FILM 5 Announcements

AFCOOP is pleased to announce the teams and projects selected for Phase I of this year’s FILM 5 program. FILM 5 is a professional development program for Nova Scotia directors, writers and producers. A jury of film industry professionals recently selected four teams and projects to receive training and mentorship this fall.

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AFCOOP Fall GM 2022

The leaves are turning and once again it’s time to catch up with AFCOOP staff, vote in new members, and take part in the high drama of quizmaster Iain’s film trivia.

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Congrats to the Linda Joy Award winners!

Thanks to everyone who joined us last week at Good Robot Brewing for the Linda Joy & AIFF Awards Ceremony. We were thrilled to gather together and announce the winners of this year’s Linda Joy Award and Linda Joy Post Award.

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Linda Joy & AIFF Awards Ceremony

Join us in a celebration of local filmmakers as we and our friends at the Atlantic International Film Festival announce the winners of the Linda Joy and AIFF Awards at a laid-back community gathering on September 22 at the Good Robot Gastroturf.

Come raise a glass to this year’s award winners! The ceremony is free and open to all.

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Workprint — October 2022

Here at AFCOOP, we’re incredibly excited and borderline emotional about finally getting our hands on our new Lasergraphics Archivist scanner, now affectionately known as Archie.

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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.