Do you have an eye for design, an entrepreneurial spirit, or a passion for business? The Discovering Digital Media Day series aims to inspire you.
Each event delivers interactive programming for high school students who will one day be leaders in Canada's growing digital economy. Students benefit from interacting with industry experts, developing their digital design and business skills, and engaging with like-minded peers.
They'll gain an appreciation for digital media and its creative and commercial potential, and learn how their passion can be transformed into a rewarding career.
Note that due to space constraints, we limit registration for each school. Workshop-specific caps are posted below. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. To be considered registered, we must have the name and required details for EACH student attending.
Stop Right There! Stop Motion Animation 101 (December 7),
From movies to video games, TV shows and science simulations; animation enables creators to bring images and objects to life. Stop Motion is a specific animation technique used to make an object or character appear to move on its own. In this workshop you will learn the basics of this technique and create your very own stop motion clip.
Sound Tracks 101 (February 22), CAP 50
Bring your videos to life with incredible audio! Learn to use professional-grade software to add music, effects, and a finishing sheen to make your projects stand out, whether it’s a short film, a stop motion short, or the next viral video. No previous experience required.
Alternative Photography 101 (April 5), CAP 50
Did you know you can create a photographic print using just the sun? It's true! Attend this fun and informative workshop to learn how to create a photograph using the historical photographic methods of pinhole and cyantopye. We will be putting a contemporary spin on the process by using digital pinhole cameras to create the images, and printing the negatives on an inkjet printer.
Don't miss this opportunity to discover a unique way of expressing your creative ideas as we bring art and science together.
Internet of Things (IoT) 101 (May 16), CAP 60
Is it magic? It might seem like it is, but it’s simple technology you can learn. Control the world around you by learning how to put technology into simple things you have lying around you. Smart technology isn’t just for big tech companies – it’s something you can learn to build yourself.