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Bring your work into sharp focus! We strive to bring Southwestern Ontario opportunities to improve the craft of film-making and the business of film! Learn from people who are at the top of their game, making a living in the industry.

 

 FCCF industry SESSIONS

OCTOBER 26-28 @ THE STEVENSON AND HUNT ROOMS AT THE WOLF


JOIN US FOR A WEEKEND DEDICATED TO IMPROVING YOUR FILM-MAKING SKILLS!

Go into your next movie project with the confidence that you will churn out a quality product and get noticed by film industry insiders.

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 26/2018

4 EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR THE DAY

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EVENT 1
10:00AM - 11:30AM

POST-PRODUCTION ON A BUDGET - PANEL

“We’ll fix it in post” has become a well-worn punchline in the film industry. “Fixing” in post is risky at best, but elevating a modest production – even significantly –  is possible when you know how to get the most out of post-production. Listen and learn from our industry pros as they share micro-budget post-production secrets and cautionary tales.

Moderators

SCOTT DOERR (Professor/Program Coordinator - Broadcast-Television and Film Production & Visual Effects & Editing at Fanshawe College)

Scott has been in the media business for over 30 years. He has been teaching Visual Effects, Motion Graphics, Editing and Animation at Fanshawe College for 20. His career included time as an Editor at CBC Television (Toronto) and Producers Post (London). Scott also operated his own Production company, Doerr Digital Productions, for 15 years. He has completed Editing, Visual Effects and Animations for a variety of clients in the Film and Television Industry on Commercials, Documentaries, Corporate Videos, Music Videos and Television Shows.

GREG SAGER (Partner, Matchbox Films)

Greg is a writer, director and producer with 15+ years’ experience creating feature films, commercials & corporate projects. He directed the genre films, Devil Seed, Kingdom Come and Grey Matter, all of which were filmed locally in the London/SWO area.

MARK DUFFIELD (Sound Designer/Editor)

Mark is an experienced audio editor with a demonstrated history of working in the media production industry. He is skilled in Pro Tools, Audio Engineering, Audio Editing, Dialog Editing, Sound Design and Audio Processing. Mark is a strong arts and design professional with an Honours Diploma focussed in Audio Engineering from Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART) and a Diploma in Software Engineer from Fanshawe College.

LUCAS K. LABRECQUE (Story/Production/Post at SaMR_D)

Lucas got his start in TV and was part of the 'first wave' of the DV revolution. In 2007, Lucas shifted focus of post-production to a 'decentralized' scale, doing all post-production over the internet. The first of such shows was the PBS TV series: "Click and Clack: As the Wrench Turns". Lucas also spent the past 15 years abroad shooting/directing lifestyle docs for National Geographic/Food Network/Fox Traveler. Currently Lucas is focussed on lowering production costs, while maintaining quality. Having worked on a myriad of programs big and small, Lucas brings a wealth of knowledge and insight on ‘pre-to-post’.

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EVENT 2
12:00PM - 1:30PM

SCORING YOUR FILM - PANEL

Learn from music publishing professionals: how to properly incorporate music into your film: creating, locating, licensing, compensation, and working directly with musical artists. 

Moderator

RYNER STOEZER

Ryner is a sound recording engineer and a prolific and, diversified composer with scores on shows such as Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Access Hollywood, Portlandia, and in Allan Ungar’s feature films Gridlocked and Tapped Out. Ryner has composed, arranged, produced and performed music for more than thirty-three television series, documentaries and specials that comprise nearly 800 individual episodes, in addition to a substantial portfolio of long and short-form commercial music and album tracks for a variety artists in multiple genres. A career highlight for Ryner was working with Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue to edit and arrange the music for Scott and Tessa’s Olympic Gold Medal ice dance win in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.

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EVENT 3
2:00PM - 3:00PM

THE SOUND OF SUCCESS - LOCATION AND POST PRODUCTION AUDIO- SEMINAR

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! This wildly popular and exclusive seminar given by Gemini award-winning sound designer Mark Vogelsang will teach you how many overlooked elements of sound production can render a film’s story arc successful or unsuccessful in the mind of an audience. From start to finish, learn the intricate details of sound production that will enable your story to live up to its full potential and advance your professional portfolio. 

