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History - Music & Film

The History and Many Sounds of Heavy Metal New

Heavy metal is one of modern music’s most misunderstood genres. Educate yourself on the many subgenres, incredibly rich array of sounds, and the roots of where it all began with this course. Learn to appreciate technical death metal, find out about the slow-motion slug-paced sounds of sludge metal, experience the blastbeats and hyperspeed of grindcore, and much more in this fun and informative class, taught by a life-long metal fan. Greg is an accomplished journalist who has been covering metal for over ten years. He writes for Brave Words and Bloody Knuckles, Exclaim!, Revolver, Alternative Press and others. He was a judge for the metal category for the 2013 Juno awards, and hosted a metal radio show for 15 years.

2014F ASCE 627G 001 • Sep 18 - Oct 23 (6 sessions) • J. Gregory Pratt

  • Thur • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $125+GST

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The History of Horror Films New

Audiences have long been obsessed with the “out-of-the-ordinary”, with things that make us look away - yet also look. Why? Because horror taps into the most universal of emotions…fear. Of the dark. The stranger. The things that go bump in the night. These play out cross-culturally – serving as cautionary tales in the films of today just as they did in the legends of centuries past. This compact course will look into that phenomenon via discussion and movie clips. By examining shock as escapism, and scares as social catharsis, you can see how horror has been the most consistently popular genre since the advent of film....and for bloody good reason.

2014F ASCE 615G 001 • Oct 25 (1 session) • Michael Giampa

  • Sat • 9:30am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $95+GST

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The History of Sci-Fi Films New

Science Fiction films have the strongest “what if?” factor of any genre. It’s where we “boldly go” to explore dreams of a utopian tomorrow and the fear of a chaotic one. How we test the fictional tech that may someday become science fact. It’s what allows us to embrace both our inner geek and outer Saver-of-the-World.  Sci-Fi has shown us Ripley annihilating aliens and Skywalker destroying the Death Star, it’s the genre least bound by narrative constraint. Its stories can go from the edge of space to the middle of the earth. Yet these films serve a far deeper purpose than simple escapism.  Sci-Fi allow us to investigate political scapes, social commentary, and the human condition under the guise of fantasy and fun. Societal reflection can be found in movies like Mad Max, Children of Men, Soylent Green, Planet of the Apes, and District 9.   They entertain... but also enlighten and it’s these reasons – and more – that have made Sci-Fi the most successful (thank you, Avengers and Avatar) genre in movie history.

2014F ASCE 616G 001 • Nov 22 (1 session) • Michael Giampa

  • Sat • 9:30am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $95+GST

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Lifestyle

Fly Fishing – Introduction

Join professional fly fishing guide and casting instructor Ian Muirhead to explore the fascinating art and science of fly fishing. You will learn the basic principles of casting and gain an understanding of the fly selection, entomology, knots and equipment needed to be a successful fly fisher. Proven selective strategies for catching trout and salmon in the lakes, rivers and on the beaches of Vancouver Island will also be included. Equipment will be supplied.

2014F ASCE 663G 001 • Sep 27 (1 session) • Ian Muirhead

  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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Victoria History in the Twentieth Century New

Local historian John Adams will explore the changes Victoria experienced during the twentieth century. As the century began, Victoria slipped from being BC’s largest city to the second largest. Yet in the first decade of the 1900s it underwent one of its biggest building booms, when streets of new houses were built in Fairfield, Oak Bay and Saanich and skyscrapers were built downtown. It was still a city of shipping and industry. But a deep depression in 1913 brought growth to a halt and World War I changed the city enormously. The effects of the Depression of the 1930s and World War II were even more profound with racism against Chinese, Sikhs and Japanese becoming an issue. It wasn’t until 1960 that housing prices matched what they had been in 1912. Industry began to fade, but tourism became a major economic factor and growth of government brought more prosperity to the city. Interest in heritage conservation developed after the mid-1960s and Victoria began to restore and rehabilitate once derelict buildings in Old Town and Chinatown. Social, political, architectural and economic trends will be discussed. Many pictures, maps and movie clips will illustrate how Victoria was transformed from 1900 to the 1990s.

