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.
WORKSHOP ACCESSIBILITY: AFCOOP will be hiring American Sign Language Interpreters for the entire Fall Filmmaking Workshops series which will make the workshops accessible to the hearing impaired.
VENUE ACCESSIBILITY: AFCOOP is located on the main floor of 5663 Cornwallis St. There will be a ramp set up over the two concrete steps leading up to our main entrance. There is a gender neutral bathroom located inside our office space.
SAFER SPACES: AFCOOP is currently undergoing an extensive review of our processes and Code of Conduct, and in the interim will operate in accordance to the policy which is available on our website: www.afcoop.ca
Price: $45/55 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)
INSTRUCTOR: Stephanie Young
Steph Young (she/her, he/him) is a filmmaker, visual artist, arts instructor, and drag performer. Her award-winning films have screened on an international level, and explore complex themes such as gender, sexuality, neurodiversity, nature, and community. He is the co-founder of Asterix Media, a nonprofit organization focused on amplifying the stories and voices of marginalized communities through filmmaking and other artistic practices. When not making art, Steph works at a community resource centre for young people living with mental illness.