Digital Dive: Interactive Digital Media and Careers in Gaming (Ottawa)

Attention aspiring Black Gamers ages 13 – 19!
Join us for a two-day workshop which features a hands-on introduction to gaming and interactive digital media, followed by a studio tour at a later date.

On day one attendees will use, understand and create with interactive digital media and then learn about careers in gaming. On day two, attendees will take part in a studio tour.

Brought to you by Interactive Digital Media and Careers in Gaming for High School aged Black Youth and presented by Interactive Ontario in collaboration with Mixtape VRFree Geek, and others.

 

Made possible by the generous support of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) under the Network of Services for Black Children, Youth, and Families (formerly the Black Youth Action Plan).

 
 
 

Event Information:
Ottawa Dates:
What: 1-day Interactive Digital Media and Careers in Gaming hands-on workshop followed by a studio tour at a later date
When: Workshop – November 17th from 10 am – 4 pm
Studio Tour – November 23rd, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Makerspace North, 250 City Centre Ave #216, Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7
 
Toronto Dates:
What: 1-day Interactive Digital Media and Careers in Gaming hands-on workshop followed by a studio tour
When: Workshop – November 16th from 10 am – 4 pm
Ubisoft Toronto Studio Tour – December 7th from 11am – 1 pm
Where: Friends House at 60 Lowther Ave, Toronto M5R 1C7
 

We will also be serving a light breakfast, snacks, and lunch. If you have any dietary restrictions or accessibility needs you need accommodated, please contact Gary at ga.17.an@gmail.com. Only 40 spots available, so register today!
*Please note – The workshop and studio tour, while happening on different days, are part of the same event and as both are included in a single ticket.