Starts: Sep 20, 2003 - Ends: Sep 20, 2003
Submission Deadline: Sep 20, 2003
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This one-day intensive workshop, presented by the Toronto Animated Image Society, is designed as a broad introduction for those interested in starting their own business and/or selling your skills as a freelancer. It will explain how to deal with GST, PST, legal registration, licensing, zoning and bylaws. Emphasis will be placed on saving money on taxes, getting organized, tapping into various consultants and government help centers. This workshop is especially useful for anyone interested in setting up their own film production company or planning a film shoot. Speaker Christine Whitlock is a writer/producer/director who has also been teaching business courses since 1981. She has two businesses that do consulting, write scripts, publish books and create events. She belongs to the Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville Chambers of Commerce. The price of the workshop is $25 for TAIS members and $35 for the public. The event will begin at 11:00 am and go until 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break. Workshops take place at the Toronto Animated Image Society Animators' Co-op, 37 Hanna Ave., Suite 231, Toronto, M6K 1W9. Enter by door 5A, south side of building and walk up to the second floor. For more information or to reserve a spot call (416) 533-7889.