This workshop will cover a basic overview of documentary filmmaking principles including theoretical approaches to documentary, storytelling structures, styles and modes.
Instructor: Andrew MacCormack
Andrew MacCormack is a freelance filmmaker available for hire as director, editor or director of photography. He has directed, shot or edited projects for organizations including The CBC, Discovery HD, National Geographic and The National Film Board of Canada. Andrew has shot on four continents and his work has been broadcast worldwide.
He wrote, directed and edited the series "Cubicle to the Cage" in which he received a Gemini nomination. His short film "Here and Away" (PBS USA) won multiple audience awards and played on Air Canada flights worldwide. He edited the acclaimed documentaries, "The Man of a Thousands Songs" (TIFF 2010), "Silas" (TIFF 2017, Exec Prod. Leonardo DiCaprio), and "Gun Runners" (Netflix 2017) . He was the cinematographer and editor of the documentary "Hand.Line.Cod" (TIFF & Berlinale 2016). He was also the cinematographer on the film "Danny" and edited the documentary, "Bad Coyote" - Both films were nominated for Canadian Screen Awards. He most recently wrote and directed the documentary "Sickboy" which was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award and won best documentary at the Screen Nova Scotia awards.
Andrew is proudly from Prince Edward Island and is now based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia where he lives with his wife Julie and two sons, Miles and Dominic.
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.
Price: $45/55 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)