Info Session | Long Winter Career Launcher

Long Winter, Toronto’s all-ages, pay-what-you-can seasonal series of underground and DIY music, visual art, installation, reading, food, and dance (and more) have partnered with the Integrated Media and Digital Painting & Expanded Animation program, and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers to announce the Long Winter Career Launcher.

Info Session | Long Winter Career Launcher

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Long Winter, Toronto’s all-ages, pay-what-you-can seasonal series of underground and DIY music, visual art, installation, reading, food, and dance (and more) have partnered with the Integrated Media and Digital Painting & Expanded Animation program, and the CEAD to announce the Long Winter Career Launcher. The exciting opportunity to create new work and participate in a dynamic public event is open to upper year students or recent graduates of the Integrated Media, DPXA, and Digital Futures programs. OCAD U students and recent alumni are invited to apply for this paid opportunity by submitting a project proposal for a new, or newly updated, digital video artwork.

More information on the Career Launcher can be found here.

On January 15, an on-campus info-session/submission workshop will be offered by CEAD Staff and Tommy Truong, DPXA alumni and past Long Winter presenting artist. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend this optional session to receive guidance and assistance with their applications.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, 3rd Floor, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1454819908017347/

Call for Applications - Long Winter: Digital Video Art Commission

Long Winter, Toronto’s all-ages, pay-what-you-can seasonal series of underground and DIY music, visual art, installation, reading, food, and dance (and more) have partnered with the Integrated Media and Digital Painting & Expanded Animation program, and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers to announce the Long Winter Career Launcher.

Call for Applications - Long Winter: Digital Video Art Commission

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Long Winter, Toronto’s all-ages, pay-what-you-can seasonal series of underground and DIY music, visual art, installation, reading, food, and dance (and more) have partnered with the Integrated Media and Digital Painting & Expanded Animation program, and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers to announce the Long Winter Career Launcher. The exciting opportunity to create new work and participate in a dynamic public event is open to upper year students or recent graduates of the Integrated Media, DPXA, and Digital Futures programs.

OCAD U students and recent alumni are invited to apply for this paid opportunity by submitting a project proposal for a new, or newly updated, digital video artwork. The Long Winter team will provide a lively professional venue and large public audience of 600 - 800 for this commissioned work. The selected work will be featured as a projection in one of two upcoming Long Winter events; held at Workman Arts (Dufferin and Dundas) on Feb. 21 and/or Mar. 21, 2020.

Long Winter’s programming team, along with OCAD U Faculty, will select a winning proposal and The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers will provide a $2,000 production grant/artist fee towards the realization of this outstanding opportunity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a current student or recent graduate (2018 or 2019) of the OCAD U Integrated Media, DPXA, Digital Futures programs.
  • A priority will be given to applicants with a screen-based practice with a focus on dynamic, moving images, and/or animation.

LOOKING FOR SUPPORT OR INSPIRATION?

  • Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the January 11, 2020 Long Winter event to best inform their proposal.
  • On January 15, 2020 at 2:30pm, an on-campus info-session/submission workshop will be offered by CEAD Staff and Tommy Truong, DPXA alumni and past Long Winter presenting artist. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend to receive guidance and assistance with their applications. This session will be held on Level 3, 115 McCaul St. ​​​​​​​Event Listing
  • If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Zviko Mhakayakora, at careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca with the subject line “Long Winter Career Launcher

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
  • Current CV listing relevant creative experience
  • A link to your online portfolio. Please provide direct links to relevant past work. Please provide links for recorded portfolio material on a host page (Vimeo, YouTube etc.). Please do not include video files in your application; only links.
  • A project proposal and brief artist statement that contextualizes your overall practice and communicates your interest in the opportunity. Please include a very clear expression of your proposed project.
  • Technical requirements

Please see Typeform application portal for full submission requirements.

SUBMISSION PROCESS

  • Apply via Typeform here

DEADLINE

  • Sunday, January 19, 2020 at midnight (EST)
Venue & Address: 
Workman Arts. 651 Dufferin St, Toronto
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6900953-2020-digital-video-art-commission
Email: 
zmhakayakora@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416 977 6000 Ext. 3707

Animation Insights: A Professional Workshop Series with Lillian Chan: Part 1

Animation Insights: A Professional Workshop Series with Lillian Chan: Part 1
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Animation Insights
A Professional Workshop Series with Lillian Chan: Part 1

Friday, December 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers, 3rd Floor, 115 McCaul Street

Open to all DPXA and IMXA students.

This is the first of three workshops with Toronto-based animator and filmmaker Lillian Chan. 

Lillian will be giving a talk about working in the animation industry and her interdisciplinary illustration and art work, followed by a screening and discussion with students. This workshop will also involve a special open critique session for OCAD DPXA Students working on a collaborative animation project with the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra (TYWO). Parts 2 and 3 of this workshop series will continue in the Winter 2019 term, with further insights on the animation industry and how to get your work out there.

About the TYWO – DPXA collaboration:

OCAD University has joined forces with the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra to create an animation set to the music of Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. This piece features animated shorts produced by OCAD U animation students and will be publicly presented with a live music performance at Mississauga's Living Arts Centre in May 2019.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers, 3rd Floor, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, OCAD University
Cost: 
N/A