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  • WE’RE HIRING

    Call for Applications: Digital Creator North Program Lead Date Posted: September 7th, 2018 Application Deadline: September 21st, 2018 Start Date: October 1st, 2018 Wage: $19 hourly for a 7 month contract, 35 hours weekly Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Timmins Public Library & Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre Term: Full-time (7 month contract with […]

  • 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 […]

  • WE’RE HIRING **subject to funding

    Call for Applications *****SUBJECT TO FUNDING Date Posted: June 14th, 2018 Application Deadline: July 20th, 2018 Start Date: TBD (likely August, 2018) Wage: $34,125 for a 1 year contract Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Kenora Public Library Term: Full-time (1 year contract with potential of renewal) Organization Description The Near North Mobile Media Lab […]

  • Job Opportunity

    Call for Applications Date Posted: June 1st, 2018 Application Deadline: June 15th, 2018 Start Date: July 15th, 2018 Wage: $19 an hour, 35 hour work week Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Temiskaming Shores Public Library Term: Full-time (10 month contract with potential of renewal) Organization Description The Near North Mobile Media Lab actively promotes […]

  • 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 […]

  • Digital Line Drawings Illustrator

    Brittany from our Digital Creator Elliot Lake space recently made a tutorial about Digital Line Drawing using Adobe Illustrator. This technique can be used if you would like to turn an existing image into a digital art project. Image courtesy of Metropolitan Museum collection of arts that are public domain. Photograph: Addie Card, 12 years. […]

  • Kenora Double Exposure Workshop

    Last week our Digital Creator Kenora space tried something new which they named the Double Exposure Workshop. The double exposure workshop was hosted at ACE/WJS, which is an attendance centre in Kenora. As a group they took some portrait photographs with different poses and backgrounds using the Canon DSLRs. Then our teens Mekhi and Tishawn uploaded […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sol Lewitt – “Copied Lines”

    We recently held a workshop here in Sioux Lookout where we created a piece entitled Wall Drawing #797 inspired by Sol Lewitt. Lewitt was an American Conceptual artist famous for his instructionals, among other things. In this set of instruction, the first artist draws an irregular horizontal line and the other artists copy the line without […]

  • March Break Mural Project

    Over the March break Temiskaming shores got a complete makeover on their space. The youth split up into two groups to make the March Break Mural Project unfold. One group was in charge of repainting the space while the other group was in charge of interviewing the artists and filming their work in the making. […]

  • 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.

  • Light Painting Workshop

    Ever wondered what happens if you give our youth some lights and a camera? Action of course! Take a look at this video which combines both behind the scenes snippets and some of the awesome things our teens were able to create in our Temiskaming Shores Light Painting Workshop!    

  • 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 […]

  • WE’RE HIRING

    Call for Applications: Digital Creator North Program Lead Date Posted: September 7th, 2018 Application Deadline: September 21st, 2018 Start Date: October 1st, 2018 Wage: $19 hourly for a 7 month contract, 35 hours weekly Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Timmins Public Library & Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre Term: Full-time (7 month contract with […]

  • 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 […]

  • WE’RE HIRING **subject to funding

    Call for Applications *****SUBJECT TO FUNDING Date Posted: June 14th, 2018 Application Deadline: July 20th, 2018 Start Date: TBD (likely August, 2018) Wage: $34,125 for a 1 year contract Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Kenora Public Library Term: Full-time (1 year contract with potential of renewal) Organization Description The Near North Mobile Media Lab […]

  • Job Opportunity

    Call for Applications Date Posted: June 1st, 2018 Application Deadline: June 15th, 2018 Start Date: July 15th, 2018 Wage: $19 an hour, 35 hour work week Province: Ontario Region: Northern Ontario Location: Temiskaming Shores Public Library Term: Full-time (10 month contract with potential of renewal) Organization Description The Near North Mobile Media Lab actively promotes […]

  • 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 […]

  • Digital Line Drawings Illustrator

    Brittany from our Digital Creator Elliot Lake space recently made a tutorial about Digital Line Drawing using Adobe Illustrator. This technique can be used if you would like to turn an existing image into a digital art project. Image courtesy of Metropolitan Museum collection of arts that are public domain. Photograph: Addie Card, 12 years. […]

  • Kenora Double Exposure Workshop

    Last week our Digital Creator Kenora space tried something new which they named the Double Exposure Workshop. The double exposure workshop was hosted at ACE/WJS, which is an attendance centre in Kenora. As a group they took some portrait photographs with different poses and backgrounds using the Canon DSLRs. Then our teens Mekhi and Tishawn uploaded […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sol Lewitt – “Copied Lines”

    We recently held a workshop here in Sioux Lookout where we created a piece entitled Wall Drawing #797 inspired by Sol Lewitt. Lewitt was an American Conceptual artist famous for his instructionals, among other things. In this set of instruction, the first artist draws an irregular horizontal line and the other artists copy the line without […]

  • March Break Mural Project

    Over the March break Temiskaming shores got a complete makeover on their space. The youth split up into two groups to make the March Break Mural Project unfold. One group was in charge of repainting the space while the other group was in charge of interviewing the artists and filming their work in the making. […]

  • 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.

  • Light Painting Workshop

    Ever wondered what happens if you give our youth some lights and a camera? Action of course! Take a look at this video which combines both behind the scenes snippets and some of the awesome things our teens were able to create in our Temiskaming Shores Light Painting Workshop!    

  • 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 […]