Weekly Calgary Filmmaker News

This Thursday!

Come celebrate the holidays with us and our media arts friends: AMAASCUFFCalgary CinemathequeCIFF and EMMEDIA. Chris from EM will be VJing, and CSIF member Carl Spencer will be bringing you all the jams! All CSIF members welcome.

Make sure to come early for a complimentary drink & appies

December 4th 7pm onward at Palomino Smokehouse basement (109 7 Ave SW)

Note: CSIF's holiday closure is Dec 16 - Jan 6: make sure to make any equiment booking for that period ASAP!

Community Events


Dec 3

CIFF Doc Soup Series: Red Army

at Eau Claire Ciniplex


Dec 5, 6


Holiday Market at TRUCK Gallery 

Upcoming Workshop

Intro To Camera Assisting

with Regan Enderl, on Nov 29 & 30,
$160 for CSIF members, and $210 for non-members

This workshop gives participants important skills and common practices required to work in the camera department on independent films. Topics include: camera prep: checking lenses and equipment, battery maintenance, camera settings; On set: building the camera, changing lenses and filters, proper lens cleaning and supplies needed for set; marking actors, slating, and real world focus pulling situations
More info



Horizon Award For Female Filmmakers 

Deadline: Dec 15

Call for Applications

Sundance Live The Dream Contest

from The Creative Mind Group Deadline: Dec. 12

Funders: Canada Council for the Arts, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Calgary Arts Development