Telus workshop in Kelowna: "From Concept to Camera"

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The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to announce its newest training initiative presented in partnership with TELUS Optik™ Local, a series of workshops entitled FROM CONCEPT TO CAMERA: Developing Your Story for the Screen.

The workshops take place in March and April and are open to the diverse community of producers and content creators in Alberta and British Columbia.

Workshops will be held in Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Edmonton, Kelowna and Prince George and are free to attend. Training is delivered by NSI facilitators Rudy Thauberger, Mike Fly and Angela Heck.

Emerging filmmakers and mid-career professionals are encouraged to attend this professional development opportunity to help develop their own projects and network with other filmmakers and content creators. TELUS will also provide information about its TELUS Optik Local grants and TELUS STORYHIVE.

“NSI is pleased to partner again with TELUS in offering these development workshops to writers, directors and producers in BC and Alberta,” said Angela Heck, NSI digital media programs manager. “Through offering creative development and networking opportunities to filmmakers of all genres, we look forward to taking NSI’s storytelling expertise on the road.”

“We’re thrilled to have NSI deliver training across five cities in western Canada for TELUS Optik Local,” said Kim Guise, director of TELUS Optik Local. “With these five workshop dates, we are proud to provide concept-to-camera creative and production development, as well as the opportunity to introduce ourselves to storytellers in BC and Alberta.”

All workshops take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Workshop date and location:
April 9 – Kelowna
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave.

Workshops are free of charge but registration is required.

To register, email your name, contact information and which session you would like to attend (community and date) to:

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