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You Gotta Be There: CFC Media Lab Hits the WSFF Symposium

POWER HOUR: CFC Media Lab

Join Leonardo Dell’Anno, Operations and Special Projects Manager, CFC Media Lab; Joyce Wong, Technology and Production Manager, CFC Media Lab; and Andrea Mallozzi, Digital Operations and Social Media Coordinator for a discussion about the future of the CFC Media Lab.

The CFC Media Lab has a 15-year track record of success at building collaborative environments for creative transformation in interactive media. The next evolution of the CFC Media Lab is to focus on sustainability, innovation and the global footprint. Sit down with the CFC Media Lab for an amazing power hour that gives you an exclusive look at their new initiatives, launch dates and how you can be involved in their programs. You won’t want to miss this discussion as you get the inside scoop on the future of innovation in digital media in Canada.

Details…

Where: VICU 211 (Victoria College)
When: Wed. June 6, 2012  10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
More Info: http://worldwideshortfilmfest.com/symposium/symposium-2012/#medialab

The Power of Pennies: Film Funding & Crowd Sourcing

Crowd Sourcing is proving that every penny counts when funding your film! With platforms like Indie GoGo and the newly launched Hot Docs Ignite, crowd sourcing is an innovative way to connect with collaborators and collect cash for your next big project. But is finding funding through the internet really that simple? A panel of industry experts and filmmakers weigh the pros and cons, sharing their tales of triumph and woe from this new frontier in film financing.

Moderator:
Leonardo Dell’Anno, Operations Manager and Special Projects, CFC Media Lab

Panelists:
Adam Chapnick, Principle Business Development, Indie GoGo
Jonas Diamond, CEO, Smiley Guy Studios
Elizabeth Radshaw, Forum and Market Director, Hot Docs, Doc Ignite

Details…

Where: VICU 215 (Victoria College)
When: Wed. June 6th, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
More Info: http://worldwideshortfilmfest.com/symposium/symposium-2012/#medialab

Interactive Symposiums at CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival

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Saturday is the perfect day to catch a symposium or two!

Non Linear Storytelling: Designing Interactive Narratives
Victoria University: 140 Charles Street West, Room 215, Toronto

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
As the shift toward interactive screens continues, designing narratives for the digital landscape is a skill that’s increasingly in demand. This master class session will bust creative thinking out of old models and introduce you to multi-plot structures, current forms of transmedia and interactive digital narratives.

Moderator:
Siobhan O’Flynn – Transmedia Storytelling Consultant; CFC Media Lab Faculty

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Shifting Landscapes: Successful Transmedia & Multiplatform Projects
Victoria University: 140 Charles Street West, Room 215, Toronto

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Through examining a variety of case studies, this panel will explore how approaches to content delivery and use of technology relate to audience consumption habits, and fan participation. Discussion will highlight the realities of how these trends are causing shifts in the way audiences, creators and funders are approaching media.

Moderator:
Anthea Foyer – Co-Founder & Director, The Labs; former CFC Media Lab Staff

Panelists:
Alex Mayhew – Trans-media Creative Consultant; CFC Media Lab Guest Faculty
Howard Rosen – Business Affairs Manager, Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund

Victoria Ha – Partner, Stitch Media; CFC Media Lab Alumnus

NEED TICKETS?

You have until 6PM TONIGHT!

Buy tickets for Non Linear Storytelling: Designing Interactive Narratives:
www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=aeab253619aa89530be6612bee60d71a&t=tix

Buy tickets for Shifting Landscapes: Successful Transmedia & Multiplatform Projects:
www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=ada0173a28c0aa3a5218e4547fb15325&t=tix

For the full symposium schedule please visit: www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com/symposium/symposium

CFC WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS 2010

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CFC WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS 2010
Send us your shorts now!

Now in its 16th year, the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is the premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short film in North America. The WSFF offers one of the largest prize packages for short film in the world, presenting over $60 000 in cash and prizes.

As one of only three festivals in Canada accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®, winners of the Best Live-Action Short and Best Animated Short are eligible for the Academy Awards®; while the WSFF’s Canadian award winners are eligible for the Genie® Awards. (UK filmmakers take note: we are also an accredited qualifying festival for the BAFTAs.)

In addition to screenings, the WSFF draws buyers, distributors, industry delegates and filmmakers together from across the globe. The Short Films BIG IDEAS Symposium, offers essential professional development opportunities in a series of seminars, panels and workshops on the art and commerce of short filmmaking. Boasting the largest marketplace for the sale and acquisition of short films in North America, which is attended by buyers, distributors, and programmers, the Festival Business Centre offers an unparalleled opportunity for filmmakers to advance their careers.

Online Entry is available through www.withoutabox.com
For a downloadable entry forms, visit http://www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com/festival_info/to_enter.html

For more information, please contact us at shortfilmfest@cfccreates.com
Phone: 416-445-1446 x405 | Fax: 416-445-9481
2489 Bayview Ave. Toronto, ON, Canada, M2L 1A8
cfccreates.com
www.worldwideshortfilmfest.com

Interactive Symposiums at CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival

Saturday is the perfect day to catch a symposium or two! Non Linear Storytelling: Designing Interactive Narratives Victoria University: 140 Charles Street West, Room 215, Toronto 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM As the shift toward interactive screens continues, designing narratives for the digital landscape is a skill that’s increasingly in demand. This master class session […]

CFC WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS 2010

CFC WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS 2010 Send us your shorts now! Now in its 16th year, the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF) is the premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short film in North America. The WSFF offers one of the largest prize packages for short film in the […]

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