June Workshops [Factory Media Centre]




June Workshops

Workshop: How to Smash a Project Grant 

Course Description: Grant-writing can be intimidating. The forms! The questions! THE BUDGET! This workshop aims to empower you, the writer, by sharing the knowledge and tools you’ll need to SMASH your project grant. In this 90 minute crash-course, participants will explore the basics of any good project grant, breaking down the application process into manageable steps and leaving the session feeling capable and confident. Learn to articulate your project clearly and get funding to bring your art into the world!

Instructor: Jessica Lea Fleming is of Métis (Wendat, Anishinaabe and French) and Scottish descent, from Penetanguishene, Ontario. She is a writer, dramaturge, producer, director and arts manager based in Toronto and Hamilton. Jessica currently works as the Operations Manager for the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, as the Georgian Bay Community Liaison for the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance, and as a Producer for Factory Media Centre’s Traditional Recipes: Food and Filmmaking project. Jessica recently completed post-production on her first short film Scales, and hopes to premiere it at festivals this year!

Monday June 12th, 6:30-8pm (Q&A to follow)

Workshop: Adobe Premiere Pro Back to the Basics

Course Description: In this workshop you will learn the basics of Adobe Premiere. Fancy things like setting up your project, organizing footage and bins, using short cuts, syncing audio, adding and modifying transitions and effects, etc. It’s all about getting comfortable with the program so you can edit to the best of your abilities.

Instructor: Devin Bateson is a freelance video editor and filmmaker. He is part of the sketch troupe Aunt Francis. They won the “Local Filmmakers Award” from the Hamilton Comedy Film Fest 2015. He’s been using Adobe Premiere before it and he were cool. Now he is very cool. He swears it.

Monday June 5th, 6:30-8pm

Enrollment is limited. Please call us at 905-577-9191 with your credit card information or register through PayPal using the button below. Questions? Email info@factorymediacentre.ca.


Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 30, 2017 (All day)
Factory Media Centre, 228 James St. North, Hamilton ON