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Annie Griffin

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My Journey From Actress to Filmmaker

PRESENTED ON APR 22, 2016
IN EDINBURGH @ VOL 33

Annie Griffin is an Edinburgh based filmmaker. Originally from the US, she moved to the UK as a student.  She began her career as an actress in fringe theatre, frequently performing at the Edinburgh Festival. She formed her own production company in the 90s, and moved to Scotland. Her work includes The Book Group for Channel 4 and the feature film Festival. In 1992 she was fortunate to see Prince in concert at Earls Court on the Diamonds and Pearls tour. 

 

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A Journey Through Photography

BY AMEEN ALGHABRI
@ VOL 2 ON APR 19, 2014

Ameen AlGhabri takes us through his journey of his work in photography and filming; how human and nature in Yemen are seen through his eyes and lense. From the hot deserts of Yemen to Hollywood, he shares with us his finely crafted film. 

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The Film Scenes in My Head

BY PAUL HUTCHINSON
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 06, 2014

Paul Hutchinson, film lover and founder of Bedford Film Festival takes us on a journey through the film scenes in his head. From the classics to the most recent, films are more than stories to show and tell, but to express one's emotions to one or hundred people.  And through the movie pictures are how people can be touched and understand the story teller from behind the camera.

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Making Movies in Oklahoma

BY LANCE MCDANIEL
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 12, 2015

After working on Oscar winning movie Million Dollar BabyLance McDaniel moved back to Oklahoma to launch his film career and help grow the film community in Oklahoma. This presentation details Lance's wild journey from assisting on low budget horror films to writing and directing successful family comedies. And, he explains how Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival serves as the hub of the now thriving film industry in Oklahoma. 

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My Little Discovery

BY VANNAPHONE SITTHIRATH
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 31, 2016

Vannaphone, known as "Kino" to most, is a Lao journalist and documentary filmmaker with a mission to develop socially responsible coverage of life in her country and region. In her presentation ‘My Little Discovery’ Kino will share some experiences and stories from her early days as a journalist.

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Artist and Filmmaker Don Levy

BY ALEXANDER STOREY GORDON
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Alexander Storey Gordon is a curator, artist and writer currently based in Fife and Glasgow. Sitting productively between these roles Storey Gordon curates and makes film, text, performances and events that focus on how the relationship between our bodies, our built environment, and others is mediated through contemporary art, film and literature. In his curatorial, art and written work this is achieved through a rigorous experimentation with the structures, codes, and conventions that govern and channel our reading of experience, time and event.

For GI Pecha Kucha, Storey Gordon will give a presentation on the artist and filmmaker Don Levy and the exhibition Don Levy: Time Regained, presented by Storey Gordon at SWG3 as part of GI 2016. Touching on wider themes of time, edit and the problem of the archive, the presentation will collage together different materials from exhibition research.

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My Short Film at Cannes Film Festival

BY YOSHINO MATSUMOTO
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 04, 2016

あなたは、映画がお好きですか?そして、どんな映画といえば、どんなものを想像するでしょうか。普段は研究職に就きながら、映画への想いを止めきれず映画を自主制作、そしてCannes Film Festivalへも足を運んだ松本佳乃さんが、その経験を共有してくれました。

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Serious Film Advice From a "Serious" Filmmaker

BY ANDREW VASCO
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 23, 2016

 

Andrew Vasco shares how he created a successful web series in Asheville, and why you should too.

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Food Journey

BY HONEY DAHLIA
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Honey Dahlia is a backpacker, She talked about Food Journey. She shared about her travel and food experiences at some countries and how she got inspired by some movies to visit the countries and taste the local food.

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How to Make a Micro-Budget Film

BY BRITTANY RAFALAK
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 15, 2018

Brittany Rafalak is an independent filmmaker who shares some useful tricks and know-how she has learned through the years for making a film on a budget. Unlike other creative artists, a filmmaker can't simply pick up a camera and start filming, so she has had to devise creative strategies to produce the films she wants, on a limited budget. Her presentation inspires us as creative artists, even those who are not filmmakers, to not let finances stop us from achieving our vision.