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Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival 2016

Unscripted Twillingate - Digital Arts Festival

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:30 PM (NDT)

Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival 2016

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
Pixel Mixer - Opening Conference. 21/9/2016 9 am - 1:00 pm
The 2016 Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival kicks off with a mini conference with inspiring leading-edge creative speakers. Hear from folks like Tom Cochrane, the creator of the Old Crow online magazine and other innovators in the digital creative sphere.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Kitchen Party with The Split Peas. 21/9/16 8:00 pm
This year Twilllingate's own The Split Peas will kick off the week's entertainment with a traditional kitchen party at the Orange Lodge, 118 Main St. in Twillingate!
Ended CA$17.00 CA$1.63 CA$2.79
All Hands on Shore Pottery Adventure. 21/9/16 1 pm
An adventure-filled workshop by pottery artist Crystal Anstey. Participants will find inspiration and objects to use in the creation of a collaborative legacy art installation made of clay that will remain in Twillingate as an exhibit. Learn about the unique heritage of the region and pottery all at once. This is an outdoor adventure. Dress for terrain and weather.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Digital Filmmaking. 21-23/9/16
Ever dream of having your name roll by on the credits of a movie? Here is your chance to be part of a three-day workshop offered by well-known Newfoundland filmmaker Roger Maunder. Learn scriptwriting, filming and editing. Day 1 starts 1 pm - 5:00 pm. Days 2 starts 8:30 am - 4:00 pm and day 3 starts at 8:30 am - 2:00. Cost includes all 3 days.
Ended CA$150.00 CA$9.60 CA$23.94
Miksang Photo Adventure. 22/9/16 9 am
This adventure with adventurer, photographer & author, TA Loeffler, integrates digital media, meditation, mindfulness and photography. Bringing a new eye and new ideas to the practice of photography with immersion in the present moment to make art, to make meaning and to explore nature in and around the great outdoors. Venue: Beothuk Interpretation Centre, Boyd's Cove, the Spirit Garden and trail. Transportation to venue provided Dress for terrain and weather and bring your digital camera!
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Canvas in your Pocket. 22/9/2016 1 pm
Digital Storyteller Tom Cochrane will teach you how to turn your smartphone or tablet into an easel. Bring your smartphone or tablet along and learn some tricks from this expert in digital storytelling. No prior experience needed. Dress for weather and terrain.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
From the Bog and the Bay - A Feast! 22/9/16 6:30pm
Celebrity chef Roary MacPhearson and his team bring their culinary talents to Georgie's Restaurant in Twillingate. 3-course dinner. Price includes gratuity.
Ended CA$55.00 CA$3.91 CA$8.84
From Snapshots to Awesome Shots. 23/9/16 9 - 11 am
A hands-on workshop with Canadian nature photographer, Dennis Minty. Dennis inspires and instructs photographers of ALL levels and ages and helps you get the most from your photography. Bring your digital cameras. May be outside at some point.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Light Painting Adventure 23/9/16 1:30 pm
This is a two part event. Learn about light painting at an indoor session held from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, then put those skills into practice in the evening with a nighttime shoot from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Light painting is a fun technique whereby you create interesting patterns on your night photography by keeping your camera lens open and using a moving light source in front of it. Bring your digital camera and tripod. Ticket valid for both sessions. Presented by John Elliott and Terrance Hounsell. No individual session tickets sold. Dress for terrain and weather for the evening session.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Forage, Fire, Feast: Cooking Adventure 23/9/16 4 - 6:30 pm
Lori McCarthy will lead you on a foraging adventure along the shores of the wild Atlantic Ocean. Learn about local edibles and cook your supper on the beach! Bring your appetite. Dress for the terrain and the weather!
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Unscripted Film Festival. 23/9/16 7 pm
A selection of independent short and feature films. Venue and films to be announced.
Ended CA$15.00 CA$1.51 CA$2.48
The Amazing Root Cellar Race. 24/9/16 9 am
Run or walk a race through a predetermined course going from root cellar to root cellar using GPS coordinates and an online map. This is a participation, fun event for everyone! Dress for weather and terrain. Bring mobile device. A T-shirt is included with every registration.
Ended CA$12.00 CA$1.32 CA$2.00
The Amazing Root Cellar Race - 2 Person Team. 24/9/16 9 am   more info Ended CA$20.00 CA$1.80 CA$3.27
iPhone Photo Adventure. 24/9/16 1:30 pm
Sheridan College Digital Arts Professor, James March, is travelling from Toronto to lead a group on his ever-popular iPhone adventure. Bring your iPhone, iPad or any smart device and learn some cool photography and editing tricks, apps and tips. This is an outdoor adventure, dress for terrain and weather! Bring your device and don't forget to share your work on social media!
Ended CA$50.00 CA$3.60 CA$8.04
Final Showcase and Show 24/9/16 7 pm
The final event where you get to see the highlights of what was produced during the week including the film made in the filmmaking workshop, smartphone creations, video and photo records of events and the photographic art created in photography workshops. Finger food included. The Festival wraps up with award winning Newfoundland singer-songwriter, Sherman Downey.
Ended CA$40.00 CA$3.00 CA$6.45
Final Showcase and Show 24/9/16 7 pm Ended

