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  • Hearts of Gold

    I moved to Timmins from a much larger city, but my first month here has been quite the learning curve. I have explored a lot the city, I have learned about the community here, and I have met dozens upon dozens of people. I am not a natural extrovert, but the people of Timmins are […]

  • It’s never too cold to create.

    December has arrived. It’s cold and you’re stuck inside with nothing to do. You’ve binged enough Netflix and drank too much tea/ coffee and now you’re all jittery? Use that energy: Create!! There are tons of available creative apps and they are all FREE!!! Here are some of my faves… Inkscape: So ya like illustrator? […]

  • A Summer to Remember

    This summer, Digital Creator Sault Ste. Marie was able to partner with the local Arts Council in Sault Ste. Marie (the Arts Council of Algoma) to produce a video work that highlighted community arts events. This was a paid opportunity for a group of regular Digital Creator teens. Certainly making art & movies isn’t all […]

  • We’re Hiring!

    Call for Applications: Digital Creator North Program Lead Sioux Lookout, ON Date Posted: November 19th, 2018 Application Deadline: November 30th, 2018 Start Date: December, 11th 2018 Wage: $22.85, 35 hours weekly, 6 month contract ending May 31st, 2019 with possibility for renewal of a one year contract Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Sioux Lookout […]

  • Embrace The Cringe!

    Embrace The Cringe   When I was young, I used to feel embarrassed and uneasy heading onto a stage. I loved the acting, the music, whatever activity I was doing up there, but I felt hundreds of eyes staring up at me, judging my movements. Some people call it stage fright, I call it the reality of performance. I was […]

  • Not so far away.

    As a Program Lead for DGTL Creator North, I have had the chance to attend many digital arts events/conferences and have noticed a new trend in regional arts and culture. The distance between the North and the world is shrinking. We are not so far away anymore… Not so far away from other rural communities. […]

  • Digital Creator In Bearskin Lake

    Hey Folks. Laine from Digital Creator Sioux Lookout here! I recently travelled to Bearskin Lake First Nation to do digital photography workshops with the gr 7 and 8’s at Michikan Lake School. This trip was made possible through a partnership with Kwayaciiwin Education Resource Centre’s “Specialist in the Classroom” Project. The intention of this project […]

  • Ontario Library Service Award of Excellence and Innovation in Technology

    Wow, what an exciting month we’ve had this September! Digital Creator North continues to grow and we’ve had some incredible new staff members join our team as of late – welcome Dom and Shane! We also want to take a moment to say that we are very proud to be recognized by the Ontario Library […]

  • We’re Making a Movie!

    Teens at the Sault Ste. Marie site having been up to some movie-making magic over the past couple of weeks. We are currently in the final stages of post-production, tweaking our masterpiece for an exclusive screening event next month hosted at the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library! Lots of work went into this epic fantasy-style […]

  • Centennial Smash!

    Inspiring teens from Korah Collegiate in Sault Ste. Marie organized two hugely successful Super Smash Bros. video game tournaments over school holidays this year. Centennial Smash was the first of it’s kind to hit our Library, and it was so popular when we ran it in January that we had to revive it over March […]

  • April Update

    April has been a good month and the rest of the month is looking just as good! Temiskaming Shores Digital Creator has started hosting weekly clubs during the week along with the stand-alone workshops on Saturdays. The weekly clubs have been going very well as the weekdays are the busiest time for us and they […]

  • Aperture Play in Sault Ste. Marie

    Taking to the DSLR’s again, we have been playing around with Manual Exposure here in Sault Ste. Marie. In particular, we’ve been working on mastering depth of field/aperture to get those beautiful blurred background shots everybody loves! Here are a few shots by the homeschool group.

  • Looking Ahead

    Digital Creator Temiskaming Shores just finished an action packed week with the “March Break Mural Project” and is now enjoying the space and it’s new chic! Keeping things a bit lighter by trying out some of the tech we’ve had lying around for a while, and looking to the future. Now that we have good […]

  • Sunshine, Snow & Snapshots

    “Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” – Pietro Aretino Here at Digital Creator Kenora we’ve been taking advantage of the late-winter balmy temperatures by taking our cameras on the road for photo-walks around Keewatin. With all of the recent sunshine, the lakes are breaking up and the ice and snow […]

  • It’s March Break (And We’re Making A Movie!)

    It’s an exciting time at Digital Creator Timmins! Consider this a “production log,” as I write to you smack dab in the middle of our March Break Movie Week! Today was the second day of production (or filming) for our fearless movie crew. The script is rock-solid, the footage looks great, and they can’t wait […]