February 2, 2009

Film is Not Dead v. 3.0 - San Francisco!

I am pleased to finally and officially announce that v. 3.0 of the Film is Not Dead workshop is coming to San Francisco!

The workshop website has been completely updated which you can check out HERE.

Here is the info on the workshop:

WHERE : The Mission district of San Francisco.

WHEN : July 13th-15th 2009 9am-5pm. 5pm-dark/hunger sets in shooting personal work in and around the city.

WHAT : 3 days of hands-on-shoots (engagements, families, wedding couple) in San Francisco coupled with lectures each day. Each attendee will receive a 40 page workbook from FINAO with an accompanying DVD, which contains all topics covered during the workshop. Film provided by FujiFilm. Breakfast and lunch is provided all 3 days (the food will blow your minds). The workshop is limited to 14 attendees.

TOPICS : Film - Who, What, When, Where, Why and How?, Learning to love family portraits, Storytelling through details, Making every event publishable, Getting published, Instaproofs - How it will change your business, Hands-on flash demo, Posing, The power of a blog, How to define your vision and more.

COST : $2000 if you register before March 1st. $2200 after March 1st.

To register, please send an email with FILM IS NOT DEAD in the subject line, containing your name, phone number, address, and website, to:


Again, you can find all of this information and more on the Film is Not Dead workshop website as well on page (5).

You can also read what past attendees have said about the workshop HERE.

I will be periodically putting updates on the Film is Not Dead blog as well with info on parking (there is a garage 1 block away with $8 parking for the whole day!), directions, places to stay, deals on flights etc.

***And as of today, there are 11 spots left! Again, if you are interested in attending, please send me an email as the early bird registration ends March 1st!***

A big thank you to our fantastic sponsors FujiFilm providing the best film on the planet, Instaproofs, & FINAO whose elegant, custom-made albums alone are suited to house the Film is Not Dead workbook.

See you in San Fran!


Drew+Elise said...


Jonathan Canlas said...

I hope that is a good reaction Elise :)

Leo Patrone said...

Your workshops just get better everytime. I can't wait. I think this one will be super rad.

Cliff Brunk said...


nicole said...

wish i could go! the website is spectacular and droolworthy!

alexismunoa said...

will you wear flowers in your hair? the new website is rad!

elise L photography said...

It totally is. I am going to be in san fran this summer. drew will hopefully be getting an internship there for graphic design (do you know of any he could get?) ...anyways IT'S A POSSIBILITY! So great!

Jonathan Canlas said...

cliff - maybe you could pick up your job as a part time model.

nicole - we'll miss you!

alexis - no flowers, well, maybe just a couple.

leo - no modeling for you, you're done. take that nh :)

Jonathan Canlas said...

elise...COME! :)

Camille said...

Wooooooooo hooooooooooo! Are there mufis in San Francisco?

Jonathan Canlas said...

mufi's in san fran? one can only hope :)

Cliff Brunk said...

I'm the cutest guy on the street. Depending on the street. :)