March 8, 2015, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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WIFTV, Creative BC Present and Sim Digital present a lighting workshop with Anne Misawa

The workshop is designed for the emerging cinematographer, director or independent  producer looking to increase her or his understanding of lighting and lenses.  The first half of the workshop will provide an introduction to the differences between lenses and how choice of lens effects perspective and depth of field options.  This will segue into how to effectively light a documentary interview.  After lunch, the workshop will explore more ambitious lighting scenarios specifically for narrative work.

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

To register, click on the Register Now button above. 


Anne Misawa grew up in Hawaii.  Having graduated from University of Southern California’s Graduate Film and Television Program, she has worked internationally in various aspects of film production.  Her primary work is as a Director and as a Cinematographer. 

Directorial credits include--

WAKING MELE, (Sundance Film Festival, 2000), and EDEN’S CURVE, (Emerging Film Best Feature Award, NCGLFF, 2003).  Anne teaches cinematic production at the Academy for Creative Media, University of Hawai’i where she produced & directed the feature length documentary, STATE OF ALOHA, which has garnered various awards, (Halekulani Golden Orchid Award Nominee for Best Documentary at Hawaii International Film Festival, 2009).

Her work as cinematographer include many award-winning films--

MARGARITA, WITH A STRAW, (directed by Shonali Bose, Sundance Institute’s Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award 2012, NETPAC award at Toronto International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, 2014,) JACK & DIANE, (directed by Bradley-Rust Gray, Tribeca Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, 2012), TREELESS MOUNTAIN, (directed by So Yong Kim, Toronto International Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, and New Directors/ New Films, 2008), TIME OUT, (directed by Xelinda Yancy, executive produced by John Singleton, HBO Award, 2004), SALT, (directed by Bradley-Rust Gray, Caligari Award for Innovative Filmmaking at Berlin International Film Festival, 2003), and LIV, (directed by Edoardo Ponti, executive produced by Robert Altman and Michaelangelo Antonioni, Venice International Film Festival, 1998).  Her work in TREELESS MOUNTAIN was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography in 2010.)

Anne is currently an Associate Professor and Chair at the Academy for Creative Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa.