Telus exec joins NSI board of directors

Kim Guise, director of local and original programming at Telus, has joined the National Screen Institute's board of directors.
Kim-Guise

Kim Guise, director of local and original programming at Telus, has joined the National Screen Institute’s board of directors.

In her role at Telus, Guise manages a portfolio of programs that support B.C. and Alberta filmmakers and organizations, including Telus Optik Local and Storyhive. Optik Local provides filmmakers’ with production funding and training. Storyhive is an online platform that allows community members to vote on which web-based projects should receive production grants.

Prior to joining Telus, Guise spent 10 years as an investment analyst at Telefilm Canada in Vancouver.

In addition to Guise’s appointment, NSI has announced that Ron Suter, EVP and general manager of NBCUniversal Television Canada, and Christine Shipton, former chief content officer at Shaw Media, will both step down from its board of directors.