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October 2020

Pocket Frantic 2020

Pocket Frantic!

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 am - November 2, 2020 @ 11:59 am

The Pocket Frantic cell phone film challenge - show the world the power of your pockets!

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November 2020

Pocket Frantic Online Premiere

November 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on YouTube to see what our amazing community created during the Pocket Frantic Film Challenge November 5, 2020 at 7pm (time subject to change) Find us on YouTube

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Audio Basics For Filmmakers

November 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am

This workshop will be held Online via Zoom. We will cover audio basics from on set audio capture through to final delivery. We’ll discuss mics, audio recorders, audio formats and levels, DAW software, working with OMF/AAF files, dialogue clean up/editing and syncing, mixing basics, delivery specs and formats. The interactive workshop will happen online via Zoom. Chris will present material and then provide demonstrations using industry standard audio software. Students may supply audio files or OMF/AAF files from any recent…

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Annual General Meeting 2020

November 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:50 pm

Annual General Meeting Nov. 26 | 6:30 - 8:30PM Annual General Meeting, Nov. 26, 2020 at 6:30pm MST. The meeting will be conducted virtually using Zoom (details below) and is open to all current members as well as members of the public. You can review the Meeting Agenda here. If you'd like to find out more about PRIMAA or get more personally involved, then this is a great chance to share your opinions or meet other media artists. We also have…

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December 2020

Pitching 101

December 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

How do you make your project stand out when you are submitting a proposal or pitching to a potential investor? This three-hour session will provide participants with an introduction to pitching and what goes into a proposal. Topics will include an overview of: Understanding investors/partners, targeting audience, introduction to story, identifying themes, requirements/deliverables, and project finance. Instructed by Ava Karvonen Ava Karvonen is multi-platform producer and the founder of Edmonton’s Reel Girls Media. She has produced and executive produced more…

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January 2021

The Role of Social Media Marketing For Filmmakers

January 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructed by Danielle Smith Let’s dive into the role of social media marketing and learn how to make it work for you, and your film or project. Social media marketing is a powerful tool that not only grows your film or project reach, but it encourages your targeted audience members to help join in with the leg-work. You’ve already created the content, so let’s work together to encourage users to share it. We will discuss what goes into setting up…

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February 2021

Funding Basics for Indie Filmmakers

February 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

3-part workshop, 3-hour sessions weekly for 3 weeks. Dates: Feb. 10, 17, & 24 Instructed by: Ava Karvonen You’ve got a great idea but how do you get access to the cash to help you tell your story? This three-part course will introduce the participants to a range of public and private funding opportunities in Canada. Course will include guest presenters who will present their projects (including the evolution of the project, pitch material, showing a short clip, and sharing overall…

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April 2021

The Instagram Aesthetic: Content Building for Media Artists

April 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Instructed by: Danielle Smith Instagram is one of the most popular platforms today for creators, but it is also one of the most competitive and intimidating platforms. Understanding the creation of hashtags, presets, stories and reels is needed to set your content apart. Although anyone can launch an Instagram account, it takes work and pre-planning to launch a successful account to create the opportunity to watch your brand grow.This workshop will dive into launch content ideas, dos and don'ts, setting…

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May 2021

Frantic IX

May 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - May 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

It's time! Time to gather your team and make a short film! AND, because we would like everyone to do this safely, we ask that you do this challenge following the current COVID-19 public health regulations in your province of residence (Alberta & British Columbia) so we can all keep doing what we love! And you'll have more time to do so (9 days!) Time's a-wastin'! Time to see WHAT'S NEW and REGISTER NOW  

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November 2021

2021 Annual General Meeting

November 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Annual General Meeting, Thursday Nov. 25, 2021 at 6:30pm MST. The meeting will be conducted virtually using Zoom and is open to all current members as well as members of the public. If you'd like to find out more about PRIMAA or get more personally involved, then this is a great chance to share your opinions or meet other media artists. We also have several board positions up for election and are looking for volunteers willing to contribute to one…

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