MEDIANET NEWS November 18, 2010

OFFICE HOURS Mon-Fri 9 am – 1 pm, Sat 9 am – noon

(250) 381-4428   info@media-net.bc.ca

www.media-net.bc.ca

MediaNet is located at #110, 2750 Quadra St.

Victoria BC

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OPEN CINEMA

Thank you to everyone who helped us with The Clean Bin screening event last night.

It was a resounding success, with standing room only!

See you in the new year!

In the mean time, be sure not to miss this fabulous documentary:

Winds of Heaven: Emily Carr, Carvers and the Spirits of the Forest at Cinecenta

For those of you who missed the opportunity to see Winds of Heaven at the OPEN CINEMA/ Art Gallery of Greater Victoria screenings, the film will be shown at Cinecenta (in the University of Victoria Student Union Building) from November 24 -27.

For more information, including admission prices, please see the Cinecenta website: http://www.cinecenta.com/

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Workshops at MediaNet

Please Note: the following workshops are all full. Wait lists are being taken.

Thursday November 11- 10:30-4:30 Intro to Final Cut Pro

Intro to Final Cut Pro is a 6 hour hands on seminar. Limited to 5 people each person is situated at a MediaNet computer as we collectively learn how to import and capture, basic editing, using photos and finally exporting your project. Cost is $50 for MediaNet members and $80 for non members.

Tues November 30th  6:30 to 9:30 PM – Compressor – take control of your work – create  the best versions for DVD, HD and the web.  Hands on seminar – max 5 persons  $25 member, $40 non member

Tues Dec 7th – 6:30 to 9:30 pm – Introduction to DVD Studio Pro

Customize your DVD’s, make them look and act like you want!  Hands on seminar – max 5 persons  $25 member, $40 non member

The MediaNet tech blog: www.medianettech.wordpress.com

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MediaNet in the community

MEDIANET & VANCOUVER ISLAND SCHOOL OF ART COLLABORATE ON VIDEO ART COURSE

Video Art (PHOT w220-12)

This workshop will be led by instructors Peter Sandmark and Kirk Schwartz, from Victoria’s non-profit video art centre, MediaNet, and will introduce students to examples of video art, examining audio-visual vocabulary, shot types, effects, moving camera and how each affects mood and meaning. Using equipment provided by MediaNet, the participants will work in groups of two to develop, and then shoot and edit a short video art piece.

November 13 & 14 Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 5pm.  Tuition: $150.00 (12 hrs)   Material Fee: $50 for use of camera and editing equipment, etc.

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MediaNet, the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition and Tour d’Afrique Society present: Where Are You Go: Cape Town by Bicycle

7pm, Friday November 19th – St Ann’s Academy Auditorium 835 Humboldt,

Blanshard Street Entrance. Plenty of bike parking. Popcorn &

refreshments available.

Proceeds to the Tour d’Afrique Society & the Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition

Tickets $10 advance (available at Lyle’s place or at GVCC events) or

$12 at the door

Info: gvcc.bc.ca

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Volunteer Opportunities

MediaNet is looking for someone with knowledge of layout programs to

help us with the layout of the exhibition catalogue for Pulse Interval.

Please contact Catlin: info@media-net.bc.ca

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AROUND TOWN

Screenings and Events

VIFPA film night

VIFPA is looking for films to screen for their December event.

Monday, December 13, 7pm (after Board meeting)

Please contact Brian at 250-381-7540 or email at kukulkan@pacificcoast.net

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CHALK – Physical Theatre Behind Bars

A performance by SNAFU Dance Theatre and William Head on Stage

Performances: 7:30pm (gates open at 6:30pm)

Nov. 18, 19, 20 at William Head prison, William Head Rd. Metchosin

Please note: you must be over 19 to attend.

Tickets: $18

Available at: My-Chosen Cafe, Moka House Cook St. Village, The Soap Exchange

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Casting Call for ‘Zone of Darkness’

Synopsis: Julia, a driven law student, striving to become a criminal prosecutor gets involved with the wrong guy, Kurt Wilson, a charming, good looking ballroom dance teacher, heavily involved with drugs, as Julia discovers later. In her pursuit to maintain her career goal and a relationship with Kurt, Julia finds herself beset with challenges and on a down slope.

If interested please contact:

Tina Korki at mt20km@hotmail.com

Head shots, demo reels and resumes are also appreciated. Thank you.

Auditions and shooting will take place in Victoria, B.C.

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Coming up at Open Space

510 Fort St.

Spatial Music workshop

Composer Jordan Nobles (Vancouver) will lead a workshop on the composition and performance of spatial music on November 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

Spatial music refers to music where the positioning of the musicians as well as the architecture of the performance space play an integral role in the composition and performance of a piece. In this workshop Nobles will focus on the techniques involved in composing and performing spatial music, including the coordination of musicians, the role of dynamics and articulation, site-specificity, and the challenges that musicians face when performing spatial works.

Please call 250-383-8833 or email openspace@openspace.ca to register.

