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Funding Basics for Indie Filmmakers Workshop with Ava Karvonen
April 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$30.00
You’ve got a great idea but how do you access the cash to get tell your story? Funding Basics for Indie Filmmakers will introduce the participants to a range of public and private funding opportunities in Canada.
Instructor: Ava Karvonen
VP Film, IATSE 210
Ava Karvonen is a twenty-year veteran of the film and television industry and founder of Reel Girls Media Inc. of Edmonton. Ava has produced more than 100 hours of content including documentaries, animation, children’s programming, web series, websites, serious games, and podcasts. Her work has been internationally recognized with more than 40 awards including nine awards for www.anashinteractive.com – the companion to the animated series, Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock. Anash Interactive’s wins included the CFTPA Award for Best Convergent New Media, and a Japan Prize, the world’s most prestigious educational media award. Japan Prize jury members praised the cross-platform project for harnessing technology as a means of appreciating the traditional. In addition to producing, Ava also teaches credit and non-credit courses; serves on the boards of the AFA. IATSE Local 210 and WIFT-A; and mentors filmmakers with the NSI and Raindance.