Masterclass with Shelagh Carter

Masterclasses graphicShelagh Carter poses promoting her film Into Invisible Light

$10 | FREE for All Passholders | Sat, July 27
3 PM – 4:30 PM | Lady of the Lake Theatre


A keynote presentation by veteran Manitoba film director Shelagh Carter, winner of GFF’s inaugural Best Manitoba Director Award (sponsored by the DGC). Join DGC member and award-winning director Shelagh Carter for an intimate discussion of her process, her work and her inspirations. Moderated by Norma Bailey.

Shelagh Carter bio: Shelagh Carter is a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio as an Actress and Director, a Professor of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg and a graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s Directors Lab in Toronto. As a director, Shelagh has created work for over ten years. Night Travellers, her third short film, was a National Screen Institute Drama Prize winner in 2007. Her award winning 35 mm short, One Night, filmed as part of the Canadian Film Centre’s Short Dramatic Film 2009 series, screened at several international film festivals. She has also won world festival recognition with her experimental narrative short films Canoe, Rifting/Blue and Is It My Turn. Shelagh’s first feature film called Passionflower, the story of Sarah, an 11-year- old girl, forcing her family to come to terms with her mother’s increasing mental instability, has earned film festival attention and honors. Her indie feature, Before Anything You Say, an innovative drama based on a true story, has won International nominations and awards, most recently Best Manitoba Director 2018 by the DGC. Her third feature film Into Invisible Light is about to begin its festival season 2018/19.

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