2014F ASCE 634G 001 • Sep 30 - Oct 21 (4 sessions) • John Adams

  • Tues • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $95+GST

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Photography

Digital Cameras for Absolute Beginners

Is your new digital camera still in its box? Are you frustrated by all the different settings and functions on your camera? This course will help you to understand the settings on your camera and learn how to manage image quality, focus, and lighting, as well as highlighting some of your camera’s important functions. Perfect for the "point and click" photographer, this course will help you to become more comfortable with your new camera. Bring your sense of humour, and a freshly charged camera to class.

2014F PHOT 500G 001 • Sep 13 - Sep 20 (2 sessions) • Joel Friesen

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $89+GST

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2014F PHOT 500G 002 • Nov 22 - Nov 29 (2 sessions) • Joel Friesen

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $89+GST

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Photography Level 1 – Introduction – New Daytime Offering!

This course is designed as an introduction for traditional and digital photographers. Focus on the basics and you're on your way to creating picture perfect photographs! Learn the basic functions of your camera (digital SLR & traditional film SLR) including: exposure, light (metering and flash), depth of field as well as an introduction to many more photographic topics. Bring your camera and manual to class and plan to shoot approximately three rolls of print or digital images during the course. Point ‘n’ shoot cameras (with manual functions/operations) are welcome but a digital SLR or film SLR camera will afford you the best overall learning experience. The ten sessions include eight in the classroom, plus one field trip scheduled during class time, and one more on the designated Saturday. Field trip details will be given at the first class. For more information, see course outline.
NOTE: Students must attend the specific section they are registered in. Switching sections is not permitted for either classroom sessions or field trips.
Section 001 field trip: Sat. Oct. 4, 9 am to 11:30 am
Section 002 field trip: Sat. Oct. 4, 12 pm to 2:30 pm
Section 003 field trip: Sat. Oct. 18, 9 am to 11:30 am
Section 004 field trip: Sat. Oct. 18, 12 pm to 2:30 pm

2014F PHOT 501G 001 • Sep 8 - Nov 10 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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2014F PHOT 501G 002 • Sep 9 - Nov 4 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer

  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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2014F PHOT 501G 003 • Sep 22 - Nov 24 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer

  • Mon • 3:30pm-6:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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2014F PHOT 501G 004 • Sep 24 - Nov 19 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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Photography Level 2 – Intermediate – Limited Enrolment

This ten week course is an extension to Mitch Stringer's very popular Photography Level 1 – Introduction course, and fills quickly! Continue improving your understanding, implementation and control of the photographic process and become more confident in your abilities and the outcome of your images. Topics will include: review of camera & photographic basics (a comprehensive refresher for everyone), further instruction in exposure and depth of field control, an introduction to the basics of the ‘Zone System’, exploration of external flash operations and introductory discussion of photographic composition. Two field trips will offer the student opportunities to explore and refine their newly acquired knowledge and techniques. The ten sessions include eight in the classroom plus one field trip scheduled during class time, and one field trip on the designated Saturday. Field trip details will be given at the first class. Prerequisites: a good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 – Introduction is strongly recommended, or equivalent skills). For more information, see course outline 
Section 001 field trip: Sat. Oct 18, 3 pm - 5:30 pm

2014F PHOT 503G 001 • Sep 25 - Nov 20 (10 sessions) • Mitch Stringer

  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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iPhone/iPad for Absolute Beginners New

Do you have an Apple iPad or iPhone but have no idea how to use it? This course is for the absolute beginner, starting with how to properly turn your device off and on, what the buttons do, how to change basic settings and update the operating system.  Joel’s approachable and patient manner will help you get started and more comfortable with some of the basic built-in applications and capabilities of your device.  Learn the fundamentals of sending and receiving emails, changing your ringtone, downloading music and apps from the Apple store and how to use your device’s camera, photos and albums. Bring your iPhone or iPad to class, a sense of humor, and your power cord for recharging purposes!

2014F PHOT 504G 001 • Sep 27 - Oct 4 (2 sessions) • Joel Friesen

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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2014F PHOT 504G 002 • Oct 25 - Nov 1 (2 sessions) • Joel Friesen

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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2015W PHOT 504G 001 • Feb 21 - Feb 28 (2 sessions) • Joel Friesen

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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iPhone/iPad Photography – Taking Great Photos – Expanded Course!

