Events.

16mm Filmmaking: An In-Depth Project-Based Introduction
16mm Filmmaking: An In-Depth Project-Based Introduction

2 April 2017—11:30am-5:00pm
Cineworks Annex 235 Alexander Street Ironworks Building Basement (lane entrance)

W Add to Calendar 2017-04-02 11:30 AM 2017-06-04 05:00 PM 6 16mm Filmmaking: An In-Depth Project-Based Introduction Tickets:
General Admission $650
Concession Admission $600
Cineworks Members $500

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This course is an in-depth and intimate collection of 5 workshops, and 5 supervised analog studio/lab sessions with up to 400' Kodak Tri-X Reversal B&W 16mm film per participant, 300' of Orwo Pf2 print film, and all required processing chemistry provided. The course takes place over 5 sessions, on Sundays between 22 Jan and 26 Mar - with each session lasting 5 hours.

Participants will be trained in:

The basics of how to properly expose 16mm motion picture film with a Bolex camera in natural light using either a Sekonic or Luna light meter.

How to safely hand process b/w camera film using a LOMO developing tank.

How to use a Steenbeck for analog editing.

How to use a JK optical printer for blow-ups, reductions and motion effects in addition to basic shot editing.

How to digitally prepare a sound track and photograph a 16mm optical track using an Auricon camera.

How to use a Bell and Howell C-Printer to create a married print with picture and optical sound.


As all these processes are required to create a 16mm married film print, participants are expected to participate in all workshops and follow through with their own independent project (either on film or digitally) to be completed at the end of the workshop series.

Use of Cineworks facilities and equipment will be available to participants outside of workshop hours to allow them to practice learned skills and apply them to their project.
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Personal Taxes for Independent Filmmakers and Media Artists
Personal Taxes for Independent Filmmakers and Media Artists

15 February 2017—7:00pm-9:00pm
Cineworks Studio, 1131 Howe Street (lane entrance)

W Add to Calendar 2017-02-15 07:00 PM 2017-02-15 09:00 PM 6 Personal Taxes for Independent Filmmakers and Media Artists $25 + taxes | General Admission
$20 + taxes | Concession
$15 + taxes | Cineworks Member

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A presentation and Q&A on personal tax accounting for independent filmmakers and media artists, by Sherrill Sirrs Inc.

This two-hour workshop will cover essential details of record-keeping, form filling and smart accountancy for DIY accounts, bookkeepers and accountants, describing important differences in approach. A 30 minute presentation will be followed by in-depth Q&A.

Topics covered will include:

Accountancy Status
GST/PST
Keeping Records & Forms
Bookkeepers vs Accountants
Project Accounting

This workshop will be especially useful for artists working on a project basis, but applicable to accountancy for all practitioners paid as sole proprietors, employees, corporations or a combination of these.


Sherrill Sirrs, CMA (CPA, CMA).
Finding a niche market and possessing a love for the entertainment industry, Sherrill began working with independent filmmakers, media artists and television producers in 1997. Her practice is made up of primarily film-related clients and with dozens of film credits to her name, you can pretty much ask her anything about film financing and production accounting.


Please note: access to membership discounts can be obtained with a Cineworks General Membership ($40 annually). Please call 604-685-3841 for details, or come to an orientation at our Howe Street location (see [cineworks.ca/attend#events ](http://www.cineworks.ca/attend#events)for bi-weekly schedule details).
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Handmade Emulsion:  Creating Black and White Film Stock From Scratch
Handmade Emulsion: Creating Black and White Film Stock From Scratch

4 February 2017—1:00pm-5:00pm
Cineworks Annex, 235 Alexander Street (Ironworks basement)

W Add to Calendar 2017-02-04 01:00 PM 2017-02-05 05:00 PM 6 Handmade Emulsion: Creating Black and White Film Stock From Scratch Cineworks and Iris Film Collective present an experimental Filmmaking Workshop with Alex Mackenzie

$170 + taxes | General Admission
$150 + taxes | Concession
$130 + taxes | Member Admission

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The alchemical nature and serendipity of the handmade image are explored in this immersive how-to of hand-brewed emulsion.

In this two-day workshop a simple raw low ISO black and white film stock suitable for contact printing will be created, using three key ingredients in the production of a silver based emulsion: gelatin, potassium bromide, and silver nitrate. A basic chemistry lesson will be provided to introduce the essential make-up of film emulsion, followed by a discussion of technique including a contextual screening of examples, and the creation of the emulsion in a darkroom.

A variety of application methods are explored including dipping, painting and rolling, followed by contact printing, hand processing, and assessing the results. The workshop is aimed at both experienced practitioners and beginners, and includes all clear film stock, chemistry, and supplies. It is also recommended that you bring small objects of 16mm width or less and filmstrips for photogramming onto the emulsion.


