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The Media Lab offers a wide range of programming, from animation to graphic design. For detailed information on classes currently being offered please view the 2018 Winter/Spring program information by clicking on the PDF link below. Media Lab offerings are on pages 14-18:
Arts Line-Up Winter/Spring 2018
To register for programs visit Program Registration or call 604-276-4300.
Byte Camp is a non-profit society that is dedicated to giving kids quality, affordable and fun creative opportunities with technology. Byte Camp programs at the Richmond Arts Centre and Media Lab include 3D Animation, 3D and Flash Video Game Design, and Music Video Production. www.bytecamp.ca
Julia Higgs – Digital Media
Julia makes video for the City of Richmond and teaches art and media year-round at the Richmond Media Lab. In the classroom and in her personal practice, she draws from a broad background in film, digital video and photography, performance, creative writing, installation and public art. Julia has a BFA in Visual Art from UBC and is currently studying design at Emily Carr University. Before she started at the Richmond Arts Centre, Julia co-directed the Red Gate Arts Society and founded the East Side Free Store in Vancouver. She strives to collapse life into art and art into life, and loves to share how media shapes culture and vice versa.
Steven Sanders – Animation
Steven Sanders is a designer, writer, and entrepreneur among many other things. After studying film and animation, he got involved with improv theater, graphic design and short form filmmaking in Detroit, Michigan. He’s written, pitched and created digital content for YouTube, Funny Or Die, Nickelodeon and private clients. He studied Film and Animation at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois and holds a Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland College Park.
Jim Dobbs – StageCraft
Jim has worked in the fields of performing arts, film, and entertainment technology and operations for over 30 years. Prior to joining the Michael J. Fox Theatre in 1993, Jim provided technical support for many major events and earned over 70 credits in the motion picture industry. Working within a school-based community enabled him to liaise with school district fine arts programs and support youth through performance and scholarships. He is the current Chair of the BC Section of the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology – a national industry group involved with education, best practices and safety standards for those working in live entertainment – a member of the BC Touring Council, and a Board Member with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra.
Cindy Mochizuki – Digital Photography
Cindy Mochizuki has created animation, photo-based work, multi-media installation, and performance. She has also worked on numerous collaborations and community-engaged projects working with a wide range of organizations and artists from a range of artistic disciplines. She has taught at Simon Fraser University, Emily Carr University and has led several media-based workshops for galleries, festivals, artist-run centres, and museums within Canada and Japan. Cindy’s media projects work with narratives, archives and interviews; her artistic practice revisits historical and personal memory. She has exhibited and screened her work both nationally and internationally. She holds a MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the School For Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University.