NSCC Screen Arts Grad wows film industry with taste of home

10/12/17

There really is no place like home. For Emily Fricker, sharing a snapshot of her hometown through a short documentary catapulted her to a film festival in Los Angeles, California and was presented with the Student Film Short Award. As a budding screen artist, Emily says a chance to share her work with an international audience was ‘incredible’. The Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival aired the NSCC Screen Arts graduate’s four-minute documentary, Neils Harbour: A Day Down Home in November. Thanks to support from The Gainey Foundation and NSCC Foundation, Emily was able to attend and be front and centre...

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Be the change

25/10/17

When Farzana Islam heard about catastrophic flooding in her native Bangladesh, she knew she had to help her community back home from her new community abroad. Now Farzana, who immigrated to Nova Scotia two years ago, has raised thousands of dollars to support flood victims and is working to raise more – all while developing her skills as an IT student. ...

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Share your passion

24/10/17

Erin Moore’s passion for journalism began at home in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. A former CBC journalist in Toronto and PEI, today, she’s the Radio Television Journalism (RTJ) instructor at NSCC’s Ivany Campus, where she helps future journalists hone their craft, stoking the fire of inquiry and curiosity. ...

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Music to his ears

23/10/17

Tyler’s love of engines can be traced back to spending time in his grandfather’s shop as a child, where the two worked until dark almost every night. Now he's living his dream, making engines hum. ...

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