Moderator

MARK VOGELSANG (Supervising Sound Editor, and Gemini Award winner)

For the past 22 years, Mark Vogelsang has captivated listeners with sonic storytelling, engaging them and inviting all to join him in his explorations within the world of sound. From the flutter of the smallest butterfly wing to the booming resonance of a vintage engine, he exemplifies a respectful relationship between a soundtrack and a moving image. Mark’s sound design has been heard at every major film festival around the globe, earning him a Gemini Award, as well as the Award of Distinction in Sound Design at the Wild Rose Film Festival in the United States. An active volunteer in the local sound community as both a technical and creative engineer, Mark currently holds the positions of Supervising Sound Editor at Farmhouse Creative Labs in Toronto, and Director of Sound Design at the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology in London, Ontario.

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EVENT 4
3:30- 6:30PM

LEDC NETWORKING PARTY - THE LOCATION REVEAL AND ELEVATOR PITCH

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION TO BE OPEN SOON

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27/2018

5 EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR THE DAY

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EVENT 1
8:30AM - 10:00AM

BREAKFAST WITH EXPERTS - MENTORING SESSIONS

Book your breakfast with one of our fascinating experts. Enjoy a meal and conversation with the professional of your choice, each from a different corner of the filmmaking industry. These casual mentoring sessions are always incredibly valuable to both emerging filmmakers and film fans alike, so don’t miss your chance to listen and learn! 

NOTE: This is not included in the weekend pass and must be booked separately.  

LIMITED SEATING: Maximum 5 people per expert, so book early!  

REGISTRATION TO OPEN UP AUGUST 25th

Our Experts

CRAIG THOMPSON (President and Executive Producer, Ballinran Entertainment)

Craig is an accomplished executive producer, producer, director and writer with more than 25 years’ experience in the Canadian and international film and television industry; founding his company after more than a decade working as a journalist both in Canada and abroad. He is a published author, public speaker and experienced educator committed to inspiring the next generation of media professionals. Ballinran has recently embarked on a production partnership with a major Chinese media company and together are producing a film with Cirque du Soleil. Recent feature documentary credits: Game Changers (2018), The Truth is in the Stars (2017), Mostly Sunny (2016).

SUSAN CURAN (VP of Acquisitions and Marketing, United Front Entertainment)

Over the last two decades, Susan has worked as a marketing executive in both the Music and Film Industry. Currently, she is on a new journey working in film production in marketing and development. In 2016 Susan became a founding partner of United Front Entertainment. Previously, as the Executive Director of Marketing/Acquisitions for Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, Susan released over 1000 titles into the Canadian retail marketplace; over a 100 of which were Canadian acquisitions. She is a champion of new talent and enjoys the energy and ingenuity of the creative professionals she meets while successfully bringing their projects to the marketplace.

GARY ELMER (Director of Photography, DP Eyeline Cinematography)

Gary has been behind the lens professionally for over 30 years and has shot in every Province and Territory in Canada multiple times along and has extensive international credits. He has DP (Director of Photography) on a wide variety of productions: Commercials, Docs, Shorts, Music Videos, News, Narrative, Corporate videos, Training and Research. Gary has DP’d three movies currently in international distribution. Devil Seed (2010), Kingdom Come (2014) and Gray Matter (2018). Gary is renown for generating high quality imagery at any budget range.

GREG JEFFS (Client Services Coordinator, Emerging Filmmakers/Digital Content Creators, William F. White International Inc.)

Greg is an NSI Features First alumni. He has written and produced short films that have been broadcast, released theatrically and are available on iTunes. His short film, THE HUNT, was named the best short film of 2013 by RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE. His directorial debut, IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD premiered at the 2016 Horror Channel Fright Fest and continues to tour the worldwide festival circuit. Through his work with William F. White he helps new talent learn the industry procedures and develop a plan for their project that will help maximize the results.

 

EVENT 2
10:30 - 12:00PM

DISTRIBUTION FOR INDY FILMMAKERS

Arguably no corner of the filmmaking industry is evolving more rapidly and radically than distribution. If your film project has any hope of succeeding and finding a wider audience, you need to understand the emerging opportunities and fast-moving trends that are currently reshaping how films reach the public.

