Mastering Dialogue and Writing From a Place of Vulnerability: Writing Workshop with Kaylee Gryba 

Writing “real” dialogue not only keeps a script from sounding artificial, but it has the added benefits of showing the characters’ quirks and creating room for conflict through the misunderstandings that often occur when we’re not really listening attentively to each other. Likewise, writing from a place of vulnerability is…

Filmpool Member Webinar – May 6th 11am

Tomorrow!The Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative is inviting its members to a live Webinar, Wednesday May 6th at 11:00 AM. We’ll answer questions you may have about our upcoming grant deadlines and share info about workshops we have planned in May.We’d also like to hear from our members about what kind of…

Call for Volunteers: Committee Members Needed

Are you a Filmpool member who would like to get more involved? A great way to earn Filmpool Bucks is by joining a committee! We are currently looking to fill spots on the following committees: Splice (magazine – print & online)Programming (screenings and workshops)Policy (policy manual for the Filmpool)Media (creating…

Grant Writing Workshop, March 15th

The Filmpool’s grant application deadline is coming up, and to help you prepare we have our annual grant writing workshop.On March 15th at 1 PM at the Filmpool, Kyath Battie will lead attendees through the Filmpool’s grant application process and offer step by step advice on the expectations for the…

DocIgnite – Building a sustainable career in documentary filmmaking

Sask Film Pool members interested in documentary filmmaking were treated to an evening with Hot Docs Distribution Manager Julian Carrington Jan. 22.  The small but enthusiastic crowd was the first to take part in a brand new workshop called DocIgnite – Building a sustainable career in documentary filmmaking. “Regina has some great emerging documentary…

Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant Programs Workshop

Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant Programs Workshop Saturday, Jan 25th, 2-4pm, Filmpool Office Free attendance This 90 minute workshop with a SAB program consultant includes an overview of Arts Board grant programs and activities, as well as some exercises in getting participants familiar with how grants are put together and evaluated….

Building a Sustainable Career in Docs – Workshop

Documentary stories enrich our lives and impact the world around us, but they can only do so as long as their makers are able to sustain a livelihood. A shifting industry landscape has made that more difficult. Core skill-building, diversifying talents and strategic planning are at the heart of this…

ANALOG FILM ENCOUNTER – PRINTING WITH LIGHT Optical Printing and Contact Printing Workshop

ANALOG FILM ENCOUNTER – PRINTING WITH LIGHT Optical Printing and Contact Printing Workshop Date and Time: JUNE 15th,  10am-4pm Location:  Saskatchewan Filmpool Cooperative In this workshop, Matthew Ripplinger will demonstrate two modes of printing with light, as a means to rephotograph motion picture film, produce special visual effects, and create…

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