By David Klassen
The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) named a new program manager for NSI Drama Prize this week.
Melissa Kajpust joins the Winnipeg-based organization, having co-developed and co-managed NSI New Voices between 2005 and 2008.
Kajpust is an award-winning writer with an extensive background in TV and film. She has helped develop programs for CTV, W, Slice, A-Channel, APTN, Treehouse, Citytv, YTV and Movie Central.
Kajpust also worked as a development executive for Super Channel and Frantic Films and has worked with emerging and established writers, directors and producers across Canada.