Upcoming Events

Mum's The Word: How to Light a Professional Video Interview

February 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

Having a professional looking interview is essential for any promo video, fundraiser, or commercial production. Learn the basics of three point lighting and composition to ensure that your interview looks good.

Workshop Series: The Creative Business

February 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

The Creative Business series blurb. February 28th Workshops 1:00PM - Mum's The Word Professional Video Interview Lighting 2:00PM - LUCID User Testing 3:00PM - Earbank 10 Money Saving Tips 4:00PM - Origins Social Media March 28th Workshops 1:00PM - TBD 2:00PM - TBD 3:00PM - TBD 4:00PM - TBD

Workshop Series: The Creative Business

February 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

The Creative Business series blurb. February 28th Workshops 1:00PM - Mum's The Word Professional Video Interview Lighting 2:00PM - LUCID User Testing 3:00PM - Earbank 10 Money Saving Tips 4:00PM - Origins Social Media March 28th Workshops 1:00PM - TBD 2:00PM - TBD 3:00PM - TBD 4:00PM - TBD

Workshop Series: The Creative Business

February 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

The Creative Business series blurb. February 28th Workshops 1:00PM - Mum's The Word Professional Video Interview Lighting 2:00PM - LUCID User Testing 3:00PM - Earbank 10 Money Saving Tips 4:00PM - Origins Social Media March 28th Workshops 1:00PM - TBD 2:00PM - TBD 3:00PM - TBD 4:00PM - TBD

LUCID User Testing Workshop

February 28, 2019
10 Dundas St E

The LUCID team will discuss the user testing process for a tech startup. We will touch on several points of the user testing process such as best practices, data collection & data analysis. We will engage the participants by performing a live user testing of our beta app with them. We will then walk them through the kind of questions we’re looking to answer, how to ask those questions in surveys. Finally, we’ll discuss how we analyze the information for decision making.  ** The participants should RSVP in advance so we can give them access to our beta app prior to beginning the workshop.

Game Jam: An Insider’s Look at Game Design

March 14, 2019
Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

WORLD CLASS GAME DESIGN EXPERTS. ONE CRAZY CHALLENGE. A NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY LIKE NO OTHER. THE CHALLENGE: LET’S AGREE TO DISAGREE It’s been called a “dying art.” In the age of social media, where we tend to surround ourselves with people who share our views, the notion that we can disagree in a civil way (and remain friends), has all but disappeared.  “I disagree.” “No, thank you.” “That’s not for me.” These are the words of confidence, individuality, growth, unique perspectives and even democracy. Yet the polarizing effect of clicking “like” has reinforced a habit where we hide in the comfort zone of our filter bubbles. To disagree intelligently is to first understand another idea fully, and to share our views in a rational and measured way. THE MISSION: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to design a game (video or board) that drives home the point that we can disagree in civil ways. You will be tasked with adapting a story from the Toronto Public Library’s Special Collection into an innovative and exciting game. YOUR JOURNEY: Working in teams, and guided by leading video game and design thinking experts, you will undertake a fun and fast-paced iterative game design process that will take you from concept to prototype. At the end of the jam, your team will pitch your game to a panel of gaming experts who will award a prize for Top Game. THE GOODS: When your mission is complete you will grasp the fundamentals of game design, understand a co-creation approach and realize the power of the design thinking. You will gain a rich new network of world class game designers and enthusiasts, and an appreciation for the capacity of games to be a tool for good. *Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please notify us of any food restrictions in advance.

