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Koumbie and Nicole Steeves at this years Women Making Waves conference.

1K Wave Atlantic winners give women a voice in film

For the second competition, five filmmakers including Koumbie and Nicole Steeves (pictured) will have five months to create their films with budgets of $1,000.

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Jason Buxton’s Blackbird to receive Claude Jutra Award

The first-time feature trophy, to be received at the Canadian Screen Awards, follows the Nova Scotia film earning trophies at festivals in Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax.