Our filmmakers’ workshops are back again this year. Free if you’re 19 or under! Spend a day with an industry veteran, glean from their experience and get inspired for your own projects. Check them out:
Documentary Filmmaking with Hugh Gibson: Hugh Gibson is a graduate of York University (BFA: Film). He participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus (’05), TIFF’ s Talent Lab (’06) and TIFF STUDIO (’12). Selected credits include writing/directing the acclaimed short drama, Hogtown Blues (’04), and producing short doc A Tomb with a View (’14). His feature debut, The Stairs (‘16), won the Toronto Film Critics Rogers Best Canadian Film Award and was awarded $100,000.
Composing Music for Film with Erica Procunier: Erica Procunier is a Canadian film composer and pianist from Sarnia. Her credits include scores for over forty film, television, theatre, advertisement and video game productions. Her films have screened worldwide, claiming multiple international awards. She has most recently been commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto International Film Festival to compose a live film score to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.
Online Writing for Women with Meg MacKay: Originally from Prince Edward Island, Meg MacKay won her first poetry competition at the age of 9-and has not stopped gloating about it. She started her career as a journalist and newspaper editor, and now writes for stage and screen. She is an award-winning playwright, poet, and comedy writer. As a stand-up comedian she has performed her original material on 3 continents, and on SiriusXM radio. Meg is a contributor to CBC Comedy.