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Joy Loewen becomes NSI CEO

Her appointment follows her role serving as acting executive director of the Winnipeg non-profit.

Joy Loewen

NSI names acting exec director

Joy Loewen, program manager of NSI’s Totally Television, will take the role on an interim basis.

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NSI CEO John Gill to depart

“The timing is right for me to step aside so that NSI can continue to reshape itself for the future,” said Gill about his decision to leave the organization next month.


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.


NSI selects students for Aboriginal doc course

Each producer-and-director team selected for the course receives $16,000 in funding from the NSI, and an opportunity to show their doc on APTN.

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NSI names new director of programming

Melissa Kajpust takes over the position at the Winnipeg-based training school.


John Gill to head NSI

Former Alliance Atlantis and TVOntario programming exec to replace Derek Luis as CEO of the National Screen Institute.