Saturday November 3rd & Saturday November 10th | 9am – 3pm
Learn how to build a set, from concept to completion. Filmmaker Paul Plett will teach you how to build a realistic, low-budget science fiction set that you can touch, feel and interact with. This workshop will cover set design, do-ability, framing, painting & dressing a completed set.
9-10: Introduction to set design
10-12: Framing in the set structure
1-3pm: Framing in the set walls
10-12: Painting the set
1-3pm: Adding detail (rust, props, etc)
Paul Plett studied at the Toronto Film School, and has spent the last 10 years developing a reputation as a maverick filmmaker in the festival circuit. His passion is to tell stories that explore the human condition, wherever that may lead him or his viewers.
His independent films have won him acclaim around the world, having been officially selected by the Los Angeles International Children’s Festival, the Toronto Independent Film Festival, the Global Peace Film Festival, the Victoria Independent Film Festival, and the Canadian International Film Festival to name a few.
A few of his independent films include: Tribe (2009), Mbegu (2010) [recipient of the Canada Int. Film Festival’s ROYAL REEL award], Valtheri (2010), Sumu (2011), A Documentary About Love (2011) [Winner at the Canada Int. Film Festival], GODART (2012) [Winner at the Toronto Independent Film Festival], Shiru (2012), Brelle (2012) [Winner at the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival], Sugar (2013) [Winner at the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival], Dave vs the Bully (2015), Northern Folk (2016), Seven Points on Earth (2017), Scab (2017), Memoirs of my Father’s Africa (2018), and Pisces (2018)
Paul resides in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with his wife Annie & baby Rose, where he divides his time between producing fictional films and documentaries.