Canadian documentary pioneer, Peter Wintonick will work with several participants on telling stories through the documentary medium. Peter Wintonick is well respected in the world documentary community having co-directed one of the most successful Canadian documentaries ever made, (Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media).
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Peter Wintonick is a pioneering Canadian filmmaker, producer, critic and doc media activist. Well known around the world as a documentary diplomat, he spreads the gospel according to reality through his films (pilgrIMAGE; Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media; Cinema Verité: Defining the Moment; Seeing is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News; Second Sight; etc). He has been the recipient of the Governor-General Media Arts award – Canada’s highest such honour. He holds workshops with emerging filmmakers from China to Indonesia, Mexico City to Montreal – his home base, where he operates as Necessary Illusions. He is currently developing several films with partners in Sweden, Canada and Asia.
The Winnipeg Film Group gratefully acknowledges the partnership of DOC Winnipeg for this Master Series workshop