Directing Hybrid Fiction

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Enrolment is limited to: 

This two-session Directing Hybrid Fiction workshop aims to provide participants with practical skills and experiences, and a working critical knowledge of diverse hybrid fiction techniques and their impact on cinematic storytelling, as practiced by contemporary film and video artists. Participants will take part in hands-on exercises that focus on non-actor performance techniques including the
creation of spontaneous viral videos and the exquisite corpse.

The Introduction to Independent Filmmaking and Camera Theory workshops are recommended as prerequisites. This course is recommended as a companion to the Directing Dramatic Film workshop.



Chelsea McMullan’s films and projects have premiered at Sundance, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the New York Photography Festival. Her award-winning shorts have been featured on Nowness, Dazed Digital, Vice and in Vogue Italia magazine. Chelsea is a member of the artist co-operative What Matters Most and was an artist in residence at Fabrica, where she made the Genie-nominated short film Derailments, a tribute to the legacy of Federico Fellini. My Prairie Home, her musical documentary portrait of gender-neutral singer/songwriter Rae Spoon, won the 2013 'Vancouver Film Critics’ Prize for Best Canadian Documentary and garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination. It is currently in distribution with the National Film Board of Canada. Michael Shannon Michael Shannon John is her second feature film.