Workshop Registration & Membership Site

Workshop Registration & Membership Site

FILM 5 Workshops

    • January 18, 2020
    • 10:00
    • January 19, 2020
    • 17:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 20
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs.
     

    Proper management is an important component of realizing your creative vision. This two-day crash course will teach participants about the organizational tools that help a production to run smoothly and how to manage potential production problems. Topics covered include the role of the Production Manager and team, script breakdown, budgeting, cost reporting, hiring personnel, locations and money management. Bring a calculator – there will be lots of hands-on examples.

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Production Coordinator trainee

    Day 1: Jan 18th, 10am - 5pm

    Day 2: Jan 19th, 10am - 5pm

    Price: $180/220 (AFCOOP members / non-members)


    • February 01, 2020
    • 10:00 - 17:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 20
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs. 

    This one-day workshop will cover the specific functions of the AD team and provide an overview of how the AD team organizes an efficient independent film. Pre-production and production requirements will be discussed in detail including script breakdown, shooting schedules, on-set responsibilities, and co-ordination of the cast and crew.

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Assistant Director trainees

    Price: $90/110 (AFCOOP members / non-members)

    • February 08, 2020
    • 10:00
    • February 09, 2020
    • 17:00
    • 5663 Cornwallis St. Suite 101
    • 20
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs. 

    This Art Department Intensive workshop will centre around what it takes to properly understand and break down a script in Art Department terms. We will look at the roles within the art department, the conceptual sketches and ideas that designers produce, the layers involved in putting sets together, and how colour affects the visceral response of a set.

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Art Department trainee 

    Day 1: Feb 8th, 10am - 5pm

    Day 2: Feb 9th, 10am - 5pm

    Price: $180/220 (AFCOOP members / non-members)


    • February 13, 2020
    • 18:00 - 21:30
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 19
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs.

    What happens after all the filming has wrapped up? The post-production team goes to work! This workshops will explore the overall post-production workflow for a short film. Participants will be given an overview of the role of the DMT, off-line vs. on-line editing, colour correction, sound design, foley, audio mixing and deliverable formats. 

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Assistant Editor trainees

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


    • February 22, 2020
    • 10:00
    • February 23, 2020
    • 17:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 20
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs.

    This two-day course covers the tasks associated with a being a 1st assistant camera, loader and trainee as well as the basics of camera operation. Topics covered include the working relationship with the DOP, focus pulling, slating, marking, reports, loading, light meters roles in the department, the industry as a whole and the next steps to take, priorities of an assistant – Setting up camera, changing locations, which gear to take first, weather gear and so much more.

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Camera Assistant trainee 

    Day 1: Feb 22nd, 10am - 5pm

    Day 2: Feb 23rd, 10am - 5pm

    Price: $180/220 (AFCOOP members / non-members)

    • February 27, 2020
    • 17:00 - 21:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 24
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs. 

    Learn all about the jargon, the do's and don’ts and find out what to expect your first time on a film set. This course is required for all on set FILM 5 trainees and is included as part of the FILM 5 application fee. If you have previously taken this course, you are not required to take it again.  

    This workshop will run from 5 - 9pm.

    (Required for all FILM 5 Trainees)

    Price: $60 (for AFCOOP members and non-members)

    Instructor: Jenny Reeves

    Jenny Reeves has been a member of IATSE Local 849 representing Motion Picture Technicians in Maritime Canada for 7 years in the craft service department. She was organized into the local in 2011 and now serves the organization as President. She also serves as the co-chair of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Anti-Racism and Human Rights Committee.

    Since Becoming President of Local 849 in 2017, Jenny has undertaken strategies within the local to organize and grow the membership. She is committed to continuing education and has recently received a Diploma from the IATSE Executive Officers Training Institute and earned a certificate in the Women in Leadership Program at Cornell University. Passionate about safety and equality, Jenny actively promotes anti-harassment initiatives and diversity and inclusion within the industry. She started teaching Set Etiquette and Set Safety workshops within the local and for other industry organizations such as AFCOOP, NB Film Co-op, and the NSCC Screen Arts program.

