We are pleased to announce VUCAVU OUTREACH, a digital literacy initiative that will take us to places across the country in 2019-2020 to meet and discuss with artists and media art communities of all kinds. With a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, VUCAVU's Community and Program Manager, Jacquelyn Hébert will be presenting workshops for people who want to learn more about VUCAVU, digital distribution opportunities and ways to utilize digital tools.
ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED HERE AS THEY ARE PLANNED. IF YOU'D LIKE TO MEET WITH US IN PERSON OR VIA TELECONFERENCE, PLEASE CONTACT US AT ADMIN@VUCAVU.COM
Whitehorse, Yukon: Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:30 PM
Presentation at the Available Light Film Festival
In Collaboration wtih the Yukon Film Society
LOCATION : Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
COST : FREE
REgister : firstname.lastname@example.org
More info : https://www.facebook.com/events/550809892442871/
This workshop is led by Jacquelyn Hébert, VUCAVU’s Community and Program Manager, and is intended for artists and filmmakers interested in learning about distribution for their film and videos. During the session, Jacquelyn will discuss what VUCAVU.com is, who their partners are and what it offers artists. This will also include an overview of other Video-On-Demand (VOD) platforms, including the Yukon Film Society's very own Available Light on Demand VOD and a discussion about how digital tools can be used to help promote an artists’ practice. Finally, the presentation will look at how VUCAVU can be used as a curatorial, research, and educational tool.
Whitehorse, Yukon: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:30 AM
One-on-One Networking Meetings
Fifteen minute meetings, by appointment. Industry participants have a chance to meet industry delegates in private or small groups to pitch their ideas and seek advice on projects. This enables Yukon film and media producers to establish personal & professional relationships early in the week.
Guests include: Lesley Birchard, CBC Short Docs; Deborah Osborne, APTN; Michele McMahon, Crave; Jacquelyn Hébert, VUCAVU; Shirley Vercruysse, NFB; Robin Summerfield, CBC Creators Network; Doug Holmes, Absolutely Canadian; Mike Gravitis, Northwestel.
Vancouver, British Columbia: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
VIVO Media Arts
LOCATION : 2625 Kaslo st., vancouver, bc, v5m 3g9
COST : free
JOIN Video out, vucavu, and cineworks for a presentation and discussion on the various methods and means of distributing media works in 2020. jacquelyn hêbert (VUCAVU) will be leading the event, along with representatives from local resource centres fro media artists, april thompson (Cineworks), and casey wei (video out).
This presentation includes an overview of how VUCAVU, Video Out, and Cineworks can help media artists and filmmakers promote their work.
Vancouver, British-Columbia: Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 11:30AM
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
LOCATION : Reliance theatre, 520 East 1st avenue, vancouver, bc, v5t 0h2
COST : This event is Reserved for All Students, Staff, Faculty and Alumni of Emily Carr University
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Presentation at PAVED Arts
LOCATION : PAVED Arts event space (424 20th st w, upstairs)
COST : FREE
REGISTER : technical@Pavedarts.ca
MORE INFO : https://www.facebook.com/events/1299729236885956/
WINNIPEG, Manitoba: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Co-presented with the Video Pool Media Arts Centre and the Winnnipeg Film Group
LOCATION : Video Pool Media Arts Centre, 'The Output' 2nd Floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur St. #300, Winnipeg, MB
FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2414859755446665/
North Bay (June 12-13) + Halifax (June 14-17), 2019
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: June 14-17 2019
From June 14th - 17th, we will be in Halifax for two presentations and to participate in the 13th annual HALIFAX INDEPENT FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL (HIFF).
Hosted by HIFF as part of their 2019 distribution initiative. This presentation is happening on
Saturday, June 15th from 12:45-1:45pm at the Halifax Central Library, BMO Community Room.
More info: https://www.hiff.ca/2019-distribution-initiative.
Sunday, June 16th, 2019 at 1PM at the CENTRE FOR ART TAPES (CFAT), Project Room, 2238 Maitland Street, Halifax NS
WORKSHOP: Film and video distribution for artists in the digital ageSunday, June 16th 1-2pm. Project Room
*** Free of charge and open to everyone.***MORE INFO HERE HTTPS://CFAT.CA/Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/678729849247317/
NORTH BAY, Ontario: June 13 2019
Our 1st workshop will be held in North Bay on June 13th from 3:30-4:30pm as part of the COLD WATERS SYMPOSIUM & FESTIVAL presented by MANO-RAMO and the Near North Mobile Media Lab.
More info here: http://www.coldwaters.mano-ramo.ca/
We acknowledge the support of theCanada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.