Job Call: CFAT x AFCOOP Virtual Reality Internship

The Centre for Art Tapes is hiring a Virtual Reality Intern in partnership with the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative and the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival. This position will be a paid five month residency opportunity with a mentorship component. Please note that this position is funded through the Digital Skills for Youth Program. Please see eligibility criteria below. While the intern will have the support of AFCOOP and the HIFF team, they will be an employee of CFAT.

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AFCOOP Fall Workshop Series

AFCOOP’s Fall Workshops are a series of intro workshops designed to give participants a balanced overview of independent film production and the elements involved in creating a project from first draft to final edit. If you want to learn how to make a film, this package is for you!

See the list of workshops being offered this fall below.

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AFCOOP Fall General Meeting 2021

We’re making a triumphant return to in-person meetings at AFCOOP’s Fall GM on October 21! This will be a hybrid event with the option to attend online via Zoom for those who can’t make it downtown.

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WorkPrint — September 2021

In this month’s WorkPrint, DP Kevin A. Fraser tells us about his time shooting TIN CAN, fresh off its FIN award win for Best Atlantic Cinematography. Plus AFCOOP’s Abner Collette takes us through the trade-offs of 1080p vs. 4K!

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AFCOOP acknowledges that we are located in Kjipuktuk in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaw, Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet), and Passamaquoddy Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1726. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaw and Wəlastəkwiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations. We are all treaty people.