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Liz Schulze

Education Manager, The Cinematheque in Vancouver

Media Literacy in the Digital Age

PRESENTED ON MAY 06, 2016
IN NEW WESTMINSTER @ VOL 11

"How is every scene constructed? How is every shot made intentional? How infact is every single choice contributing to a greater message?"

In Media Literacy in the Digital Age from PechaKucha Night New Westminster Vol. 11Liz Shulze shares the importance of paying critical attention to media in the digital age. Shulze gives media literacy guidance to youth on their consumption and creation of media. 

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From Theatre to Digital to Digital Theatre!

BY OWEN BRIERLEY
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 07, 2013

Owen Brierley talks about his career in theatre and digital media, starting with his beginning days in improvisation and musical theater, and moving into digital media and mashups, with collaborations between artists in different mediums, and unconventional theater experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 13, 2013.

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The Gothic Vault in the Digital Age

BY JESSICA GARCIA FRITZ
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Jessica Garcia Fritz believes that architectural history is a cornerstone in architectural education, and teaches her students to utilize the basic structure of vaults used in naves of Gothic Cathedrals. They use a software platform called Rhino for digital simulation and merge the Gothic world into our digital world. 

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Quest for Truth in a Digital Age

BY LISA WENGER
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Lisa Wenger's work is a quest for truth in a digital age. As viewers, we are constantly bombarded with images of perfection, which are often so beautiful that they have become grotesque. She chooses to emphasize and praise imperfections in her portraits rather than allow media to persuade us that only perfection is beautiful. 

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Film & Digital Media in Kentucky

BY GEORGE PARKER JR.
@ VOL 6 ON DEC 07, 2011

George Parker Jr. promotes the idea of building a filming industry in Louisville. He talks about the positive economic impact that the filming will bring. 

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Political Activism in the Digital Age

BY JOLEZA KOKA
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Joleza Koka - Political Activism in the Digital Age

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Media Literacy For Everyone

BY BILL SIMMON
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

“I would argue that media education is every bit as important, if not more important than computer science but I know of know corresponding national movement to get this kind of media creation and education into schools.”

Bill Simmon
talks about the power of community-made media, and the dangers of NOT making media. Simmon is a filmmaker, writer, media educator, community/social/new media evangelist based in Burlington, Vermont.

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Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?

BY JASON HILL
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Jason Hill asks about Digital Art: Can it Emulate the Textures of Traditional Art?A second-year university student, studying Media Design at JCU with a passion for web design and photography, he currently works in IT/marketing at a finance company (Finance One), and runs his own freelance design business.

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Letter Writing in the Digital Age

BY ROHINI JADHAV
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 24, 2017

ROHINI JADHAV, architect by profession who enjoys reading and writing in spare time talks on nostalgic good'ol times of hand-written letters....

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An artists journey with traditional and digital media

BY JASON MORENO
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2018

Traditional and digital sculpting both have great benefits and weaknesses.

Here Jason Moreno shares what he loves about both.