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Basic Filmmaking Class


September 26 - October 29th

The Basic Filmmaking Workshop is a series of workshops held over a 8 week period during evenings (Tuesday and Thursday) and some weekends, and provides an intensive introduction to independent filmmaking. All steps and processes are covered from creative conception to the final cut – including the basics of screenwriting, directing, camera operation, lighting, sound and film editing. During the course, the participants will be exposed to the process of shooting and editing a short film and short video. Each…

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16mm Hand Processing in the Dark! w/ Mark Borowski

$60 - $80

Saturday September 30 & Sunday October 1//12pm-4pm

Saturday September 30 & Sunday October 1//12pm-4pm Processing 16mm film can be an expensive. With a few quick tools, you can hand process your film and escape the financial woes of processing in a lab! In this two day analogue workshop, 16mm guru Mark Borowski, will teach you all the fundamentals of 16mm hand processing in the dark room. You will first spend a half-day to a day shooting some B & W 16mm film. Then you will work on hand processing the…

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Adobe Premiere Ins and Outs

$50 - $70

Wednesday October 4th - Thursday October 5th // 7pm - 10pm

Wednesday October 4th – Thursday October 5th // 7pm – 10pm There is an increasing number of people that believe that Adobe Premiere Pro is far superior than Final Cut Pro X. Come to this 2 day workshop to find out if that’s true and if this program is a better fit for you. Karsten Wall will teach a two part series on organizing and editing long documentary projects in Adobe Premiere. Steps include…-file organization-creating proxies (including 4k)-logging footage-multicam sequences-interview organizing-assembly…

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Introduction to the Oxberry


Wednesday October 11 // 6pm - 10pm

Wednesday October 11 // 6pm – 10pm    The Winnipeg Film Group Has its own Oxberry animation stand that has been set up to allow for working with experimental analog techniques alongside The Oxberry animation stand opens the door to dynamic animations through camera movements, dynamic lighting, and exposure control. This workshop is an introduction that will cover the basics of using the stand and controlling the camera in real-time from the main control panel. The skills and knowledge that you will…

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Grant Writing 101: Learn how to write a Grant

$40 - $60

7pm - 10pm | Wed, October 11th & Thurs, October 12th

7pm – 10pm | Wed, October 11th & Thurs, October 12th Are you interested in writing a grant but don’t know where to start? This is a grant writing course that will help you learn how to craft a grant. This grant is recommended to people that are interested in applying for a grant or are in the process of writing a grant. Day 1 – Basics of Grants – Overview of the Grant process (What is a grant) – Types of Grants…

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Deluxe Workshop: An introduction to the World of Animation

$120 - $150

Saturday, October 14th & Sunday October 15th // 12pm - 3:30pm

Saturday, October 14th & Sunday October 15th // 12pm – 3:30pm This hands-on and lecture based workshop covers the concepts, history and best practices of computer and traditional animation for the independent filmmaker. Participants are encouraged to bring their ideas, where we then proceed to organize it into a working project and production. – Cover the concepts of animation & history of animation in Winnipeg at the WFG – Animation planning and pre-production  (storyboarding, basic script planning) – Going over equipment options…

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Women’s Film & Video Network – Sept / Oct / Nov Meet-ups


Wednesday, October 18th // 7PM - 9PM

The Women’s Film and Video Network is back! Next meet-ups: Weds Sept 20, 7-9pm Weds Oct 18, 7-9pm Weds Nov 15, 7-9pm All are FREE! Please join us on the third Wednesday of the month for a casual mix and mingle networking session. This group, designed to create and support community, is specifically for women working in film and video in Manitoba. We will supply the coffee, tea and juice. Please bring a snack to share. We meet at the…

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Moving Through Pictures: An Indie Feature Film Editing Master Class with Matthew Hannam

$15 - $20

Saturday, October 28th from 12pm - 4pm @ WFG Cinematheque

Saturday, October 28th from 12pm – 4pm @ WFG Cinematheque The editor behind critically acclaimed films such as Enemy (2013), James White (2015) and Swiss Army Man (2016) is coming to the WFG for an in-depth Master Class! The class will begin with a screening of James White (2015). Directed by Josh Mond and edited by Matthew Hannam, the film tells the tale of a young New Yorker who struggles to control his reckless behavior as his mother battles cancer. James White…

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Introduction to Screenwriting w/ JJNeepin

$50 - $70

Wednesday November 1st - Thursday November 2nd, 2017 | Hours: 7pm – 10 pm

Wednesday November 1st – Thursday November 2nd, 2017 | Hours: 7pm – 10 pm | Location: WFG Media Lab This INTRO TO SCREENWRITING course will teach some of the basics of telling a story, how to translate it into script format and get it camera ready. Students will be asked to bring an idea or story to class to discuss. Class will begin promptly at 7pm.  DAY 1 – BACK TO BASICS: Story Structure Loglines and synopsis Characters Film Genres Script anatomy…

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Blue Screen//Green Screen shooting & editing!

$100 - $120

Saturday November 18//12pm - 6pm

Saturday November 18//12pm – 6pm Join Markus Henkel in this hands-on, extensive one day Blue Screen/Green Screen Workshop where you will learn how to properly light, shoot and edit the blue screen footage. Part 1 :Shooting on Blue Screen & Green Screen Students will learn the principles behind blue/green screening. Using the proper cameras and settings to obtain the best results. Setting up lights and shooting a short scene. Part 2: Editing Students will learn how to use Adobe After Effects…

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Sun 24

Tarkovsky’s Solaris

Sun, Sept 24 / 3 pm
Wed & Thu, Sept 27 & 28 / 7 pm
Sun 24


Sat, Sept 23 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Sun, Sept 24 / 7 pm
Fri, Sept 29 / 7 pm
Tue 26

Basic Filmmaking Class

September 26 - October 29th
Sat 30

16mm Hand Processing in the Dark! w/ Mark Borowski

Saturday September 30 & Sunday October 1//12pm-4pm
Sat 30

Losing Our Religion

Sat, Sept 30 / 3 pm & 7 pm
Sun Oct 1 / 3 pm & 7 pm


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