Upcoming Workshops & Courses

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Intro to Filmmaking

Intro to Filmmaking is a 4-part introductory workshop for artists who are interested in learning how to work with video. This hands-on workshop provides artists with camera, audio, and lighting basics from pre- to post-production. Under the guidance of filmmaker Aia Raafat, participants will gain

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Intro to Blender: Character Creation

In this 3-part online workshop, we will run through the process of creating a stylized 3D character using Blender. Blender is a free and open-source 3D software with a large and supportive community of digital artists that work in a variety of fields. The first

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Intro to Video Editing

This 4-part workshop will introduce you to the concepts and techniques of video editing, from basic theory to the hands-on skills needed to craft an edit from start to finish. We’ll focus specifically on the DaVinci Resolve edit software – getting familiar with the interface

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Advanced Screenwriting

Screenwriting, also called scriptwriting, is the art and craft of writing scripts for videos, feature films, or television productions. A writer can create a script that is based on an original idea, or they can create a script from a concept, true story, or an

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Sound Design: Making Sound Effects with Foley

Sound Design: Making Sound Effects with Foley is a 2-part online workshop that explores how everyday objects can be used to create original sound effects and compositions for film, TV, or video games. The first session will provide participants with a brief overview of what

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Past Workshops & Courses

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Motion Capture for Independent Filmmakers

This 1-day, 6-hour introductory workshop is aimed at filmmakers who are interested in learning how to record and export motion capture data using the Rokoko.com suits and software recently acquired by DARC. This is an in-person workshop offered at Digital Arts Resource Centre (67 Nicholas

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Intermediate Screenwriting

Screenwriting, also called scriptwriting, is the art and craft of writing scripts for videos, feature films, or television productions. A writer can create a script that is based on an original idea, or they can create a script from a concept, true story, or an

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Aline Motta: Mentoring Workshop

We are pleased to invite emerging media artists to join Aline Motta, an exhibiting artist in DARC’s 40th anniversary program, as she leads a mentoring workshop on April 8th at 12 PM EST. This online workshop offers insight into the creative process of visual artist

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Decolonizing the Screen: A History of Chinese Cinema

A History of Chinese Cinema is a 4-part workshop exploring prominent films, themes, and events that have shaped Chinese cinema. Topics Include: 1: A Brief History of Chinese Cinema (1896-Present) 2: Women and Femininity in Chinese Cinema 3: LGBTQIA2S+ Representation in Chinese Cinema 4: Coming-of-Age

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Sound Design in Reaper

Sound Design in Reaper is a 3-part online workshop in covering the basics of sound design for the first-time user. Reaper is a well-built and intelligent DAW (digital audio workstation) that is rapidly becoming industry-standard for music, post audio production as well as interactive media. In the first session, participants

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INTRO TO UNITY: BUILDING AN EXPLORATION GAME

Ever wanted to make a video game? Learn how to make your own exploration video game in this two-part workshop series with Hiba Ali, digital media artist and scholar. We will learn how to set up a basic exploration game with an open-source (free) version

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