The film Strip as Canvas: Direct-on-Film Animation Workshop

The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto
Touring Filmmaking Workshop Series
The Film Strip as Canvas: Direct-on-Film Animation

Saturday, November 7, 2015
and Sunday, November 8, 2015
355 Clarence St, London, ON
11am – 4pm Both Days


LOMAA or LIFT Members/ Students: $40
General: $60
Cost includes all materials
Enrolment limit: 8
Registration deadline: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5pm

As the instructor will be traveling to London for the workshop, we require pre-registration a minimum of one week in advance. We require five business days cancellation notice for a full refund. Classes with fewer than four people registered will be cancelled.

Perfect for painters, mixed-media artists, and filmmakers, this weekend workshop will explore a number of direct-on-film techniques, allowing participants to make a film without a camera. Participants will apply paints, dyes, collage, scratching, and chemistry to clear leader and found footage. The workshop will also explore decay techniques using bleach, oil, and varnish. The workshop will include studio time, screenings of the artist’s work, and the opportunity to project the films created in the workshop. This workshop is open to all artists; no prior film experience is necessary.

Instructor Bio

Eva Kolcze is a Toronto-based artist and filmmaker whose work explores themes of landscape, architecture and the body. Her work has screened locally and internationally at venues and festivals including Anthology Film Archives, The International Rotterdam Film Festival, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and The Images Festival.

This workshop is part of LIFT’s Touring Filmmaking Workshops with media arts centres throughout Ontario. The touring program is generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF).

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