One of the most ingrained alliances of the Guanajuato International Film Festival is along with the Vancouver Film School, a creative and solid relationship with many years collaborating in several workshops and scholarship to Mexican filmmakers to continue studies in Vancouver.
In this twentieth edition of GIFF, the VFS has an important participation during the Virtual Reality camp developed in the activities of Epicenter, just as it presents the screenwriting and casting workshops, with high exponents of the film industry, as well as a special selection of shorts with the best of their productions.
The Inner Workings of Casting in the US, Casting Workshop
Given by Margery Simkin
Margary Simkin, casting director of Avatar, 12 Monkeys and Pacific Rim, offers this workshop to professional producers and directors with the goal of describing the specific function of a casting director, giving filmmakers interested in the selection of actors a guide.
VFS Screenwriting Workshop
Given by Michael Baser y Rick Drew
The Vancouver Film School, Canada’s leading film school and one of the best in the world offers this intensive screenwriting workshop in which participants will look at the role of the screenwriter in the industry, from short films to feature films, even television series, comedies and documentaries.