Confederation College Rolls Out the Red Carpet for its Annual Film Night – Apr. 21
THUNDER BAY, ON, April 17, 2017 – This year’s graduating class of the Film Production program at Confederation College will be rolling out the red carpet for the annual Film Night to showcase their 32 original short films. The films, produced entirely by the students, will debut in the College’s Shuniah Building Lecture Theatre (Room 351) on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
The general public is invited to join in for Film Night. Movie-goers can expect an eclectic anthology of film ranging from comedies to dramas and documentaries; there is truly something for everyone.
The program will include En Tze’s animation Bury Or Be Buried, a stop motion film about a newly adopted dog and cat who don’t get along, and Allen Naytowhow’s Windigo, a thriller about a legendary Ojibwa creature that is half man and half deer. The evening of entertainment will also include a couple of music videos and a romantic musical about a siren who falls in love with a human.
“Film making is very much a team sport,” noted student Guin Won who directed Change of Heart. “For me, the best part is being able to develop my film making skills by collaborating with other passionate individuals.”
Student Warren McGoey, who directed The Manitoba Cheese Run added “The film production program is very hands-on and it really gave me a strong foundation in technical knowledge.”
Lee Chambers, Film Professor at Confederation College, shared how proud he is of his students. “Film Night provides the unique opportunity for our students to showcase their work to the community,” he said. “It rewards the students for their hard work and allows the College to celebrate their completion of the Film Production program.”
Admission is free, but donations are welcomed in support of the Film Production program. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.conflix.co
Film Production students Warren McGoey (left) and Guin-seng Won, in action while directing their films The Manitoba Cheese Run and Change of Heart
Confederation College has been serving the citizens of northwestern Ontario since 1967 meeting the educational needs of students in a catchment area of some 550,000 square kilometres. Along with its main campus in Thunder Bay, Confederation College has eight regional sites located in Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake and Wawa.
Confederation College delivers exceptional education and training to an average of 7,800 combined full and part-time students per year and currently has a total of 805 full and part-time employees. Confederation’s regional economic impact and contribution is valued at $411.2 million annually.
Confederation College is proudly celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2017. For more information, visit www.confederationcollege.ca.
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