Moderator

GREG JEFFS(Client Services Coordinator, Emerging Filmmakers/Digital Content Creators, William F. White International Inc.)

Greg is an NSI Features First alumni. He has written and produced short films that have been broadcast, released theatrically and are available on iTunes. His short film, THE HUNT, was named the best short film of 2013 by RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE. His directorial debut, IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD premiered at the 2016 Horror Channel Fright Fest and continues to tour the worldwide festival circuit. Through his work with William F. White he helps new talent learn the industry procedures and develop a plan for their project that will help maximize the results.

 

Panelists

PAUL LEWIS (Executive Producer, Factual Entertainment)

Paul Lewis is a respected leader in factual programming. He has just left his role as President of Great Pacific Media, an award winning Canadian production company that delivers innovative factual programs worldwide, to work as an independent Executive Producer. As a television executive Paul has more than three decades of broadcasting and production experience. He has created, developed and commissioned some of the world’s most successful factual television and digital content. Paul’s television career began as a journalist at CBC, working on news and current affairs programs. In 1994, Paul joined the Discovery Channel in Canada and launched the world’s first daily science program, Daily Planet. He went on to become President and General Manager of Discovery during the company’s most significant period of expansion and growth and led Discovery Canada to become the most watched factual channel in the country. Paul oversaw five television networks and their related websites, an in-house production company and a distribution business. He initiated key strategic and content partnerships with international broadcasters. Paul is a founding Board director for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers and the Canadian Science Media Centre of Canada.

CRAIG THOMPSON (President and Executive Producer, Ballinran Entertainment)

Craig is an accomplished executive producer, producer, director and writer with more than 25 years’ experience in the Canadian and international film and television industry; founding his company after more than a decade working as a journalist both in Canada and abroad. He is a published author, public speaker and experienced educator committed to inspiring the next generation of media professionals. Ballinran has recently embarked on a production partnership with a major Chinese media company and together are producing a film with Cirque du Soleil. Recent feature documentary credits: Game Changers (2018), The Truth is in the Stars (2017), Mostly Sunny (2016).

SUSAN CURAN (VP of Acquisitions and Marketing, United Front Entertainment)

Over the last two decades, Susan has worked as a marketing executive in both the Music and Film Industry. Currently, she is on a new journey working in film production in marketing and development. In 2016 Susan became a founding partner of United Front Entertainment. Previously as the Executive Director of Marketing/Acquisitions for Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, Susan released over 1000 titles into the Canadian retail marketplace, over a 100 of which were Canadian acquisitions. She is a champion of new talent, and enjoys the energy and ingenuity of the creative professionals she meets while successfully bringing their projects to the marketplace.

ADELE CARDAMONE-MARTEL (Executive Producer, CBC Ottawa)

Adele Specializes in various genres of programming on television, radio and digital - documentary, news, talk, lifestyle, magazine, music, drama, comedy, arts/cultural, and children/youth programming. Programs include high impact network specials and series. She also works closely with independent and in-house producers to develop, create and produce original content for all media platforms plus developing new talent. Adele has expertise in creating high quality programming with low budgets and resources. She also has extensive experience in strategic planning, business affairs, marketing, communications, social media and developing new production/technical workflow practices. Her work has also given her extensive experience negotiation.

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EVENT 3
12:30PM- 2:00

JUMPSTART YOUR FILM PROJECT - PANEL

Do you have the talent, fresh ideas and ability to create a film and yet you find yourself stalled with no clear path forward? Join our expert panelists as they discuss strategies for giving your project the “leg up” it needs.  Subjects covered will include: finding the money, finding the right creative partners and... finding your audience.

Moderator

CRAIG THOMPSON (President and Executive Producer, Ballinran Entertainment)

Craig is an accomplished executive producer, producer, director and writer with more than 25 years’ experience in the Canadian and international film and television industry, founding his company after more than a decade working as a journalist both in Canada and abroad. He is a published author, public speaker and experienced educator committed to inspiring the next generation of media professionals. Ballinran has recently embarked on a production partnership with a major Chinese media company and together are producing a film with Cirque du Soleil. Recent feature documentary credits: Game Changers (2018), The Truth is in the Stars (2017), Mostly Sunny (2016).

