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 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

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