FAVA's Producing Class 2012 is now open for registration.
$900 (+GST) EARLY BIRD (paid by July 30, 2012)
FAVA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS. MEMBERSHIP IS A PREREQUISITE FOR ALL CLASSES. NEW MEMBERSHIPS ARE $89.25 OR LOWER. CONTACT FAVA AT 780.429.1671 FOR DETAILS.
6pm - 9pm pm Tuesdays
September 4 - December 11, 2012
at FAVA (Exhibition Suite)
Ava Karvonen with Industry Experts | Dates for individual modules are subject to change based on guest expert availability
Learn the logistics of making a project "go!" in this wide-ranging intensive class, led by industry experts. Participants can enroll in the full class or take individual modules.
Module 1: Introduction to Producing | 1 class | $75+GST
Sep 4 Introduction to Producing
Module 2: Creative | 2 classes | $150+GST
Sep 11: Pitching
Sep 18: Working with the Writer/Developing Story
Module 3: Cast & Crew | 2 classes |$150+GST
Sep 25: Working with Key Creative - Francis Damberger (writer, actor, producer, director), Dave Clarke (composer), Peter Wunstorf (short film producer/director and DOP), Myron Hyrak (designer)
Oct 2: Working with Guilds and Unions - Lori Kuchera (unions) and Lisa Byrne (production manager)
Module 4: Budgeting and Accounting with Franco Dottor | 3 classes | $225+GST
Oct 9: Budgeting above the line
Oct 16: Budgeting below the line
Oct 23: Production accounting - year ends, tax credits, cost reports, audits, review engagements - and guest speaker Jeff Brinton, Alberta Film Commissioner - Alberta Multimedia Development Fund
Module 5: Financing | 3 classes | $225+GST
Oct 30: How to ask for money with Jane Bisbee
Nov 6: Where to find money Part 1 with guests from the NFB and AFA
Nov 13: Where to find money Part 2 - broadcasters with industry reception to follow
Module 6: Post-Production Workflow | 1 class | $75+GST
Nov 20: Post-Production Workflow
Module 7: Insurance & Legal | 2 classes | $150+GST
Nov 27: Legal with Linda Callaghan, Akroyd Law
Dec 4: Insurance
Module 8: Launch and Distribution | 1 class | $75+GST
Dec 11: Reaching the Audience
Your enrollment in any class is not guaranteed until payment is received. Classes must be paid for at least one week before the first class. You may cancel your enrollment in a class one week before the first class without charge. Cancellations made less than a week before the first class will be refunded the full amount less a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after the first class will be refunded the tuition less a $50 cancellation fee and the appropriate portion of the total tuition for however many classes you attended. There will be no reimbursements after the third class. All classes are subject to cancellation if there are insufficient registered participants. We will notify you regarding cancellation at least on week before the first class. If we cancel the class, you are entitled to a full refund or you may transfer to another scheduled class, space permitting.