Digital Activism Workshop

| Artscape Gibraltar Point

Are you interested in learning how to create media for social change?

Digital activism is a powerful way to contribute to the conversations happening around the world.  Join us for a one day hands-on production workshop in digital activism at Gibraltar Point, facilitated in partnership with York University.

Participants will work in pairs with MFA students to film short interviews using in-camera editing and visual storytelling techniques. Each group will have an opportunity to share their project. Open to all ages and backgrounds. No previous experience necessary. Workshop is free of charge.

Who: No prior experience or training required! Ages 16 and Up

When: Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Where: Artscape Gibraltar Point (transportation to and from the Ferry docks included).

Cost: Free!

Instructors: John Greyson and MFA students from York University’s Cinema Studies program.

John Greyson is a Toronto film/video artist whose shorts, features and installations. He has published essays and artists pieces in Alphabet City, Public, FUSE, and twelve critical anthologies. An associate professor in film production at York University, he was awarded the Toronto Arts Award for Film/Video, 2000, and the Bell Canada Video Art Award in 2007.

To Apply: Fill out the application form by Friday, March 3, 2017. Applicants will be informed of the status of their application by March 10.


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