2nd Filmmakers Master Class
June 11 to 13
You have always been passionate about making film but do not know where to start, who to talk to, and how to go about it. You are a young African age 15 and up who is interested in pursuing a future career in filmmaking. This is the right opportunity for you!
In this intensive 8 hour masterclass, we explore storyboarding, filming, and editing. At the end of the class, you will acquire the skills needed to produce a short film. Film produced are automatically entered for possible screening at the next African Movie Festival in Manitoba.
About the Masterclass
The AM-FM Filmmakers Masterclass is held multiple times throughout the year. This is the second edition of the
In this intensive 8 hour masterclass, we will be exploring storyboarding, filming, and editing. At the end of the class, participants will have the skills to produce a short film. Film produced are automatically entered for possible screening at the next African Movie Festival in Manitoba.
About the Instructor
English — Tope Babalola is a 21-year-old Canadian filmmaker born to Nigerian parents. Babalola has always been interested in film, television, and the creative process. At the age of six he began composing short stories, and between the ages of twelve and fifteen published three novels. His venture into filmmaking and editing began around age eleven with filming and editing home videos for personal entertainment. Babalola began to further his interest in film by taking film courses in high school, as well as post-secondary intensive film production programs.
Since 2016, Babalola has been directing, editing, and producing feature length films with the students of Springs Christian Academy (SCA), with Benjamin Bartlett being his third feature of this kind. He recently completed his fourth feature with SCA, Popular Vote.