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March 26, 2019
10 Dundas St E

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Workshop Series: The Creative Business

March 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

The Creative Business series blurb. February 28th Workshops 1:00PM - Mum's The Word Professional Video Interview Lighting 2:00PM - LUCID User Testing 3:00PM - Earbank 10 Money Saving Tips 4:00PM - Origins Social Media March 28th Workshops 1:00PM - TBD 2:00PM - TBD 3:00PM - TBD 4:00PM - TBD

Workshop Series: The Creative Business

March 28, 2019
10 Dundas East

The Creative Business series blurb. February 28th Workshops 1:00PM - Mum's The Word Professional Video Interview Lighting 2:00PM - LUCID User Testing 3:00PM - Earbank 10 Money Saving Tips 4:00PM - Origins Social Media March 28th Workshops 1:00PM - TBD 2:00PM - TBD 3:00PM - TBD 4:00PM - TBD

All-Star Showcase (May 23)

May 23, 2019
TBA

The Transmedia Zone All-Star showcase invites you to explore cutting-edge innovations in storytelling, media, and the creative industries. Get an inside scoop on the emerging trends in podcasting, live entertainment, and brain health. Engage with some of the Transmedia Zone's best entrepreneurs as they share their trials and triumphs in a panel discussion and see first hand their innovations in creative storytelling through interactive displays and demonstrations. Connect with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics to catch a glimpse of some of the most compelling storytelling innovations at the All-Star Showcase event. All-Star Teams Science Everywhere is changing the story of science to be one that is fun and exciting for everyone by innovating a new way to host live events called “free-style socials.” Through their FreeStyle socials, they have reached over 5,000 people while addressing challenging topics like gender-identity, cannabis, and artificial intelligence. Sensaride is an app that reverses the effects of aging of the brain by providing direct access to your brainwaves and allows users to train the brain network through an interactive story. Winners of the Smart City Award, they are expanding their reach by partnering with George Brown College and NRC/IRAP. Inappropriate Questions is a podcast that helps listeners develop understanding of marginalized groups including LGBTQ2S+, disability, and religious groups in a respectful manner. They are pushing the boundaries of podcasting by working with artists from those communities to create webcomics that accompany each of their episodes. Event Programming  The panel discussion begins promptly at 5:00PM. It is encouraged that guests arrive no later than 5:00PM in order to experience the programming to its fullest. 5:00PM - Panel Discussion led by Dr.Emilia Zboralska begins. 6:00PM - Participants engage in interactive demonstrations and installations led by our All-Star teams.

All-Star Showcase (May 23)

May 23, 2019
TBA

The Transmedia Zone All-Star showcase invites you to explore cutting-edge innovations in storytelling, media, and the creative industries. Get an inside scoop on the emerging trends in podcasting, live entertainment, and brain health. Engage with some of the Transmedia Zone's best entrepreneurs as they share their trials and triumphs in a panel discussion and see first hand their innovations in creative storytelling through interactive displays and demonstrations. Connect with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics to catch a glimpse of some of the most compelling storytelling innovations at the All-Star Showcase event. All-Star Teams Science Everywhere is changing the story of science to be one that is fun and exciting for everyone by innovating a new way to host live events called “free-style socials.” Through their FreeStyle socials, they have reached over 5,000 people while addressing challenging topics like gender-identity, cannabis, and artificial intelligence. Sensaride is an app that reverses the effects of aging of the brain by providing direct access to your brainwaves and allows users to train the brain network through an interactive story. Winners of the Smart City Award, they are expanding their reach by partnering with George Brown College and NRC/IRAP. Inappropriate Questions is a podcast that helps listeners develop understanding of marginalized groups including LGBTQ2S+, disability, and religious groups in a respectful manner. They are pushing the boundaries of podcasting by working with artists from those communities to create webcomics that accompany each of their episodes. Event Programming  The panel discussion begins promptly at 5:00PM. It is encouraged that guests arrive no later than 5:00PM in order to experience the programming to its fullest. 5:00PM - Panel Discussion led by Dr.Emilia Zboralska begins. 6:00PM - Participants engage in interactive demonstrations and installations led by our All-Star teams.

Past Events

All-Star Showcase

February 6, 2019
Sandbox Salon, Third Floor

Mix & Mingle Winter 2019

January 17, 2019
The Catalyst

Speaker Series: The Future of Storytelling

November 29, 2018
80 Gould St

Popcorn Storytelling Social

October 25, 2018
SLC 514

All-Star Showcase

September 27, 2018
Student Learning Centre 341 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1S1

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