AMPIA’s first annual “March Madness” is the perfect crash course for filmmakers and producers! If you’ve been standing on the periphery of the industry and trying to figure it out all by yourself, this is the time to GET SERIOUS! Get involved and find the direction you’re looking for.
Already a member? This is the time to get up-to-speed on current trends in the industry and network with exciting new people.
Come down and meet the representatives from Alberta’s leading industries, including: Scot Morison (Writers Guild of Canada), Brad Stromberg (Edmonton Film Commission), Tina Alford (ACTRA Alberta), Sandi Perkins (Super Channel), Dylan Pearce (12pt Media), Camille Beaudoin (Mosaic Entertainment) Michael Jorgensen (Myth Merchant Films) and more!
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: VELCROW RIPPER
The award-winning documentary filmmaker hailed as a “Cinematic Activist” will be speaking on new revolutionary practices of crowd sourcing, building audiences and self distribution.
Read full itinerary here: March Madness
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Email email@example.com or call 1-800-814-7779. Workshop is FREE for members of AMPIA, FAVA, and CSIF and students of NAIT, SAIT, and Red Deer College. Non-Members fee is $75.00
Hold on to your belt buckles as we announce the nominees for the Alberta Film & Television Awards on Wednesday April 24, 2013. Join us for our media conference for all the excitement. Please RSVP here by Monday April 22, 4pm as space is limited. The Media Conference will begin at 9:30am sharp in both Calgary and Edmonton. Please allot an hour for the media conference. Media interested in attending should contact the Alberta Film & Television Awards Publicist – Gordon Imlach – firstname.lastname@example.org – (403) 370-8195.
Details on ticket sales and accommodation partners will also be announced.
The Den, 3rd Floor
Delta Bow Valley
209 4 Ave SE
The Chancellor Room
(Ballroom/ Banquet Level)
10135 100 St NW
The AMPIA Cinematic Documentary Storytelling workshops in Calgary and Edmonton were very successful. AMPIA Board member and Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Michael Jorgensen delivered a jam-packed seminar that engaged over 60 attendees.
“An incredibly informative and inspiring event and we were very glad to be there.”
-Full Swing Productions
Thank you to all that registered for the workshops, Michael Jorgensen, and sponsors:
Do you have a good idea for a documentary and do not know what the story is or where to start? Emmy® award winning filmmaker Michael Jorgensen takes you through a step-by-step practical process from how to identify and focus your film to deciding where to put the camera. Regardless if you’re a producer, writer, editor, DOP or researcher, this session will provide you with the critical tools for making good stories great.
November 17, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm
Room MD 206, SAIT
1301 – 16 Avenue NW
November 24, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm
Room X107, NAIT
11762 – 106 Street
$50 AMPIA-DOC Alberta Members/$65 Non-members/$35 Students
(NAIT/SAIT students receive free admission – but registration is limited! Speak to your instructor about attending)