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PechaKucha Presentation

There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale

PRESENTED ON SEP 29, 2016
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 26

"LA was just not the place for me anymore, so I packed up my stuff and moved home to Edmonton. But I had this flashly resume, so where would I fit in?"

In "There And Back Again: A Designer's Tale", from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol.26, designer Melissa Krystofiak's career has taken her behind the scenes of some Hollywood's biggest movies. In this presentation, she shares how her experiences working in different design discliplines has shaped her ideas about work, community and creativity.

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Designer's Guide

BY REBEKA RUBIO
@ VOL 1 ON APR 11, 2013

Rebeka Rubio presents us her Designer's Guide. She shares some of her best work with us, and talks about the problems she had throughout creating them. She has had struggle to get to the point where she currently is, and offers tips to designers to avoid common mistakes. (in Spanish)

 

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A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

BY KRISTIN WRIGHT
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

Kristin Wright teaches us how to be an independent filmmaker. She talks about how to write stories, the challenges of film direction, and what's involved in production. Kristin touches on the good and bad points of being an independent filmmaker and gives us some tips on how to make the most of your work.

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Filmmaking in Turkey - Redefining the Image

BY MANUEL INACKER
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 04, 2014

Manuel Inacker, freelance filmmaker and journalist, was strongly influenced by his studies and time spent in Turkey in his pursuit of imagery and how these visual expressions influence our collective memory.  In his talk, he explains with various visual examples of how images and films shaped his ideas for his own short film project named KOZA.
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Hollywood on a Budget

BY KATE MADISON
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 17, 2015

Kate Madison has been making ambitious historical and fantasy films for the past 10 years.  Despite tiny budgets she has never let that hold her back and has aimed for top quality standards.  This presentation gives a glimpse at some tips and tricks to achieving this with no money.

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Rare Model

BY ADAM ROTHSTEIN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Adam Rothstein talks about the making of his science fiction film and everything that goes into the process.

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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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Filmmaking in Cowboy Land

BY FABIAN HEE
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Fabian Hee offers a sneek-peek into the non-glamorous production process behind funny YouTube videos and short movies and on how to churn out screen-worthy videos on a low budget and still get somewhere!

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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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A Textile Designer's Influences

BY MARK TIMMINS
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 16, 2015

Mark Timmins examines how St. Ives in Cronwall has influenced his textile design.