The modules and learning resources offered to mid-career content producers and filmmakers in the Studio programme.
Module 1: Storytelling and screens

October 13–14 / October 27–28, 2012

Module 1:

Storytelling and screens

Is it really all about the story — or is it the way you go about telling the story? How do you engage your audience?
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Module 2: Financing: How to be Resourceful

November 17–18, 2012

Module 2:

Financing: How to be Resourceful

Money, money, money! How do you finance a film today? How
and when do you involve partners who will believe in your vision?
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Moguls

December 2, 2012

Moguls with Danny Glover and Joslyn Barnes

Moguls are some of the most influential movers and shakers in the film industry. Guest speakers will be announced online closer to the dates.
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Module 3: Co-productions: Present and Future

December 2, 2012

Module 3:

Co-productions: Present and Future

Canada has 55 co-production treaties. Financing a film with domestic money by itself is almost impossible.
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Module 4: Marketing, Branding and Audience Building

December 19, 2012 /January 5-6-12, 2013

Module 4: Marketing, Audience Building and Media Training

Long considered as “dirty” words — areas reserved for marketers and distributors — marketing, branding and audience-building have become the responsibilities of the filmmaker and the producer.
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Case Studies: Networking Events with the Film Community

February 2, 2013

Case Studies: Networking Events with the Film Community

These sessions will focus on networking opportunities and delve further into personal experiences and challenges.
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Module 5: Screenwriting Intensive

March 2–3 / March 16–17, 2013

Module 5:

Co-productions Continued

It’s all about the story! Screenwriting has become a collaborative effort. How does a good story become a brilliant script?
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Moguls

March 23, 2013

Moguls session with John Sloss

Moguls are some of the most influential movers and shakers in the film industry. Guest speakers will be announced online closer to the dates.
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Module 6: Adapt This! Conference

April 15–16-20, 2013

Module 6:

Adapt This! Conference

Since the Academy Awards® began in 1927–28, more than three quarters of the “Best Picture” awards have gone to adaptations of books.
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Moguls

April 19, 2013

Moguls session with Steven DeNure

Moguls are some of the most influential movers and shakers in the film industry. Guest speakers will be announced online closer to the dates.
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Module 7: The Shift, Sales / Distribution / Exhibition

May 11, 2013

Module 7: The Shift, Sales / Distribution / Exhibition

The film industry has experienced a significant change in the landscape of film sales, distribution and exhibition. Releasing strategies are done case by case and are constantly being tested.
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Case Studies: Networking Events with the Film Community

June 1–2, 2013

Screenwriting Intensive Conference

These sessions will focus on networking opportunities and delve further into personal experiences and challenges.
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Moguls

June 22, 2013

Moguls

Moguls are some of the most influential movers and shakers in the film industry. Guest speakers will be announced online closer to the dates.
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Module 8: Legal

July 13, 2013

Module 8:

Legal

No matter what you do, you should always keep a lawyer one phone call away. Not that the film industry is becoming a dangerous place, but some areas are increasingly unclear when it comes to legal structure.
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Wrap

July 14, 2013

Moguls

Moguls are some of the most influential movers and shakers in the film industry.
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