Justice4Reel Film Festival highlights Canadian filmmakers using art for change and resistance. It's an opportunity to uplift local and emerging voices in film, and issues related to Equity and Justice. Checkout all 3 nights of diverse programming:
December 6, 2018. Betty Andrews Recital Hall
Sisters in the Struggle (1991)
December 7, 2018. CN Theatre
Short Film Selections: Untapped Voices from across Canada
Q & A with featured emerging filmmakers
December 8, 2018. Betty Andrews Recital Hall
Angry Inuk (2016)
Justice4Reel 2018 Creative Lab
Emerging filmmakers will meet with experienced professionals, who will offer mentorship and constructive feedback on project pitches. Each mentor has a diverse background in filmmaking such as directing, editing, cinematography, producing, screenwriting which they will bring to the table.
During the three day program the mentors will present important skills through an informal and collaborative process, sharing:
How to write a treatment for diverse projects and audiences
Expertise in both narrative and documentary styles
Experience in ethical storytelling and interview techniques;
Videography, video editing, lighting tips, budgets, etc.
DIY approaches to film production and discussion on emerging themes and opportunities when connecting film and justice. And Much More...
By the end of the first day, each participant will have the chance to connect with mentors and set individual goals and focus for their creative lab experience, depending on what stage their project is at.
Justice4Reel Project outcomes
Create a community of filmmakers who can give feedback, share film ideas and engage in storytelling from the margins.
Support participants in meeting individual project goals, learning new skills and innovative approaches
Help refine project pitches through collaboration and mentorship
Connect participants to industry and community supports, funders and professional networks.
Connect mentors and participants to a larger network of National artists and radical adult educators committed to filmmaking as a tool for social and political transformation.
Keep the relationship of the mentors and participants flowing with updates as new skills are developed.