Art + Design Workshops 2019

EduCanada Art + Design Workshops in Vietnam

City: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Date:
October 26, 2019, from 9:00am – 5:00pm

Venue: The Reverie Saigon, 22-26 Nguyen Hue, District 1

City: Hanoi, Vietnam
Date: October 27, 2019, from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Venue: Melia Hanoi Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street

Target audience: potential students (undergraduate and graduate), practicing artists/designers at any level

The Embassy and Consulate General of Canada in in Vietnam will host the 1st edition of EduCanada Art + Design Workshops at the Reverie Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on October 26 from 09:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Melia Hotel in Hanoi on October 27 from 09:00 am to 5:00 pm. These free admission events are open to all creative arts and design lovers looking to engage with top Canadian art and design specialized schools like OCAD University, NSCAD University, Vancouver Film School and Toronto Film School.

Here are highlights of the EduCanada Art + Design Workshops: opportunity to participate in a series of interactive workshops on animation, game design, portfolio development, and much more with Canada’s award-winning artists and lecturers; one-on-one consultation with Canadian institutions about their programs; and portfolio review sessions where students share their work with Canadian institutions to receive useful feedback.

AGENDA

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Reverie Saigon, 22-36 Nguyen Hue, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Mini-fair and portfolio reviews (free admission)

13:00 – 17:00

Mini-fair and portfolio reviews

Meet one-on-one with Canadian art and design schools

Share your work with Canadian institutions to receive useful feedback

 

Workshops/masterclasses schedule (registration required – click here

09:00 – 10:30

Finding Your Voice – How To Build A Creative Portfolio 

Speaker: Vanessa Gaudio, International Business Developer, SEA & Japan

Vancouver Film School

The international community as a whole is gaining a footing both in economic and technological growth. Consequently, the rise in demand for skilled and qualified workers mirror the success, leading to more and more applications to creative art post-secondary institutions. But how does one build a competitive creative portfolio when applying? What are the admission team and faculty looking for? FIND YOUR VOICE is a lecture + workshop that provides practical knowledge and examples on what to do (and not) in order to successfully apply.

10:45 – 12:15

Design Thinking – A Human-centred Approach to Problem Solving

Speaker: Robyn Heaton, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design

Algonquin College

Design Thinking empowers you to leverage your creative abilities with a systemic approach to innovation in the workplace. Anybody can unlock their creative potential through Design Thinking. Today, innovation is everyone’s business. No matter what your career, Design Thinking will give you the practical tools you need to become an innovative thinker. This workshop will introduce you to some of the tools and strategies that will enable you to take a creative and human-centred approach to solving problems at work, at home and in your community.

09:00 – 12:00

Experimental Animation: Photogrammetry

3D Animations Using Your Photos

Speaker: Immony Men, Artist, Designer and Educator

OCAD University

13:30 – 15:00

 Introduction To Game Design

Speaker: Vanessa Gaudio, International Business Developer, SEA & Japan

Vancouver Film School

15:15 – 16:45

Getting Out There In The Creative Industries And Building Your Brand

Speaker: Jennie Suddick, Manager, International Projects and Partnerships

OCAD University

How do you define and celebrate what it is you do as a creative practitioner? Together, we will share tips and tricks for how to talk about and share your work, skills, and unique approach. This workshop will be a time to reflect on how you define yourself creatively, and how you put your best foot forward at any stage of your professional practice. This will also include looking at how you organize and disseminate your portfolio and make connections for new opportunities.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Melia Hotel, 44B Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi

Mini-fair and portfolio reviews (free admission)

13:00 – 17:00

Mini-fair and portfolio reviews

Meet one-on-one with Canadian art and design schools

Share your work with Canadian institutions to receive useful feedback

Workshops/masterclasses schedule (registration required – click here

09:00 – 10:30

 Introduction To Game Design

Speaker: Vanessa Gaudio, International Business Developer, SEA & Japan

Vancouver Film School

10:45 – 12:15

Getting Out There In The Creative Industries And Building Your Brand

Speaker: Jennie Suddick, Manager, International Projects and Partnerships

OCAD University

How do you define and celebrate what it is you do as a creative practitioner? Together, we will share tips and tricks for how to talk about and share your work, skills, and unique approach. This workshop will be a time to reflect on how you define yourself creatively, and how you put your best foot forward at any stage of your professional practice. This will also include looking at how you organize and disseminate your portfolio and make connections for new opportunities.

09:00 – 12:00

Experimental Animation: Photogrammetry

3D Animations Using Your Photos

Speaker: Immony Men, Artist, Designer and Educator

OCAD University

13:30 – 15:00

Design Thinking – A Human-centred Approach to Problem Solving

Speaker: Robyn Heaton, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design

Algonquin College

Design Thinking empowers you to leverage your creative abilities with a systemic approach to innovation in the workplace. Anybody can unlock their creative potential through Design Thinking. Today, innovation is everyone’s business. No matter what your career, Design Thinking will give you the practical tools you need to become an innovative thinker. This workshop will introduce you to some of the tools and strategies that will enable you to take a creative and human centred approach to solving problems at work, at home and in your community.

15:15 – 16:45

Interaction Design – Prototyping Web and Mobile Applications
Speaker:
Representative of North Island College
Prototyping is the stage of the design process where ideas come to life. Building prototypes is a low-cost and risk-averse way to make ideas tangible, learn while building, and iterate rapidly. In this workshop, you’ll learn methods to quickly build prototypes to create a tangible representation of your ideas that you can share and learn from.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS

  1. Algonquin College
  2. NSCAD University
  3. North Island College
  4. OCAD University
  5. Toronto Film School
  6. Vancouver Film School

REGISTRATION HERE

Notice:

* To ensure positive experience for participants at each masterclass/workshop, each session will host up to 30 people. Due to limited seating capacity, participants will be selected based on the information provided in the registration form and on a first come first served basis.

* To accommodate many people to have a chance to experience how a Canadian classroom will be, the organizer would encourage each interested person to register a maximum of two (02) masterclasses/workshops.

* Selected participants for masterclass(es)/workshop(s) will receive a confirmation e-mail for their participation in registered masterclass(es)/workshop(s).

* Selected participants are advised to arrive early, at least 15 minutes before start time for check-in. 

* Participants are advised to bring your own pens and notebooks for taking notes. 

* PARTICIPANTS IN THE ANIMATION MASTERCLASS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOPS FOR PRACTICE.

* All masterclasses/workshops will be delivered in English without translation.

* The mini-fair and portfolio reviews session (13:00 – 17:00) doesn’t require organizer’s confirmation for attendance but we would love to hear from you if you will be participating.