Diving right into Wk 1 Intake 3 2012-13 Intersections Media! #arttherapy

Intersections Media Opportunities for Youth Society: filmmaking/visual art/life skills training program

A new dynamic group is already connected and already creating!  This week’s theme: art therapy!

Day 1:

Introductions, paperwork, journaling, drawing, inspiration through artist JR, sock monkeys!

Day 2:

Journaling, watch Looking for Richard, more drawing and sock monkeys and diving into our personal journeys with Nancy Kirkpatrick.

Day 3:

Camera tutorial with Julian Bowers, Vision Boards with Laura Mack.

Day 4 plans:

Watch Living in Oblivion, review the roles on a film crew, plan the PSA (this group will do a new one for none other than Intersections Media), start prepping for bio videos and dive into wheatpasting!

Glorious monster by Maryellen Groundwater from Intake 2 2012-2013

See also:

Intake 1 (2012-2013)

Intake 2 (2012-2013) 

INTERSECTIONS MEDIA (2011-2012) links


Intersections Media Opportunities for Youth Society JOB POSTING:

Participant in filmmaking/visual art/life skills training program

[paid position]

INTAKE 1 April 16- May 17, 2012- completed.

INTAKE 2 May 28 – June 28, 2012- completed.

INTAKE 3 July 9 – August 9, 2012-  currently underway.

We are currently interviewing applicants for:

INTAKE 4 AUG 20- SEPT 20, 2012- 5 of 6 spots available.

INTAKE 5 OCT 1- NOV 1, 2012- 5 of 6 spots available.

INTAKE 6 NOV 12- DEC 13, 2012

INTAKE 7 JAN 14- FEB 14, 2013

INTAKE 8 FEB 25- MAR 28, 2013


•  Participate in 5 week filmmaking/ creative arts/ life skills training program while earning minimum wage!

• Group of 6 keen students learn all aspects of filmmaking (with key instructor, filmmaker Fred Thorsen) and participate in therapeutic art activities from journaling, drawing to sock monkeys (with youth coordinator/art therapist Kat Thorsen)

•  Participate in life skills and employment skills training

•  Must attend fully, and be on time, and be respectful of peers and venue

•  Will produce (as a group) Public Service Announcement for a non-profit organization

•  Will produce individual bio videos

•  Program runs 5 weeks Monday-Thursdays 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM


•  Must express keen interest in filmmaking and creative arts (no previous experience necessary)

•  Some computer skill is helpful

•  Self-motivation is key

•  Applicant has faced barriers to employment

Must be between ages 19-29 (location of program is upstairs at District 319, a 19+ event venue)

• Must have social insurance number


Please get a referral and a case number from employment agency then call Katarina to arrange an interview.  Or contact youth coordinator, Katarina (Kat), directly to arrange interview and visit employment centre afterwards get a referral form upon acceptance to program.  If you have taken a previous Skills Link Program, you may or may not be eligible.  Please consult with your case manager!



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