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Editing with Julie Hackett


Sat, Jun 26th | 1-4pm CT | Zoom Session

 *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate.

In this workshop, Julie will walk us through the post-production process and give an overview of the 10 commandments of working with an editor. She’ll discuss what editors need from collaborators to make a project work and how to be well prepared before coming into the edit suite. Julie will go over the importance of quality original media sources, organizing raw footage, and effective daily workflows.

Participants will learn how to establish beats of a story, proper pacing, how to establish the tone of the film, and having an openness to explore storytelling in new ways. Julie will give an overview on the difference between editing a Feature Film vs. a Documentary or TV series, etc. She will share helpful editing techniques and a few stories from the frontlines of editing. A Q&A will end the session. This workshop is geared towards beginner and intermediate filmmakers.


As a partner in Winnipeg based iSplice Films Inc., Julie Hackett has worked in the Winnipeg Film and Television industry for the last 25 years as an Editor, Postproduction Supervisor, Descriptive Video service provider, and does Research as well as Rights and Clearances for both Music, and Visual assets.

Julie has been a Film Educator through the National Film Board of Canada, the Winnipeg Film Group and The National Screen Institute’s CBC New Indigenous Voices program since its’ inception in 2004 and her company iSplice Films is a Service Sponsor for the NSI IndigiDocs program every year and has in past years also sponsored The 48 Film Festival.

Julie is a full Director’s Guild of Canada Member (DGC), a member of the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) and an associate member of the Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE). Julie is currently the Winnipeg Jury Committee Member for the Yorkton Short Film Festival and has been since 2008 and has been a juror for the CCE for the last 3 years. In 2017 Julie was nominated by the NSI for the Winnipeg Arts Council “Making a Mark” award.

She sits on several Film Advisory Committees and has previously been Chair on the board of Winnipeg Film Group. She currently sits on the board of Jazz Winnipeg. Julie is currently Post Supervising a Litigation Finance reality series for Farpoint Films called Make ‘em Pay and a short local Film by Onalee Ames. Among other things.



Notice Given:                                           Eligible for:

At least 7 days prior to start date               Full refund

7 days to 48 hours prior to start date        Full refund less 20% administration fee

Less than 48 hours prior to start date       No refund

The Winnipeg Film Group reserves the right to cancel any course where the minimum registration has not been met. Anyone registered for a course that has been cancelled is eligible for a full refund, Cancelled course fees may also be used towards any other Winnipeg Film Group training programs.

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