VISUAL EYES

6 Day Film & Video Camp for Young Black Women  

 

Visualeyes is a six day Film & Video Camp for young Black women between the age of 14-29 living in the GTA that ran from Aug 17-22. Led by multi-disciplinary artist and Scratch & Mix mentor Ella Cooper, this program was dedicated to supporting the development of emerging filmmakers and video artists, providing training in direction, cinematography and editing as an introduction to short documentary film creation, video art and dance film.

 

The camp included guest speakers from established artists working in the field and hands on training in a fun camp style environment and lead by experienced facilitators and local filmmakers. Participants created a short self reflexive film piece using their preferred filmmaking style to create short, one-minute films that celebrated their individual life stories and the issues most pertinent to them.

 

See films from the August 2015 session below. 

 

In Partnership with:

Documentary

Colour
Taryn Birkett
Why Do People Leave?
Maame Debrah
The Tree of Me
Elee Stalker
Fruition to Frustration
Angaer Arop
Possessed
Antique Jordan
My Naked Truth
SashOYA Simpson
Baby Blue
Setti Kidane
Hive & Honey
Alannah Johnson
Caught Within Grey Matter
Dainesha Nugent-Palache
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