Masterclass APTN - Producing an Emerging Cinema: Challenges and Resilience

Jason Brennan 

Jason Brennan is the president of Nish Media and a proud band member of Kitigan Zibi community. In 15 years, Nish has produced many different television series as well as one-of works for networks such as APTN, CBC, Radio-Canada, Ici ArtV, Canal D, PBS, TV5, RDI and CBC Docs.

In 2015, Nish Media released its first feature film in Quebec theatres. “LE DEP”, written and directed by Sonia Bonspille Boileau,was selected in some of the world’s top film festivals such as the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, the Vancouver Film Festival, the Raindance Film Festival, ImagineNative and the American Indian Film Festival. Nish Media is now set to release its second feature film Rustic Oracle in late 2019.

In 2019, Nish Media secured funding for its third feature film which will be entitled “L’Inhumain”, scheduled to shoot in the summer of 2020 and will feature well know Quebec artist Samian in the lead role. This time, Jason Brennan will helm the film as director in the horror themed Wendigo story.


Thursday, August 8 2019 - 2:00 pm
Espace Culturel Ashukan