Interested in processing film without all the nasty chemicals? You can with plants and a few simple items from your kitchen! This workshop offers hands on instruction on how to process black and white Super 8 film in buckets and Lomo tanks using eco-friendly ingredients like coffee and flowers.
Participants will shoot, develop, and watch their films all in one day.
Price: $50/$70 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)
Instructor: Herb Theriault & Dawn George
Dawn George is a Halifax based media arts who loves to muck around in the garden and make films. She received her film training through Afcoop’s One-Minute Film Program. Her DIY approach to filmmaking reflects her appreciation and respect for movement, nature, and sound. Her works have screened at Alchemy, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, WNDX, Antimatter [media art], Aesthetica, FLEX Fest, Imagine Science Film Festival, and 2018 Grow Op at the Gladstone.
Herb Theriault is a filmmaker working primarily in the analogue realm. With a focus on hand processing, often using alternative chemistry, he explores themes relating to the natural world, and how humans fit into it. His work has screened nationally, and internationally, including the Images Festival, ARKIPEL, and WNDX.