTITUTE SEEKS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Chief Executive Officer - National Screen Institute
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will be responsible for building on NSI’s considerable successes by securing, maintaining and refining current programs and by developing a sound direction and goals for the organization that will encourage growth. The scope of the role includes: corporate development, program development, government relations, industry outreach, brand management and staff development.
Posted: Apr 9, 2010 NSI'S TV TRAINING ROCKS
2009 and 2010 have been exceptional years for the success of TV shows developed directly through the National Screen Institute's training programs. NSI took seven scripts, seven teams and brought the projects to life.
Posted: Apr 1, 2010 NSI CANADA PROGRAMS HELP LEAD TO VIABLE CANADIAN SITCOMS
Marise Strauss, Playback Magazine
A shared effort between APTN and the National Screen Institute - Canada continues to pay off as Cashing In readies for another season on the aboriginal-aimed cable channel.
Posted: Mar 30, 2010 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - NSI ONLINE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Posted: Mar 26, 2010 NSI CEO SUSAN MILLICAN STEPS DOWN; EXPRESSES GREAT PRIDE IN ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Susan Millican, CEO of the National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI) since 2002, has advised the organization’s board of directors of her intention to step down from the position.
Posted: Mar 17, 2010 LIZ HOVER'S HIGHLIGHT REEL ON 'WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA AND HOW DO I USE IT?'
Back in January NSI Canada's Liz Hover hosted a series of luchtime workshops all focused on the topic of social media. There were three seperate workshops that focused on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools.
Posted: Mar 5, 2010 CALL FOR APPLICANTS - NSI TOTALLY TV
NSI Totally TV - May 4th Deadline
Have a great idea for a TV show? Learn how to get it to air with NSI Totally TV.
Posted: Feb 19, 2010 BRAVE NEW THINKERS IN FILM JON REISS & DAVID GEERTZ DISCUSS DISTRIBUTION IN A DIGITAL WORLD
The National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI) is excited to announce a Winnipeg event featuring Jon Reiss (named one of "10 Digital Directors to Watch" by Daily Variety) and David Geertz (described by Ted Hope as one of the brave new thinkers of the film world) who will talk about new models of film marketing, distribution and financing for the digital era.
Independent film marketing expert Sheri Candler will moderate a panel featuring Jon Reiss and David Geertz who will talk about new models of film marketing, distribution and financing for the digital era.
Posted: Jan 5, 2010 NSI SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINARS WITH LIZ HOVER
Bring your lunch and join the National Screen Institute’s social media maven Liz Hover as she breaks down the hurdles to understanding Twitter, Facebook and sets you up with your social media tool kit.