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Event Details

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

The Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival runs from September 21 - 24: four days of workshops, feasting, entertainment and adventure, centred around digital creativity where we create, learn and share together while enjoying the beauty of Twillingate Island on Newfoundland's north east coast.


Wednesday 21 September 2016

8:30 am                                                                                                                                                                 

Registration

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pixel Mixer: Mini Conference

The 2016 Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival kicks off with a mini conference with inspiring leading-edge creative speakers.
Agenda (subject to change):

 

  • From Broadcast to Podcast – Peter Garland, former Morning Show radio host
  • Digital Storytelling in 2016 – Tom Cochrane, editor of the Old Crow Online Magazine
  • Book Publishing on Amazon – Kathryn Taylor Musseau, author, TV host
  • Monetizing Your Digital Art – Adam Kavanagh, owner of NL Canvas
  • Life of a Filmmaker in a Digital World – Roger Maunder, Filmmaker, Author


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All Hands on Shore An adventure-filled workshop by pottery artist Crystal Anstey. Participants will find inspiration and objects to use in the creation of a collaborative legacy art installation made of clay that will remain in Twillingate as an exhibit. Learn about the unique heritage of the region and pottery all at once. This is an outdoor adventure. Dress for terrain and weather.

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Filmmaking Workshop
with Roger Maunder - 
Day 1(Scriptwriting)   
The end result will be a short film that you were a part of. Perhaps you'll be in front of the camera or maybe you're more comfortable at the back, whatever your preference there is a role for you.  One ticket will get you all three days. (Individual days are not available.) Last year's movie, Finding Home. September 21, 1 pm to 5 pm, September 22, 8:30 am to 4 pm, September 23, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. Exact Location in Twillingate to be determined. May shoot outside, dress for the elements

5:00 - 7:00 pm Art Exhibit
The opening of an exhibit of digital art on canvas and screen - the best work from invited local talent on display for the week in the Masonic Lodge in Twillingate. Everyone welcome. Refreshments and welcome greetings.  No ticket required.

8:00 - 10:00 pm

Kitchen Party
Twillingate's Split Peas will kick off the Festival with a traditional kitchen party at the Orange Lodge in Twillingate.


Thursday 22 September 2016

8:30 am                          Registration

8:30 am - 4:00 pm     

Filmmaking Workshop
with Roger Maunder - 
Day 2 (Filming)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Miksang Photo Adventure
with TA Loeffler at the Beothuk Interpretation Centre, Spirit Garden and Trail, Boyd's Cove

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Art Exhibit Open

1:00 pm Canvas in Your Pocket
A fun workshop with Tom Cochrane on making creative things with your mobile device.

6:30 pm From the Bog and the Bay, A Feast
with guest chefs Roary MacPherson & Denise King.  Georgie's Restaurant at the Anchor Inn Hotel.