Due to popular demand we have doubled the hours of this class! Catch the iPhoneography bug, learn which apps to use, how to use them together, and marvel at the results. Learn how to compose, shoot, app and share your photos with family, friends and the rest of the world. Whether it is black & white, colour, panoramic, or HDR, your iPhone or iPad camera and a few choice apps can produce memorable images that were previously impossible without expensive software and the knowledge of how to use it. iPhoneography is quickly becoming a major movement in 21st century photography and can be used every day by you to document your life and create your own personal vision. You will cover an overview of iPhoneography and some basic shooting apps, composition and shooting tips, spend a session outside photographing people and landscapes, and finally, create "app stacking" recipes combining multiple versions of the same image processed through different apps to finesse your final images. Prerequisites: Students must have taken iPhone/iPad for Absolute Beginners OR have a solid working knowledge of using their device's camera. Participants must bring their iPhone 4/4s/5 or an iPad, and have an iTunes account set up so they can download the required apps from iTunes before coming to the 1st class. Instructions on which apps to download will be sent out one week before the class.
Note: Section 002 course sessions are Wed, Nov 5, 12, 19 and Sat, Nov 15.

2014F PHOT 552G 001 • Oct 18 - Nov 8 (4 sessions) • Tony Bounsall

  • Sat • 9:30am-12:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $159+GST

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2014F PHOT 552G 002 • Nov 5 - Nov 19 (4 sessions) • Tony Bounsall

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Sat • 9:30am-12:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $159+GST

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2015W PHOT 552G 001 • Jan 24 - Feb 21 (4 sessions) • Tony Bounsall

  • Sat • 9:30am-12:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $159+GST

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IPhone/iPad Artography - Expanded Course – Fall only!

Art and Technology – this class mixes the best of both worlds!  Learn to create amazing pieces of fine art on your iPhone/iPad from your photographs. By combining certain apps (known as app stacking) and layering images with handmade textures – the possibilities are endless. If you like the look of plastic camera Low-fi images, digital paint treatments, grunge, distressed images or complete experimental abstracts this class is for you. iPhoneography is now being embraced by the news media, stock photography and magazine publishers. It’s an instantaneous sharing of ideas, organic discovery process of simple apps and ability to intuitively remix fine art, photography, illustration and computer graphics all with a device that fits in the palm of your hand. Even learn where you can sell your images! Discover how to move back and forth from digital to analog as you create handmade textures and then incorporate them into your iPhone images.  Finally, we will further distress and bleach your images and transfer them onto printmaking paper. iPhoneography is a departure point for endless creative exploration! Prerequisites: Students should have taken the iPhone/iPad Essentials course or already have a solid working knowledge of using their phone camera. Participants must bring their iPhone 4/4s/5 or an iPad, and have an iTunes account set up so they can download the required apps from iTunes before coming to the 1st class. Instructions on which apps to download will be sent out one week before the class. Prior to the first class, please call 250-370-4565 for an art supply list or print it from our website. Approximate cost of art supplies is $40.

2014F PHOT 553G 001 • Nov 22 - Dec 6 (3 sessions) • Tony Bounsall

  • Sat • 9:30am-12:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $115+GST

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Travel Photography: No More Snapshots - Fall only!

No more snapshots. Often we are excited by a photographic subject only to be disappointed with “less than exciting” results. Through a series of discussions, examples, and assignments, this course will help the student take more memorable photos of their travels. Several areas will be covered including people, architecture (exteriors and interiors), animals, and of course the traditional landscape. We will also look at becoming more involved with your subject. The course will review equipment and accessories that can help you in your travels. Open to all levels of photographer with no equipment recommendation or requirement. There are five evening classroom sessions, plus two Saturday field trips, Oct 18 and Nov 1, 9am-noon, locations TBA. 

