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Filmmaker GPS: Set Etiquette

Events / Workshops

April 12, 2021

presented by screenwriter/director Lee Chambers

Date: Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Time: 11am to 4pm +

Place: online (zoom) 

!! Register Here !!

Price: Members – $15 + GST
Non Members – $35 + GST
Please call or email SMPIA Office for more information
Email: office@smpia.sk.ca or call (306)780-9840

Part 1: Getting your foot in the door – 11:00 to 12:45

Finding opportunities to realize your creative goals involves a lot more than just ‘luck’. Actively, putting yourself out there takes patience and tenacity. With good preparation you can make an impression that will increase your chances of ‘getting the gig’. How can you create or gain access to opportunities?

Part 2: Working (and staying) on set – 13:00 to 14:45 + an additional Q&A hour

A film sets needs to run with military precision. Everyone involved is required to perform professionally and reliably. Knowing your place is vital to the success of a production.

From arriving early to staying safe to the basics of using a walkie talkie, we’ll explore ways to ensure you make a positive impact on set.

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Short and feature film writer and director Lee Chambers presents a GPS plan for how you can embrace the entire crazy journey of making a film. Chambers will encourage you to aim high – with a plan of attack – in what will also be an inspiring and funny look at being a filmmaker. 

What do people have to say?

“Loved it! Highly entertaining with lots of insight, inspiration and comedic effect to keep us engaged. Sign me up for the next course!”
REVIEWS FROM SMPIA’S CREATIVE KICKSTART EVENT – JAN 2021

“Educational and entertaining! A workshop for filmmakers and general audiences alike, enjoyable from start to finish!”
FABIO SANTOS – FESTIVAL DIRECTOR, OCEAN COAST FILM FESTIVAL (PORTUGAL)

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WHO IS LEE CHAMBERS?

LEE CHAMBERS has written, produced and directed many films over the last 25 years with executive support coming from 3 Academy Award winners, including Roger Corman.

After a nomination for the Director’s Guild of Canada Ontario Award for the short film When Life Gives You Lemons, Chambers co-wrote, produced and directed his directorial feature debut, The Pineville Heist. The feature won 35 festival awards and was released around the world via sales from Shoreline Entertainment.

Over the last year, Lee signed 4 feature deals as a screenwriter, released his award-winning The Devil Knows You’re Dead short film and is currently in post-production on Hell in a Handbasket – shot in Saskatchewan.

Along with making films, Chambers is also a popular motivational speaker, panel moderator and juror at film festivals in the USA, Canada, Australia, England, Portugal, Iraq and the Cayman Islands.

www.leechambers.com

Short and feature film writer and director Lee Chambers presents a GPS plan for how you can embrace the entire crazy journey of making a film. Chambers will encourage you to aim high – with a plan of attack – in what will also be an inspiring and funny look at being a filmmaker.