Workshops: NB Filmmaker’s Co-op

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NB Filmmaker’s Co-op Offer Two Exciting Workshops This Week.

The NB Film Co-op workshop series provides hands-on practical film and video training for members and non-members alike. Formally registering and paying in advance is the only way to ensure you will have a seat in any of the below courses. Registration for the rest of the below courses will be announced.
Register in person at the NB Film Co-op (call or email to make an appointment first please!) using cash, cheque or money order; or by mail (cheques and money orders only). Pay Pal is now an option as well. There are always limited spots available for all workshops so please call or email staff to see if there are available spots before you send your payment. You can put your name on the waiting list for workshops already full. For more information you can call Cat at: 506-455-1632 or email at
The Majority of the workshops will be held at the NB Film Co-op at 732 Charlotte Street, Fredericton, NB. Instructors and workshop times are subject to change. All participants will be notified by email or telephone of any changes with the workshop for which they have registered. For all day workshops, we recommend that you bring your own lunch (There will be coffee/tea/muffins/munchies/water provided at all workshops).

Location Sound & ADR

Introduction: Theory and Hands-on

Date: March 25, Wednesday, 6pm – 10pm

Instructor: Rob Gemmell

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

Fee: $20 for Film Co-op Members; $30 for Non-Members (Required Workshop for members who want to do ‘sound’ on film/video projects through NB Film Co-op)

Class Limit: 8

A hands-on workshop for anyone interested in doing effective sound recording on films and videos as well as post ADR.Participants will learn about location sound, and the troubles and tribulations that go along with trying to have perfect audio in the midst of whirling fans, beeps and bumps. Production sound techniques will be discussed and demonstrated and everybody will learn how to set up and do an ADR session.

Using Music for Film

Introduction: Theory and Hands-on

Date: March 29, Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm

Instructor: Terry Gadsden

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

Fee: $20 for Film Co-op Members; $30 for Non-Members

Class Limit: 8

In this intensive workshop, the attendees will be introduced to a wealth of information through the instructor’s extensive background in music to help them come to a greater understanding of sound, music and effects. Stock music – how to find it, choose it, use it, plus all the copyright and licensing considerations. Dealing with composers and recording, examples of music tracks for TV commercials, techniques for scoring for film and hands on cutting to music.

Attendees can schedule a follow-up tutorial session for a fee with the technical director or another instructor through membership services at Participants may cancel up to 1 business day prior to the commencement of the workshop and will receive a full refund, per cancelled workshop. No refunds will be given for cancellations with less than 1 business day notice.

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