2014F PHOT 528G 001 • Oct 8 - Nov 5 (7 sessions) • Mike Sroka

  • Wed • 7:00pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $239+GST

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Faces, Fashion and Figures – Expanded Course – FALL Only! New

Increase your creative,technical and 'directing' skills working with people and talent (models) to shoot images with more style and impact! Learn how to use light to create and enhance mood.  A photographer must be confident and comfortable with both the knowledge required to ‘be-in-charge’ while also establishing co-operative relationships to reach common goals and work successfully with subjects.
Using nude and clothed male and/or female models you will work with the human figure to study form and line. You will learn to direct and communicate; to study, understand and emulate editorial and fashion type styles and images; and using your own tools (flash), you will learn techniques to confidently manage in challenging shooting conditions (e.g. low/bad light). Discussion of concepts, demonstrations and critiques of student images will also be covered. Equipment: A digital camera that gives control over exposure settings and lenses. An external, off-camera flash is required. Manuals for cameras and flashes should be brought to class. Prerequisite: A good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 – Introduction or equivalent skills is required).

2014F PHOT 536G 001 • Oct 9 - Nov 20 (7 sessions) • Gregg Eligh

  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $249+GST

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Portrait Photography – FALL Only! Daytime & Evening Classes! New

Wish you could take better portraits of your kids, family, friends and clients? Photographing people can be one of the most challenging types of photography, but it can also be the most fun!  Jesse Hlady, a professional photographer and instructor, has designed this course to help you achieve the skills to deliver stunning images of all the people you set your lens upon.  Learn to tell their visual story through photographing live models, demonstrations, learning the rules of portraiture as well as how and when to break those rules! This course will concentrate on the fundamentals including; subject posing, equipment choices, locations, backgrounds, subject experience and most importantly, lighting.
Equipment: Students should have a digital camera that gives manual control over exposure settings and lenses. An external, off-camera flash is recommended but not required.(Be warned this course will make you want to run out and buy an off camera flash unit!) Manuals for cameras and flashes should be brought to class.
Prerequisite: Students must have a good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed, aperture and ISO (Photography Level 1 – Introduction or equivalent skills is required).

2014F PHOT 535G 002 • Oct 20 - Nov 24 (6 sessions) • Jesse Hlady

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Interurban
  • $229+GST

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2014F PHOT 535G 001 • Oct 20 - Nov 24 (6 sessions) • Jesse Hlady

  • Mon • 12:00pm-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $229+GST

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Food and Beverage Photography – Workshop – FALL Only! New

This fun and information-packed one day workshop is designed for the "foodie" who loves photographing their food and beverages and has an interest in taking better and more creative shots!  Learn a few "tricks of the trade" to achieve a more professional look as well as tips on texture, form, styling, design, props and backgrounds. Gregg  will share his extensive professional experience to help you understand the basic elements of food and beverage photography and composition to best illustrate them as a creative subject. He will discuss technique and demonstrate by providing several "food/beverage example displays" using accessible props, lighting and equipment that is appropriate for the non-professional, so students can go home and apply what is presented.  Students will be welcome to participate by photographing Gregg's "example displays" to emulate what has been taught. Equipment: A digital camera that gives control over exposure settings and lenses. An external, off-camera flash is encouraged. Manuals for cameras and flashes should be brought to class. Prerequisite: A good understanding of photographic basics including the ability to control shutter speed and aperture (Photography Level 1 - Introduction or equivalent skills is required).

2014F PHOT 546G 001 • Nov 15 (1 session) • Gregg Eligh

  • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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Nature Photography – Interest List being taken!

This course will teach you to take better nature photos whether in a local park or around the world. You will learn how to compose photos, control light and bring out maximum impact in any setting. Through a mix of lectures, field trips and group critiques, Josh will share his expertise, knowledge and passion for nature photography to help you move beyond snapshots to create professional quality images in the field. Participants should have a strong understanding of photography basics (Photography Level 1 – Introduction course is strongly recommended or equivalent skills). Please bring your camera and manual to class (digital SLR camera and tripod are recommended, but not required for this course). This course includes three outdoor weekend field trips , locations TBA.

Interested in taking this class? Call 250-370-4565 or email sofbus@camosun.bc.ca to put your name on interest list and we contact you when we offer it!
 


Photography As Art – Interest List being taken! New

A look at photography as art. This course will attempt to answer the question, “What is a fine-art photograph”? Through an in-depth look at the photographic aesthetic and several challenging assignments students will have a better understanding of self-expression through their photography. We will investigate emotional response to various subjects, how color can influence the viewer, the use of symbolism, and more. We will also look at adding words directly to your photographs. Last but not least, we will take a look at the “business side” of fine art and discuss the subjects of presentation, photography contests, art shows and galleries. Open to all levels of photographer. Although a “Point and Shoot” camera will work, a more advanced DSLR (through the lens viewing) is recommended. The course includes one field trip, location TBD.

