The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers is an inclusive, non-profit, arts-based society that exists to encourage film making as art, reflecting and challenging our changing cultural landscape through production and exhibition of the Filmmaker.
We encourage all levels of membership by providing resources and workshops to increase members skills and achieve personal arts-based expression in a non-exploitive film productions. We encourage our members to volunteer in the activities of the CSIF. Through exhibitions and community outreach we will strive to increase the public awareness of the CSIF, its Producing Members and their work.
The Mission of the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) is to encourage, support and endorse the production and exhibition of film in an artistic, social and cultural context. The CSIF is structured in such a way as to enable filmmakers to learn, develop and practice film making in an environment free from box office pressure, securing an integrity of product and allowing for the development of an indigenous film language. – less