Upcoming events

    • 29 May 2024
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kelowna Film Studios - 1516 Keehn Rd


    We extend a warm invitation to you for our upcoming Town Hall meeting at Kelowna Film Studios on May 29th - 6:30pm. We want to emphasize that your feedback and participation are invaluable to us.

    At the Town Hall, we'll introduce each Board Member and provide updates on our 2024 agenda, including Horror Fest, OSAs, Snakebite, Bloody BootCamp, Booze & Schmoozes, and filmmaking competitions. Additionally, we'll discuss our new committee structure and why we're moving towards it, highlighting which board members sit on each committee.

    Your input is crucial, which is why we'll be hosting a Q&A session to address any questions or concerns you may have. Following the discussions, we'll have coffee available and the opportunity for you to sign up to participate in our various committees.

    Your presence and engagement are greatly desired and your contributions will help shape the future of OSIF. We look forward to your participation at the Town Hall.

    Warm regards,

    The OSIF Board of Directors

    • 23 Jun 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Kelowna Film Studios - 1516 Keehn Rd
    • 9

    Bloody Bootcamp SPFX Workshop 2024

    When: Sunday, June 23rd 9-6pm (with 1 hour lunch break *not provided*)
    Cost: $100 OSIF Member, $175 Non-Member

    Welcome to Bloody Bootcamp 2024, where the art of special effects meets the thrill of horror filmmaking! Building upon the success of last year, we are thrilled to bring you an immersive experience into the world of blood and gore.

    What to Expect:

    During this intensive workshop, participants will delve into the intricacies of special effects makeup and prop creation, guided by industry professionals with years of experience in the field. Through hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises, you will learn the techniques needed to bring your wildest nightmares to life.

    Featured Creations:

    1. Alginate Face Molds: Master the art of creating lifelike facial molds using alginate, a versatile material favored by special effects artists worldwide.

    2. Plaster Casting of a Face: Explore the process of transforming alginate molds into durable plaster casts, perfect for creating detailed replicas of human faces.

    3. Latex Nose Prosthetic: Discover the secrets behind crafting custom latex prosthetics, including a detailed study of facial anatomy and sculpting techniques.

    4. Alginate Mold of an Arm: Learn how to capture the intricate contours of the human form with alginate molds, focusing on the creation of realistic limb replicas.

    5. Flexible Foam Rubber Arm: Unleash your creativity as you transform alginate molds into flexible foam rubber arms, ideal for realistic on-screen gore.

    6. SPFX Body Paint: How to make your own body paint and apply it to the rubber arm.

    7. Simple Blood Spurt Rig for the Fake Arm: Explore the mechanics of blood spurt effects.

    Unlock Your Creativity:

    Armed with the skills and knowledge gained from Bloody Bootcamp, you'll be ready to take your horror films and Halloween costumes to the next level. Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker or an aspiring makeup artist, this workshop will equip you with the tools needed to unleash your inner horror maestro.

    Join us for Bloody Bootcamp 2024 and prepare to unleash a new wave of terror upon the world!

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