Interested in taking this class? Call 250-370-4565 or email sofbus@camosun.bc.ca to put your name on interest list and we contact you when we offer it!
 


2D Design and Composition: An Introduction – Interest List being taken! New

Become a better photographer or artist by studying the basic elements and principles of two-dimensional design and composition. Students will develop working skills by addressing the core aspects of 2D Design as it applies to the visual art process. By doing this students will increase their visual vocabulary and literacy. In this course students will be introduced to the basic principles of design and composition, learn the design process, produce design based sketches and collages and finished design pieces that illustrate these core concepts. Prior to the first class, please call 250-370-4565 for a supply list or print it from our website. Approximate cost of required art supplies is $45.

Interested in taking this class? Call 250-370-4565 or email sofbus@camosun.bc.ca to put your name on interest list and we contact you when we offer it!
 


Writing and Publishing

From Film to Fiction to Memoirs to Travel – learn how to effectively capture your experiences and stories from a variety of well-known local writers. Course formats vary from workshop to seminar, depending upon subject matter and facilitator. Choose what fits for you!

Creative Writing for Absolute Beginners New

Have you always wanted to write but haven't known where to start? This course provides a supportive and encouraging environment to help you begin to develop your own personal writing style. We will review the building blocks of creative writing – character, plot, dialogue, scenes and description.  You will also explore elements of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry through in-class writing exercises designed to release your writer within. Guest speakers will be invited for their expertise in a particular genre.

2014F WRIT 818G 001 • Sep 24 - Oct 29 (6 sessions) • Julie Paul

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $225+GST

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Fiction Writing Fundamentals - Level 1 New

Get it written, get it right! Wanting to write isn’t enough – being a writer requires skill sets, paradigm shifts, and survival strategies. Critic and bestselling author Robert J. Wiersema will lead aspiring writers from inspiration and preparation through writing and revision. With insights, experiences, exercises and a focus on your work, this course will be a hands-on immersion to the writing life for both new and experienced writers.  The focus of this course is deceptively simple: we will look at the writing of a single scene. Scenes are the building blocks of all fiction, and an immersion in the mechanics of, and approaches to, a single scene, is the basis for the writing longer pieces, both short stories and novels. This course is intended for writers new to writing fiction, or those seeking to hone their skills or remind themselves of the basics. Purchase text "the making of a story" from the Lansdowne Bookstore (approx $17).

2014F WRIT 860G 001 • Sep 16 - Oct 14 (5 sessions) • Robert Wiersema

  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $235+GST

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Please bring writing materials and course text to first and all classes.


Fiction Writing Fundamentals Level 2 New

Writing into the world! Building on the fundamentals explored in level 1, this course will continue our exploration of the core skills and strategies for writing fiction for the developing writer. In addition to lectures, directed readings and discussions, level 2 will also incorporate group workshopping of student fiction.  With this section, we will build on our experience writing the contained scene and expand outward to short stories and novels. We will also look at workshopping, revision and roads to publication. Please note:  All students will be expected to present and workshop at least one story. This course is designed for students who have completed level 1, and will build on those fundamentals.  Textbook same as Level 1.

2014F WRIT 861G 001 • Oct 21 - Nov 25 (5 sessions) • Robert Wiersema

  • Tues • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $235+GST

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Please bring writing materials and course text to first and all classes.


Writing History – DAYTIME COURSE! New

Do you have a story set in the past that you wish to tell? Whether it is family history, personal history, creative non-fiction history, or factual history, this course, with its nuts and bolts approach, will help get you started or help improve upon your existing material. Lecture topics include: research, angle of approach, dialogue, plot & structure, character development, dynamic scenes, and marketing your work. Short assignments will be given each week and workshopped during the second half of the class.

Instructor Claire Mulligan's first novel, The Reckoning of Boston Jim is set during the 1863 Cariboo gold rush and was nominated for the Giller prize and the BC book awards. Her second novel The Dark centres on the notorious Fox sisters, the originators of Spiritualism. The Dark was published by Random/Doubleday in 2013 and was recently short-listed for the Canadian Author's Award. Claire has also won numerous awards for her short stories.

