Non-Profit Summer Institute of Film and Television (SIFT)


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The Canadian Screen Training Centre (CSTC) presents:
May 26 - 31, 2009, Ottawa

Once again, the CSTC is proud to present a jam-packed week of creative and professional enrichment through workshops, panels, avant-premiere screenings, pitching and networking opportunities. Participants can choose from one of over 20 workshops, in screenwriting, directing, producing, documentary, new media, acting, cinematography and editing. Join us for an intensive week in Ottawa to upgrade your skills, make connections and take your career to the next level!

SIFT 2009 instructors include two-time Gemini award winning actor MEGAN FOLLOWS (CSI: Miami, Anne of Green Gables), Governor General's Prize winning documentary filmmaker PETER WINTONICK (Manufacturing Consent, Cinema Vérité), noted videojournalist SASA PETRICIC (CBC's The National), Variety's Top Ten producer NICHOLAS TABARROK (Coopers' Camera, Weirdsville), top screenwriters DONALD MARTIN (Dim Sum Funeral, Céline) and JEFFERSON LEWIS (Emotional Arithmetic, Les Noces de Papier), and many more!

Workshops are kept small and spaces are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment.

Full details - including schedule, workshop descriptions, instructor bios and online registration - are now available at

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Canada's first national film and television training school, the Canadian Screen Training Centre is a not-for-profit institute that provides training in all levels for emerging and established film, television and new media professionals.

613-789-4720 / 1-800-742-6016
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