 

Panelists

REBEKAH MORRISON-WISE (Development & Grants Professional, London Arts Council)

Rebekah has twenty years of professional experience within the cultural sector managing Granting Programs, Organizational Investment Programs and Services including Organizational, Community, Educational, Corporate and Social Events.

GREG JEFFS (Client Services Coordinator, Emerging Filmmakers/Digital Content Creators, William F. White International Inc.)

Greg is an NSI Features First alumni. He has written and produced short films that have been broadcast, released theatrically and are available on iTunes. His short film, THE HUNT, was named the best short film of 2013 by RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE. His directorial debut, IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD premiered at the 2016 Horror Channel Fright Fest and continues to tour the worldwide festival circuit. Through his work with William F. White he helps new talent learn the industry procedures and develop a plan for their project that will help maximize the results.

PENNY EIZENGA (Director/Writer/Producer/Actor, Dog-Eared Productions)

Penny is a Toronto based filmmaker and digital media producer who loves to be part of a creative, collaborative team to develop projects that inspire, move and challenge people. She’s keen to involve more women both in front and behind the camera. Dog-eared Productions is an independent film production company founded by Penny and known for producing high quality stories that challenge and entertain.

ADELE CARDAMONE-MARTEL (Executive Producer, CBC Ottawa)

Adele Specializes in various genres of programming on television, radio and digital - documentary, news, talk, lifestyle, magazine, music, drama, comedy, arts/cultural, and children/youth programming. Programs include high impact network specials and series. She also works closely with independent and in-house producers to develop, create and produce original content for all media platforms plus developing new talent. Adele has expertise in creating high quality programming with low budgets and resources. She also has extensive experience in strategic planning, business affairs, marketing, communications, social media and developing new production/technical workflow practices. Her work has also given her extensive experience negotiating contracts with outside partners, independent producers and sponsors.

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EVENT 4
2:30PM

CURRENT TRENDS IN FUNDING - SEMINAR

Finding the necessary funding has never been as challenging as it is today. Fortunately, innovative new opportunities such as “branded content” have emerged and are providing fantastic solutions for emerging filmmakers. Learn what Branded Content is all about, and how it may be the key to funding your next project.

Speaker

KAAREN WHITNEY-VERNON (Senior Vice President Branded Entertainment at Shaftesbury)

Kaaren is a keynote speaker and marketing visionary. Before joining Shaftesbury, Kaaren founded two successful companies. The first, Youth Culture Inc., is a media agency specializing in helping brands to target millennials. This worked with brands like P&G, L’Oreal and Coca Cola to reach millions of that audience. The second, Shift2, created original programming for brands such as Walmart, U by Kotex® and RBC. Today, at Shaftesbury, Kaaren charges her team to produce original content for television, film, and digital brands designed to drive revenue.

Kaaren has been quoted in BNN, Adweek, The Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail, on CBC and is the President of the North American chapter of the global Branded Content Marketing Association. Kaaren also sits on several North American marketing advisory boards and judging panels such as Adweek’s Arc Awards at the Branded Storytelling Conference held at the Sundance Film Festival. As a maverick in branded entertainment, Kaaren actively provides opportunities in branded collaboration for young creators and is part of the movement to bring a universally accepted measurement for branded content. As an Executive Producer of the scripted digital series Carmilla, 60+ million views, Kaaren has been invited to speak at leading television and content markets.

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EVENT 5
5:00 - 7:00PM

THE FCFF PITCHFEST - FILM PITCH COMPETITION

Do you have a great idea for a film? Are you working on a script now or plan to in the near future? Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to test the artistic and marketing value of your film concept before a panel of industry professionals. Pitching provides excellent feedback on where your idea works, where it doesn’t and how to make it good enough to sell.  So sign up today! CASH AND SERVICES PRIZE FOR WINNER! 

How it Works: 

Registered competitors are given 1 - 2 minutes to pitch their film concept to a panel of industry experts. After the 2 minutes is finished, they will be asked a single question by each panelist and given 30 seconds to answer each one. Time is of the essence, so know your concept well and keep it short! Immediately following the PitchFest, our panelists will choose and present the prizes to our winner! 

