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Shoot! Alberta: A Panel of Discerning Directors' Views on Alberta

  • Calgary Film Centre   Studio 2, 5750 76 Ave SE Calgary AB Canada (map)

Why shoot in Alberta?

Join award-winning nationally and internationally renowned directors in a conversation about their work and why they choose to film in Alberta. Whether or not it plays a main character in the screenplay, Alberta has been a chosen destination for these directors. Inspiring locations, purpose-built sound stages, and award-winning talent and crews are guaranteed, but get the inside scoop on the real Alberta appeal.

Admission is free. Register early to secure your seat.


Saturday, May 27, 2017
3:30 – 6 p.m.
Calgary Film Centre  Studio 2
5750 76 Ave SE

Please RSVP by Thursday, May 25th.


Click here to register.



Doors open at 3 p.m.

Program runs from 3:30 - 6 p.m.

Ricardo Miranda, Minister of Culture & Tourism, will present Project Lab Awards prior to the panel discussion.


Warren P. Sonoda, Director’s Guild of Canada, Chair of the National Directors Division


Joe Carnahan – Stretch, The Grey, Smokin’ Aces, The A-Team, Wheelman

Eleanore Lindo – Radio Free Roscoe, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Heartland

Michael Peterson – Knuckleball, Lloyd the Conquerer

Sandi Somers – Ice Blue, HOME


Delivered in partnership with the Director’s Guild of Canada and the Government of Alberta.