Le Fauna and monkey guts. Another day at Intersections Media #arttherapy

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


Photo by Angus MacDonald

Drawing lesson

Glorious results!

Angus is creating a sock monkey short film:

Photo by Angus MacDonald

Check out:

Day 1 Intake 4 (2012-2013)

Anticipation journal exercise Intake 4 (2012-2013)

Walt Breaking Bad Drawing session Intake 4 (2012-2013)

A morning of street art

Lights, Camera, Action Intake 4 (2012-2013)

Intake 1 (2012-2013) links

Intake 2 (2012-2013) links

Intake 3 (2012-2013) links

INTERSECTIONS MEDIA (2011-2012) links


Intersections Media Opportunities for Youth Society JOB POSTING:

Participant in filmmaking/visual art/life skills training program

[paid position- MINIMUM WAGE]

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

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

INTAKE 3 July 9 – August 9, 2012-  completed.

INTAKE 4 AUG 20- SEPT 20, 2012- currently underway.

INTAKE 5 OCT 1- NOV 1, 2012- full.

We are currently interviewing applicants for:

INTAKE 6 NOV 12- DEC 13, 2012- 3 of 6 spots available

INTAKE 7 JAN 14- FEB 14, 2013 – 5 of 6 spots available

INTAKE 8 FEB 25- MAR 28, 2013- 6 of 6 spots available


•  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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One thought on “Le Fauna and monkey guts. Another day at Intersections Media #arttherapy

  1. Pingback: Creative output at Intersections Media during week 1 of Intake 5 2012-2013 #arttherapy « SOCK MONKEY ART THERAPY

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