Upcoming Events 2018-03-13T14:04:21+00:00

Upcoming Events

March 24, 2018 (12pm – 4pm)

Role Playing Game at Media Lab

Have you been been inspired by a live play podcast such as Critical Role or The Adventure Zone and want to try your first roleplaying game? Maybe you’ve played before and are just looking for some other people to play with? Well come to Media Lab and we can help show you the way.

There will be 4 different games to choose from: the classic Dungeons and Dragons (5th Edition), Pathfinder, End of the World, and the niche World Wide Wrestling RPG.

There will be experienced game masters for each the four games. The goal is to experience different roleplaying systems, play with other people, and have knowledgable players support those just starting.

Feel free to drop in, but the first games will start promptly at 12pm. You can RSVP here.

March 31, 2018 (7pm – 10pm)

Photo Gallery; Featuring Jessie Altura

Jessie Altura is a Calgary photographer and artist. His ability to capture human moments, along with his attention to colour, makes him an exciting local talent.

This gallery will show off many of Jessie’s photos. You will have the opportunity to talk with him and to purchase prints. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

The gallery is being held at Media Lab YYC, which is part of The Bridge, a co-working space located in downtown Calgary. Media Lab is a public production studio where people can come to film their own videos or record their own podcasts. Media Lab is also committed at supporting local artists.

You can RSVP by going here.

April 7, 2018 (10am – 2pm)

Record the First 5 Minutes of Your Podcast

You have your podcast idea but you’re overwhelmed. There’s a bunch of different ways you could record it. There’s a bunch of different ways you can edit it. And you have a bunch of different ways to share it. Let’s take the confusion out of those processes.

Over the four hours we will record, edit, and go through the process of sharing it with people. Please bring your own computer if possible. For those who want it, a video of the class will be provided afterwards.

There will be a break partway through. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

You can RSVP by going here.

April 14, 2018 (10am – 5pm)

Get More Out of Your Lighting Setup

Scott Lutley returns to Media Lab to go further with your lighting setup. This class will review the basics of lighting, what types of lights are availabe for any budget, and how to capture the mood you are wanting to evoke.

This workshop will give time to more fully understand how to setup your lights and to get hands-on with the provided equipment. Feel free to bring your own camera to capture what you are acreating.

There will be a break partway through the day. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

You can RSVP by going here.

April 21, 2018 (10am – 3pm)

Tell Your Business Story

The future of all business is in storytelling. Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, it’s you and the people in the company that make it unique.

​Calum Lykan, professional storyteller, will show you how to turn the drive and passion that inspires your business into a powerful story. He’ll do that by identifying those pivotal moments in your life that led you to where you are today and how your business relates to the bigger story and vision.​

In this workshop you will:​

-Learn the story behind the business and how to apply storytelling to your business communications
-Identify the moments that inspired your idea and business.
-Build the story behind what you do, applying key elements drawn from your past experiences.
-Tell your story. Your story is the only one that can capture and emotionally connect with your clients.

The workshop offers time for all members to gather in small groups to help craft their story and gain individual feedback on content and delivery. At the end of the workshop, each participant will tell their story to the class.

​This workshop is designed to enable you to grow your business and client base through successfully telling your story. However it will also enable you to be more confident at Networking Events, to deliver webinars, create a business bio or resume which will engage your market audience.

There will be a break that happens partway through the training. Snacks and coffe will be provided.

You can RSVP by going here.

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