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Educational program in Montréal

HAND PROCESSING: BLACK AND WHITE (Reversal) - Hands-on workshop

Date: Sunday, February 22nd, 11a.m - 2p.m., 3p.m. - 6 p.m. (6 hours)

Rate: Member: $100* / Non-member $150*

Prerequisite: Each participant must bring one roll of exposed 16mm or Super 8 film (black and white reversal stock). No time will be allotted to shooting on the day of the workshop.

Hand processing gives filmmakers unique control over the look of their film. Over the course of this practical workshop, participants will discover which chemicals to use, processing procedures, as well as standard darkroom practices. Participants will screen and discuss the results of their work at the end of the workshop.

Goal: Participants will master the steps of hand processing their own black and white film from A to Z. 

*The cost of chemicals is included in the workshop price.

Instructor: Guillaume Vallée

Graduated from Concordia University with a Major in Film Animation and a MFA in Studio Arts - Film Production option, Guillaume Vallée is interested in radical forms of animation and analogue techniques as a way of considering the direct interaction between different mediums. His work is an exploration of materiality within the creative process. In attempts of creating a more complex relationship with his subject matter, Vallée makes use of cross-medium forms that range from camera-less techniques to optical effects and found-footage, often resulting in surreal and chaotic imagery. Vallée is now exploring the possibilites of magnetic video tape and creates film/video hybrid and performative work based on the materiality of these analogue supports. His work has been shown internationally in film and video festivals, galleries and concert venues.  As a member of Montreal's artists collective Groop Index,  he's activly involved in events organization that bring forward the idea of hybridity, acting as performer, installation artist and experimental film & video director.  Guillaume Vallée's doing a PhD- Études et Pratiques des Arts at UQAM.

For more information, or to register, contact us at 514-845-7442 or [Hidden].