Introduction to Audio Post-Production with Andy Rudolph

Designed for audio artists and videographers just starting, this workshop will teach the basics of editing, mixing, and sound-design in software such as Logic X, Pro Tools, etc. We will cover exporting your project from Adobe Premiere and FCPX to .omf/.aaf formats, how to source royalty-free effects, noise-reduction and a ton of other very useful information to bring you film or video to the next level. Whether you plan to do your own audio post or just want to have a better understanding of how things work when you work with audio engineers this workshop is a must for everyone making movies.

Dates: Tuesday January 16th, 2017 (6-10)

Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 8 Participants

Instructor: Andy Rudolph

 

 

 

About the instructor:

Andy Rudolph is obsessed with sound. His work spans nearly all facets of audio creation including: musical composition, performance, interactive installations, audio engineering, post-production and most points in between. He has performed and exhibited around the world, garnering impressive reviews. He also serves as Video Pool’s Audio Tech & Education Coordinator and teaches a Digital Art class at Art City.

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Audio Editing for Dancers with Kayla Jeanson

Learn the basics of digital audio editing for performance. This course is designed especially for dance teachers and choreographers looking for a fast, easy, and cheap way to cut and mix music. Software covered includes Audacity and Reaper (free downloads here: Audacity and here: Reaper ). Please bring current projects or ideas, as there will be a hands-on portion of the class.

 

Dates: February 27, 2017 (6pm-9pm)

Fees: Fees: $55 VPmember or Winnipeg Dance Organization member / $75 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor:  Kayla Jeanson

 

 

 

About the instructor:

Kayla Jeanson is a filmmaker and video producer who specializes in dance-related media, from narrative screendance to documentary work. Her cinematography, editing and directing for videos and television shows has been seen online, internationally at film festivals, as well as through TV networks such as CBC, APTN, and MTS TV. Kayla has been editing audio for dance performances since she was 13 years old, and she is excited to be offering this class once again through Video Pool Media Arts Centre.

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Isadora with Hugh Conacher

Isadora is the leading interactive media tool for live performance – and it is so much more than that! This workshop will introduce you to the basics of using Isadora in your projects. It will be of value to those interested in creating performative work and installations with video, live manipulation of pre-recorded and live video, and in performing in work with video.

Participants should arrive with Isadora pre-installed and working on their laptop. A link will be provided to video content to download and have available on your machine. A working web cam with microphone is essential for the interactive components of Isadora.  Video Pool will also have some machines available for use please let us know if you need one to use.

Get Isadora here: https://troikatronix.com/get-it/   

Please also install the FreeFrame Plugin’s collection.

 

Dates: February 13, 2017 (6-10)

Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 8 Participants

Instructor:  Hugh Conacher

 

 

 

 

About the instructor:
Hugh Conacher is a lighting and media designer working in live performance. He has been using Isadora in his work since 2009. http://www.pellucid.me/work

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Advanced After Effects Workshop with Rylaan Gimby

Want to double up and dig a little deeper into After Effects? One of the most powerful digital compositing softwares out there. Get ready to drop the Saul Bass as you create titles worthy to introduce your brilliant work, or let out your inner JJ Abrams as you cover your screen in artificial lens flares.  This 4 hour class will cover:

– Parenting

– Pre Composing

– Effects

– Keying

– Blend Modes and Alpha mattes

– Solids

– Masks

– Shape Layers

– Particle effect

– Keying effects

Dates:  Wednesday, January 31, 2017 (6pm-10pm)

Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: Rylaan Gimby

Prerequisite: Intro to After Effects / or previous experience with AE software

About The Instructor:

Rylaan is a commercial and multimedia artist based out of Winnipeg. He has been working with after effects for almost 10 years, utilizing it for animation, motion graphics, and visual effects.

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Introduction to After Effects Workshop with Rylaan Gimby

Are you tired of the terrible title options premiere and final cut offer? Would you like to create some special effects in your short film? Looking to get into digital animation? After Effects is a digital compositing and animation program in the Adobe Creative Suite. Get ready to drop the Saul Bass as you create titles worthy to introduce your brilliant work, or let out your inner JJ Abrams as you cover your screen in artificial lens flares.  This 4 hour class will cover:

– Importing assets (footage, logos)

– Using compositions and layers

– Applying Effects

– Using Text

– Animating and Keyframes

– Rendering / Exporting

Dates:  Tuesday, January 30, 2017 (6pm-10pm)

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Fees: $60 member / $80 non-member

Instructor: Rylaan Gimby

About The Instructor:

Rylaan is a commercial and multimedia artist based out of Winnipeg. He has been working with after effects for almost 10 years, utilizing it for animation, motion graphics, and visual effects.

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Intro to Multimedia Design Intensive: Hosted by Theatre Projects Manitoba held at Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Led by longtime Ghost River Theatre (Tomorrow’s Child) audiovisual designer and programmer Matthew Waddell, the Intro to Multimedia Design Intensive is a hands-on introduction to the latest tools and techniques used in sound and video design for theatre and multimedia performance. This four-day, 18 hour, workshop will combine lectures, live demos and in-class excercises that will guide participants through the process of digital audiovisual design and show control from conception to delivery. The intensive is intended for students, technicians, designers, artists and educators with little to novice experience with mutlimedia design or digital tools.