    Before going into the film world, Jenny worked in various other industries including forestry, manufacturing, construction and the oilfield.

    Jenny lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia with her partner Kimberley and their dog Ziggy. She works full time in her craft as well as helping out with the family forestry business and undertaking her duties to the local. In her downtime she enjoys cooking, camping and other outdoor activities such as paddling and snowshoeing.



    • February 29, 2020
    • 10:00 - 17:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    • 20
    Register

    This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs. 

    Build a foundation for location sound recording in this informative workshop. In this course, our industry professional will provide instruction in technique, equipment and basic theory.

    Note: Required for FILM 5 Sound Recordist trainee

    Price: $90/110 (AFCOOP members / non-members)

    • March 05, 2020
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • 1531 Grafton Street, Suite 101
    Register

    The trainee meet and greet is designed to help FILM 5 teams meet with potential trainees so that the best possible matches are made. This is an opportunity for trainees to approach FILM 5 teams and express interest in working on their project. 

    The trainee meet and greet also functions as a networking event giving everyone involved a chance to get to know each other producing possible future working relationships. 

    The trainee meet and greet is only open to trainees and members of the FILM 5 program. 

    Price: FREE

Past events

August 27, 2019 FILM 5 Prep Course - Creating Your Dream Team
July 02, 2019 FILM 5 Application Fee 2019/20
March 05, 2019 FILM 5 Set Etiquette Workshop
March 02, 2019 FILM 5 Camera Assistant Intensive
February 26, 2019 FILM 5 Post-Production Workflow
February 23, 2019 FILM 5 Lighting and Grip Intensive
February 16, 2019 FILM 5 Art Department Intensive
February 03, 2019 FILM 5 Assistant Directing Intensive
February 02, 2019 FILM 5 Location Sound Recording
January 12, 2019 FILM 5 Production Manager's Intensive
May 31, 2018 FILM 5 Application Fee 2019/20
March 21, 2018 FILM 5 Trainee Meet & Greet
March 20, 2018 SET ETIQUETTE Workshop
March 13, 2018 FILM 5 Post-Production Workflow
February 28, 2018 FILM 5 Location Sound Recording
February 24, 2018 FILM 5 Art Department Intensive
February 13, 2018 FILM 5 Phase Two Tuition
February 03, 2018 FILM 5 Camera Assistant Intensive
January 27, 2018 FILM 5 Production Manager's Intensive
September 28, 2017 FILM 5 Application Fee
September 26, 2017 FILM 5 Info Session
August 22, 2017 FILM 5 Prep Course #3: Creating Your Dream Team
August 15, 2017 FILM 5 Prep Course #2: Producing is Fun!
August 08, 2017 FILM 5 Prep Course #1: Script Clinic
March 16, 2017 Trainee Meet and Greet
March 12, 2017 Assistant Directing
March 11, 2017 Location Sound Recording
March 09, 2017 Set Etiquette Workshop
February 25, 2017 Camera Assistant
February 11, 2017 Art Department
January 28, 2017 Production Manager's
January 17, 2017 Film 5 Trainee Info Session
November 19, 2016 Re-Imagining The Short Film: Directing Masterclass
November 18, 2016 Re-Imagining the Short Film: Screening
April 10, 2016 Sound Editing *FILM 5
March 26, 2016 Assistant Editing *FILM 5
March 24, 2016 Location Sound Recording FILM 5
March 19, 2016 Assistant Directing *FILM 5
March 17, 2016 Post-Production Workflow *FILM 5
March 15, 2016 Set Etiquette *FILM 5
March 12, 2016 Art Department Intensive *FILM 5
March 10, 2016 The Role of the Data Management Technician *FILM 5
February 13, 2016 Camera Assistant Intensive *FILM 5
January 30, 2016 Production Managers' Intensive *FILM 5
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