Master Classes 2017

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All of these Master Classes were free to attend and were held at the Waverley Library Auditorium.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 14 | 3:00 PM – INTERACTIVE 360 PROJECTION MAPPING

Riaz Mehmood – Projection Mapping Workshop (Location Trinity United Church)

Did you visit the 360 Dome Sesqui? Come and see our home-grown version of 360 interactive projection mapping. Multi-media artist, Riaz Mehmood, demonstrates interactive projection mapping.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15 | 11:00 AM – CANADA 150 – The Forgotten Past

Alejandro Yoshizawa – All Our Father’s Relations (Part 1/2)
Ryan Boyko – That Never Happened: Canada’s First National Internment Operations (Part 2/2)

Alejandro Yoshizawa directed the web series Chinese Canadian Stories. Ryan Boyko is the writer and director of the innovative series “The Camps.” He is a multi-award winning visual artist and an accomplished actor. Alejandro and Ryan describe their journey as filmmakers to share painful yet healing stories of Canada’s forgotten past.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15 | 12:30 PM – A FAMILY OF FILMMAKERS

Ava Karvonen – Albert Karvonen: Philosophies on Life, Nature and Wildlife Filmmaking (Part 1/2)
Pirkko Karvonen – Andrea Hanson Strings Across the Sky (Part 2/2)

Albert and Pirkko Karvonen have been making films since they founded Karvonen Films Ltd. in 1976. It’s a family legacy. Their daughter, Ava Karvonen, is now a twenty-year veteran of the film and television industry and founder of Reel Girls Media Inc. of Edmonton. Albert is a nature documentary filmmaker and cinematographer, Pirkko is a textile artist and documentary filmmaker. Join them as they discuss the trials and tribulations, joys and success as Finnish – Canadian artists during Finland’s Centenary and Canada’s 150th.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15 | 1:30 PM – QUARRY – BOOK SIGNING AND READING

Meredith Ann Fuller

Join Meredith Ann Fuller, author of QUARRY, a Finnish-American mystery and an immigrant story.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 | 10:30 AM – THE GENEALOGY OF GENEALOGY

Julia Creet – Data Mining the Deceased

English Professor Julia Creet explores the privacy and ownership concerns over the collection, aggregation and transfer of vast amounts of information – about the living and the dead – within and across borders. Julia will talk about past and current work as a filmmaker and writer who specializes in memory studies and literary nonfiction.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 | 11:30 AM – CONNECTIONS WITH NATURE

Calder Cheverie – The Peel Project
Megan Murphy – Murphy’s Law

Calder Cheverie is the director of The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency and co-founder of the Vancouver Outdoor School. He has been an outdoor educator and wilderness guide for 12 years, designing and leading programs for schools, outdoor centres and youth summer camps.

Megan Murphy has worked as an actor in both the local and Toronto film, television and theatre scenes. She is currently a morning show radio co-host in Peterborough. Megan is a graduate from the Second City Conservatory Program and from the Documentary Filmmaking Institute at Seneca College.

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