Free Cinematography and Hand-Processing Workshop

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Free Cinematography and Hand-Processing Workshop

June 7 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm PDT


Kootenay Moving Pictures in partnership with the Capitol Theatre in Nelson and Vancouver’s Echo Park Center North are pleased to offer a celluloid weekend including a free cinematography and hand-processing workshop in Nelson on Friday, June 7th!

Friday June 7, 1-5pm

Cinematography and hand processing workshop, free

Meet at the Capitol Theatre at 1pm where participants will begin by exploring camera mechanics and cinematography tips and tricks. We’ll use this new knowledge to film around town. After an hour or so of filming we’ll return to the Capitol Theatre to hand process the film using both eco and traditional film chemistry. Drop-in or rsvp: [email protected]

The following evening the films we made will be presented as part of a screening of short films at the Capitol Theatre.

Saturday June 8, 7pm, Capitol Theatre, 421 Victoria St

Screening, music & bingo, $10/15

Independent Animation – Capitol Season

The following day both workshop participants and the community are invited back to the Capitol Theatre to enjoy a curated screening of short independent animated films from across Canada and beyond and we’ll get to see the films we made the day before. Plus our visiting artists will present one of their community film projects and play some music for us!


The artists involved are:

Siloën Daley is a Kootenay kid who founded Carbon Arc Cinema, a community art house in Halifax as well as the Animation Festival of Halifax. She loves community building through the arts.

Paolo Davanzo is a filmmaker, educator and one of the co-founders of the Echo Park Film Center in 2001. He believes in the power of cinema and storytelling to bring love and hope to the world.

Lisa Marr (formerly of the band CUB) loves making movies and music with communities all over the world. She’s been part of the Echo Park Film Center Family since 2001.

Matthew James-Wilson is a writer, photographer and musician who founded Heavy Manners Library, is the editor of Forge. art magazine, and has family in the area.


The Capitol Theatre
421 Victoria Street
Nelson, British Columbia V1L 5R2 Canada
(250) 352-6363
View Venue Website


Kootenay Moving Pictures
View Organizer Website