Welcome to the 2022 Youth Media Conference

What you can look forward to

High school students will start with the screening of the short films about filmmaking followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker to talk about the film and the creative industry. After a short break, the students will attend the Behind the Scenes Expo, where students will have direct access to representatives from post-secondary schools and potential employers of B.C.’s creative industries.

Recommended for Grades 8-12

When: Monday, April 11, 2022, from 10:00AM- 2:00PM
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver

TO REGISTER:  Registration are now closed for the R2R Festival 2022

Cost: Tickets are $10 per student.

Health Measures: Teachers, students, and chaperones are required to wear masks during our indoor programs. All equipment will be cleaned and sanitized after use. See full details on our Covid-19 health measures.

YMC Shorts – Inspirations for Creators

 10:00-10:30

Films about films and filmmaking! The craft of creating for the screen is brought into focus with this collection of short works that range from the science of dramaturgy to the sounds and images that fill the frame.

YMC Panel Discussion

10:30-11:30AM

The guest panelists (filmmakers and industry professionals) will discuss the film(s) you just watched and will talk about the craft of filmmaking and the various elements of film production. We’ll also discuss the creative industry and what students can expect in navigating the steps between high school and becoming a professional.

Behind the Scenes Career Expo

11:30 – 2:00PM

Break through the fourth wall and discover the multitude of career opportunities that await. Students will speak one-on-one with industry reps from Animation and VFX studios, post-secondary recruiters, as well as unions and guilds, about career planning in Vancouver’s flourishing film, television, and media industries. Organization who participated in previous years: UBC, Emily Carr, VFS, Image Engine, Atomic Cartoons, ILM, DNEG, DGC, ICG, IATSE, independent artists, video game editors, etc.

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