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The Best of New Queer Albertan Cinema

The Best of New Queer Albertan Cinema

Recently Edmonton, and Alberta broadly, has been the site of some wondrous Queer film productions. As June comes to a close, and this year’s Pride Month extends to a full Summer of Pride, we are looking at some of the best recent Queer films made in Alberta in the...

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Indigenous Cinema in Canada

Indigenous Cinema in Canada

National Indigenous History Month is a great opportunity to share some history of Canadian Indigenous cinema and especially to champion some of those early and significant Indigenous filmmakers who crafted their own way of looking through the camera and inaugurated a...

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Mobile Devices in Filmmaking

Mobile Devices in Filmmaking

You might think mobile devices are for little league filmmaking, but you will be surprised. In recent years there has been a flurry of significant films made on a phone. From indie gems to big budget dramas, this little rectangular device has been the camera behind...

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A Brief History of Canada’s Best Short Films

A Brief History of Canada’s Best Short Films

Today, April 17th, is National Canadian Film Day. To celebrate, we want to take a look back at some of the many incredible films to be made throughout Canada’s cinematic history. Not just any films! Rather some short films that have been made by Canadians. Why short...

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ESFF Budget Filmmaking Tutorial

ESFF Budget Filmmaking Tutorial

Join us on this journey as we explore the intricacies of making a film on a micro budget. Filmmaking can be daunting and expensive but with this training you can make a great looking video at a very reasonable cost.

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Colour Grading Workshop

Colour Grading Workshop

Join us for the informative and entertaining tutorial. Learn about the intricacies of post production colour grading for beginners and intermediate filmmakers alike.   

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