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Music and Sound for Film: Finding and Licensing

Music and Sound for Film: Finding and Licensing

To help add life, reality, and quality to your film, sound design is a crucial element. There are countless online resources to help you find music and sound elements, many of which that can be found for free or for royalty free (one-off purchase for unlimited use).  A few places to check out for finding just the sounds your need are: FreeSound Getty […]

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2015 Frantic48 Tips & Tricks

2015 Frantic48 Tips & Tricks

There are a number of major challenges that every 48-hour film challenge team has to conquer. In fact, these challenges remain for filmmakers of all levels. Major challenges: great story schedule / plan crew positions access to equipment casting access to resources and locations access to post-production software and expertise We hope the following presentation […]

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Got what it takes for the Frantic48?

Got what it takes for the Frantic48?

Today is the LAST DAY for early-bird registration for the Peace Region’s first 48-hour Film Challenge, the FRANTIC48! Register today and save yourself $25 off the regular team price. Each team only needs to pay a single registration fee, and you can add or remove team members all you want later. Team captains, you don’t […]

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Happy Holidays from PRIMAA

Happy Holidays from PRIMAA

PRIMAA Holiday Greeting 2013 from Chris Beauchamp on Vimeo. PRIMAA members conceived, performed and shot this project in under two hours in Grande Prairie. PRIMAA exists to facilitate filmmaking and digital arts in the Peace Region. Learn more at http://www.primaa.org Thank you to: Cam Skip – News Anchor Mike Bourree Monty Simo Sophia Gould Scott […]

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Our first PRIMAA Member Workshop: success!

Our first PRIMAA Member Workshop: success!

Part of our mandate is to offer our members four PRIMAA Member Workshops each year. The goal with these events is to get as many Peace Region filmmakers and media artists as we can together and do some hands on learning, working, and networking. We held our first workshop this past week at the Showcase […]

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PRIMAA Open House

PRIMAA Open House

Huge thanks to everyone who came down for our open house Sept. 12! Thanks to the Showcase Centre for the space and bar service; to the Newcastle Kings for a great rock set; Cam Belseth and Dark Mass Productions for the camera demo. With refreshments on hand, PRIMAA hosted 20-30 local folks interested in different […]

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Emotion on Film: A Workshop Presented by PRIMAA

Emotion on Film: A Workshop Presented by PRIMAA

The Peace Region Independent Media Arts Association (PRIMAA) presents Emotion on Film, a hands-on, multi-day workshop for people interested in either directing or acting for the big screen. By the end, student directors will each construct and shoot a scene by collaborating with the actor attendees. The first two evenings (Aug. 6 and 7) will […]

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