This workshop introduces participants 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: Stephanie Clattenburg
Stephanie Clattenburg is a writer-director with over 12 years experience in the film and television industry. Her first feature length film, a documentary about gender bias in the music industry titled PLAY YOUR GENDER had it’s world premier in Canberra, Australia in October 2016. The film was awarded the ‘Edith Lando Peace Prize, which goes to the film which best utilizes the power of cinema to further the goal of social justice and peace’ from The Reel 2 Real Film Festival in Vancouver. It also won ‘Best Music/Art Documentary’ at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival. She also works as a videographer and radio technician at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Clattenburg made her acting debut in 2014 when she starred in Andrea Dorfman’s HEARTBEAT, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
She has directed several music videos and short films over the past decade. Most recently she wrote, directed, co-produced and acted in her latest short film, PLAY REWIND PLAY. A time travel love story that had it’s world premiere at the Roswell Film Festival in New Mexico in April 2017 where it was nominated for ‘Best Short Film’.