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Workshops

June 2014

Union required BC Film Orientation Course

Date: Sat & Sun, June 21 & 22, 2014

Length: 2 days
Location: Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Times: 9 am – 5 pm & 9 am - 2:30 pm
Cost: $51.50
Coffee provide. Please bring your own lunch.

Course Description:
Find out about the players and behind-the-scenes workings of the film industry in this union required introductory course. Learn who’s who on the set, develop your set etiquette, and the well-established protocols of set safety. Explore the various jobs in the business and the realities of working in the film industry. In the end you’ll have the tools you’ll need to decide if this work is for you. You’ll leave with confidence to feel comfortable your first day on set.

Facilitator: Victoria Weller is a Film Commissioner for Thompson Nicola Regional District.

Please register at Picatic

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March 30, 2009
 
PASSION TO PICTURES: A Film Credit Camp
 
A film making summer course for students in grade 10 to 12. In association with Powell River Digital Film School. Tuition is free!
 
August 20-27, 2009
 
For applications & information:
Contact Ryan Barfoot or Karin Westland
email: outdoors@sd47.bc.ca
Phone: 604-414-4734
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March 25, 2009
 
KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS: GOOD NEWS STORYVILLE TAKES THE LEAD
 
Storyville is THE place on Knowledge for filmmaker-driven creative documentaries.

We are expanding our relationship with the independent production community by developing, pre-licensing and commissioning for our documentary strands...and we have new funding to support these initiatives.

Come hear our exciting plans.
Friday, April 3 at
Greater Victoria Film Commission
201-468 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC 1pm
 
RSVP by March 31 to: Susan Corcoran
Phone: 604.431.3134 Email: acquisitions@knowledge.ca
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February 24, 2009

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A BC FILM WORKSHOP ON FILM TAX INCENTIVES AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

HOSTED BY:VANCOUVER ISLAND NORTH FILM AND GREATER VICTORIA FILM COMMISSIONS

Monday, March 16th – 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

SPEAKER: Lodi Butler, Director of Development Initiatives at British Columbia Film, will review the programs available which support the growth of a sustainable domestic film, television and digital media industry.
Topics include:
- Project Development Fund / Passports to Markets Fund(s)
- Professional Internships Program / Scholarship Program
- Digital Readiness Program
- Option Fund and Multi Platform Explorations Fund

SPEAKER: Robert Wong, Director of Tax Credit Programs, will de-mystify the film and television tax credit program. He will review the requirements of the program, discuss current developments and show you how to avoid common mistakes that may delay or even jeopardize your tax credit claim.
Topics include:
- BC Film and Media – what they do
- FIBC AND PSTC – the two streams of tax incentives
- Definitions – BC based individual, BC Producer, BC controlled
- Regional and Distant Tax Incentives – maps and calculations
- Digital Animation and Visual Effects calculation – what does primarily digital mean
- Application basics – what is considered a complete application?
- Role of CRA and SBR

LOCATION: Courtenay Recreation Native Sons Hall, 360 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay BC
TIME AND DATE: Monday, March 16th – 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (1/2 hour break at noon)

Call INfilm at 250-287-2772 or email film.info@infilm.ca to register for this FREE workshop.

 


January 15, 2009

COURTENAY SCREENWRITING BLITZ

Evergreen Centre, Soroptimist Lounge
March 20, 21 and 22, 2009

In five high-octane sessions, Vancouver Island screenwritersKeith Digby and Brian Paisley will reveal how the best writers:
- Structure dynamic screenplays
- Develop compelling characters
- Write dialogue that hums
- Create visual action scenes
- Build audience-gripping sequences

COST: $275 (Tax included)

Details & Registration: www.westcoastscreenwriting.com
or contact: Keith Digby - digby_keith@hotmail.com


January 2008

Casting Director Workshop

Saturday March 29th, 2008
10 am to 5pm

Spotlight Academy
The Courtyard
565 South Terminal
Nanaimo, BC
(by the China Steps)

Space is limited, so secure a place as soon as you can. Photos will be needed in order to cast you for scenes.
Get an insiders' look at the casting process, individual coaching, and be seen by two of the finest in the business!

The cost for the workshops is $150.00 plus GST - $157.50

You may respond by email at spotlightactors@shaw.ca, or by mailing cheque and photo to 1450 Sherwood Drive, Nanaimo BC V9T 1G7. (If you don't have a professional headshot, don't worry, they just want to see what you look like). Emailed photos are also acceptable since they will be sent electronically.