Fri. Feb. 28 // 2:30-4:30pm // Gordon Hall (Queen’s University), 74 Union St
Ever wonder what it takes to make it in the film and media industry? How do you get your foot in the door? Where do you even start?  “Breaking In” is your chance to connect with the people who have the jobs you want – directors, producers, actors, editors, programmers and more. Structured to allow for informal one-on-one and group conversations, to help you get the info you need.
 
Special Guests: Andrew Gurney, Andrew Lockington, Brent Nurse, Brooke Bundy, Calvin Thomas, Christian Kelley, Jason Anderson, Jason Nobrega, Kara Haflidson, Lev Lewis, Matthew Johnson, Nicola Luksic, Richard Goddard, Yonah Lewis, Kathy Schultz, Meaghan Brander.
Industry guests confirm right up to the day of the workshop – keep checking www.kingcanfilmfest.com/workshops for up-to-date guest information.
 
Ages: this event is open to all ages. Admission: FREE.
To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: TD Bank Group and Queen’s University Film & Media Department
 

 
Fri. Feb. 28 // 6:00-7:00pm // Davies Lounge (Grand Theatre), 218 Princess St
Come join the KCFF and SOCAN for a candid conversation with the music composer and the director of the film Siddharth! The discussion will focus on the making of Siddharth, film composition, music in film and the industry in general.  Be sure to attend the screening of Siddharth in the Baby Grand (room adjacent to the Davies Lounge) following the workshop!
 
Moderators: Paul Stillo (SOCAN)
Special Guests: Richie Mehta (director, Siddharth), Andrew Lockington (composer, Siddharth)
Agesthis event is recommended for all ages.
Admission: FREE.  To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: SOCAN and TD Bank Group
 
Sat. Mar. 1 // 10:00-11:00am // Baby Grand (Grand Theatre), 218 Princess St
You don't need a multi-million dollar Hollywood budget to make a great film! Just ask the folks from the Oxbow Cure and The Dirties. Here's your chance to get some insider tips and advice on how to create a huge bang for your buck!

Special Guests: Matthew Johnson (The Dirties), Yonah Lewis (The Oxbow Cure), Lev Lewis (The Oxbow Cure), Calvin Thomas (The Oxbow Cure), Jason Lapeyre (I Declare War, KCFF'13)

Moderator: Jason Anderson
Agesthis event is recommended for all ages.
Admission: FREE.  To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: TD Bank Group

KIDS ANIMATION WORKSHOP
 
Sat. Mar. 1 // 10:00am-12:00pm // Davies Lounge (Grand Theatre), 218 Princess St
Free filmmaking workshops have long been part of the KCFF.  A key piece of the Local Filmmaking Initiative – a program that supports and nurtures filmmaking in Kingston – animation workshops have served as a fun and hands-on way to introduce children to the craft of filmmaking. 

lash Animation

All participants will create a short “claymation” film that will be shown on the big screen during the “C IS FOR CANADA” screening on Sunday March 2, 2:45pm, at Screening Room 2 (120 Princess St.).
 
Instructor: Kathy Schultz. Ages: this event is recommended for kids ages 6-10. Admission: FREE.
To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: TD Bank Group

 
Sat. Mar. 1 // 12:30-2:30pm // Davies Lounge (Grand Theatre), 218 Princess St
Same workshop as the Kids Animation Workshop, but geared towards youth aged 10-13. All participants will create a short “claymation” film that will be shown on the big screen during the “C IS FOR CANADA” screening on Sunday March 2, 2:45pm, at Screening Room 2 (120 Princess St.).
 
Instructor: Kathy Schultz. Ages: this event is recommended for youth ages 11-15. Admission: FREE.
To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: TD Bank Group 
View instructor info and past KCFF workshop HERE!

 
Sun. Mar. 2 // 12:00-2:00pm // The Mansion, 506 Princess St
Sick and tired of your parents not letting you listen to rap music?  Well here’s your chance to do one better: make a rap video!  With the assistance of local filmmaker Brent Nurse, the KCFF is proud to welcome kid-friendly rap stars, HEY KIDS!, to the stage.  Under the guidance of Brent and his team, kids will be shown basic camera functions and actually shoot footage to be used for a REAL music video.  Participants will be invited to the “Official Launch” upon completion of the video (date and time TBA).
 
Instructor: Brent Nurse. Ages: this event is recommended for kids, ages 6-12, with parental supervision. Admission: FREE.
To guarantee entry, RSVP to victoria@kingcanfilmfest.com. Walk-ups welcome, pending capacity.
 
Official Sponsor: TD Bank Group
View Hey Kids! song "Favourite Food" HERE!