Introduction to Independent Filmmaking

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Enrolment is limited to: 

This lecture-based course gives participants an overview of all the stages involved in independent filmmaking and is a must for beginning directors and producers. Learn about the writing process, planning your workflow, prepping for your shoot, crewing up, the fundamentals of production, the importance of cinematography and quality sound recording, getting all your shots, how to approach editing and the many options for finishing and exhibiting your film. This workshop is a general overview for new filmmakers and a great starting point for your filmmaking education.

This is a foundational course and is necessary as a prerequisite for many of our workshops.



Lori Fischburg is a line producer/production manager from Toronto, Canada. Fischburg's credits include work with established producers Jonathan Bronfman (The Witch), Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss (The Captive) and acclaimed director Sook-Yin Lee. Lori was one of six Canadian's chosen for Trans Atlantic Partners in 2014 and won the WIFT and William F. Whites production management mentorship in 2013. Her most recent project, Clara, with Serendipity Point Films, stars Patrick Adams (Suits) and Troian Bellasario (Pretty Little Liars).