A 4 part workshop introducing participants to the theoretical and technical aspects of creating 2D animation.
Happening Feb.24,26,28 Mar.1
Feb 26 2015
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Jan 30 2015
Happening Feb.24, 26, 28, Mar.1, 2015
This 4 part intro-level to animation workshop will cover the theoretical and technical aspects of animation. It will also lead participants through the animation software known as ToonBoom; the foundation upon which leading studios like Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox Animation, Universal, and many others have built their most well-known and best-loved animated productions.
Space is limited to 10 participants, so register soon by first calling the Filmpool to ensure space availability, 306-757-8818, and then filling out the online registration form HERE.
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Dec 02 2014
What a great evening of film and entertainment! The Inaugural Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards were a hit. Thank you all to the filmmakers, hosts, guests, sponsors, audience… everyone! A big thank you goes out to the volunteers and everyone involved in pulling off this great event.
And now what I’m sure you’re all waiting for – the list of winners!
Best Film – Jury’s Choice:
“Snapshots” by Brian Stockton.
Synopsis: A personal documentary featuring 5000 still photographs taken over a period of 25 years. A life flashing in front of your eyes in rapid, hypnotic fashion.
Bio: Brian Stockton is a Regina-based filmmaker and educator known for his work in a variety of genres.
Best Student Film:
“Running By” by Bryce Gamache.
Synopsis: Born into a traditional farming family; Ethan is expected to eventually take over the farm. Ethan is faced with trying to live out his passion of running before this happens.
Bio: Bryce Gamache currently attending Univeristy of Regina’s BFA in video production. In his last year he has studied all aspects of filmmaking but finds himself taking to the directing field of film.
“This Huckster’s Paradaise” by Allan Roeher, Matt Belanger, and Matt Yim.
Synopsis: On an evening stakeout, a young couple attempt to out a case of infidelity but discover playing private-eye isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Bio: Matt Yim is a Regina based writer/director who just completed his first feature film, Basic Human Needs, with producers Matthieu Belanger and Allan Roeher.
Thank you mispon for presenting the Audience Choice Award and to SaskEnergy for presenting the Best Student Film Award. Congratulations to the award winners and all filmmakers. We have so much talent in the province and we were excited to have the chance to celebrate it.
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Nov 21 2014
We got our Premiere Screening poster up and printed!
We’re counting down the days until the Premiere Screening 2014 Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards! Join us for films, entertainment, food, drinks, socializing and general merriment next Thursday.
And we aren’t the only ones getting excited – check out these great articles on Premiere Screening 2014 & SIFA:
Leader-Post: Sask. Independent Film Awards scheduled for Nov. 27
Verb Magazine: AND THE WINNER IS…
CTV Regina Morning Live: Indie Awards.
November 27, 2014
Doors at 7:00pm
at The Artesian on 13th.
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Nov 12 2014
The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative is delighted to announce the nine nominees for the First Annual Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards (SIFA) and Premiere Screening. Congratulations to the following finalists in the categories of Best Film and Best Student Film!
au bord de la riviere – by Mike Rollo
Mysterium – by Jennifer Sparrowhawk
Parathyroid Punk – by Chrystene Ells
Snapshots – by Brian Stockton
This Huckster’s Paradise – by Matt Yim and Matt Belanger
BEST STUDENT FILM Nominees:
A New Understanding – by Brenden Wishlow
Isaiah – by Jason Rister and Jordan Mackenzie
Paragon – by Zoe Gaudry
Running By – by Bryce Gamache
The AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD will be selected at SIFA by audience vote, and awarded on the spot!
The Filmpool would like to extend their sincere thanks to all of the Saskatchewan independent filmmakers who submitted from across the province. Competition was tight, and an impressive 45 films were submitted and reviewed by the three-member SIFA jury.
Should be a fantastic evening of entertainment and suspense! We hope to see you at The Artesian on November 27th!
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Nov 11 2014
2014 FILMPOOL PREMIERE SCREENING
featuring the first annual
Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards
Thursday, November 27, 2014. Doors at 7:00pm. Entertainment at 7:30pm. Show at 8:00pm.
At The Artesian on 13th, 2627 13th Ave, Regina, SK S4T 1N2.
The annual Filmpool Premiere Screening is designed to showcase and celebrate the amazing, creative and diverse film and video works by the Members of the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative. This year we are excited to present the Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards at Premiere Screening 2014! Nominated films at the Premiere Screening will be eligible for 3 awards: Best Independent Saskatchewan Film – Jury’s Choice, Best Student Film, and Audience Choice.
James Whittingham and Laura Abramsen will co-host the night’s events. Both James and Laura are well-known actors in Saskatchewan’s independent film scene and co-stars of Saskatchewan feature film The Sabbatical.
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Nov 05 2014
You are invited to submit an application to participate in the Expanded Cinema program, whether you are an emerging or more established filmmaker! The program is also open to community facilitators who may be interested in working with a group.
For more information about this program and to apply visit expanded.filmpool.ca
or email Artist-In-Residence, Berny Hi [email protected]
COST: $50 Participant Fee
No fee for non-supported submissions to the Great Saskatchewan Timelapse Project.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 10, 2014
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Oct 28 2014
Poetry & Film hits the big One-Oh! Join us Wednesday October 29th for films and poetry at the Filmpool. The event is free to attend.
The featured poets include Shayna Stock and Tara Dawn Solheim. Witiko Psychosis I will be presented by the featured filmmakers, the White Crow Collective.
Join the Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative and Kelly Riess for A Night of Poetry & Film 10!
When: Wednesday October 29th, 2014. Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 7:30pm.
Where: The Filmpool (301-1822 Scarth St.)
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