MEDIANET NEWS November 1

MEDIANET NEWS COMES OUT WEEKLY. PLEASE SEND ITEMS TO
info@media-net.bc.ca
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New Hours! Starting November, MediaNet will now be open 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday through Friday, and Saturday 9:00 to 12:00
for your renting and editing pleasure.

Coming up at MediaNet:

Saturday, November 10: Imaging with Cyrus Block
10:00-3:00

FCP Lab on November 11 has been cancelled. Final cut pro labs will now be conducted on a one-to-one basis.

call 381-4428 or email technical@media-net.bc.ca to set up an appointment with Kirk.

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MediaNet celebrates 25 years
Join us on November 15 at the Metro Studio (1411 Quadra St.) between 7- 9pm
for an evening of sound and video performance and a film/video screening by members past and present.

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MediaNet now has 500 gig hard drives for sale
Firewire/usb enclosure IDE hard drive $220.00 (pst and GST incl) or rent to own 12 payments of $20

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NEW on the MediaNet website
Members links. See who has their own web site and then send Kirk mailto:technical@media-net.bc.ca a reminder to link to your page from MediaNet’s member and friends page at http://www.media-net.bc.ca/medianetinformation/mnfriends.html

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MEDIANET WORKSHOPS AND INTEREST GROUPS – OCT – DEC

INTEREST GROUPS

Documentary Interest Group- meets every two weeks, Sundays 7-9pm at MediaNet
next topic TBA

Soundscape Interest Group
contact MediaNet for more info
381-4428

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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.

NOVEMBER
Sat 10 – 10 am to 3 pm Video imaging – filters and techniques – Cyrus Block

Mon, 19th Digital Still Composition and Basics with Passia Pandora

Sat 24 – 9 am to 6 pm One day Mini Doc workshop with Rick Searle (ekostv.com)and Kirk Schwartz

Tues 20 – 7 – 9pm personalizing your video with Z1U settings with Alejandro Valbuena

Are you interested in participating in a Photoshop imaging interest group? E-mail kirk at technical@media-net.bc.ca to become part of the mailing list.

Watch for more workshop announcements on the tech and workshop blog at http://medianettech.wordpress.com

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POSTINGS

Insurance for Film and Television Producers

Thursday, November 15th at 7:00-8:30 pm

Swans Hotel – Collard Room

506 Pandora Avenue, Victoria

Jones Brown Inc. invites the members of the Victoria Film Producers Association, CineVic, MediaNet, and any other independent filmmakers working on Vancouver Island, to a presentation and open discussion on insurance for Film Producers.

rsvp to info@vifpa.com

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Media Net Member website launch.

Ernie Tomlinson, an experienced film-maker and member of Media Net has launched a new website profiling his eclectic abilities. Note on the front page under “Rates” that he has a sliding scale. He says that this can include volunteer work for Media Net members within reasonable limits. Check it out.

Interpretive Design
250 390 1047
Cel 729 1778
http://versatility.tv/

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Mermaid Studios is looking for videographers interested in filming a group of women artists, Nov 12, 10-2
Please contact > 381-7735 or mermaidstudios@shaw.ca
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Victoria Arts Connection Passport to the Arts Youth Festival
Art exhibit November 30th to January 26, 2008
Join us November 30 7-9 pm and December 1, 12pm-4pm for a chance to win prizes.
Everyone gets a free book!

Location: Victoria Arts connection
110- 2750 Quadra St (northwest of Hillside)

Contact:
t. 250-477-9089
e. info@victoriaartsconnection.com
w. http://www.victoriaartsconnection.com/html/pp07splash.html

Submit your work! :
Deadline for submission November 3, 2007, deadline to hand in work, November 6, 2007
Download the entry form at http://www.artsconnection.com/html/pp07exhibition.html

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Actors required (One male and one female)

for Barry Casson’s Weekend Film School

Sat/Sun Nov. 17 and 18

Actors call times:

Saturday noon – 3.30 p.m.

Sunday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

actors will receive a 3-5 min. demo reel

Contact :381-3032/ cell: 744-8664

bcasson@speakfilm.com

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Equipment for sale: New condition full Glidecam 4000 Pro Kit. Price reduced to $500 OBO
More info at the following link
http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/3919490&category=digital-film-cameras

Contact:
John Warnock
john@squintbox.ca

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AROUND TOWN

MOVIE MONDAY
Eric Martin Pavilion
Mon. Nov 5, 6:30
Unspeakable plus short Ted Baryluk’s Grocery
with director John Paskievich by phone
http://www.moviemonday.ca
in the 1900 block of Fort St. Pop & popcorn at ridiculously low prices.

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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.

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).

Nov. 5th and 6th Crystal Fear, Crystal Clear
Filmmaker Eva Wunderman in attendance
contact http://www.opencinema.ca for locations and times.

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/

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