This workshop introduces students to the elements needed to make an independent film. Participants will walk through the filmmaking process from beginning to end. In addition they will receive a better understanding of the various jobs on a film set and how they work in conjunction with each other. A special focus will be made on the tools and resources that are available for making films in Nova Scotia.
Price: $40/50+HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)
INSTRUCTOR: Luckas Cardona
Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Luckas Cardona attended Humber College specializing in Film Production. His first short film Daddy’s Little Girl, produced and released in 2009 to critical acclaim, was a finalist for CBC’s 2010 Short Film Face Off. His follow-up, Mr.Happy, was nominated for Best Canadian Short at the Silver Wave Film Festival. Most recently his short film The Long and Short of Barry Small earned actor Christopher Shore ACTRA's Best Acting award of 2013.
Having produced documentaries with a focus on francophone and aboriginal culture, he currently has Spaceman and Robotron, an animated series in development with Teletoon. Additionally he's working on his second feature script, Age of the Machine, a retro-futuristic cyber-thriller. He also teaches workshops and facilitates film camps in partnership with local Halifax media arts organizations.