Quotes

“I’m so grateful to AFCOOP for giving us the opportunity to make a film within such a nurturing support system,” – Heather Young, Writer/Director of Green 2013.

“Being accepted into the FILM 5 program is easily the biggest, most amazing thing in my life to date.  It’s a fantastic program with the best mentors, facilities and resources at our fingertips. I will be using it as a stepping stone in order to apply for other programs like NSI and eventually the CFC Producers Lab.” – Lora Campbell, Producer Two Penny Road Kill 2013.

“I see this film and AFCOOP as a stepping stone in starting our careers in the film industry. It will help us to learn and refine our skills as film makers and hopefully lead to our next project.” – Matt MacIsaac, Writer/Director Car 210 2012.

“For me, one of the greatest things about the FILM 5 program is being surrounded by constant creativity. The workshops and round table sessions have really helped to strengthen my vision as a director and as a writer.” – Brett Hannam, Writer/Director of Deep End 2011.

“What excites me about FILM 5 is that I’ve been able to take something from my real life and dramatize it. Being Acadian I never see myself on screen whether it be on TV or in Canadian films.” – Fabien Melanson, Writer/Director of First Words 2011.

“FILM 5 was the ‘one‐two punch’ necessary to launch my career from emerging film Producer to working professional.”  – Chris Turner, Producer of Like Father 2010.

“My FILM 5 experience was invaluable. I learned so much from the program and its workshops, mentors, and the opportunity it provided to make a high- quality short film. The program was comprehensive, collaborative, and ultimately very challenging and satisfying.” – Marc Almon, Director The Wake of Calum MacLeod

“Film 5 gave me not only the opportunity but the skills to take a film from idea to festival premiere.” – Marc Tetreault, Producer of Senior Barista 2010.

“FILM 5 allowed me to develop my vision in real industry conditions and with real pres­sure as well. As a young filmmaker of colour, the opportunity to be part of this program has given me confidence that I can use to continue my career in filmmaking.” – Reed “iZrEAL” Jones, Director of DWB 2009.

“For me, one of the greatest things about the FILM 5 program is being surrounded by constant creativity. The workshops and round table sessions have really helped to strengthen my vision as a director and as a writer.”  – Brett Hannam, Writer/Director of Deep End 2011.

“FILM 5 is the only program on the East Coast that offers emerging filmmakers the chance to learn the craft and then apply that knowledge directly in the production of their own short film. Offering a fantastic workshop series and professional guidance during the film production phase, AFCOOP’s FILM 5 is an integral part of the continued success of the East Coast film community.”  – Jay Dahl, Director of Don’t Don’t Don’t Break up with Megan.

—- Questions? Call 902.405.4474 Email office@afcoop.ca

FILM 5 is presented with the participation of Telefilm Canada.

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