ENTRIES TO BE SUBMITTED BY SEPTEMBER 1 - $25 ENTRY FEE  - SUBMISSIONS TO OPEN SOON

Limited space! The 10 participants will be selected by October 1

This is a fascinating and entertaining event for filmmakers and film fans alike, so please join us in the audience for this unique event and enjoy witnessing pitches for what may become the next award-winning films! 

Moderator

Jordan Morris(Writer/Producer/Screenwriting Instructor, Sighthound Studio)

Jordan is an award-winning producer and director of films like Nintendo Quest and FCFF Best Documentary winner, Missing Mom. He has also worked on numerous films as an actor, production designer, art director and screenwriter. Since 2013, Jordan has been creating and hosting popular seminars and workshops on the nebulous art and science of writing screenplays.

 

Judging Panel

GEOFF HART (CEO/Producer, Longshot Pictures)

GEORGE MIHALKA (Director, Quatrieme Vague Management)

GREG JEFFS (Client Services Coordinator, Emerging Filmmakers/Digital Content Creators, William F. White International Inc.)

Greg is an NSI Features First alumni. He has written and produced short films that have been broadcast, released theatrically and are available on iTunes. His short film, THE HUNT, was named the best short film of 2013 by RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE. His directorial debut, IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD premiered at the 2016 Horror Channel Fright Fest and continues to tour the worldwide festival circuit. Through his work with William F. White he helps new talent learn the industry procedures and develop a plan for their project that will help maximize the results.

SUSAN CURRAN (VP of Acquisitions and Marketing, United Front Entertainment)

Over the last two decades, Susan has worked as a marketing executive in both the Music and Film Industry. Currently, she is on a new journey working in film production in marketing and development. In 2016 Susan became a founding partner of United Front Entertainment. Previously as the Executive Director of Marketing/Acquisitions for Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, Susan released over 1000 titles into the Canadian retail marketplace, over a 100 of which were Canadian acquisitions. She is a champion of new talent, and enjoys the energy and ingenuity of the creative professionals she meets while successfully bringing their projects to the marketplace.

ADELE CARDAMONE-MARTEL (Executive Producer, CBC Ottawa)

Adele Specializes in various genres of programming on television, radio and digital - documentary, news, talk, lifestyle, magazine, music, drama, comedy, arts/cultural, and children/youth programming. Programs include high impact network specials and series. She also works closely with independent and in-house producers to develop, create and produce original content for all media platforms plus developing new talent. Adele has expertise in creating high quality programming with low budgets and resources. She also has extensive experience in strategic planning, business affairs, marketing, communications, social media and developing new production/technical workflow practices. Her work has also given her extensive experience negotiation.

KAAREN WHITNEY-VERNON (Senior Vice President Branded Entertainment at Shaftesbury)

Kaaren is a keynote speaker and marketing visionary. Before joining Shaftesbury, Kaaren founded two successful companies. The first, Youth Culture Inc., is a media agency specializing in helping brands to target millennials. This worked with brands like P&G, L’Oreal and Coca Cola to reach millions of that audience. The second, Shift2, created original programming for brands such as Walmart, U by Kotex® and RBC. Today, at Shaftesbury, Kaaren charges her team to produce original content for television, film, and digital brands designed to drive revenue.

Kaaren has been quoted in BNN, Adweek, The Wall Street Journal, Globe and Mail, on CBC and is the President of the North American chapter of the global Branded Content Marketing Association. Kaaren also sits on several North American marketing advisory boards and judging panels such as Adweek’s Arc Awards at the Branded Storytelling Conference held at the Sundance Film Festival. As a maverick in branded entertainment, Kaaren actively provides opportunities in branded collaboration for young creators and is part of the movement to bring a universally accepted measurement for branded content. As an Executive Producer of the scripted digital series Carmilla, 60+ million views, Kaaren has been invited to speak at leading television and content markets.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28/2018

3 EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR THE DAY

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EVENT 1
10:00AM - 11:30AM

CINEMATOGRAPHY “MAGIC” ON A BUDGET - PANEL

Gain valuable insights from working professionals on how to improve the quality of your footage. Learn how to avoid the most common rookie mistakes, how to plan your shoot specifically with limited resources in mind and how to elevate the production values of your micro-budget project with genius DIY “in-camera” tips and tricks. A ‘MUST SEE” for filmmakers with limited resources!