No prior experience necessary.


Instructor:
Alex MacKenzie is a Vancouver-based media artist working primarily with 16mm analog film equipment and hand processed imagery. He creates works of expanded cinema, light projection installation, and projector performance. His work has screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, the EXiS Experimental Film Festival in Seoul, Lightcone in Paris, Kino Arsenal in Berlin and many other festivals and art spaces worldwide. Alex was the founder and curator of the Edison Electric Gallery of Moving Images, the Blinding Light!! Cinema and the Vancouver Underground Film Festival. He has been an artist in residence at Atelier MTK in Grenobles France, the Struts Gallery/Faucet Media in New Brunswick, Cineworks’ Analog Film Annex in Vancouver and Daimon in Gatineau. Alex co-edited Damp: Contemporary Vancouver Media Art (Anvil Press 2008), and interviewed David Rimmer for Loop, Print, Fade + Flicker: David Rimmer's Moving Images (Anvil Press 2009). He is a founding member of Iris Film Collective.


Please note: access to membership discounts can be obtained with a Cineworks General Membership ($40 annually). Please call 604-685-3841 for details, or come to an orientation at our Howe Street location (see [cineworks.ca/attend#events ](http://www.cineworks.ca/attend#events)for bi-weekly schedule details).
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Storycraft: A 10-week Screenwriting and Script Development Workshop –– Call for Expressions of Interest
Storycraft: A 10-week Screenwriting and Script Development Workshop –– Call for Expressions of Interest

27 January 2017—7:00pm-10:00pm
Cineworks Studio, 1131 Howe Street (lane entrance)

W Add to Calendar 2017-01-27 07:00 PM 2017-04-06 10:00 PM 6 Storycraft: A 10-week Screenwriting and Script Development Workshop –– Call for Expressions of Interest CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Deadline January 27, 6.00pm

Prospective participants: please send an expression of interest with a 7-page script sample to programs[at]cineworks.ca by Fri Jan 27, email subject: STORYCRAFT.
Participant selections will be announced in early February.

Workshop Information

23 February – 27 April , 2017
Thursdays, 7.00pm–10.00pm
Non-members: $450 + taxes
Affiliate Partner Members: $385 + taxes
Cineworks Members: $350 + taxes

Selection by Expressions of Interest

Please note: access to membership discounts can be obtained with a Cineworks General Membership ($40 annually). Please call 604-685-3841 for details, or come to an orientation at our Howe Street location (see cineworks.ca/attend#events for bi-weekly schedule details). Do you have an idea for a film you’ve been nurturing but haven’t actually developed? Do you have a script that’s stuck or are you looking to take your work a step further? Do you simply want to get some experience with the essentials of storytelling on screen? If so, this workshop is for you.

Storycraft is a highly participatory workshop with a single goal – to help and encourage screenwriters to tell their story, to create and develop their screenplay, (short or long form).

Storycraft is driven by its participants. Projects will be chosen by the writers and submitted for workshop discussion on a regular basis. In addition to individual feedback, participants can expect to address questions of visual storytelling, story structure in film, character, dialogue, rhythm, tempo, script development and revision.


The Instructor

Martin Kinch is a writer, director and story editor. For over forty years he has focused on the creation and production of new Canadian work in film, on television on stage and on radio. As a playwright, he has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Chalmers Award. He has produced series and MoWs for CBC. He has written and story edited for a variety of TV series, among them Dead Man’s Gun, Jake and the Kid, Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys. He works as a script consultant with a number of independent filmmakers and teaches Screenwriting in the Creative Writing Program at UBC.


Storycraft Outline

Storycraft is a writer driven workshop focusing on the work of its participants. Writers will choose their own projects (short or long form film) and submit their developing work to the workshop for discussion on a regular basis. Each participant will create her own schedule and set her own goals.

Writers will be expected to work through the stages of script development from pitch/discussion, outline and first draft.

Many of the sessions will feature a discussion of the elements of screenwriting: visual storytelling, dramatic structure, character, dialogue, tempo and rhythm, development and revision.

Excerpts from films will be screened to illustrate questions as they arise.

In the last sessions, each of the writers will sit down one-on-one with the instructor to discuss their project and plan its further development.

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Outfitumentary: Screening and Artist Q&A with K8 Hardy
Outfitumentary: Screening and Artist Q&A with K8 Hardy

26 January 2017—7:00pm-9:30pm
Lecture Hall room 301, South Building, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, 1399 Johnston St, Vancouver

S Add to Calendar 2017-01-26 07:00 PM 2017-01-26 09:30 PM 6 Outfitumentary: Screening and Artist Q&A with K8 Hardy K8 Hardy’s Outfitumentary (2016) is an extended self-portrait that archives many looks and styles struck over an 11-year timespan. In 2001 she started with the title, and after positioning herself in front of the lens of a mini-DV, she structured a simple though dedicated objective to capture her everyday outfits. This framework followed her through different domestic spaces and subsequent art studios, documenting subtle shifts in her lifestyle while unraveling the symbolic roles dress plays and the dimensions outfits form in networking codes of identity.

