Something that may be of interest to homeschoolers. More information: https://www.smpia.sk.ca/behind-the-screen-2018/
Everyone is invited to join us at the Soundstage in Regina for some movie magic! Go behind the screen and experience the specialized skills and equipment used to bring Film and TV productions to life.
Admission is FREE – this event is family-friendly and suitable for all ages! Popcorn & pop will be provided.
Check out just a few of the exhibits at Behind the Screen 2018:
• SuperGrid will be in the house!
Come and see props, set decorations and costumes from this soon to be released Saskatchewan-produced feature film depicting a near-future wasteland.
• Wavelength Entertainment
Wavelength will showcase demo footage from their new reenactment crime series and from their documentary series Bridging Borders. They will also showcase their newly released 360 VR documentary for the first time!
Wavelength will have their new Red Dragon camera system on-site, along with drones and other production tools used to make their current international projects. You can even stop by the Wavelength booth and get a picture with an Emmy award!
• Bamboo Shoots’ Mobile Studio Truck
Climb aboard and tour this fully loaded mobile production studio. Check out the bells and whistles needed for a TV production on location.
• Weapons Specialist
Jim Pratt – weapons specialist works with the film’s director, props department, actors and stunt coordinator, and is responsible for maintaining control of any weapon props (including firearms, knives, swords, bows, and staffs). Jim will showcase these replica weapon props used in the many films he’s worked on!
• Stunt Team Show
Stunt performers must be trained in a variety of disciplines including martial arts and stage combat. Focusing on hand to hand combat, Jason Truong (Man in the High Castle) & his stunt double team will provide our audience with an overview of some of the skills that are required to be a stuntman in the film industry.
• Actors’ Headshots
Headshots are an actor’s business card. Interested in acting or background work for film, television and commercials? Come get your headshot taken for free! Wayne Slinn Photography will keep your picture on file for future job opportunities.
• Animation Demonstration
Animation artist Adrian Dean will be showcasing the ‘principles’ of animation by demonstrating real-time animation using face capture.
• Try your hand at acting!
Crushed Rockets will be shooting short films at Behind the Screen and using attendees as actors.
Here’s your chance to be part of the action! Are you ready for your close-up?
• Youth Film Day Short Film Showcase
Come take in the fine work of our Youth Film Day participants.
Parking is free. Please enter the Soundstage through the west side parking lot at Hamilton St. & College Ave.