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Sunday, May 5th, 12pm – 2pm

Saturday, May 25th, 11am – 2pm

Sunday, May 26th, 11am – 2pm

Sunday, June 16th, 7pm – 9pm

Participants will learn the operation of Super 8 cameras available at the Winnipeg Film Group and then shoot their own short black & white Super 8 film! We will bucket process the film by hand in the darkroom, learn how to contact print and shoot titles. Participants will edit using light tables and splicers, and can play around with tinting their films different colours. Films will be professionally scanned at 2.5K resolution by WFG. There will be a small screening at the Black Lodge on the last day!

Fee includes:

-1 roll of black & white Super 8 film (Kodak Tri-X Reversal Film 7266)

-rental of Super 8 camera for a week from WFG

-help from a knowledgeable instructor and hands on film processing & editing

-high resolution 2.5K scan of your film

-have a festival ready film submission by the end of the workshop!

Super 8 stills provided by Kristiane Church, scanned at 2.5K by Winnipeg Film Group.

May 5th: 12pm – 2pm

Camera Orientation

  • what is a Super 8 camera?
  • how does it work?
  • how to use an external light meter
  • time to test out cameras and ask questions
  • participants will decide when they would like to rent a camera for a week from the WFG, to have their film shot for the next workshop session on May 25th


May 25th: 11am – 2pm

Film Processing

  • participants will bucket process their B&W film in the darkroom
  • demo on how to shoot titles on Super 8 film (we will shoot them together during this session)
  • contact printing film in the darkroom
  • how to use a Super 8 splicer and edit using a light table


May 26th: 11am – 2pm

Film Tinting & Editing

  • analogue film editing continued, this will be a work session to continue splicing, contact printing, etc.
  • add colour to your film with a variety of tints!
  • DIY methods of digitizing film will be shown
  • participants will reel their films to be professionally digitized by the WFG
  • participants will be sent their file and may continue to digitally edit or add audio on their own time (for the screening!)

June 16th: 7pm – 9pm


  • let’s watch our work together!

About the instructor:

Kristiane Church is an artist working in filmmaking, photography, installation, and performance. Her practice centers image and world making, the camera and positioning of body and voice. She works as a cinematographer for various filmmakers, as well as the Photography Technician at the School of Art (U of M). She has been the coordinator and projectionist of the One Take Super 8 Event put on by WNDX Festival of Moving Image for the past three years.


This workshop needs 4 participants minimum to run.

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, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, 11am – 5pm.

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