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May 2015

Filmmaker Insights Workshop: "Fool’s Day – Concept to Creation (Making an Award-Winning Short)"

May 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ernie Radbourne Pavillion at Muskoseepee Park, 10326 102 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1C1 Canada

Filmmaker Insights workshop – $40 ($25 students) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sat, May 9, 2015 (includes a half-hour lunch break) Muskoseepi Pavilion, Muskoseepi Park (entrance at 102 St & 102 Ave) Presenter: Cody Blue Snider As part of the Filmmaker Insights programming offered on Sat, May 9 in collaboration with Reel Shorts this 4-hour workshop (including a half-hour break for lunch) will cover every aspect of the filmmaking process, from concept to creation. International award-winning filmmaker Cody Blue Snider will…

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Filmmaker Insights Panel: "Looking for Laurels – Festival Circuit Tips from the Pros"

May 9, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 - 98 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0P6 Canada

Filmmaker Insights panel – $12 ($8 students) 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Sat, May 9, 2015 Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 – 98 Avenue Panelists: Scott Belyea and Cody Blue Snider Making a great short film is only the start. Now you want people to see it, but there are close to 5,000 film festivals around the world and almost all of them want a submission fee before they’ll consider your film. You need a strategy! As part of the…

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Filmmaker Insights Panel: "Looking for Laurels – Festival Circuit Tips from the Pros"

May 9, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 - 98 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0P6 Canada

Filmmaker Insights panel – $12 ($8 students) 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Sat, May 9, 2015 Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 – 98 Avenue Panelists: Scott Belyea and Cody Blue Snider Making a great short film is only the start. Now you want people to see it, but there are close to 5,000 film festivals around the world and almost all of them want a submission fee before they’ll consider your film. You need a strategy! As part of the…

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Filmmaker Insights Panel: "Moving on Up – Turning Short Film Success into a Feature Debut"

May 9, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 - 98 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0P6 Canada

Filmmaker Insights panel – $12 ($8 students) 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm, Sat, May 9, 2015 Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 – 98 Avenue Panelists: Josh Miller, Brian Morey, Cody Blue Snider You’ve made a great short film. It’s won awards on the festival circuit. Now is the time to turn that success into your feature debut. But how? As part of the Filmmaker Insights programming offered on Sat, May 9 in collaboration with Reel Shorts, our jury members will…

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Filmmaker Insights Panel: "Moving on Up – Turning Short Film Success into a Feature Debut"

May 9, 2015 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 - 98 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0P6 Canada

Filmmaker Insights panel – $12 ($8 students) 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm, Sat, May 9, 2015 Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 – 98 Avenue Panelists: Josh Miller, Brian Morey, Cody Blue Snider You’ve made a great short film. It’s won awards on the festival circuit. Now is the time to turn that success into your feature debut. But how? As part of the Filmmaker Insights programming offered on Sat, May 9 in collaboration with Reel Shorts, our jury members will…

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May 2016

Reel Shorts Film Festival 2016

May 10, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Grande Prairie Live Theatre, 10130 - 98 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0P6 Canada

Ten Short Years Reel Shorts turns ten! Join us for this amazing annual cultural event in Grande Prairie. Several PRIMAA filmmakers have submitted films this year, and we will also be doing our annual Frantic48 screening as part of the fest. Check out Reel Shorts' website as details become available. About Reel Shorts The Reel Shorts Film Festival celebrates short films and the filmmakers who make them by screening gems of storytelling brilliance from around the world, across Canada, and here…

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Looking for Laurels

May 14, 2016 @ 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Ernie Radbourne Pavillion at Muskoseepee Park, 10326 102 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1C1 Canada

Crafting a Festival Strategy 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm, Sat, May 14, 2016 Muskoseepi Pavilion, Muskoseepi Park (entrance at 102 St & 102 Ave) Panelist: Christina Martell Filmmaker Insights Panel 1 – $12 ($8 students) Free for Festival Passholders Making a great short film is only the beginning. Now you want people to see it, but submitting to festivals costs money and takes time. How do you create a budget and stay organized; use your time wisely and think like a Press Manager; find out which festivals are best for…

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Writing a Great Screenplay

May 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Ernie Radbourne Pavillion at Muskoseepee Park, 10326 102 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1C1 Canada

The Long and Short of It 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm, Sat, May 14, 2016 Muskoseepi Pavilion, Muskoseepi Park (entrance at 102 St & 102 Ave) Panelists: Scott Belyea, Lucas Martell, and Mark Sawers Filmmaker Insights Panel 2 – $12 ($8 students) Free for Festival Passholders In partnership with Reel Shorts Film Festival. What makes a great screenplay? What challenges are unique to writing a short screenplay? If structure is so important for feature screenplays, should writers be concerned about it for short films as well? What challenges…

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Moving on Up

May 14, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ernie Radbourne Pavillion at Muskoseepee Park, 10326 102 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 1C1 Canada

Turning Short Film Success into Career Longevity 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Sat, May 14, 2016 Muskoseepi Pavilion, Muskoseepi Park (entrance at 102 St & 102 Ave) Panelists: Scott Belyea, Lucas Martell, Mark Sawers, and Andrew Scholotiuk Filmmaker Insights Panel 3 – $12 ($8 students) Free for Festival Passholders In partnership with Reel Shorts Film Festival and Presented by Community Futures Grande Prairie. You’ve made a great short film. Perhaps it’s even won awards on the festival circuit. But how do you leverage that success into…

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February 2018

Call for Film Submissions: FAVA Film Festival in Edmonton, AB

February 6, 2018
Peace Region, Alberta Canada

Calling all Northern Alberta filmmakers! Have a short film you've produced in the last 18 months? Over the next week PRIMAA will accept all submissions which meet the criteria below to be evaluated by a panel of judges, who are skilled in the language of film, to choose 3 films to represent Northern Alberta. Any of the films chosen may have a chance to screen at the 7th Annual FAVA Fest Film Festival in Edmonton (all films will be subject to FAVA's selection process…

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