MediaNet News – September 7

MEDIANET NEWS – Sept 7
office hours Mon-Fri 9 am to 1 pm
http://www.media-net.bc.ca

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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.

Sept 11 7 PM – Tues
Introduction to Photoshop
Get started in Photoshop – whether you want to digitally shape the images you’ve acquired using our NEW Canon Rebel XTi or manipulate image layers for use in your FCP project MediaNet member Alejando Valbuena will give you the info that will get you going on your enhanced projects.

Sept 17 7 PM Monday
Grantwriting
Exectuive Director Peter Sandmark will guide you through the labrinyth of writing a grant to maximize its chances of success. Just in time for this fall’s major granting agency deadlines.

Sept 23 2 PM Sunday
The Art of the VJ – Digital video maestro Orion Eastland will illustrate and explain the art of VJ-ing and guide you through the creation of stunning composited video that you can use live or in your own video projects. Learn about royalty free video clip on the internet, about using the eidrol V4 video mixer as a compositing and mixing tool with built in effects and about creating clips and mixes that are specific to your project and needs. This is a must attend workshop for members wanting to attend Orion’s hands on compositing workshop later this season. See some of Orions stunning visual video work on the net at
http://www.edgesfestival.com/edgecasting.htm
$25 Members and $75 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)

Monday Oct 1, 7:00 pm.
24p and the Canon HV20A
at Cinevic, 2022 Douglas
A joint MediaNet/ CineVic workshop. Join Chris Ruffell as he illustrates the abilites of the canon HV20A to record HD and regular video in 30i and 24p. He will discuss the cannon’s functions and its application for video artists and filmmakers.

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.

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)

By member request a series of 3 workshops to famiarize you with MediaNet equipment

Sunday 7 October 1-4
MediaNet cameras and basic cinematography
(For MediaNet members only. $5)

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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