THE INTENSIVE COVERS

• QLab as a multimedia playback and control system. Qlab will be the backbone of this intensive and we will learn it from the ground up, starting with the very basics and slowly moving through its many features. We will look at how build basic and complex audio and video cues, how to apply live effects, video mapping onto custom surfaces and non-conventional shapes, working with multiple projectors and show control using MIDI and OSC.

• Audio techniques and tools including: effects, surround-sound and live performance systems. We will look at proper audio workflow techniques and software tools for making your audio sound better in any environment.

• Video techniques and tools including: efficient workflow, content creation, live camera manipulation, codecs, resolutions and how to deal with large video formats while using a slow or older computer.

  • *No previous knowledge of Qlab required.

 

DATES AND TIMES

October 19: 6pm-9pm

October 20: 6pm-9pm

October 21: 10am-5pm

October 22: 10am-5pm

 

COST

Early bird/Equity rate: $325

After September 15th, 2017: $350

 

SIGNING UP

E-mail a brief letter of interest stating why you want to take the workshop, and your professional CV to associate@theatreprojectsmanitoba.ca to sign up or call 204.989.2400

For more information please visit http://theatreprojectsmanitoba.ca/

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Introduction to Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator with Nicole Shimonek

Participants will use basic design relationships to combine various elements to produce print ready documents. This workshop will go through process and tools of working in Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Students will learn to integrate them to produce design solutions. In order to prepare participants should bring drawing supplies and photos with them to the class.  

 

Dates: Tuesday December 5 & Thursday December 7, 2017  (6pm-9pm)

Fees: Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: Nicole Shimonek

 

About the instructor:

Nicole Shimonek is a visual artist based in Winnipeg, Canada. She has an MFA from the Chelsea College of Art and Design (UK) and a BFA from the University of Manitoba (CA). Her work has been in a number of exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Nicole’s interdisciplinary practice investigates survival experiences through materials – drawing, sculpture, painting, media and design. Nicoleshimonek.com

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Final Cut Pro X with Amanda Kindzierski

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This two-evening, hands-on workshop teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. If you’re new to editing video or are thinking of making the switch to FCPX from FCP7 or Premiere, this is the workshop for you!

The workshop will focus on areas such as file management, taming the magnetic timeline, basic editing tools, filters and effects and so much more.

FCPXDates: Saturday November 25 + Sunday November 26, 2017 (noon – 4pm)

Fees: $90 member / $110 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: Amanda Kindzierski

 

About the instructor:

I am a Polish, Ukrainian, Ojibwa, Cree multi media artist born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba. A graduate of the Academy of Broadcasting and National Screen institute’s New Voices Film Program. A storyteller from childhood, I’m working to share my unique perspectives with a wide audience through art.

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Projection Mapping with jaymez

This two day workshop with local projection artist jaymez will be an intensive introduction into the world of projection and architectural mapping. This course is focused on the theories and practices of taking projections outside of the rectangle and shine light on the secrets of bringing structures to life video.   Participants will be introduced to a number of methods and techniques for twisting their video images around physical objects using a variety of software applications.  Because of the intensive nature of this workshop, participants are expected to have some knowledge of video editing, exporting and codec and should come with some clips ready to be manipulated.  Participants are also encouraged to bring objects that can be mapped on, no specific size or shape requirements, however the should fit in the video pool studio.  

It is advised that participants have some knowledge of video editing.  There will be talk of  about codecs and aspect ratios and media formats.  Also they will be doing some pre-mapping in premiere / final cut / after effects, so it will help if the participants know their way around one of those programs.

mapping workshop

 

Dates: Tuesday, November 14 and Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (6pm – 9 pm)

Fees: $80 member / $100 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor: jaymez

 

About the instructor:

With a multi-faceted and distinct visual style, jaymez has worked in the visual art, dance, theatre and music communities.   His video work has appeared in a number of international festivals, theatrical and dance productions and he has performed live video alongside dozens of  local and international musicians and artists.  jaymez recently premiered his new solo gallery exhibition, an installation / performance called prägnanz at aceartinc in Winnipeg.  He currently sits on the board of Video Pool Media Arts Centre.  jaymez holds a BFA in Video from the University of Manitoba.

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Shaky Noisy Blinky with Ken Gregory

The inexpensive Arduino micro-controller can do it all. This introductory workshop covers the basics of sensing the world with physical computing techniques using the Arduino.   Learn simple coding techniques and electronics to make your creative media objects move, light up and emit sound. Electronic sensing of light, sound, and motion will be covered. CURIOUS ABOUT SOME FUN ARDUINO PROJECTS? Get some ideas HERE

Ken Gregory // Prototype Electric Light Machine for a Modern Room (2015)

Ken Gregory // Prototype Electric Light Machine for a Modern Room (2015)

Dates: Saturday October 14 (12 pm to 5 pm) Sunday October 15, 2017 (11 am to 4 pm) Postponed

Fees: $90 member / $110 non-member

Location: Video Pool Studio (300 – 100 Arthur St.)

Limit: 6 Participants

Instructor:  Ken Gregory

 

About the instructor:

Winnipeg artist Ken Gregory has been working with DIY interface design, hardware hacking, audio, video, and computer programming for over 25 years. His performance and installation work has shown publicly in Winnipeg, other parts of Canada and many international media and sound arts festivals. These works are presented in the form of gallery installations and live performances.  cheapmeat.net

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