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F-Wordz: Collaboration Competition between Poets and Filmmakers

$20 per performing team. $10 for tickets to F-Wordz

May 3 / 7 PM

The Park Theatre,
698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Canada
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The Winnipeg Film Group proudly presents a collaboration based competition between spoken word artists and filmmakers.  Live performances with projected video. Pairings: Tamara Gorski (Filmmaker), Kimmy Zee (Poet) : I am a Mother Jean-Jacques Javier (Filmmaker), Larysa Musick (Poet): A Mantra for Cognitive Chemical Imbalance Kayla Jeanson (Filmmaker), Steve Curry (Poet): Descrambled Eggs Ed Ackerman (Filmmaker), Ethan Radstrom (Poet): Wrestling With Angels Ronel Nolasco (Filmmaker), Kimberly Ta (Poet): Refrigerators Christine Mazur (Filmmaker), Adam Orbanski (Poet): All That I Am Eric…

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Basic Filmmaking Class

$425

April 7th - May 24th

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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The WFG at 40: Reflecting Light

$70 / $30 (early bird pricing to April 22)

May 6-9 / Various Times

Cinematheque,
100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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May 6-9, 2015, the Winnipeg Cinematheque will host a national forum that will use the Winnipeg Film Group’s 40th anniversary as a starting point to explore how the landscape of Canadian cinema has developed over the past decades, and how it is currently evolving. Reflecting Light: 40 Years of Canadian Cinema will also take a critical look at the role and relevance of the now 40-year-old national film production centre system in fostering filmmaking communities and voices across Canada. This event…

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40×40 Anniversary Cocktail Party

$40

Fri May 8 / 4 pm

Black Lodge,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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Fri May 8 – 4 PM to 6:30 PM Black Lodge – 3rd floor, Artspace (Upstairs from Cinematheque) Please join us for 40 x 40, the WFG’s official 40th anniversary behind-the-scenes cocktail party! This event is a fundraiser for our production centre, which has been developing and supporting Manitoba independent filmmakers for 40 years. * Tickets: $40, with $25 tax receipt (PLEASE NOTE: admission to the 40 x 40 reception is also included in the Reflecting Light Full Forum Pass)  

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Seminar: Tackling Telefilm’s Microbudget Program

$70 / $30 (early bird pricing to April 22)

Sat May 9 / 1 pm to 4 pm

Black Lodge,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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* This seminar is part of the ReflectingLight.ca forum. Registration is included in either the Full Forum Pass or the Screenings/Seminar Pass. Walk through all the stages of preparing a Telefilm Microbudget application with writer/director Maureen Bradley. View examples of successful micro-budget pitches, peruse a successful application and brainstorm unique digital release strategies with a past Telefilm Micro-budget recipient. Bradley was nominated for an inaugural Micro-budget grant by Women in the Director’s Chair in 2013 for her debut feature, TWO…

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Super 8 Experimental Workshop

$120 members /$170 Non-Members

Mon. May 18 / 7- 10, Sat. June 13 /10-4

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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This multi-part workshop will: Introduce you to super 8 cameras, Give you an opportunity to shoot a cartridge of Super 8 film, Teach you how to hand process your film, Show you how to transfer your film via optical printer or projector, and Get your film digital editing ready. All for the low price of $120.00 (members) $170 (non-members) Structure: Introduction: Monday, May 18th from 7PM-9PM Shooting period: May 19th – June 13th Hand Processing: June 13th from 10AM-4PM Transferring:…

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Production Planning For Animation

$120 members / $145 Non-Members

Sat. June 6th & June 13th /10:00AM - 2:00PM

Winnipeg Film Group,
304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3 Canada
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This hands-on and lecture based workshop focuses on planning for an animation, before the animation begins. The course starts with a script idea and concept and then we proceed to organize it into a working project and production. Dates: Saturday, June 6th from 10 AM -2 PM  & Saturday, June 13th from 10 AM -2 PM List of areas to be covered. ● Concept ● Script ● Storyboarding ● Breakdown ● Preproduction planning ● Production plan  About The Instructor –…

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F-Wordz: Collaboration Competition between Poets and Filmmakers

$20 per performing team. $10 for tickets to F-Wordz
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February 13 @ 7:00 PM
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Basic Filmmaking Class

$425
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April 7 @ 7:00 PM

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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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