2014F WRIT 828G 001 • Oct 2 - Nov 20 (8 sessions) • Claire Mulligan

  • Thur • 10:00am-12:30pm • Interurban
  • $265+GST

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"Writing History" course is held at the Interurban Campus.


Creative Non-Fiction: Writing Your Story with Yvonne Blomer

 Creative Non-Fiction is an umbrella term that refers to the writing of personal essays, memoir, travel writing, and explorative historical and lyrical essays. In addition to in-class and at-home writing assignments, we will discuss examples of the genre by writers such as George Orwell, Lorna Crozier, Madeline Sonik and more. By the end of this course, you will have written memoir, travel and lyrical essays as well as short postcard forms. This is an opportunity to explore your memories, interests, questions and your inner thoughts in a creative and dynamic literary form.

2014F WRIT 807G 001 • Sep 22 - Dec 1 (8 sessions) • Yvonne Blomer

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $265+GST

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No classes Oct. 6, 13 or Nov 17.


Poetry: Language and Metaphor with Yvonne Blomer New

Ink runs from the corners of my mouth/ There is no happiness like mine./ I have been eating poetry. by Mark Strand, "Eating Poetry," Reasons for Moving, 1968.

Poetry is language rendered through metaphor and music. Through playful exercises and prompts, participants will explore metaphor, turns of phrase and the lyric and narrative qualities of poetry. Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced writer of poetry, this workshop, and Yvonne Blomer's insights and ability to encourage, will inspire and support you to write, read, and push yourself.  Bring paper and pen and a favourite book of poems.

2014F WRIT 880G 001 • Sep 17 - Oct 29 (5 sessions) • Yvonne Blomer

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $235+GST

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This course is part of our Writers’ Workshop Series bringing well-known, published local writers to the classroom. In a small group of aspiring writers, in a genre workshop, you will have an opportunity to hone your craft in a supportive, creative community of learners. No classes Oct. 8 & 15.


How to Write a Short Film New

A short film is different than a feature-length film. It has its own set of rules and dynamics (though many are applicable to the expanded feature film screenplay). Like other film formats, short filmmaking demands excellence in direction, performance, cinematography, editing, and all the other cinematic crafts. These crafts all aid to interpret one thing... the script. But a bad script = a bad film. If you have a short script you’re having trouble with or have never written a short script before – this class is for you! During this workshop you will learn how to put the script together and then dissect it to create the best outcome possible.

2014F WRIT 817G 001 • Oct 4 - Oct 18 (2 sessions) • Michael Giampa

  • Sat • 9:30am-5:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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Screenwriting 101: The Basics and Beyond New

A screenplay is the blueprint that allows an idea to go from imagination to movie. The passion to pen the “Next Great Novel” has fast been replaced by the want to write the "Next Great Screenplay". But what exactly is a screenplay and what is involved in the scripting process? This energetic, fun and informative course is for anyone who loves movies and is curious about screenwriting or considering it as a career. Classes will examine the fundamentals (using movie clips, screenplay samples and creative exercises) to explore the ins and outs of film writing. Classes are twice a week on Tuesday & Thursday evenings.

2014F WRIT 816G 001 • Nov 4 - Dec 2 (8 sessions) • Michael Giampa

  • Tues Thur • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $295+GST

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Publish Your Own E-Book

Thinking about publishing your writing but struck out with traditional publishers? Don't fancy the headache of self-publishing in print? Then it's time to join the latest publishing sensation. You can publish your magnum opus (or cookbook, or romance, or...) in an electronic book format, sell it through major online booksellers and receive above average royalties as easy as a,b,c...well, almost. This course will introduce you to all things e-book including set-up and formatting, online bookselling sites, e-reader choices, cover image basics and marketing possibilities. One of instructor Nicola Furlong’s ebooks "Unnatural States" was nominated for an EPIC Ebook award in the science fiction category. Basic experience with computers and the Internet recommended.

2014F WRIT 829G 001 • Oct 18 (1 session) • Nicola Furlong

  • Sat • 9:30am-4:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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