FILM 5 Prep Courses & Info Sessions

AFCOOP will be hosting Info Sessions and Prep Courses again this year to help prospective FILM 5 participants with their applications to the 2018-19 program. You will receive a $10 discount off of the FILM 5 application fee for every Prep Course you attend.


At the FILM 5 Info Sessions you will learn how the program works and have questions about the application process answered.

FILM 5 Screening & Info Session
Tuesday July 31st 6pm
Join us for a screening of a few short films made through the FILM 5 program over the years and stick around following the screening for an info session about the program.
Hear from last year’s participants: Tori Fleming, Israel Ekanem & Henry Colin

FILM 5 Info Session
Tuesday September 11th, 6pm
Get your last minute FILM 5 application questions answered at this info session.


These prep courses will help to guide you so that your application will be as best as it can be. All of the prep courses are free. Plus, with each prep course you attend you get $10 off of the program’s $30 application fee.

FILM 5 Script Clinic
Tuesday August 14th 6pm
Do you have an idea for a FILM 5 script? Join us for this basic introduction to screenwriting, followed by an opportunity to receive valuable feedback on your idea from two experienced screenwriters. Feel free to attend with or without and idea for a short film. All are welcome.
Instructors: Iain MacLeod

FILM 5 Prep: Producing is Fun!
Tuesday August 21st 6pm
Three active and experienced producers will join us to discuss being a creative producer on a short film. Whether you have a budding interest in filmmaking, are a director looking to expand your skill set, or are an emerging producer, all are welcome to attend. Come find out why these three busy producers love their jobs!
Producer Panel: Lara Cassidy, Morgan Salter & Melani Wood

FILM 5 Prep: Short Film Panel Discussion
Tuesday August 28th 6pm
Join us for a panel discussion on the art of the short film
With local auteurs: Heather Young. Sol Nagler and Winston DeGiobbi.

FILM 5 Prep: Finding Your Voice with special guest
Tuesday September 4th 6pm
Join renowned special guest, actress and film creative, to narrow in on what makes your voice and vision unique.