(Intermediate - Theory and Hands-on)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Film Co-op Members: 
Class Limit: 
Becka Barker
NB Film Co-op, downstairs resource centre
732 Charlotte Street, Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Fredericton , NB
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

This workshop aims to demystify grant-writing and application processes for local, provincial, and federal arts funding bodies. Tips, hands-on exercises, and in-depth discussion will reveal the logic of how to structure a strong proposal, how to write clearly without losing your artistic 'voice,' and how to put your best foot forward with support materials, documentation, and budgets. Sharpen your grant and proposal writing skills and increase your chances of success!

Instructor's Biography: 
Becka Barker is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, writer, and arts consultant of settler ancestry based in Halifax, NS. Her twenty years' experience in the arts landscape includes serving as Executive Director for The Centre for Art Tapes, writing for Arts Atlantic and Visual Arts News, participating on dozens of selection and peer assessment committees, and teaching in media arts and design at NSCAD University. Her art production has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Nova Scotia, the National Film Board of Canada, Nocturne: Art at Night, and the Linda Joy Media Arts Society. Her work has been exhibited at venues such as the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Images Festival, EXiS Seoul (winner, Best International Film), Pix Film Gallery, KunstDoc, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, and Echo Park Film Center. Her consulting work focuses on assisting artists and organizations with grant writing and strategic planning. She has presented at several national academic conferences as well, such as the Canadian Society of Education through Art, Universities Art Association of Canada, and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Her volunteer positions in the culture sector have included serving as Secretary on the National Executive for the Independent Media Arts Alliance, programming at CKDU-FM, and being a founding member of Ardmore Community Projects.
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