Upcoming Workshops

The Basics of Business Affairs for Media Artists/Filmmakers Online

X-WAVE @ TSV / BIPOC-Centred Workshop Series / (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour)

Thursday 26 November 2020    6 – 7:30 pm 
part 2: Thursday 3 December 2020    6 – 7:30 pm
(Registration deadline is Thursday 26 November 4 pm)

Every media artist, filmmaker and artist should know how to handle their affairs. This workshop will give an overview of the importance of business affairs including basic contracts and agreements that every artist needs, how to protect your work legally and tips and tools around working with legal counsel.

To register visit www.trinitysquarevideo.com or email [email protected]

*Trinity Square Video is committed to providing an equitable and barrier-free space. If you are unable to afford these workshops, please reach out [email protected]

Image Credit: #MISSAMERICA – Sway Clarke (2018), Still Music Video, Dir. V. T Nayani, DOP: Victoria Long
Instructor: V. T. Nayani

V.T. Nayani is a director, producer, and writer dedicated to stories for the screen. Her first feature documentary SHADEISM: DIGGING DEEPER (2015) had its World Premiere at the 2015 Zanzibar International Film Festival, where it received a Special Jury Recognition. Nayani is an alumni of the CBCs Workshop for Diverse Creators, the HotDocs’ Doc Accelerator Program, and ReelWorld Film Festival's Emerging 20 Program. She is also a recipient of the UN Women Yvonne M. Hebert Award for filmmakers and media makers. In late 2018, Nayani had the honour of shadowing and interning with her mentor, acclaimed cinematographer Bradford Young, on the set of Netflix's award-winning limited series WHEN THEY SEE US, created by Ava DuVernay. She was most recently a recipient of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's MVP Project grant, presented by The Prism Prize and RBCxMusic. Her work and artistic development has also been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, ArtReach Toronto, AWID, and TIFF. Nayani is currently in post-production for her first dramatic feature, THIS PLACEwhich was was selected as a recipient of Telefilm Canada's inaugural Talent to Watch Program and is set for completion this summer.

Location: Trinity Square Video
Category: Production – Theoretical
Level: Beginner
Maximum Capacity: 30
3 hours of instruction in 2 parts
$10 /member$20 /nonmember
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