Free Workshop: Intro to Editing with Brenda Terning

Have you always dreamed of sitting in a dark room with the ability to control worlds with your fingertips? Then you may be an editor - why not come and find out?

Join us for a free Intro to Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning on September 15-16 at Edmonton’s NAIT Campus.  Presented by WIFTA, Labour Market Partnership Program (LMP), the National Film Board, Modern Muse Media and People & Peaks Productions, this workshop is a great opportunity to learn the trade, brush up on your skills and gain the confidence required for your next video project! The weekend workshop will also include a panel discussion with Katrina Beatty and Sarah Buchynksi. A small networking mixer will follow for participants on Sunday evening.

*Note: this workshop is free for WIFTA members only. Any interested parties can attend for a $50 fee, which includes a year membership with WIFTA.








No fees are collected for this event, but registration is still required as the workshop has limited space.
To register email [email protected] by Thursday, September 13 to ensure your spot!

About the Instructor

Brenda Terning is an award-winning documentary editor, her body of work includes multiple internationally broadcast documentaries. Recent films have included; Vital Bonds (Winner Canadian Cinema Editor Award 2017), Wolverine Ghost of the Northern Forest (Nominee Canadian Cinema Editor Award) and the three-part series, The Great Human Odyssey (Winner, Best Science Nature Series, Canadian Screen Awards, 2017 Emmy Nomination). Her Past body of work includes Gemini Nominated documentaries; Tipping Point, The Age of Oil Sands, The Perfect Runner and Lost Years.  Terning has edited nine episodes of The Nature of Things.   She is a three-time winner of the AMPIA Award for “Best Editor” as well as garnering 12 nominations as an editor.



Saturday, Sept 15

9:30 – 12:00pm                 Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning

12:00 – 1:00pm                 Lunch Break

1:00 – 3:00pm                    Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning

3:00 – 3:15pm                    Coffee Break

3:15 – 5:30pm                    Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning

Sunday, Sept 16

9:30 – 12:00pm                 Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning

12:00 – 1:00pm                 Lunch Break

1:00 – 4:00pm                    Editing Workshop with Brenda Terning

4:00 – 5:00pm                    Panel Discussion with Brenda Terning, Katrina Beatty and Sarah Buchynksi, moderated by Esther Viragh

5:00 – 7:00pm                    Networking Session