TEEN ONLY Digital Media Lab! Digital Creator North, Drop-in Today!

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    Digital Creator

    Digital Creator North
     October 2018

    Teens ages 14 – 19 are welcome to come check out /hang out at this FREE media arts space. We have a bunch of high-end digital media equipment and software reserved
    JUST for TEENS to use!

    For youth 11 – 13 year-old we haven’t forgot about YOU please join us every Tuesday night from 3pm – 7pm for some gaming fun!

    Digital Creator North is a teen media arts lab and hangout space. Teens are encouraged to use the space in a way that fits with their individual interests! We aim to promote digital literacy by providing space, equipment, software and mentorship with a variety of digital media arts technology. Our goal is to create teens who are creators of digital media content and not just consumers!

    We will also have weekly events such as work-shops, art-making, video-game and movie nights. Bring your own snacks, except on gaming night where snacks will be provided. (check the Schedule to find out when!), some of which include:

    Intro to Video Editing
    Vision Board Workshop
    Green Screen Magic Workshop
    Writer’s Craft Workshop
    Video Game Night
    Zine Night
    Centennial Super Smash Bros. Brawl
    AND MORE! 

    We are ALWAYS open to workshop or activity night suggestions. Ask for it and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

    In addition to the Drop-In open studio time offered at the Centennial Library downtown Mondays 4 – 8, Tuesday 3 -7, Thursday 4-7, Friday 3 – 5, we will be continuing to offer youth a FREE place to drop in an hang out every Thursday afternoon from 3pm – 6pm at the Korah Branch Library (hours may differ occasionally, see hours below on schedule).

    Any teens who need volunteer hours for high school can also contact Katie (saultstemarie@digitalcreator.ca) to inquire about upcoming volunteer opportunities at summer workshops and community events!

    Hope to see you soon @ Digital Creator North !!”
    ∼ Digital Creator North SSM program lead Katie Huckson∼

    Digital Creator North (DCN) spaces are intended to inspire creative experimentation, digital literacy, peer networking, connected learning, and community engagement through the use of media arts disciplines. The project is aimed at bringing a positive cultural impact to Northern communities by increasing participation in the media arts sector. Workshops and use of the space is free, and housed downtown in the public library for low-barrier access.

    DCN SSM offers teens equipment, software and mentorship in various disciplines including but not limited to digital photography, video production, illustration/animation, audio recording, graphic design and coding. Through both structured programming (scheduled activities or workshops) and unstructured drop-in hours (open studio) the DCN space is geared towards providing a safe, open space to facilitate interest-driven learning and creation.

    To find out more please contact Library Manager of Community Engagement Helena Huopalainen at h.huopalainen@cityssm.on.ca or Digital Creator North SSM program lead Katie Huckson at saultstemarie@digitalcreator.ca

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