Moderator

GARY ELMER (Director of Photography, DP Eyeline Cinematography)

Gary has been behind the lens professionally for over 30 years, has shot in every Province and Territory in Canada multiple times and has extensive international credits. He has DP (Director of Photography) on a wide variety of productions: Commercials, Docs, Shorts, Music Videos, News, Narrative, Corporate videos, Training and Research. Gary has DP’d three movies currently in international distribution. Devil Seed (2010), Kingdom Come (2014) and Gray Matter (2018). Gary is known for generating high quality imagery at any budget range.

 

Panelists

PASHA PATRIKI (CEO/Director of Photography, Pasha Patriki Cinematography)

Pasha is an Award-winning cinematographer in any format - film, 4K, commercial, music video, dramatic features. He has supervised on-set VFX and workflow design. Pasha won the 2013 CSC Award for Best Music Video Cinematography, was nominated for the 2013 CSC Award for Best Dramatic Short Cinematography, the 2014 CSC Awards Nomination for Best Music Video Cinematography. Year after year Pasha’s work receives multiple nominations and awards at the Much Music Video Awards.

EDWARD PLATERO (Creative Director/Filmmaker, Platero Visual)

Edward has received the following accolades for his innovative work:

Winner, People's Choice: 2012 London Short Film Showcase (The Rose is White)

Winner, Committee's Choice: 2012 London Short Film Showcase (The Rose is White)

Winner, Best Film: 2012 Fringe 62 Hour Film Festival (The Rose is White)

Winner, Best Visuals: 2012 Fringe 62 Hour Film Festival (The Rose is White)

Winner, Best Cinematics: 2011 London Short Film Showcase (Imprint)

Winner, Best Film: 2011 Fringe 62 Hour Film Festival (Frantic)

Winner, People's Choice: 2010 London Short Film Showcase (Shh...)

ALAN POON

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EVENT 2
12:30 - 2:00PM

WRITING FOR REPRESENTATION - PANEL

Screenwriting Agents and Managers look for very specific attributes when it comes to both screenplays and screenwriters. Listen to our industry insiders describe how to write in a manner that is attractive to professional representation and how your attitude and conduct can make all the difference between success and failure. If you are now or plan to be a screenwriter, do not miss this critical panel! 

Moderator

JORDAN MORRIS (Writer/Producer/Screenwriting Instructor, Sighthound Studio)

Jordan is an award-winning producer and director of films like Nintendo Quest and FCFF Best Documentary winner, Missing Mom. He has also worked on numerous films as an actor, production designer, art director and screenwriter. Since 2013, Jordan has been creating and hosting popular seminars and workshops on the nebulous art and science of writing screenplays.

 
 

Panelists

PENNY EIZENGA (Director/Writer/Producer/Actor, Dog-Eared Productions)

Penny is a Toronto based filmmaker and digital media producer who loves to be part of a creative, collaborative team to develop projects that inspire, move and challenge people. She’s keen to involve more women both in front and behind the camera. Dog-eared Productions is an independent film production company founded by Penny and known for producing high quality stories that challenge and entertain.

GEOFF HART (CEO/Producer, Longshot Pictures)

KERRY BALL (Literary Agent, Meridian Artists)

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EVENT 3
2:30PM - 4:00

WORKING WITH TALENT - LIVE DEMONSTRATION

***SPECIAL EVENT***

FCFF is excited to complete our Industry Sessions programming with a very special live demonstration of how a director works with talent, specifically for the camera. Join us for this fascinating look into how an award-winning director can both elevate the performance of his talent and change the dynamics of a scene with superior blocking and composition. Director George Mihalka will observe an actor perform a short scene and then will endeavour to improve everything by directing both the actor and camera to transcend the material. See how movies get made and careers get forged with effective and insightful direction…right before your eyes! 

Director/ Lecturer

GEORGE MIHALKA (Director, Quatrieme Vague Management)

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