Workshops & Masterclasses

Join GFF and our guest filmmakers from around the world for the best selection of Masterclass Speakers and Career Development Events yet!

Thanks to all of our incredible sponsors from Manitoba’s Film Production Industry for their support of GFF.

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A new series of special events for directors, brought to you by the Directors Guild of Canada!  This series includes a Masterclass Q&A by the inaugural recipient of GFF’s Best Manitoba Filmmaker Award, Shelagh Carter, as well as a special Friday Night Reception for Filmmakers and Passholders.

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STRATEGIES OF APPROPRIATION : A Masterclass Lecture by Penny Lane (director of Hail Satan?)
7:30 pm | Fri, July 26 | Johnson Hall 
Doors at 7 PM | Talk at 7:30 PM | Reception to follow!

Join the fiercely independent documentary filmmaker Penny Lane (Hail Satan?) for a Masterclass that explores the aesthetic and ethical dilemmas in found footage filmmaking.

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MASTERCLASS Q&A with LIZA MANDELUP (director of Jawline)
3 – 4:30 PM | Fri, July 26 | Johnson Hall

Join us for a conversation with filmmaker Liza Mandelup, who is in attendance to present the Canadian Premiere of her Sundance award-winning film Jawline at GFF 2019.

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3 PM – 4:30 PM | Sat, July 27 | 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.

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Shoot Super 8mm Workshop Graphic

SHOOT SUPER 8MM with the creators of THE GOOSE!
a workshop by Mike Maryniuk & Josh Marr
1pm-4pm | Fri, July 26

The Gimli Film Festival and Winnipeg Film Group are proud to present a hands-on Super 8mm workshop. This Super 8mm workshop will inspire and teach filmmakers the ins and outs of shooting on Super 8mm film with the help of two leading, acclaimed analogue filmmakers Josh Marr and Mike Maryniuk. No experience is required!

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