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Saturday and Sunday, August 19th & 20th | 10am – 3pm | Artspace Boardroom, 4th floor, 100 Arthur Street


*Note: This in-person workshop is limited to 12 participants. While masks are no longer required to be worn in indoor public spaces in Manitoba, individuals are recommended to wear a mask in our Production Centre.


This 2-day hands on workshop led by cinematographer Josh Marr will give you the requisite training to successfully use the WFG’s Bolex 16mm cameras and super 8mm cameras. 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


Participants will get a chance to shoot a test roll during the workshop and will leave with a test roll of their own and one additional rental of a Bolex to shoot that roll. developing and scans will be at individuals expense.



Notice Given: Eligible for:
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

If you’re having trouble signing up for a workshop, please email training@winnipegfilmgroup.com or call (204) 925-3456 (ext 111) Monday-Friday 10am – 5pm.

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