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IMAF Workshop – Creative Directing with Actors – Summerside Sessions

May 8, 2012 9:30 am
May 9, 2012 3:00 pm
IMAF 2012
Three Oaks Sr. High
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10 Kenmoore Avenue, Summerside, PE, Canada, C1N 4V9

This workshop will open up young and emerging media artists to ways to discovering and nurturing new possibilities in their story-telling and dimensionality of characters, as directors through their actors. Lead by Industry Director Michael Kennedy (Little Mosque on the Prairie). And with actors Graham Putnam and Cynthia Dennis.

  • The Summerside edition of this workshop takes place May 8th and 9th from 9:30am – 3pm at Three Oaks Sr. High School and is open to students only.
  • For more information contact Dave Ward at 902-892-3131 or davewardchtn@gmail.com

Michael Kennedy is an award winning, genre-jumping director with a reputation for creating stylish films that achieve both critical and commercial success. He has directed 14 feature-length films and over 125 television episodes including every episode of the first season of CBC’s ground-breaking sitcom, Little Mosque On The Prairie. He has received 2 Directors Guild of Canada Awards and a nomination for a Directors Guild of America Award.  Other honors include: Best Director Gemini nominations; 3 wins from 7 nominations for Best Director at the Canadian Comedy Awards; Best Director, Canadian Music Video Awards, for Terriers, one of 25 short films he directed for Kids In The Hall. Joe’s Wedding, his award-winning romantic- comedy feature, was selected for many international film festivals. Michael also  directed Jets inMunich, Texas and Los Angeles; Broken Lullaby in Budapest; One Man Out in Mexico; Caribe in Belize; and Calculated Risk in Germany.


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