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EXPAND YOUR VISION : A WORKSHOP IN DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKING

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EXPAND YOUR VISION

A WORKSHOP IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING

Pawel Wojtasik, Polish-born US Fulbright filmmaker, will be conducting a two-day workshop for professional and amateur videomakers.

With the help of the camera and specific exercises, participants will be able to see familiar surroundings in a new light, discovering treasures that are to be found in their own environment.

Dates: 12th – 13th of May 2012 Time: 9.00 am – 6.00 pm

  • Venue: United States-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission
  • New Address: 55 Abdul Caffoor Mawatha, Colombo 3
  • (off Duplication Road, next to Stone & String)
  • Workshop Fee: Rs. 1500/= (includes lunch)
  • Registration Deadline: 10th of May 2012

Registration will be on a first-come first-served basis.

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Workshop Coordinator

Paweł Wojtasik received an MFA from Yale University in 1996. From 1998 until 2000 he was a resident at Dai Bosatsu Zendo Buddhist monastery in upstate New York. Wojtasik‘s internationally recognized films and video installations are poetic reflections on our environment and culture. Wojtasik‘s Pigs (2010) was included in the 2010 New York Film Festival, and at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival. The film had its Asian premiere at the 35th Hong Kong International Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prize in the short film category. Wojtasik is currently a Fulbright scholar in Varanasi, India.

The US-SL Fulbright Commission was founded in 1952 by an Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Ceylon for the administration of educational exchange programmes in Sri Lanka. The programme aims to promote cultural understanding between the United States and Sri Lanka through mutual academic exchange.

United States – Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission

55 Abdul Caffoor Mawatha, Colombo 3 Tel: 011 256 4176/ 471 8744

Email: Web: www.fulbrightsrilanka.com