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MEMBER SCREENING CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Wed. Oct 5 / 4 PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Are you a member of the Winnipeg Film Group and have a recently completed short film that you would like screened at the Member Screening / Holiday party on November 26th, then submit your film here: Online Submission Form You will have until Oct. 5th at 4 PM to submit your film. In the past, there have been shorts from the 48 Hour Film Event, FWordz and the One Take Super 8 Event screened at the Member Screening. Of course,…

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EXPERIMENTAL COLOUR FILM PROCESSING

$50(members)$80 (Non-members)

Sun, Oct 2 / 10 AM - 3 PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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In Collaboration with WNDX, we will be holding a colour processing workshop with famed experimental film duo Ojoboca based out of Berlin. When Etkachrome colour reversal film was discontinued, it was increasingly difficult to get that stock. Luckily, Ojoboca came up with a solution so you could use pretty much any colour negative stock to get it projector ready in your own darkroom. In this workshop, they will show you how to process colour negative film as a positive. The…

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The One Take Super 8 Event

Sun, Oct 2 / 7 pm

After more than a decade and hundreds of films, you would think Winnipegers would have run out of original ideas for super 8 films. You would be wrong. Over thirty new, never-seen- before small gauge reels will be added to WNDX’s One Take Super 8 Event canon of filmic wonder. The event has been going for long enough; some of the original films are prime for a reboot, no? With no set theme or criteria, anything can happen in these single reel, unedited super 8 films.…

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Write A Feature Length Film

$150 (Member)/$185 (Non-Member)

Wed Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16, 30, Dec 14 / 7 PM - 10 PM

Have you written short films and now you feel ready to write your first feature? Or have you attempted to write a screenplay only to end up confused and frustrated? This workshop will take you from start to finish through the screenwriting process. Participants must bring a NEW story idea that they will develop throughout the class. Participants will read each others work, share ideas and offer feedback. If you complete all the writing assignments, you will finish the class…

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Fall Production Fund Deadline

Thurs Oct 6, / 4 PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Production Fund • Fall 2016 Deadline: October 6, 2016 • Spring 2017 Deadline: April 6, 2017 • DOWNLOAD: Production Guidelines • Online Submission Form * Applications can be submitted in French PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Winnipeg Film Group’s PRODUCTION FUND is designed to assist Winnipeg Film Group members in the development of their artistic careers by providing support towards the production of film projects in the form of cash and services awards. This award fund is geared to filmmakers who have…

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Marketing Fund – Fall 2016 Deadline

THU OCT 6 / 4PM

The Fall Marketing Fund deadline is Thursday Oct 6 at 4pm. Click here to read the guidelines and access the online submission form.

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Toon Boom Animation Workshop

Members ($110) Non-Member ($140)

Sat & Sun Oct 15 & 16 / 10AM - 2PM

Come join us for two days of hands-on learning about our newly acquired animation software, Toon Boom. Toon Boom Animate is a unique all-in-one vector-based professional animation software. You will learn how: to gather content for animating. to build characters to create scene setups to create animation paths to create cutout animation and other animation styles in Toon Boom. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Melissa Hiebert is an independent animator and illustrator from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is the creator of The Toon…

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DOCUMENTARY WORKSHOP: Themes, Metaphors & Archetypes

$50 (Members)/$80 (Non-Members)

Sat Oct 15 / 2 PM - 6 PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Themes, Metaphors & Archetypes: a workshop exploring ways to strengthen the research & development of independent documentaries to go beyond topics and subjects.  This session will present examples of how considering themes, metaphors & archetypes can be framed for grant proposals & pitches, and translated to the finished product. BOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Nikkel is a writer / producer / director based in Winnipeg, Canada.  He completed a Bachelor of Education at University of Manitoba and a Master of Adult…

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Scratch Animation with Richard Reeves

$60 (Members) $80 (Non-Members)

Sat. Oct. 29 / 10AM-4PM

During the workshop, each participant will create a short animated film, in colour and complete with a sound track. All this without a camera or any sound recording. This direct, almost instant style of filmmaking is very hands on and lots of fun. Images are applied directly onto the film by painting and etching using magic markers, inks, steel wool and various tools. The pictures are accompanied by a handmade optical soundtrack which is made by scratching into the emulsion…

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Production Design for Filmmakers

$100(Members)/$140 (Non-Members)

Wed. & Thurs. Nov. 9 & 10 / 7 PM - 10 PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Production Design for Filmmakers is an entry level workshop which will focus on the function of a production designer and the process of creating a design.  Through hands on design development, participant’s will gain an understanding of how to create a dynamic production on a low budget.  The purpose of the workshop is to give filmmakers a greater understanding of the methods, techniques, and execution of production design which they can directly apply when making their next film. About the…

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The Winnipeg Film Group is an artist-run education, production, exhibition and distribution centre committed to promoting the art of cinema.
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