Workshop Registration & Membership Site

Workshop Registration & Membership Site

Intro to Directing

  • February 18, 2020
  • 18:00 - 21:30
  • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
  • 14


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This workshop will explore the tools and techniques available to a director to create projects from script to screen. The workshop will touch on elements like working with actors, visual storytelling, sound design, and the directors’ role in post-production. If you want to be a director, this workshop is for you.

Instructor: Stephanie Clattenburg

Stephanie Clattenburg is an indigenous writer-director who has been writing and directing films, music video and documentaries for over 10 years. She is currently in post production for her feature film 'Night Blooms'. The film is a gritty coming of age story about teenage girls set in the 1990’s. Her feature length documentary about gender bias in the music industry titled 'Play Your Gender' had it’s world premier in Canberra, Australia in 2016 and 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. Clattenburg has received several awards for her work in film including the ‘Emerging Artist Award’ from Arts Nova Scotia in 2018. She was also chosen as a '5 in Focus Director' from ‘Women in View’ partnered with ‘Women in Film and Television Atlantic’ and ‘Telefilm Canada’ to shine the spotlight on 5 female directors from the Atlantic region.

Please note dates are tentative and subject to change, workshops may be added or removed depending on registration numbers and interest. 

VENUE ACCESSIBILITY: AFCOOP is located on the main floor of 1531 Grafton St. Upon request a ramp can be set up over the two concrete steps leading up to our main entrance. There are two gender neutral washrooms located inside our office space.

Price: $45/55 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)

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