WORKSHOPS

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We have spectacular opportunities for you to flex your creative muscle and take your career to the next level.


UPSTART
September 28 – November 23, 2015
Mondays, 6:30pm – 10pm
Calgary, Alberta

$175 + GST (Members of AMPIA, ACTRA or WIFTA)
Facilitator: Karen Ryan

Over an eight week period, participants come together every Monday night to film scenes and watch their work. Participation is open to any Alberta based writers, actors, and directors who have some basic experience in their field.

Calgary Dust Up
Saturday, October 3, 2015
9AM -6PM
Alberta College of Art & Design
Calgary, Alberta

FREE for AMPIA Members

Presented as part of the Calgary International Film Festival’s Industry Series, this straight-shooting workshop for professional and aspiring filmmakers, animators and digital content creators.

March Madness
March 19, 2016
Edmonton, Alberta

The third annual professional development day is geared to everyone from students to veterans. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with local filmmakers, unions, guilds and broadcasters in an intimate setting and enjoy an international keynote speaker making a big splash in the industry.

INPUT – International Public Television Conference
May 8-12, 2016
Calgary, Alberta

INPUT is an affordable, unique and influential international public television screening event that has been held in different host cities since 1977. A global meeting point, at INPUT the industry of producers, directors, writers and creators for the small screen and web come together to view and discuss the most innovative content being shown by public broadcasters around the world. Inspiring and innovative documentaries, dramas, webisodes, and programming that you won’t see anywhere else!

Banff World Media Festival
June 2016
Banff, Alberta

AMPIA members receive a discount on registration to this prestigious international festival in our own backyard. Renowned for pitch-sessions and master classes with top showrunners from series such as True Detective, UnReal, Lost, Bates Motel and Archer.

Alberta Media Production Industries Association