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Organic Film Processing

NOTE: This workshop is in person. It is recommended that participants wear a mask while on the premises.

In this hands-on workshop participants will learn how to develop 16mm black and white film using organic products such as flowers, coffee, and bee pollen. Students will have the opportunity to shoot their own footage, create home-made organic developers and hand-process their film in Lomo Tanks. Participants will also learn the history of eco-processing and the basics of the photochemical process, as well as be introduced to other artists that incorporates it into their practice. At the end of the workshop students will have hands-on experience and the knowledge to embark on their own eco-processing adventures.

The Camera Theory workshop is strongly recommended as a prerequisite. This course is recommended as a companion to the Arri SRII 16mm and Aaton XTR Prod Super 16mm Cameras, Bolex 16mm Cameras, Super 8 Filmmaking Intensive (Shooting and Processing), Introduction to Regular/Double 8mm Filmmaking, Hand Processing Black and White Film and Hand Processing Colour Film workshops. This workshop includes all film, darkroom chemistry and supplies.


Sat 18 November 2023, 10 am - 6 pm   
Instructor: Timothy J. (TJ) Ediger

TJ Ediger is an artist and filmmaker from Alberta, Canada. He has participated in exhibitions, festivals, and residencies across North America. His practice developed out of a rural artist-run culture and a focus on interactive and public art. He has worked as a technician for festivals, galleries, and artist-run centres. TJ is the former Technical Coordinator for the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto and is now the owner and operator of Pigeon Creek Camera. You can learn more at

Location: 1137 Dupont Street, Toronto, Ontario M6H 2A3
Category: Creative Practises
Maximum Capacity: 4
8 hours of instruction $150 /member$175 /nonmember

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