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Artist Talk w/ Carl Bessai

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

We are pleased to welcome Carl Bessai back to CineVic for an intimate artist talk about his particular strand of film directing: an improvisational style that allows the actors to play a collaborative role in script development. Topics covered will include workshopping with actors, rehearsals, character development, and the role of the Director in the ever-changing cinema landscape. Carl will recount his recent experience working with high-powered acting talent such as Anthony Michael Hall, Bruce Dern, Amy Smart, and Bruce Greenwood.

Sunday April 2, 2017
1pm – 3pm
CineVic (#102 – 764 Yates Street, in Odeon Alley)
Admission by donation

Carl Bessai is a director, producer, writer and cinematographer. His award winning feature films have won international critical acclaim at numerous festivals including Sundance, Berlin, and Toronto and have been released theatrically around the world. He got his start directing documentary films before moving to Vancouver and directing his debut feature film Johnny in 1999. Bessai has made a career working on low-budget independent features but has often worked with A-List actors including Ian McKellen and Carrie-Anne Moss. His latest feature The Lears is currently in post-production.

Cost to Attend: 
Admission By Donation
#102-764 Yates Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1L4

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