Friday 23 September 2016

8:30 am           Registration

8:30 am - 2:00 pm                                                                           

 Filmmaking Workshop
with Roger Maunder - Day 3 (Editing)

9:00 - 12:00 noon              From Snapshots to Awesome Shots 
- a workshop with well-known Canadian nature photographer Dennis Minty

2:00 pm  - 6:00 pm Art Exhibit Open

1:30 - 4:30 pm Light Painting
Part 1, in-door orientation workshop with Terrance Hounsell and John Elliott (No prior experience needed).  They'll show you how to create fascinating patterns in your photographs that are taken at night with an open lens on a tripod and a light source.

4:00 - 6:30 pm

Forage, Fire & Feast
with Lori McCarthy from Cod Sounds - an outdoor food adventure.
Lori McCarthy will lead you on a foraging adventure along the shores of the wild Atlantic Ocean. You will learn about local edibles that grow along the route and then cook your supper on the beach!

7:00 pm Film Festival
A selection of independent films, including Newfoundland's premiere of "Away from Everywhere" starring Jason Priestley.

7:30 - 9:30 pm Light Painting
Part 2, outdoor light painting. Using a light source and open camera lens, participants will create all kinds of wild photography. (No experience needed.)
        


Saturday 24 September 2016

8:30 am Registration

9:00 am -                                                                                                                                                                                                            

The Amazing Root Cellar Race.
A fun interactive family event that includes root cellars, clues, a few "hash tags" & a little bit of competition.  Adventure, culture, prizes!

A truly original Twillingate event, Participants will run a race through a predetermined course going from root cellar to root cellar using GPS coordinates and an online map. This event combines the legacy work of Otto and Louise Sansome, food security awareness and digital technology all in a fun event on Saturday morning! Come and bring the kids, get the t-shirt and say you ran in the FIRST annual Amazing Root Cellar Race!  Dress for terrain and weather.  Run or walk with friends, family, or alone. This is a participation, fun event for everyone! 

Tickets are available for individuals or for teams of 2.

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm  Art Exhibit Open

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

iPhone Adventure
with James March, professor in Digital Arts at Sheridan College. Use apps and tricks to get the most from your pics!  Newfoundland-born James will be traveling from Toronto to lead a group on his ever-popular iPhone adventure. 

Bring your iPhone, iPad or any smart digital device and learn some cool editing tricks or tips. Don't forget to share on social media! This is an outdoor adventure:  dress for weather and terrain.

7:00 pm Festival Finale: Showcase & Sherman Downey Show
The best of the week's creativity, finger food, and final show with the amazing music of Sherman Downey!

 

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Public transport is limited in Twillingate and for your own convenience, a rental vehicle or your own vehicle is a good idea. The office will attempt to facilitate ride sharing and where indicated, shuttle transport will be available to an event.  Parking at most venues is free and sufficient.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

We encourage participants to bring clothing for rainy weather and an additional layer for weather protection. Typically fall is beautiful in Twillingate but weather-wise, it is Newfoundland, after all! Bring comfortable hiking shoes for outdoor workshops and a water bottle. Cameras & smart mobile divices are useful in most workshops.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The Unscripted Festival office number is +(709)893-2062. Email office@unscriptedfestival.com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Tickets are transferrable but inform the office so that registration information can be updated prior to events. Tickets cannot be re-sold at a higher price than listed on the Unscripted Festival websites.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Bring your ticket with you when you register on site. 

What is the media copyright and social media policy?

The ticket holder consents to the use of his or her image, likeness, actions and statements in connection with any recorded audio, photograph, video or other publication of the event for the purposes of promoting the Festival.

Cancellation

If an event has to be cancelled due to weather, tickets will be fully refunded.

Have questions about Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival 2016? Contact Unscripted Twillingate - Digital Arts Festival

When & Where


Unscripted Twillingate Festival Office
6 Main Street
Twillingate, NL A0G4M0
Canada

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:30 PM (NDT)


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Organizer

Unscripted Twillingate - Digital Arts Festival

Unscripted Twillingate - Digital Arts Festival is organized by Grow Twillingate Inc.  

Grow Twillingate Inc is a not-for-profit organization focused on developing events and initiatives focused on season extension of Twillingate's tourism season as well as other sustainable economic development projects.

 

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