Open Aperture

Thursday, December 8th | The Club at the Exchange

Presented in partnership with the Saskatchewan Cultural Exchange 

An open mic format for film, art and culture.


Previous 2016 Events

Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards

Thursday, November 24th | Artesian

The Third Annual SIFAs will showcase and celebrate the best independent films made this past year.


The Land of Rock and Gold Screening

Friday, November 25th

Saskatchewan premiere screening of Daniel Redenbach and Janine Windolph’s dramatic feature film shot in and around La Ronge, SK.

The Cinema of Dr. Caligari

Thursday, October 20th | Mackenzie Art Gallery

Screening of selected local and international German Expressionist short films. Presented as part of the Caligari Salon: An Evening of Angst, Art, Cinema and Sideshow.



Tuesday, September 20th | Filmpool

Weekly filmmaking classes for students ages 13-17. Students  collaborate on screen based art projects.

Keepers For The Old People screening

Thursday, August 4th at 7:00pm | The Artesian on 13th

Presented in Partnership with Trinity Square Video

A screening of Filmpool member Michael Keshane‘s documentary, Keepers For The Old People.


Production Workshop

Friday, August 5th at 6:00pm

Training on the new gear acquired for rental including the DJI Ronin 3-axis gimbal, Kessler Cineslider, Zoom F8 Multitrack Field Recorder and Rotolight Neo 3 Kit.


“RIIS Media Presents” short film screening

Thursday, July 28th at 7:00pm | Filmpool

A screening of short films featuring the works of Louise BigEagle, Brad Bellegarde, Evie Ruddy, Wilf Dieter and Ntawnis Piapot. The videos were created with the support of RIIS Media Project.


Affinity Credit Union Film Camp

Monday, July 11th – 15th | Filmpool

This week long camp takes participants through the production process of creating a short film. Classes focus on visual storytelling and creativity. Students of all experience and skill levels welcome.


Light and Shadow Workshop

Saturday, June 18th & 19th | The Sound Stage 

Presented in Partnership with Creative Saskatchewan  

A two-day lighting workshop with Regina cinematographer Layton Burton. Principles of effective lighting will be covered, including a focus on the practises and styles of German Expressionism.


One Take Super 8 Event

7pm Thursday, June 9th | The RPL Film Theatre 

Presented in Partnership with OneTakeSuper8

Shot on super 8, the films in these events have never been seen before, not even by the filmmakers! Edited in-camera, the works are shown as they were shot. No Cuts! No Splices!



Sunday, June 5th – 1:00 | Filmpool 
In addition to electing new members to the Filmpool Board, reviewing the Filmpool’s financial situation, and reports from staff and Board – the AGM offers members an opportunity to share their thoughts about the Filmpool in general. There will be many important issues facing the Filmpool in the months ahead, and the organization needs your input and your vision to help out with these decisions.

Screening Under the Steeple

Friday, May 27th – 7:00 | Artesian
The 24th Annual Screening Under the Steeple is presented in partnership with the Cathedral Village Arts Festival.  A curated program with the theme paint the town showcasing the films of the Filmpool’s membership.

Daniel Cross at RPL

Tuesday, May 24th – 7:00 – RPL Film Theatre

Daniel Cross, in conversation with Mark Wihak, will discuss his 20 year journey as a filmmaker, supported by clips form several of his films, including the launch of his latest feature “I Am The Blues.”

Presented in partnership with SMPIA and the RPL Film Theatre.


Editing Workshop

Wednesday, April 20th & 21st 7:00 – Filmpool Office

This two part workshop will examine both technical hands on skills as well as editing theory. On the first night join us for a look at the software and technical aspects of editing with the Adobe Creative Suite. Follow up with us on night two for a panel discussion with editors from documentary, experimental and narrative backgrounds.

Workshop Facilitator: Berny Hi

Panelists: Wanda Schmöckel, Ian Campbell and Dianne Ouellette


Grant Application Deadline

Friday, April 15th 

Grants and equipment deferrals are available for production, post-production, and distribution. First time filmmakers (including students) may apply for the First Film Fund for their first project with the Filmpool.

Grant Writing Workshop

Friday, March 17th 7pm – Filmpool Office

How to effectively articulate your idea to a jury. This workshop focuses on the upcoming Filmpool grant applications. The workshop will be lead by University of Regina Department of Film Production Professor Kyath Battie.

From Script to Schedule

Friday, March 4th 1:30pm – The Sound Stage 

Practical workshop with instructions on directing, scheduling, script breakdown and logistics.

Presented in partnership with Living Skies Student Film Festival.





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