MIX Media Workshops

All workshops will take place at the Carlton Cinema: 20 Carlton Street, Toronto.

Applications
To register for workshops, please fill out the following application form and return it to us electronically at
katie@abilitiesartsfestival.org or to our office at
401 Richmond St. West S-30
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

Workshop Application PDF
Workshop Application DOC

Applications must be received by Friday, September 14th, 2012.

Story Power

Friday, September 21st, 2012 – 11:30am – 3:30pm
Re-connect with your muse with visiting artists & master storytellers
Julie McNamara & David Roche

Designed for a small group, this is a practical workshop for writers who want to re-connect with their muse and develop their technical skills. The workshop addresses core challenges faced by writers and storytellers in all genres: getting to the heart of your story; building character; shaping structure etc.

Enrollment is limited. Pre-registration required.

In Conversation: Whose Team is it Anyway?

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012: 2:00 – 4:00pm
A conversation with UK digital artist Caglar Kimyoncu on fulfilling your vision without compromising on access.

What’s the difference between a Creative Enabler and an Assistant Director? It’s no joke – how do you define the roles in your team? How do you decide what roles you need in the first place? Then how do you make your working environment accessible for everyone? And achieve your aims without compromising on access or artistry? This discussion with UK digital artist, filmmaker, curator and producer Caglar Kimyoncu will tackle all these issues and more.

Post-Screening Talkback: Desiring & Desirability

Saturday, September 22, 2012: 8:00 – 9:00pm (Following 7:00pm Screening)
Julie McNamara, Caglar Kimyoncu & David Roche

A conversation with filmmakers and curators addressing notions of identity, power and desire in relation to representations of PWD on screen, and in the current Disability Arts movements in the UK and Canada.

Making it Happen: From the Sketch to the Screen

Sunday, September 23, 2012: 1:00 – 5:00pm
Turn the challenges of media production into opportunities for invention.
Caglar Kimyoncu with Julie McNamara, David Roche & Jan Derbyshire

There’s only so much that can be pre-determined in any media creation. A great deal of the creativity comes into play in the process of production. Caglar Kimyoncu demonstrates some of the strategies for turning the endless series of challenges that arise in production into an opportunity and springboard for invention.

FEATURED ARTISTS
● Caglar Kimyoncu
● & Julie McNamara
● David Roche
● Jan Derbyshire

Tickets & Workshop Registration:
All workshops, panels and discussions are free; however pre-registration is required to ensure place and secure interpretation
or support.
tickets@abilitiesartsfestival.org
or call (647) 725-5064
We aim to be as inclusive and accessible as possible. If you require ASL or attendant care to be provided, please notify us 48 hours in advance. Free admission for all attendants.