first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) congratulates teams selected to the 2019 NSI Totally Television training course. Over 11 months, beginning in February 2019, participants will develop their television projects with the best showrunners and story editors in Canada.Tajana Prka (producer) and Tarique Qayumi (writer), Vancouver, BC – Bonavista DriveMichelle Ouellet (producer) and Nicholas Carella (writer), Toronto, ON – Ethics 101Stephanie Ouaknine (producer) and Sarah Goodman (writer), Toronto, ON – The Golden MeanIan Bawa (producer) and John Titley (writer), Winnipeg, MB – The Lucky Ones“I’m so pleased to welcome these four teams to NSI Totally Television,” said program manager Joy Loewen. “They’ve been selected from a formidable pool of applications on the basis of their distinctive stories, breadth of experience and marketability. It will be exciting to see how they grow and evolve during the course.”The course includes extensive training, individual sessions with story editors and development execs, and private pitch meetings with broadcasters and executive producers. Teams advancing to phase two of the course attend LA’s Scripted Summit in November 2019 – a new component introduced this year. NSI Totally Television faculty are program advisor Julie Di Cresce and program manager Joy Loewen.This program provides hands-on series development training for creative producer/writer teams serious about getting their television series concept made.The program has produced 13 series that have gone into development: six have gone to air, one was piloted and another was produced as a feature film that had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Twitter Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisement Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more