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We provide dozens of filmmaking workshops with industry professionals. All our courses take place in evenings or on weekends to suite your work schedule.

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Join us and chat with the people who are movin’ and shakin’ in the Canadian film industry right now.

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10 Tricks And Traps Of Film Producing

10 tricks of film producing

Film producing is an occupation fraught with danger, mishaps and misfortune. As Shakespeare said: many a slip twixt cup and lip. Here are the ten areas where new producers trip up. 1. Measure Success by More Than a Theatrical Release The times are a-changin’. The costs and associated risk factor of releasing a film theatrically […]

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How Do You Develop A Story That’s Worth Telling


All successful films (independent or otherwise) start with one thing: a great story that’s worth telling. You can learn the best filming techniques, which camera best suits your needs, and how to secure the right cast. But without a great story, you won’t have a great film. Some filmmakers approach the filmmaking process with a […]

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10 Political Films To Enlighten This Election Season


The current U.S. election is rough. Yes, I use euphemisms a lot. As it's probably only going to grow more nasty by 8th November, my instinct is to turn to the best form of escapism: movies. Movies, however, have this tendency to draw inspiration from real life. Or to be such great fiction that they say […]

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Rate The First 10 Pages Of Your Script


You keep hearing everyone banging on about how important the first 10 pages of your script are. In those few minutes of reading, you are told, whoever is holding your script in their grubby paws will have already made up their mind. Now matter what happens in the 2nd act, no matter how wow-ing your […]

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