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Check out some short clips from the current workshop:


HANDMADE AND ANALOGUE is MediaNet’s workshop production program for the creation of Super 8 or 16 mm film art.

Participants will be able to create a film with the support of MediaNet’s film (and video) equipment, with technical mentorship from the staff.   

Completed films will be  exhibited at the end of the program, in early April.  Cost is $99, includes use of cameras, lights and processing and editing equipment.  A roll of S-8 or 16 mm film is included in the price!   (Processing one’s film at a lab will be at the participant’s own expense.)

Places limited.  Enrol now!



1 – Sunday, January 22, from  1 – 4pm;  cameras & cinematography

@FLUX gallery, 510 Fort Street, 2nd floor

2 – Wednesday, January 25, from  7 – 9pm; hand-processing film

@Vancouver Island School of Art darkroom, 2549 Quadra St, Victoria

3 – Sunday, January 29, from 1 – 4pm;  Drawing and painting on film

@FLUX gallery, 510 Fort Street, 2nd floor


Film creation & editing: participants can borrow MediaNet film cameras, processing supplies, and use editing equipment from February to March.

Exhibition of final film work:  Anticipated date April 7

To reserve a place:

please contact Peter Sandmark or Catlin Lewis



MediaNet, 250-381-4428   

510 Fort St, Victoria




 Medianet presents   HANDMADE & ANALOGUE 2016

Feb 4 – March 31, 2016

to sign up please email Catlin at cat@medianetvictoria.org

more info peter@medianetvictoria.org

A workshop program for the creation of Super 8 or 16 mm film art:

– How to use a 16 mm Bolex camera.

– How to use Super-8 cameras.

– Cinematography for film, use of a light meter.

– Presentation on collage experimental films.

– How to transfer film to video.

– Screenings of experimental films.

– How to process film by hand.

– How to draw and paint on film.

Eight week film production period for participants (Feb-Mar), using MediaNet’s film and video equipment, with technical mentorship from the staff.  Includes transferring films to video, editing films on video, adding sound, music, effects and more.


Program registration fee = $99   Cost of the program includes use of film cameras, one roll of S-8 film, hand development, and access to MediaNet film and video equipment for editing and completion of short film projects.


Feb 4 – Screening of Arthur Lipsett “Very Nice, Very Nice” and documentary 7 pm

Feb 5 – Opening night of Alex MacKenzie exhibition at FLUX Gallery, 7 pm

Feb 6 – ReFrame – Film Panel discussion

Feb 7 – 16 mm Bolex, Super-8 cameras, cinematography, Peter Sandmark, 1 – 4 pm

Feb 10 – Hand processing of film, 7-9 pm, Scot Amos

Feb 13 – Artist talk Rick and Susy Raxlen,  Painting on film, 1 – 2:30 pm; hand paint on film 2:30-4:00

April 9 – Handmade and Analogue exhibition at FLUX gallery,  7 pm


Completed films presented in Flux Media Art Gallery in mid April, 2016.


Peter Sandmark (Executive Director of MediaNet, taught film at Concordia University)

Scott Amos (MediaNet President, artist, filmmaker, teaching assistant at UVic)

Rick and Susy Raxlen (artists and filmmakers)