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Intro Series: Intro to Directing

  • October 27, 2020
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Zoom


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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: Taylor Olson

Taylor is an actor/ writer/ filmmaker based in K'Jipuktuk/ Halifax. Most recently his feature film directorial debut Bone Cage, based on the Governor General award-winning play by Catherine Banks, premiered at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2020 and won four awards, including: Best Atlantic Feature, Director, Screenwriting & Cinematography. His short films have screened nationally and internationally, been lucky enough to compete in CBC's Short Film Face Off, and most recently Inceldom, or why are the angry men angry won Best Atlantic Short at AIFF, 2020. As an actor, Taylor has appeared in productions such as Black CopPureHalloween PartyDawn Her Dad & the Tractor and Hopeless Romantic. He has been nominated for seven ACTRA award for performance, and won the David Renton Award for Outstanding Performance at AIFF 2018. 

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

Price: $25/35 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)

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