Process in Filmmaking

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:15pm EDT
Event Location: 
Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street) - Multipurpose Room
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone one is welcome.
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Michel S. Beaulieu
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8341
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Department of History and the Resources, Economy, and Society Research Group (RESRG) are pleased to present a free workshop on Process in Filmmaking being held as part of the 2015 Bay Street Film Festival’s Master Classes Series.

Introduced by Prof. Kelly Saxberg, Métis/Algonquin filmmaker, actor, and curator, Michelle Latimer will facilitate a discussion on the use of film and new media as a tool for social change. Complete information can be found at

Facilitator Bio:
Michelle Latimer directed and produced the short stop-motion animated film, Choke which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and received the Special Jury Honorable Mention for Best International Short Film before screening at Cannes, Rotterdam, and Oberhausen. The film was named by Toronto Film Festival as one of Canada’s Top Ten films of 2011 and was nominated for a 2012 Genie Award. Michelle is the recipient of a 2013 CAFKA/Christie Digital Projectors Artist Residency where she will be applying her filmmaking knowledge towards developing installations in the form of live video mixing and improvisational performance.

A complete schedule of this year’s films can be found at