Jul 29 2015

Employment Opportunity: Programming Coordinator

The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative is seeking to hire a full time staff member to fill the position of Programming Coordinator. The deadline for application is Friday, September 11, 2015.
The Programming Coordinator will be responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of all Filmpool programmed events, including exhibitions, workshops, education and partnership initiatives, outreach and special projects. In addition, the position will be responsible for the promotion of these events, including website maintenance, online activities, social media and the production of event brochures, posters, cards and PSAs. The position, in collaboration with other staff members, will also be responsible to assist the organization in all other areas of communications and public relations.

For full details, please visit our Employment Opportunity page.

Or download the PDF

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/employment-opportunity-programming-coordinator-2/

Jul 21 2015

Conexus Film Camp 2015 has wrapped!

Conexus Film Camp 2015 has officially wrapped! Thanks to all participants, camp leaders, partners and the many friends and family who attended the week-ending screening at the RPL Film Theatre on Friday. It was such a fun and crazy week!

 

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Visit our Facebook page for photos of the fun week and the filmmakers in action.

 

Thanks to our sponsors for supporting this amazing camp: Conexus Credit Union, City of Regina, Saskatchewan Arts Board, University of Regina Department of Film, RPL Film Theatre, SaskCulture, and Canada Council for the Arts.

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/conexus-film-camp-2015-has-wrapped/

Jun 09 2015

One Take Super 8 Event – ANOTHER SUCCESS!

OTS8-smallThis past Friday, June 5th at the RPL Film Theatre in Regina, 25 brand-new super 8 films premiered to a packed house! It was a great evening of films, and this year marked the 15th year of the One Take Super 8 event, along with the 50th anniversary of the super 8 medium.

Huge thank you to Alex Rogalski, who is the man behind this amazing event. We already can’t wait for the next One Take Super 8 event! 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/one-take-super-8-event-another-success/

May 28 2015

ConexusFilmCamp2015 – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Registration is now open for Conexus Film Camp 2015! This week long course (July 13-17) allows young filmmakers ages 13-17 to flex their visual storytelling muscles through the creation of short films from start to finish. The participants get hands on experience with video equipment and get a chance to try out different crew positions as they work through the stages of writing, shooting, and editing their films.

More info and the registration form can be found HERE.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/conexusfilmcamp2015-registration-now-open/

May 26 2015

OTS8 Screening June 5th in Regina!

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The Filmpool, in conjunction with Alex Rogalski at PAVED Arts Saskatoon, is proud to present the One Take Super 8 Event on Friday June 5 at the RPL Film Theatre!

The 24 filmmakers will get to see their 3 min, uncut, Super 8 films for the very first time along with the audience! It is a nerve-wracking and exciting screening!

Join us for the free 2015 OTS8 Regina screening at 7pm June 5th at the RPL Film Theatre!

Saskatoon will be premiering their OTS8 films on June 4th at the Roxy Theatre.

More info | Regina FB Event

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/ots8-screening-june-5th-in-regina/

May 25 2015

23rd Annual Screening Under The Steeple

MC-Suts-sThe Filmpool’s 23rd annual Screening Under The Steeple happened this past Friday May 22nd at the Artesian on 13th. The night was filled with Prairie Gothic themed films, curated by Karen Elliott, that had everyone laughing in their seats!

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/23rd-annual-screening-under-the-steeple/

May 11 2015

Conexus Summer Film Camp 2015

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Our 10th Annual Summer Film Camp is just around the corner! This year’s Conexus Film Camp will take place July 13-17th, 2015.

The Conexus Film Camp is a week-long workshop for youths ages 13-17. Participants get hands-on experience using equipment and create their films from the ground up. Scripts, storyboards, acting, equipment operation, editing – they do it all. And at the end of the week, the films are screened at the RPL Film Theatre.

Stay tuned for further updates and registration. In the mean time, read on for more details about the Conexus Film Camp.

Please feel free to contact us if you have further questions as well!

 

 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/conexus-summer-film-camp-2015/

May 05 2015

Jaimz Asmundson’s Screening & Artist Talk

jaimz-review-smallOn May 1st, Winnipeg filmmaker Jaimz Asmundson was at the Filmpool to present a selection of his visually stunning films. The night included a couple super 8 films he had shot as part of One Take Super 8 events; including a very successful comedy entitled, Goths! On the Bus!, in which a couple goths ride the bus to the mall to get new lipstick!

Jaimz got up afterwards and spoke a bit about his films and the opportunities that the WNDX Festival of Moving Image provides to all prairie filmmakers.

Jaimz spoke a bit about his working relationship with his father, C. Graham Asmundson, who he features in his film, The Magus; in which Jaimz documents his father’s body of work over a six-month period. Jaimz mentioned in his talk that his father is a very solitary artist, so it was a treat to be able to showcase his art work to an audience.   

My personal favourite was a 90 second short, Do the Blubb, featuring an interview of a German filmmaker who Jaimz had met during his residency in Cologne, Germany. In it the German lady samples an excerpt of something she calls The Blubb, which can only be described as a musical performance of a lifetime!

Speaking of musical performances, after the screening the audience was invited to head over to O’Hanlons for a live performance of Jaimz’s band, Ghost Twin. After being slightly delayed due to some fire marshals showing up for a random inspection, Ghost Twin finally took to the stage and gave a killer performance.

The night as a whole was jam packed with entertaining fun! Huge thank you to Jaimz Asmundson for providing us with this unique screening opportunity. – Thanks Jaimz!   

Permanent link to this article: http://www.filmpool.ca/jaimz-asmundsons-screening-artist-talk/

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