WORKSHOPS

Writing Queer Characters Writing Queer Characters

Date: Sat. November 30th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 6PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Kristen Hutchinson

EMMEDIA and CSIF have teamed up to offer a workshop dedicated to writers wanting to get a better sense of how to depict queer characters in their works. Character development is an intricate process, so let a Doctor give [...]


Ableton Live for Composition Ableton Live for Composition

Date: Sat. November 16th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 6PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Raylene Campbell

In this workshop, participants will be guided through the composition process of Raylene Campbell through Ableton Live. You will have the opportunity to contribute to a group composition using the knowledge you have been given to see just what you’re [...]


Adobe Premiere Pro CC Basics Adobe Premiere Pro CC Basics

Date: Sat. October 26th, Sun. October 27th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 4PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Miranda White

In this two-day workshop, participants will be taken through the basics of using Premiere Pro CC in a personalized learning environment. Your instructor will be providing footage to be cut and augmented using EMMEDIA’s “kick-ass” video and [...]


AlterNATIVE: Workshop AlterNATIVE: Workshop

Instructor: DJ BLKFT

Presented in partnership with Indigenous Resilience in Music (IRIM)
As part of Alberta Culture Days with the support of the Government of Alberta

Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 1-4PM
Indigenous Placemaking Space at Central Library – 800 3 St SE (4th floor)
FREE, no registration required

This workshop is an introduction to #RezHouse, a new wave of Indigenous DJ’ing and electronic music. DJ BLKFT will be sharing with the public how he shapes, combines and creates a space where electronic and RezHouse music can be enjoyed by all. Come and learn from BLKFT as he teaches us how to experience electronic music in its most authentic form at the new Central Library.


Mapping Visual Illusions Mapping Visual Illusions

Mapping Visual Illusions: A Video Projection Mapping Workshop
Instructor: Jacqueline Huskisson
Presented with Calgary Public Library and Beakerhead

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Memorial Park Library, 1221 2 Street SW
FREE, registration required at: https://www.beakerhead.com/events#mapping-virtual-illusions

In this introductory workshop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of projection mapping onto 3D objects! Jacqueline Huskisson will take you through a demo of MadMapper, a projection mapping software.


Creative + Critical Writing Workshop with Amy Fung Creative + Critical Writing Workshop with Amy Fung

Presented by Untitled Art Society, Luma Quarterly and Shelf Life Books
FREE, registration required at: https://www.showpass.com/amyfungwritingworkshop/

Emerging writers, please join us on May 21 at 7pm for a workshop with Amy Fung, presented in conjunction with the Calgary launch of her new book, ‘Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being’. This will be a workshop on writing through and alongside the things that move us (forward) and hold us (back).


Diversity Conscious Lighting & Makeup Diversity Conscious Lighting & Makeup

Date: Sat. April 13th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 4PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructors: Jenni Macdonald, Stella Minae Park

In this 3-hour workshop, you will receive both theoretical and practical knowledge on how different skin tones respond to colour and luminosity. We will be working with live models to give you a hands-on [...]


Video Experimentation in VDMX5 Video Experimentation in VDMX5

Date: Sat. April 20th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 5PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Kaely Dekker
In this 4-hour workshop, you will learn how to use VDMX5, a software tool for creating video art. VDMX makes video malleable, letting users modify and mix content in real time, with the potential to incorporate data [...]


Utilizing the Sony PXW-Z150 Video Camera Utilizing the Sony PXW-Z150 Video Camera

Date: Sat. May 11th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 4PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Kara Artym
In this 3-hour workshop, you will receive an in-depth knowledge of the Sony PXW-Z150 video camera from EMMEDIA Production Committee member Kara Artym. For artists looking to effectively document their moving artwork or videographers experimenting with more advanced equipment, getting [...]


Me and YOUnity: An Intro to Unity3D Me and YOUnity: An Intro to Unity3D

Date: Sat. May 18th, 2019
Time: 1PM – 5PM
Location: EMMEDIA — 2005 10 Ave SW
Instructor: Mathew Lindenberg
In this 4-hour workshop, participants will be introduced to Unity, an engine increasingly being explored for its potential in creative coding, art installations, animation, and interactive experiences. This workshop assumes no familiarity with the software. You will get to create [...]