Producing Dramatic Film

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Enrolment is limited to: 

Hone your producing skills in this two-evening crash course in producing independent film. In this workshop, participants learn the process of taking a dramatic film project from development to delivery from a producer’s perspective. Topics include story editing, pitching, casting, crewing, securing locations, financing, budgets, scheduling, contracts, clearing music, deliverables, marketing and distribution. Focusing specifically on the particularities of the dramatic film, you will acquire the foundational knowledge to help guide you through a narrativebased production.

The Introduction to Independent Filmmaking workshop is strongly recommended as a prerequisite. This course is recommended as a companion to the Short Film Writing , Directing Dramatic Film, and Directing Hybrid Fiction Workshops.



Coral Aiken is a creative producer based in Toronto. Her company, Aiken Heart Films Aiken specializes in developing new talent in film, television and digital cinema, and collaborates with a new generation of filmmakers to create relevant, thought-provoking films that resonate with audiences. Aiken is an alumna of York University’s Film MFA, Berlinale Talents, Trans Atlantic Partners and TIFF studio. She has screened work internationally with films in competition at Cannes
Cinefondation, Rotterdam, BAFICI and TIFF.