Welcome to the 2022 Youth Media Conference

What you can look forward to

High school students will be split into two groups. A group starts the day with the film screening followed by an interactive digital literacy panel to talk about filmmaking and the creative industry. The details on the experts and the discussion during the panel will be announced soon. The second group will attend the Behin the Scenes Expo, where students will have direct access to representatives from post-secondary schools and potential employers of B.C.’s creative industries. After a short  break for lunch, the students return and attend the other activity.

Recommended for Grades 9-12

When: Monday, April 11, 2022, from 9:30AM- 2:30PM
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre

TO REGISTER:  Coming Soon.

Cost: Tickets are $10 per student.
Cancellation Policy: Your booking must be cancelled at least two weeks in advance for a full refund Please send your cancellation in writing to the education[at]r2rfestival.org.

Film Screening

9:30-10:45AM & 12:30-1:45PM

The feature film or program of short films will be announced soon.

Digital Literacy Panel: The Craft of Filmmaking

10:45-11:30AM & 1:45-2:30PM

The panelists (TBA) will discuss the film(s) they 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

9:30AM – 2:30PM (lunch break between 11:30 – 12:30)

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.

Youth Media Conference Registration Form


Coming Soon


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