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Low Cost Filmmaking – From Proposal to Execution
With Aisha Jamal

Sunday, December 10th, 1pm
PAVED Arts/AKA Event Space

This workshop is a general overview for new filmmakers and is intended for beginning directors and producers. It gives participants an overview of all the stages involved in low cost, independent filmmaking. Learn how to take your idea from the proposal stage to execution. Learn about the writing process, laying out your shooting schedule, prepping for your shoot, directing a small crew, how to plan for editing and some of the many options for finishing and exhibiting your film.

Aisha Jamal is a Toronto-based filmmaker, programmer and film professor. Her short documentaries have screened at festivals and venues worldwide. She is currently working on her first feature-length documentary called “A Kandahar Away” for the Documentary Channel. She is also Head of Programming at the Syria Film Festival and Canadian Film Programmer at Hot Docs Canadian Documentary Film Festival. Aisha teaches film theory and history at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. Along with Maya Bedward, she runs a monthly podcast on gender and race in film called “The Gaze.”

To register for this free members’ workshop, please email

About Memberships:
Did you know? PAVED member perks include free work-shops plus artist-priced access to equipment rentals, video editing suite, digital photo suite, audio suite, darkroom, event space rentals, and more!

Fee: $50/year ($25 for Student/Underemployed)
To buy/renew your membership, please contact Lenore at or 306-652-5502 ext. 3