MEDIANET NEWS – August 31

office hours Mon-Fri 9 am to 1 pm
http://www.media-net.bc.ca

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MEDIANET OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED SEPT 3

MediaNet office will be closed for Labour Day, Sept 3, and will re-open on Tuesday Sept 4. We wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.

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MEDIANET WORKSHOPS AND INTEREST GROUPS – SEPT – NOV

Bi weekly Sunday Documentary Interest and Discussion Group 7 PM
Featured Docs with discussion – contact Kirk for more info – Starts 16 Sept

All workshops (except where noted) : $5 for members (for MediaNet or Cinevic members unless otherwise noted), $25 general public.
Registration and Info: 381-4428.

Sunday, Sept 9, 1 – 4 PM
Burning your DVDs with Tiger and iDVD, with Kirk Schwartz
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Tues, Sept 11, 7 – 10 PM
intro to photoshop with Alejandro Valbuena
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Wed Sept 12, 7 pm
New MediaNet Members orientation – FREE

Sunday, Sept 16, 1 – 4 PM
Final Cut Pro lab – max 3 people, with Kirk Schwartz
(For MediaNet members only. $5 )

Monday, Sept 17, 7 – 9 pm
Grant writing workshop with Peter Sandmark
(Preparing a proposal and an overview of granting agencies)
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Sunday 23 Sept – 2 to 6 PM
Art of the VJ with Orion Eastland
Learn how to create stunning live and composited effects and images from a variety of sources using the eidrol V4 video mixer from working VJ Orion Eastland. Stunning visuals for inclusion in video, installations or on the web
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Sat & Sun, Sept 29 & 30
Soundscape Challenge Interest Group with Pamela Millar
(For MediaNet members. FREE but you must register in advance, contact MediaNet for more info)

Sunday 7 October 1 – 4 pm
MediaNet cameras- making the most of the MN cameras with Kirk Schwartz
(For MediaNet members only. $5 )

Tues October 9, 7 to 9 PM
Introduction to Garage Band with Ryan Bresser
Member Ryan Bresser will take you through the ins and outs of using this most versatile program. Learn to use loops and to record instruments and voice for your video project, installation, or podcast.
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Music Composition for Film and Video
Musician Ryan Bresser will cover the basics of music composition for fill and video touching on theory, practise and practicality
(Dates to be announced)

Sunday 14 October 1-4
MediaNet lights and lighting tools – Basic lighting techniques with Kirk Schwartz
(For MediaNet members only. $5 )

Sunday, October 21, 1 – 4 pm
MediaNet microphones and mixers – basic audio techniques
(For MediaNet members only. $5 )

Sunday, October 28, 1 – 5 pm
Activist Video workshop with Richard Boyce
$5 for members, $25 general public.

Saturday, November 17, 9 to 5 pm
Mini Doc in an all Day workshop with
Rick Searle and Kirk Schwartz (participants will shoot and edit a short doc in one day)
$25 members, and $75 for General Public

Watch for more workshop announcements on the tech and workshop blog
http://www.media-net.bc.ca

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MEDIANET’S GREENLIGHT PRODUCTION GRANT PROGRAM – DEADLINE SEPT 17

MediaNet seeks submissions to its GREENLIGHT Production Project Grant program. GREENLIGHT will provide $1000 in support for a short (max. 10 min.) video production for artists at all levels in either production or post-production. There will be 4 grants given, determined by a juried competition. The deadline is September 17th, 2007. For more info please check our website http://www.media-net.bc.ca or contact Catlin at (250) 381-4428 or email
info@media-net.bc.ca

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OTHER NEWS

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MOVIE MONDAY
Eric Martin Pavilion
SHUT UP AND SING – The Dixie Chicks
Sept 10, 6:30 pm
http://www.moviemonday.ca
in the 1900 block of Fort St. Pop & popcorn at ridiculously low prices.

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FILMMAKER SEEKS STORYBOARD ARTIST

Internationally acclaimed director Alejandro Valbuena is looking for a
story board artist to help him develop a proposal for Bravo. There
will be compensation should the project be selected for production.
please contact him at alunafilms@gmail.com

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