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Super 8 Challenge Workshop

April 8, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Shoot some film! We dare you! Included in the cost of your registration you’ll get: a two hour workshop on shooting Super 8; one roll of super8 film (one only! It’s a challenge!); a weekend rental of a super8 camera (or use your own if you have one); FAVA pays for shipping to the lab, film development, and transfer of all the films to a digital file.

See your masterpiece for the very first time alongside the other challenge participants at a live screening (date TBD). Crank up your nerve and have some fun shooting film.

Registrants will receive:

  • 1 roll of Super 8mm film in black and white (color film can be purchased for an extra $25/roll)
  • Presentation slides in PDF format
  • Rental of a Super 8 camera

Where: FAVA’s Studio B (Room 136), The Orange Hub – 10045 156 Street Northwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada
When: April 8th, 2023, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Registration Deadline: April 4th, 2023
Cost: $89 Member / $99 Non-members
Instructor: Laura La France

Big Mimic Productions is just another name for Laura La France, a self-made director, editor and producer based in Amiskwaciwâskahikan / Edmonton, Alberta. Laura works in a variety of styles and formats, with a specialty in Super 8 film production and editing. With her own documentary projects in the works, Laura shoots film for musicians, poets, weddings, breweries, film societies, and other artists’ movie projects. Laura’s work has been featured at film festivals across North America; on beer bottles, as vinyl artwork and most recently on CBC Gem. When she’s not working with film, she’s working the projection booth for the Metro Cinema. If you’ve got any big movie dreams that Laura can help make a reality, give her a shout.

Register below or email [email protected] for more information.


To begin the registration process, please fill out and submit the form below.


    Interested in becoming a FAVA Member? click here for more information or contact [email protected]  – 780-429-1671 ex. 1001


    April 8
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    FAVA at The Orange Hub
    #149 - 10045 156 St NW
    Edmonton, Alberta T5P 2P7 Canada
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    780-429-1671 ext. 102