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*Note:  This in-person workshop is limited to 10 participants with a mix of beginner (no analog experience) and intermediate filmmakers (experience with Bolex cameras). Mask use is required to be worn by participants and the instructor for the whole duration of this workshop.

This 2-day hands on workshop led by filmmaker Josh Marr will give you the requisite training to successfully use the WFG’s Arriflex SR1 (for beginners) and SR3 (for intermediate users). Users who finish this workshop can rent these cameras for use in their film productions. Please note you must be a member with a production add on to rent equipment at the WFG.

Topics to be covered:

  • Camera prep
  • Operation of camera and accessories
  • Loading and downloading of Film
  • Basics of Light meter Operation
  • Care and cleaning during use
  • Lens care, operation and theory

Instructor Bio:

Josh Marr is a multi-faceted filmmaker from Winnipeg working in documentaries, feature films, television and artworks.

His work has premiered at IFF Rotterdam, TIFF, Hot Docs, Sydney Underground Film Festival and Moscow International Film Festival.
Josh is known for his experimental work as director of photography, using in-camera and analog effects, trick lighting and photography; all prominently featured on Mike Marynuik’s The Goose, Andrew Shapter’s hybrid docudrama Teller and the Truth and Ryan McKenna’s Controversies exhibited at MOMA (New York). He has created advocacy and communications films for not for profits including War Child campaigns and gala fundraisers; and has created video learning platforms that teach environmental awareness curriculums for Wildsight used in schools across British Columbia.

Josh is a longstanding member of the Winnipeg Film Group, IATSE union 669, specializing in underwater photography. He is a former board member and instructor at Cineworks, Vancouver and taught analog film techniques at Capilano University for many years. Josh currently resides in Toronto and Vancouver.

Refund Policy

Notice Given:

At least 7 days prior to start date – Full refund
7 days to 48 hours prior to start date – Full refund less 20% administration fee
Less than 48 hours prior to start date – No refund

The Winnipeg Film Group reserves the right to cancel any course where the minimum registration has not been met. Anyone registered for a course that has been cancelled is eligible for a full refund, Cancelled course fees may also be used towards any other Winnipeg Film Group training programs.

Assistance and accommodations are available to participants with different disabilities. Please call or email us for more information: training@winnipegfilmgroup.com

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