Occurs on Tuesday September 17 2019

Approximate running time: 3 hours


Workman Arts Lower Hall
651 Dufferin Street
Toronto ON M6K 2B2


× Group instruction and hands-on workshops guiding you through the most important settings you need to know to use the Workman Arts (WA) cameras, audio recorders and editing stations. This is an in-depth course that will prepare you to work independently using the WA equipment to make your own films or be a crew member for someone else.

No previous experience necessary. Everyone welcome.

Please note: films previously initiated in the Film Program will also be completed during class time this semester. This will be a great opportunity to see works in progress and learn from them!

**Please note: The first class on January 14 will begin at 5:30pm**

Instructor: James Buffin

James Buffin holds a BFA in Film Production and Screenwriting from York University with subsequent study at the Canadian Film Centre in TV Drama and Development. He is a filmmaker, photographer, instructor and presenter with over 28 years experience working on movies, TV shows, commercials, music videos and documentaries, shooting across North America, South America, Asia and the South Pacific. Projects include feature length documentaries that involve working with culturally sensitive communities, marginalized populations, addictions and mental health sectors. Themes of disaster/recovery are prevalent. James is currently Producer, Director and Cinematographer of Veritus Pictures, as well as Contributing Editor of POV Magazine, covering major festivals, political events and ethical issues facing documentary filmmakers.

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