17 January 2009

Creating Speciality Props & Set Decoration Items for Film

Instructor: Joe Blades

An Intro–Theory & Hands-on workshop:

A hands-on workshop for anyone interested in learning how to create props and specialty items for film, television and video productions. The instructor will discuss how to research and make—with hands-on examples—signage; books and magazine covers; newspaper stories with photos; cigarette packages; beer, beverage, food and medication labels and packages; IDs cards; and much more!

22 March 2009, Sunday, 11 am–5 pm

Location: New Brunswick Film Co-op
(732 Charlotte Street, basement resource centre)
Fredericton, NB

$20 for Film Co-op Members
$30 for Non-Members

Attendee Limit: 10

[Registration begins in mid-January. Formally registering and paying in advance is the only way to ensure you will have a seat in the offered course. Register in person at the NB Film Co-op (call or email to make an appointment first, please!) Payment in person by cash, cheque or money order or by mail (cheques and money orders only). You can put your name on the waiting list for workshop if it’s already full. For more information, call Cat at: 506-455-1632 or email her at cathie@nbfilmcoop.com.]

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Joe Blades is a writer–artist living in Fredericton. On the editorial board of revue ellipse mag, he is Vice President–Membership Chair of the League of Canadian Poets, producer–host of the Ashes, Paper & Beans community radio program at CHSR 97.9 FM, and publisher of Broken Jaw Press. The author of six poetry collections, including River Suite and from the book that doesn’t close, two of his books have been translated and published in Serbian editions. In 2008, Blades worked—mainly in the art department—for or on a dozen short film and television projects including Pray, My Children, Diplomatic Relations, Dead to The World II, Birth of a Nicola and A Dark Radius.

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