National Screen Institute

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Carole Vivier to retire from Manitoba Film & Music

The CEO and film commissioner has been with the org since 1985 and is set to step down next summer.

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NSI names First Features participants

All-In Madonna, from the writer/producer team of Suzie Winters and Arnold Lim, was among four projects selected for the program.

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NSI appoints Angela Heck to new post

The National Screen Institute also hired Kaya Wheeler and Joy Loewen.

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In brief: La Guerre wins Guichet d’or; spring premiere dates

Emergency Room and Game of Homes to bow in April, more accolades for La Guerre des Tuques 3D (pictured) and other news.

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NSI names 2015 Totally Television teams

Kyle Rideout and Josh Epstein are among the writer/producer teams selected to participate in the latest round of the program.

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NSI unveils 2015 New Voices class

This year’s class of participants include Vince Fontaine, Melissa Raven and Kelsey Smoke.

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NSI appoints Angela Heck to digi-focused post

Prior to joining the NSI, Heck was director of business development at Winnipeg-based Tactica Interactive.

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Movie Central, NSI unveil 2015 Script to Screen projects

Kim Izzo, Chris Dickie and Robert Chomiak will see their scripts shepherded from the page to production-ready packaging.

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NSI names latest Aboriginal doc course teams

The course provides training, mentorship and funding towards the production of a short doc from Aboriginal producers and directors.

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NSI sees significant jump in online film fest entries in 2013-14

The festival’s success has prompted the NSI to examine a greater focus on under-10-minute shorts, CEO John Gill (pictured) told Playback Daily.

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NSI unveils latest Features First teams

Projects selected to participate in the 2015 program include Mark Cutforth and Lee Hoverd’s Choo Chew.

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NSI, Telus’ Storyhive pact on web series training program

The National Screen Institute will assign industry mentors to the two winning teams from the Storyhive competition, facilitated by Telus.