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Jeudi 17 mai 2012

RÉSIDENCE: AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence Program

The Atlantic Filmmakers extends deadline for the Filmmaker in Residence Program

April 26, 2012, Halifax, NS – The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the Filmmaker in Residence program has been extended to Monday, June 11, 2012. The program is designed for experienced Maritime based filmmakers who are interested in creating work with the support and participation of AFCOOP and the Halifax film community. A total of $15,000 in cash and services will be provided to the successful applicant for the production of a film twenty-five minutes in length or less.

“The first thee years of the Filmmaker in Residence program were successful beyond our expectations. This last years residency with Eva Madden-Hagen culminated beautifully in a warm screening of her film POSE at THE HALIFAX INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL. It was packed and POSE turned into a really good piece of work”, says Chris Spencer-Lowe, Production Coordinator of AFCOOP and Supervising Producer of the Residency. “We really have provided a unique opportunity for direct communication between filmmakers and their communities, as well as great way for experienced filmmakers to create new work.”

Funding for the Filmmaker in Residence includes:

· Up to $4,000 in cash to offset costs of the project – this may include film stock, lab fees, rentals, per Diems, travel and labour, etc.
· Up to $11,000 in AFCOOP equipment and facility rentals
· AFCOOP staff and organizational support and a supportive community in which to work
· Applications must be mailed to: The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, 5663 Cornwallis st, Halifax,
Nova Scotia, B3K 1B6
· Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, June 11, 2012
· Late applications and applications submitted by email or fax will not be accepted
· The recipient of the AFCOOP Filmmaker in Residence will be announced by May 1st, 2012.

The aim of the AFCOOP Filmmaker In Residence Program is to provide a filmmaker with the resources and guidance to create a completed work with the support and participation of the community and to involve the community in their filmmaking process.
ABOUT AFCOOP: The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new and experienced filmmakers with equipment, facilities, training, and funding. Established in 1974, AFCOOP is an accessible member- run centre for the production and presentation of creative films in a collaborative and learning environment.

For more information, please contact Chris Spencer-Lowe, Production Coordinator at the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative - 902-405-4474 or see for additional details.

AFCOOP’ is generously supported by:

TEL: (902) 405-4479
FAX: (902) 405-4485
5663 Cornwallis st.
Halifax, NS
B3K 1B6

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