Outfitumentary (2016) will be screened as part of DIM cinema’s spring programming at Pacific Cinematheque Wednesday January 25, 7:30pm followed by an additional showing with a question and answer period at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Lecture Hall room 301, South Building, 26 January 7pm. This marks the second set of screenings of Outfitumentary (2016) in Canada, with the first occurring in Montreal in November & December 2016.

This opportunity has been generously supported by DIM Cinema, the Contemporary Art Society Vancouver, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Cineworks and the Queer Arts Festival, and is presented in collaboration with the Audain Faculty of Visual Art and Material Practice's Visual Art Forums.

K8 Hardy (b. 1977, Fort Worth, Texas) is an artist and filmmaker based in New York. Her performances, photographs, self-distributed zines, videos (including music videos for Le Tigre, Lesbians on Ecstasy and Men) and films have been exhibited at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art/Whitney Biennial 2012; MoMA PS1, NY; Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas; The Tate Modern, London; Reena Spaulings Fine Art, NYC; Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien in Graz, Austria.

K8 Hardy studied at Smith College, the Milton Avery Graduate School for the Arts at Bard College, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. Outfitumentary is her first feature film.


Image: K8 Hardy, Outfitumentary, 2016, video, 82:00, colour, sound. © K8 Hardy; courtesy the artist; Hardy Studio; Picture Palace Pictures
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Film & Media Showcase: Cineworks | WIFTV | DOC BC
Film & Media Showcase: Cineworks | WIFTV | DOC BC

25 January 2017—7:00pm-9:00pm
Cineworks Studio, 1131 Howe Street (lane entrance)

S Add to Calendar 2017-01-25 07:00 PM 2017-01-25 09:00 PM 6 Film & Media Showcase: Cineworks | WIFTV | DOC BC The Film and Media Showcase is a public forum for members of Cineworks, WIFTV and DOC BC. It provides filmmakers with an opportunity to share their work with other artists and the public, across genres and in a variety of lengths, in a space dedicated to discovery, discussion and inspiration. Each screening will be followed by a question and answer session with creators, with informal conversation and networking afterwards.

Program:
Cadence 88 min; 2016
Director: Alexander Lasheras (Cineworks)
Producers: Nicolas Ayerbe Barona and Arun Fryer (Cineworks)

When spending a romantic getaway with her pop-star boyfriend, Cadence experiences nightmare scenarios that will test her reality and self-identity. Cadence’s psyche is as fragmented as the film itself in this debut feature by local BC filmmaker Alexander Lasheras which won the Audience Must-See-Award at VIFF 2016. Curtis Woloschuk says: “this is a thoroughly entertaining and remarkably tense rumination on memory, trauma, and the psyche’s efforts to protect itself.”


Strange Things Done; 2 min 8 sec; 2016
Director: Elle Wild (WIFTV)

Elle Wild won the Arthur Ellis Award 2015 for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel for Strange Things Done, and was shortlisted in multiple contests. This short film is a trailer is for the book, which is out now, and in January Elle starts pitching it as a film. She's also submitting it to the WIFTV “From Our Dark Side” genre-film development contest.

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Volunteering.

How to Volunteer at Cineworks

Volunteering at Cineworks is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded people in Vancouver’s media arts community. Members and non-members alike are welcome to volunteer, although privilege will be given to current members in good standing. Please visit our Cast/Crew/Wanted Ads section if you are looking specifically for on set experience.

Cineworks is a member-driven organization and runs on its core of amazing volunteers. All current members are expected to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours per year as part of your membership duties.

Annex.

The Annex Production Facility

Located in Vancouver’s Railtown District in the historic Ironworks Building, Cineworks Annex is an analogue studio specializing in celluloid cinematic practices. The Annex is a communal studio space that is home to our past Local Artists in Residences and houses a dark room, optical printing, Steenbeck flatbed editor, film processing/printing facilities, and an animation stand.

We recommend doing an orientation for those interested in learning more about the Annex. It is a mandatory step before using the facilities. To schedule an orientation, please contact annex@cineworks.ca. When you come to the Annex for your orientation, please ring the doorbell on the right side of the metal gate at the bottom of the slope.

Please note that the Annex does not have regular office hours. If you want to go to the Annex you have to book an appointment. Send an e-mail to annex@cineworks.ca for inquiries about the Annex or if you want to go to the annex for an orientation.

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