Congratulations to NSI Global Marketing grad Merit Jensen-Carr of Merit Motion Pictures who, along with Tactica Interactive has been nominated for a Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Award in the Best Interactive/New Media Program category, for their project One Ocean Interactive.
The festival will be held October 3-7, 2011 in Jackson, Wyoming.
About One Ocean Interactive
One Ocean Interactive, the digital media companion to the environmental documentary television series One Ocean, engages users in the major threats to the health and diversity of the global ocean through compelling 3D games, podcasts, videos, teacher resources and more.
Using the Google Earth and Unity 3D platforms, action and strategy and challenges get users to make real changes in the way they think and act in order to make a better future for the wonders and natural resources of the ocean.
About the National Screen Institute – Canada:
The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Winnipeg. We are Canada’s national film, television and digital media training school for writers, directors and producers. Training is anchored in the philosophy that the best way to learn is by doing.
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Our market-driven training programs have led to employment and successful careers for graduates by giving them a competitive edge. According to the 2008 NSI alumni survey, 96% of respondents are working in the film and TV industry.
- Training programs are led by experts in film, television and digital media – they deliver workshops and seminars and mentor participants.
- Participants do not pay tuition fees or relocate.
- Training is intensive. Participants train in one centre for a short period and then return home to work with local mentors on their projects under the leadership of the program manager.
Find out about all the training programs provided by the National Screen Institute.
After more than 24 years of training and with over 620 alumni, NSI continues to develop and deliver training to meet the industry’s needs. We produce works that:
- appeal to Canadians
- help advance careers that will grow the Canadian industry and contribute to the regional and national economies stimulating employment for the long term.
NSI leads in the design and delivery of programs that provide training to Canada’s visible minority and Aboriginal screen professionals.
NSI also commits to showcasing Canadian short films and providing professional development resources online.
Visit the NSI site here.