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WIFTV WORKSHOPS for 2015

PRESENTED BY TELUS and CREATIVE BC           

CINEMATOGRAPHY WITH SARAH THOMAS MOFFAT

PRESENTED WITH SIM DIGITAL       

Date:  Sunday November 22

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm (lunch provided by Sim Digital)

Location: Sim Digital, 5258 Lougheed Highway (5 minute walk from Holdom skytrain stain)

Telus      Creative BC 1

This workshop focused on:

  • Planning the cinematography needs of a project

  • Communicating with a cinematographer

  • Attributes of the Visual Image including framing, lighting, composition, exposure, mood, emotion.

  • Hands on basic how to’s of Framing, Composition, Lighting

  • Live group demonstration focusing on Designing the shot and Key Creative dialogue

  • Today’s technology - a run through of camera gear options and how to choose wisely to

  • Best fit for your budget and needs

  • Discussion on finishing the look and colour grading

  • Group exercises providing hands on work with gear and shot design

Cost: $60 for members, $100 for non-members

 
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BUSINESS AND LEGAL AFFAIRS

Facilitators: Christina Bulbrook, Juliana Mah and Debbi-Jo Matias

Date:  November 7, 2015

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SFU Woodwards, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings. Room# TBA  

Cost: $60 member / $100 non-member

Description: This workshop focused on:

  • Building your team and putting your systems in place

  • Putting together agreements

  • Maximizing and applying for tax credits

  • Financing plans

  • Licenses

  • CMF funding

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PRESENTED BY WIFTV and CREATIVE BC

FUNDING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA PROJECTS

Presenters:  Monica Keen, CMF and Catherine Warren, The Bell Fund

Date:  Monday, June 22

Time:  6-8PM

Cost:  $10 WIFTV Members / $15 non-members

Location:  Pull Focus Film School (306 Abbott St., Vancouver)

In this short and intensive session, Monica and Catherine will walk us through the application processes for The Bell Fund and CMF funding opportunities available to digital media projects.

CMF’s Convergent Digital Media Incentive is designed to encourage the production of value-added digital media components that are related to CMF-funded television productions in order provide the Canadian public with the opportunity to access their favourite content on different platforms for a truly convergent experience.

The Bell Fund’s mandate is to encourage and fund the creation of excellent Canadian digital media and to stimulate partnerships and sustainable businesses in the broadcast, distribution and digital/new media sectors.

This workshop is for anyone interested in learning more about the various funding opportunities available and the ins-and-outs of the online application processes.

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DEMYSTIFYING STUNTS

Presenter:  Maya Aro

Date:  Sunday, June 21, 2015

Time: 10AM to 4:30PM

Location:  Brittania Beach

Cost:  $60 for WIFTV members / $100 for non-members (includes lunch)

Description: Maja Aro, professional stuntwoman and stunt coordinator, will take the mystery out of stunts in this full-day workshop at her studio. From the basics of what is considered a stunt to examining how to successfully film stunts on budgets great and small, Maja will explain it all. The day will include demonstrations, video examples, breaking down scripts, and other ins-and-out of projects that involve stunt coordination and stunt performers.

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MAKING QUALITY MOVIES FOR WIDE AUDIENCES

A workshop with producer Lara Alameddine

Description: Content is King (or Queen). It's the one consistent thing that permeates through the movie business. From the developing/building of content, through the packaging of director and actors, arrangement of financing, to marketing and distribution, this will be a filmmaking workshop through a producer's lens, with a focus on building quality content for wide audiences. The workshop will be highly relevant to producers but also to writers and directors seeking to connect with, and build positive relationships with producers.

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Cineworks - 300-1131 Howe St., Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2L7 (entrance in back alleyway)

Cost:  $30 for WIFTV + Cineworks members / $50 for non-members

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ATTENDING MARKETS WITH ELIZABETH YAKE

How to prepare for festival markets such as the Banff World Media Festival or other international film/tv markets. Instructed by Elizabeth Yake of True West Films, the workshop is designed for those planning to attend festival markets such as the Banff World Media Festival or other international film/tv markets and will provide insight into market preparation and how to make the best of the market experience. Guest speakers: Entertainment lawyer and producer Kim Roberts (Chandler/Fogden law firm), Publicist Kathryn Perkins.

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015

Time:  9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location:  Pull Focus School - 306 Abbott St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8.  Buzz #3 , 2nd floor

Cost:  $60 for members / $100 for non-members

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A LIGHTING WORKSHOP

With Anne Misawa

Date:  Sunday March 8, 2015

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm (lunch provided by Sim Digital)

Location: Sim Digital, 5258 Lougheed Highway (5 minute walk from Holdom skytrain stain)

Cost:  $30 for members / $50 for non-members

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A SOUND DESIGN MASTER CLASS

Moderator: James Danderfer

Panelists: Jennifer Roworth, Christopher Clark, Justin Aucoin and Jennifer Lewis

Date:  Friday, March 6, 2015

Time: 9:30am - 1:00pm

Location: VIFF's VanCity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver

Cost:  $30 for members / $50 for non-members

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SCULPTING MEANINGFUL STORIES IN FICTION AND DOC

With Jeanne Slater and Daria Ellerman

Date:  Thursday March 5, 2015

Time:  9:30am-4:00pm

Location:  VIFF's VanCity Theatre, 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver

Cost:  $50 for members / $80 for non-members

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