Manitoba Film Training Expo: October 2nd – 4th, 2009

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3D Technologies and Techniques

In partnership with the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

Friday Oct. 2 | 12pm – 3pm | $25

Special guests from creativePOST, one of Canada’s largest, full service, post companies, will be on hand for this seminar on the latest technologies available for those working with stereoscopic 3-D images. Explore the 3-D process from camera through to post-production and distribution.

Venue Empire Theatres at Grant Park

Ivana Chubbuck Technique

Oct. 2, 3 and 4 (Fri., Sat. and Sun.) | 10 am – 6 pm | $125 (plus cost of the book)

Straight from Los Angeles, acting coach Ben Davis will be bringing the Ivana ChubbuckTechnique back to Winnipeg for a second time. This is a 12-step acting technique, which will take you from the script to a living, breathing, and dynamic character.

Venue Winnipeg Film Group Studio


Music Supervision for Producers: The Business of Licensing and Commissioning Music

In partnership with Manitoba Music

Saturday, Oct. 3 | 10 am – 1 pm | $25

This seminar will address the legal and financial aspect of licensing music for film and television productions. The panel will discuss how they determine the value of a placement, or commission, for original music, and what clauses will appear in a synchronization and master use contract. The panel will also address how songwriters and publishers are further compensated through broadcast royalties.

Panelists: Natasha Duprey, Director of Music Supervision, S.L. Feldman & Associates; Amy Fritz, President, Belmont Music Supervision; and Shawn Pierce, Composer and Editor.

Venue: 1000 Waverley      

Music Supervision for Filmmakers: The Art and Craft of Matching Sound to Images

In partnership with Manitoba Music

Saturday, October 3 | 2 pm – 5 pm | $25

This seminar will focus on the creative decisions that go into music placements and commissions for film and television productions. The panel will discuss how they work with directors and filmmakers to create an artistic concept for the music in a production, how and where they find music for the project, and how they know when a piece of music is truly right. Examples of work will be shown and discussed.

Panelists: Natasha Duprey, Director of Music Supervision, S.L. Feldman & Associates; Amy Fritz, President, Belmont Music Supervision; and Shawn Pierce, Composer and Editor.

Venue: 1000 Waverley

Locations, Locations, Locations

Sponsored by the DGC, Manitoba

Oct. 2, 3 and 4 (Fri., Sat. and Sun.) | 9 am – 5 pm | $125

This course will provide participants with a detailed introduction to the duties and responsibilities of an Assistant Location Manager.  Participants will learn about city regulations, location permits, scouting and prepping location, and much more. This course will be a combination of in class and hands on components, which will include visiting various locations throughout Winnipeg.

Participants will be required to provide their SINs (social insurance numbers).

Instructor: Michael Cowles, Location Manager and Neal Baksh, Assistant Location Manager

Venue: Various locations, visit our website for more details.

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