MEDIANET NEWS SEPT 28

Members’ postings

CREW NEEDED
3 volunteer CREW needed for 4 hour shoot on October 6 starting at 9:30 am. at Quadra and Yates area. Call Chris Gower-Rees at 744-1979 or email mailto:chris@phungai.com PS: Lunch is on me.

Victoria Arts Connection: Call for Youth Art for Passport to the Arts 2007
Deadline for submission November 3, 2007, deadline to hand in work, November 6, 2007

Art exhibition will take place November 30, 2007 to January 26, 2008
Come to Passport to the Arts, November 30- december 1 for a chance to win prizes.
Everyone gets a free book!

Download the entry form at http://www.artsconnection.com/html/pp07exhibition.html

Event: A Passport to the Arts Youth Festival
Dates: Nov 30-Dec 1, 2007
Hours: Fri Nov 30 7-9pm; Sat Dec 1st 12pm-4pm.
Cost: $5
Location: Victoria Arts Connection
110-2750 Quadra Street (northwest of Hillside), Victoria, BC V8T 4E8
t. 250-477-9089
e. info@victoriaartsconnection.com
w. http://www.victoriaartsconnection.com/html/pp07splash.html

Equipment for sale:
For sale is a new condition full Glidecam 4000 Pro Kit. $750 OBO
The Glidecam 4000 Pro is a hand-held camcorder stabilizing system designed for cameras weighing from 4 to 10 pounds. Reason for selling is that my 13lb camera is just too heavy for this unit and I’m just not using it.
The kits consists of,
Glidecam 4000 Pro
Glidecam Body-Pod
Glidecam Arm Brace
All weights and extra camera mounting screws included.
Bonus 1 hour session on set up techniques with the buyer of this unit if needed.

More info at the following link
http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/3919490&category=digital-film-cameras

Thank you

John Warnock
john@squintbox.com

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MEDIANET WORKSHOPS AND INTEREST GROUPS – SEPT – NOV

Interest Groups

Sat Sept 29
Soundscape Challenge Interest Group with Pamela Millar
(For MediaNet members. FREE! contact MediaNet for more info)

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Workshops

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

Monday Oct 1, 7:00 pm.
24p and the Canon HV20A workshop
at Cinevic, 2022 Douglas
To register, please contact Cinevic, 389-1590
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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AROUND TOWN:

MOVIE MONDAY
Eric Martin Pavilion
The Lives of Others
October 1, 6:30 pm
http://www.moviemonday.ca
in the 1900 block of Fort St. Pop & popcorn at ridiculously low prices.

OPEN CINEMA
OPEN CINEMA is a non-profit society dedicated to exploring the innovative use of film as a tool for social engagement and a catalyst for grassroots action.

OPEN CINEMA’s 5th Season of thought-provoking films, food and discussion launches on Tuesday October 9th 2007.
5th Season Highlights include: Crystal Fear, Crystal Clear (Nov 5th & 6th), Corporations in the Classroom (Nov 20th & 21st), Breaking Ranks (Jan 29th and 30th 2008)

In addition to our regular cafe screenings at Hermann’s Jazz Club, don’t miss our Spotlight on BC Women Filmmakers series, starting in November – offering free screenings and intergenerational discussion for youth and senior audiences, with filmmaker in attendance. In partnership with The Power of Hope (www.powerofhope.org).

Open Cinema is currently looking for Volunteers.
For more info on volunteer opportunities or upcoming screenings please contact
opencinema@shaw.ca
http://www.opencinema.ca/

UVIC Visual Arts- visiting artists lecture series

For those of you interested in video art and photography, UVIC has some interesting talks by international artists lined up for the fall.
Wednesday, October 10, visual artist and photographer Estela Jara Dorantes from Mexico will come and present slides of her work in the MacLauren building
room D116 at 8pm.
Wednesday October 24, Vancouver photographer Stan Douglas will talk about his photographs and video installations in the Elliot building, room 168, at 8pm.
All lectures are free.
for more information, contact coordinator Ingrid Percy
ipercy@finearts.uvic.ca

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