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FILMMAKER BOOT CAMP – London, ON – August 12th, 2017


Time: 10:00AM – 4:00PM Location: 121 Studios – 211 King St. London, ON


When: Saturday August 12th, 2017 (1 Workshop Only)

Time: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: 121 Studios 211 King St. London, ON

Cost: $195.00 per person***

Max. Attendees: 50

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Do you want to stop talking about making a film and start shooting it? Are you constantly running in to roadblocks getting your project off the ground? Stop being your own worse enemy, and yes, we as filmmakers are often just that. If you are an active or aspiring independent filmmaker, director or producer this one-day workshop is for you! Learn the things no film school can teach you from practical knowledge and experience.

Join Writer/Director/Producer Greg A. Sager of Matchbox Pictures as he delves into and breaks down the entire independent filmmaking process, shooting in London and lays out how to get your film projects up and going for the whole world to see.

Learn how to not limit yourself as a filmmaker, utilizing your resources, raising capital, attracting the right talent & crew and most importantly, finishing you film!

This intensive 1-day seminar covers the do’s and don’ts of independent filmmaking, from start to finish…


“Oh, so you wrote its raining”…Choosing & writing the right project, the budgetary genre gap and working within it.


“Too much is never enough”…From locations and casting to your perfect crew and understanding the tips and tricks on keeping things moving and everyone committed and engaged.


“You have how much?”… How to write your characters so they come alive with your budget in mind and the giant role that genre plays in your casting all while trying to not break the bank.


“Feeding the Beast”… Choosing the right camera, scheduling, the art of compromise, picking your battles and the importance of a great Production Manager.


“Can’t see the forest”… The highs and lows of the post process and how to get it done whether you’re doing it yourself or hiring an editor. Tips and tricks on utilizing resources you didn’t even know you had.


“Sending your child out into the world”… Letting go and what to watch out for…Deciding upon direct distribution, distributors and sales agents. Understand how distribution works and the reality of the new media era and how it affects the independent filmmaker & their films.


‘Ask your Questions’ and get invaluable feedback about your project.

***Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or notebook and pen.***


London filmmaker Greg A. Sager has over 18 years of experience in film & video production and has written, produced and directed three feature films (‘Devil Seed’, ‘Kingdom Come’ and ‘Gray Matter’) that have been distributed in more than 60 countries around the world. Greg has also been a regular guest speaker at Fanshawe College’s Advanced Filmmaking and Screenwriting programs over the years.

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