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October 2018

KICKING THE DAY JOB: BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL FILMMAKER

October 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FilmPEI, 57 Watts Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 2B7 Canada
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“KICKING THE DAY JOB: BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL FILMMAKER”- A Workshop for Filmmakers: information and tools for professional advancement. Instructor: Lulu Keating FEE:       $10/FilmPEI member    $25/non-member Overview: This short workshop starts with recognizing obstacles and dismantling them, then setting realistic goals to grow your portfolio, your network and your experience.  It includes information on grant writing, applying for residencies, and exhibition of your work. Skills to be gained by Participants:  • Goals of workshop are described and discussed. (The…

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January 2019

IATSE Set Etiquette Course

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
knest studio, 15 Camburhill Crt.
Charlottetown, PE C1E 0E2 Canada
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IATSE SET ETIQUETTE WORKSHOP AT FILMPEI Saturday, January 12 1pm to 5pm Knest Studio 15 Camburhill Crt. Charlottetown, PE, C1E 0E2 Fee: pay what you can at the door (suggested $10) Saturday January 12 members from IATSE will be coming to PEI to deliver a set etiquette course. Crew roles and interaction will be discussed and questions about using and joining the union will be answered. This will be an excellent intro to people new to filmmaking and new to…

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ACTRA presentation

January 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
knest studio, 15 Camburhill Crt.
Charlottetown, PE C1E 0E2 Canada
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NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE!!!!! Sunday, January 13 10am to 12pm Knest Studio 15 Camburhill Crt. Charlottetown, PE, C1E 0E2 Fee: Free ACTRA will be here to answer questions you may have with regard to using ACTRA actors on your projects. This will be especially informational to PRODUCERS and ACTORS. We encourage people to attend and ask ALL THE QUESTIONS!

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Storyboarding for Film

January 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
knest studio, 15 Camburhill Crt.
Charlottetown, PE C1E 0E2 Canada
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BOOK TICKETS HERE Adam Perry will be offering a storyboarding workshop for our Emerging Film 4Ward team and you all are invited! Come and learn how to transform your words to pictures. Great workshop for directors and those who would like to become storyboard artists. Also great for writers to learn how the pros will turn their scripts into films. Participants who want feedback should bring a sample of their scripts to breakdown - 1 or 2 scenes. FEES FilmPEI…

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PEI SCREENWRITERS’ BOOTCAMP INFO SESSION

January 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
haviland club, 2 Haviland St
Charlottetown, PEI Canada
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On Jan 27th from 2 to 4pm FilmPEI will present a FREE info session on what to expect from the PEI Screenwriters' Bootcamp workshops to help potential participants choose which workshop might best serve their goals. This year we have added four new workshops bringing the total to eight! Something for everyone! • Production Management 2.0 with Deb Patz • Beyond the Outline with Dennis Foon • Inside the Writer's Room with Cynthia Knight • Écrire un court métrage with Guy Boutin • Document This!…

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February 2019

Intro to Art Direction

February 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

October 2019

Short Fiction Screenwriting with Bretten Hannam

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
FilmPEI, 57 Watts Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 2B7 Canada
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Bretten Hannam is a Two-Spirit filmmaker of Mi'kmaw, Ojibwe, and Scottish ancestry living in Kespukwitk, Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) where he was raised. His films deal with themes of community, culture, language, and tradition with a focus on Two-Spirit / LGBTQ and gender identity. He is a Fellow of the Praxis Centre for Screenwriters, Outfest Screenwriting Lab, and the Canadian Film Centre’s Screenwriting Lab. Bretten is an instructor as NSCADU and for AFCOOP's Film5 program. Over the weekend he will be…

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November 2019

Short Documentary Screenwriting with Donna Davies

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
FilmPEI, 57 Watts Ave.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 2B7 Canada
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Donna Davies is a filmmaker from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Her foray into film began at Island Media Arts Co-op and The Atlantic Filmmaker’s Co-op where she made a number of shorts including Town Shoe Repair, Seven Crows and A Space for Sara. Donna began making documentaries at the National Film Board of Canada where she wrote and directed The Kitchen Goddess and the feature length music documentary A Sigh & A Wish. She went on to make dozens of award winning films…

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July 2020

Intro to Screen Acting

July 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Trilby Jeeves’ acting workshop and experience an in person acting icebreaker/introduction to online scene study with a partner to a live camera taping. All precautions for physical distancing and proper hygiene will be in place. You will be assigned a scene and expected to prepare for the online rehearsals. The class is limited to 10 people so pre-registration and pre-payment is required. • 9:30 to 12:30 - July 2 – In person introduction • Two virtual classes over the…

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Film Fundamentals for Teens

July 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make your own film from local industry professionals! FilmPEI Teen Film Fundamentals delves into the process of filmmaking and all the elements that are part of making a project from beginning to end. Students will be introduced to camera equipment, lighting and sound equipment, complete with a hands-on tutorial. In addition to the technical elements, we will get into story telling, story structure, authenticity and diversity. How do we tell a story? The class also looks at…

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