For more information, see the Open Space website:

http://www.openspace.ca/

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Movie Monday

6:30 pm Monday 22 November 2010

The Kids Are All Right, 2010, 108 min

“Hugely entertaining, frequently funny and genuinely moving, this is a sharply written comedy-drama with refreshingly original characters and terrific performances from all five leads.” This film about parenthood, familyhood, and just getting along was universally loved by critics.Two LA moms, a gay couple, have each given birth to a child using the same anonymous sperm donor. The kids get curious about the “dad” R

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6:30 pm Monday 29 November 2010

Into The Storm, 2009, 100 min

Presented by the Sir Winston Churchill Society

Into the Storm continues the storyline of The Gathering Storm (shown last year), Into the Storm looks at Winston Churchill’s life and career at the end of WWII. In a series of flashbacks, while waiting for the results of the 1945 post war election, Churchill looks back at his heroic moments and the conditions that make his re-election and his personal life precarious. Pg13

Thanks to HBO for special permission to screen this film. Don’t Miss the FREE birthday cake to celebrate Sir Winston Churchill’s 136th birthday (on the 30th).

Movie Monday screens every Monday in Victoria, B.C. Admission is by donation.

Movies are shown on a 12′ screen in the Eric Martin Pavilion in the 1900 block of Fort St. Pop & popcorn at ridiculously low prices

See: http://islandnet.com/mm/

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The Canadian First Weekend Club

First Weekend Club is a non-profit organization that strives to build audiences for great Canadian films through grassroots initiatives such as special screenings, Q&As with talent, premiere parties, movie alerts and much more! First Weekend Club is a free cross Canada film club that encourages members to attend opening weekend screenings.

Canadian Films coming to theatres:  A Drummer’s Dream, The Bang Bang Club, Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie, and more

The DVD club is discussing Reel Injun

For more information on upcoming Canadian feature films, and joining the DVD club, go to

www.firstweekendclub.ca/

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Submissions to other Media Arts Centers, festivals, projects and residencies

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (CSIF|CALGARY)

$100 Film Festival is seeking Super 8 and 16mm short films for the next $100 Film Festival.  Must have a film print for screening and be under 22 min in length.

Deadline: December 1, 2010

Info: http://www.100dollafilmfestival.org

…one-eight-challenge… – join the CSIF with a fun production challenge.  Create a short film in-camera, on Super 8mm film and have it screen at the Christmas Party!  Artist fees and prizes available for finished films.  Your film will also be eligible for the $100 Film Festival!

Entry fees: $40 for film & processing or $20 for just processing.

Info: http://www.csif.org

18TH SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST / SXSW 2011 FILM FESTIVAL

Austin, Texas, United States, March 11 to 19, 2011

Short and full length Films – all genres

Early deadline: November 4, 2010

Late deadline: December 2, 2010

Last minute deadline: December 9, 2010

Info: http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/submit

54TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

San Francisco, United States, April 21 to May 5, 2011

All film genres

Early deadline – Features and Short Films: November 8, 2010

Late deadline – Features: December 13, 2010

Late deadline – Short Films: December 6, 2010

Info: http://www.sffs.org/SF-Intl-Film-Festival/Call-for-Entries.aspx

VISIONS DU RÉEL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nyon, Switzerland, April 7 to 13, 2011

Full and short length narratives and documentaries

Deadline: December 15, 2010

Info: http://www.visionsdureel.ch

SHORT FILMS FOR THE 61TH INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN 2011

Berlin, Germany, February 10 to 20, 2011

Short Films of 30 minutes or less

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Info: http://www.berlinale.de/en/das_festival/festival-sektionen/kurzfilmprogramm/index.html

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (DOXA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL|VANCOUVER)

DOXA is now accepting submissions for short and feature-length documentary films for our 10th Anniversary Festival May 6-15, 2011.

Deadline: December 17, 2010

Info: http://www.doxafestival.ca

CALL FOR FILMS | LONDON INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2011

The LIDF 2011 is scheduled to run from 5th – 15th May 2011

The LIDF is the UK’s largest independent documentary festival. Since 2007 the festival has worked to ensure that London is host to exciting, diverse, challenging and inspiring films from every corner of the globe.

Deadline: December 1st 2010

Late entry deadline: December 30, 2010

Info: http://www.lidf.co.uk

HOT DOC – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (TORONTO)

Early-Bird Film Submission Deadline: December 3, 2010

Final Film Submission Deadline: January 14, 2011

Info : http://www.hotdocs.ca/festival/submit_a_film

CALL FOR ENTRIES | THE ONE MINUTES FOUNDATION (AMSTERDAM)

The One Minutes (TOM) is a brand name for moving images that last exactly one minute. It fits well in our world of looking quickly, understanding immediately and it is a response to the influence of commercials, video clips and the increased affordability of camera’s, computers and access to Internet.

Deadline: December 15, 2010

Info: info@theoneminutes.org

http://www.theoneminutes.org/

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