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Fellowship of the Blog: Ottawa Indie Film, Episode Six

By Jith Paul on June 18, 2015

Today we bring you the sixth and final episode in Jith Paul’s series, Ottawa Indie Film. This installment features Bonnie Robinson,  the founder of YOW Productions.

A professional writer, producer and director, she talks about her favourite types of films to make and where she likes to go to see movies in Ottawa.  She also reminds us that making films is most often a collaborative endeavour and has some great tips for aspiring filmmakers looking to plug into the local filmmaker community. Have a look:

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ee_ychmRgc0[/youtube]

Previous episodes of Ottawa Indie Film include:

Episode One:  Cory and Gary Thibert of Wolf Pelt Productions talk about their love of film

Episode Two: Shannon Lough, Emanuela Campanella, Sarah Turnbull and Fangliang Xu, four students from the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University who filmed a doc about the innovative War Horse project.

Episode Three: Filmmaker Rhiana Chinapen completes her first film, an exploration of Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian martial art which she practices) with the assistance of SAW Video Media Arts Centre’s Jumpstart Program.

Episode Four: Howard Adler, a filmmaker and curator and founder of Ottawa’s Asinabka Film Festival talks about his first experience with video editing in high school, how he worked with a group of friends to start a new film festival and what makes Ottawa an amazing place for a media artist.

Episode Five: Roger D. Wilson, an experimental film scientist, talks about physically manipulating and hand processing film, how grape juice interacts with celluloid and what camera-less animation is.

***Stay tuned to Apartment613 next week as we announce a call for applications to The Fellowship Program, an initiative that allows us to fund projects that go beyond blog posts and radio segments.