NEW! 8mm/Super8 to HD Telecine service!

September 13, 2011 § Leave a comment

Using a dedicated Workprinter HD suite, we transfer 8mm and Super8 film to 1920×1080 HD for the best prices in town.  This sprocketless, frame-by-frame process is not only gentle on your original reels, but provides one of the cleanest and highest quality images available without going to an expensive pro lab.  Only want a Standard Def version?  No problem!  We can deliver SD or full HD on DVD, Blu-Ray, or a hard drive you provide in a Windows-friendly AVI format.  Films will be turned around in 3-5 business days.

Rates for members:
HD transfer – $0.25/ft
SD transfer – $0.20/ft
Burn to DVD (SD only) – $1
Burn to Blu-Ray disc – $5
Load onto user-supplied external Hard Drive – Free
Convert AVI file to Quicktime MOV, Apple ProRes 422, or other format – $10

Rates for non members:
HD transfer – $0.35/ft
SD transfer – $0.30/ft
Burn to DVD (SD only) – $2
Burn to Blu-Ray disc – $7.50
Load onto user-supplied external Hard Drive – Free
Convert AVI file to Quicktime MOV, Apple ProRes 422, or other format – $15

How to estimate the amount of film you have:
3″ reel = 50′ of 8 mm / super 8mm film
5″ reel = 200′ of 8 mm / super 8mm film
7″ reel = 400′ of 8 mm / super 8mm film

Please contact Jon at equipment(at)cineworks(dot)ca for inquiries or to book a transfer!

NEW NOW: YOUTH FILM WORKSHOPS AND WEBSITE

September 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society (Vancouver) is offering a FREE youth workshop in your community called NEW NOW.  The workshops are open to youth ages 12-20 years old, and are part of The World Anew, a programming initiative exploring contemporary First Nations film.  The workshops are open to both Native and non-Native youth.  Led by LA-based filmmaker Marilyn Thomas (Saulteaux), workshops will look at narrative through diverse forms and genres—from documentary, to narrative, to experimental. Young filmmakers will learn different methods for storytelling on screen and basic lighting and set technique.  Using cutting-edge video/ digital SLR technology, youth will create a short (1-3 min.) film for broadcast on the NEW NOW website.  This site will feature interviews with established Aboriginal filmmakers as well as film clips and the youth films produced through workshops.  Spaces are limited so register now!

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10th, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

CINEWORKS STUDIO, 1131 Howe. St, Vancouver, Back Lane Entrance

REGISTRATION INFO: Please pre-register by calling 604-685-3841 or email info (at) cineworks.ca

The World Anew

September 5, 2011 § Leave a comment

Experience The World Anew, a film screening event presented by Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society (Vancouver) featuring contemporary Aboriginal film. Bringing together short films by six filmmakers, The World Anew celebrates a multitude of First Nations identities in Canada, as well as past and current Indigenous forms of exchange through diverse forms and genres—from documentary, to narrative, to experimental.

Filmmakers …include Banchi Hanuse (Nuxalk), Zoe Hopkins (Heiltsuk/Mohawk), Terrance Houle (Blood), Kate Kroll, Kelvin Redvers (Metis/Dene), and Bear Witness (Cayuga Six Nations). This screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker and co-curator Marilyn Thomas (Saulteaux).

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Sept. 9th, 7:30 p.m., Cineworks Annex, 235 Alexander St., (at Main, side entrance), as part of SWARM 11

Admission is FREE/ by donation.

Additional screenings will be held:
Monday, Sept. 12th. 7:00 p.m., Gallery 2, Grand Forks BC
Tuesday, Sept. 13th, 7:00 p.m., Rossland Miner’s Hall, Rossland BC
Thursday, Sept 14th, 7:30 p.m., BackAlley Studio, Nelson BC
Friday, Sept 16th, 7:30 p.m., The Langham, Kaslo BC
Sunday, Sept 18th, 7:00 p.m., Vallican Whole, Winlaw BC
Monday Sept. 19th, 7:00 p.m. Rev. Community Centre, Revelstoke BC
Tuesday, Sept. 20th, 7:00 p.m. Akisq’nuk Hall, Windermere BC
Friday, Sept. 23rd, 7:30 p.m., The Banff Centre (Bentley Hall) Banff AB

Cineworks gratefully acknowledges the support of our membership, volunteers, sponsors and the ongoing financial assistance of our funders­–the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council and the City of Vancouver.Project partners include Gallery 2: Grand Forks Art Gallery, Oxygen Art Centre, The Langham Cultural Centre,  The Vallican Whole, Akisq’nuk First Nation, The Banff Centre for the Arts (Aboriginal Arts), and Cluster Mag.

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