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CRE8 Youth Day 2014
Tuesday, May 6 - 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
For ages 13 - 17
Learn cartooning, acting, voice-over and special effects make-up from five professional artists who will share their experiences and tips for working in the industry.
Tickets include snacks, swag and a ticket to see DISSOLVE. Participants will be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy 7 plus more great prizes!
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VOICE-OVER ACTING & AUDITIONING with Simon Hill
Simon Hill has been involved in acting professionally for over 12 years. He has credits on all forms of media including Film/TV, Radio, Video Game, Commercials, Audiobooks & many more. A few of his credits include Barbie 14: Pearl of the Sea, Kokanee's Movie Out Here, Fringe and Powerpuff Girls Z. In 2012, Like Smoke, a short film Simon starred in became an official selection of the Cannes Film Festival short film corner. The film then went on to the Amsterdam Film Festival and won the award for Best Human Rights Film.
SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE-UP with Amy Diedrich
Amy Diedrich has been a Key Make-Up Artists for numerous films, television productions, and photo sessions She will teach special effects and proper techniques for creating effects like bruising, cuts, and burns. Learn about the proper products to use and how to “Hollywood” your effect for more impact.
CARICATURES with Cory Van Ieperen
Cory graduated from Emily Car Institute of Art in 2000 and has worked in a broad range of artistic disciplines ranging from painting, printmaking and drawing in a variety of mediums, to comics, cartoons, animation, and web graphics. A self-professed movie nut and comic book collector, he discovered his passion for caricatures and now works full-time work full time as a professional party caricaturist, illustrator, mural painter, cartoonist and more.
ON-CAMERA ACTING with Dakota Daulby
Dakota Daulby has appeared in lead roles in The Woodcarver, as well as the award-winning short film Why Does God Hate Me, featured in gay and lesbian film festivals all across North America, as well as the New York Film Festival. He has recently finished shooting Sitting On the Edge of Marlene, adapted from the short story The Trouble With Marlene by award-winning Canadian author, Bille Livingston. Dakota will also appear in numerous TV shows in the upcoming year, including the fourth season of Oscar winning executive producer Steven Spielberg's Falling Skies.
CHARACTER CREATION FOR ACTORS with Renee Iaci
Iaci is one of the founding members and co-artistic director of Shameless Hussy Productions. Her directing credits include the Jessie Richardson award-winning production of Frozen as well an original play for young audiences (adapted by Oscar award nominated writer Terri Tatchell) Woman Idiot Lunatic Criminal, Susan Miller's My Left Breast and the original hit, Sonofabitch Stew: The drunken life of Calamity Jane. Also an accomplished actress, Iaci has performed in a multitude of productions.
CRE8 is generously supported by
Tuesday, May 6 - 8:00 p.m.
For ages 13+
Ever woken up beside a stranger? What if it was planned that way? shameless hussy presents the acclaimed one-woman, 16 character, theatrical tour de force DISSOLVE by Meghan Gardiner. At turns hilarious and heartbreaking, this play follows a young girl on a night out and the people she encounters. Starring Jessie Richardson Award-winning actress, Emmelia Gordon, DISSOLVE is designed to provoke thought and dialogue about sexual consent and challenges us to change our beliefs and behaviour surrounding alcohol, drugs and sexual assault.
"Sharp, funny, very contemporary - the actress is a shape-shifter extra-ordinaire!" - Elizabeth Paterson, Review Vancouver
Want to help us plan Youth Week? Join our Youth Crew! Contact Landrie Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.