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Calgary Dust Up 2017




AMPIA’s 3rd annual Southern Alberta Professional Development Day CALGARY DUST UP is a workshop that provides useful information for students, emerging producers and content creators, and industry veterans wanting to keep up on the latest trends. Open to the public, the workshop is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to break into the industry!

Date: Saturday October 21, 2017. Noon – 5pm.
Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, Alberta College of Art & Design
1407 – 14th Ave NW Calgary
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Admission: $15 AMPIA Members, $25 Non-Members.
Students are Free & need to register by emailing:

Calgary Dust Up

Dust Up Program
Welcome 12pm

Introduction from Bill Evans (AMPIA).
Starting a company 12:15 – 1pm
A not boring talk on a boring subject.
Speaker: Scott Westby
Working with ACTRA 1-2:00pm
No matter what your budget, having a great cast on the screen is critical to success.
ACTRA Branch Representative Tina Alford will discuss how to engage ACTRA performers for your next project.
Speaker: Tina Alford
Coffee break 2-2:15pm
Funding 2:15-3:15pm
Steps to getting your project funded and off the ground.
Speakers: Erin O’Connor, Jeslene Quinn
Filming in Southern Alberta 3:15-4:15pm
How and why you should start getting ready to do your productions in Calgary.
Speakers: Luke Azevedo, Erin O’Connor. Moderator: Tina Alford
Breaking into the industry 4:15-5pm
What to do after film school and how to approach getting your projects/career off the ground.
Speaker: Dylan Pearce
Networking Reception 5pm Sponsored by ACTRA


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