Tell interactive stories by designing game worlds with artist Jae Lew.
Registration closes September 23.
4 hours total, online // $36, or $20 with any VIVO Producer Membership
**Pay-what-you-can rate available.
Sat Sept 25, 1pm to 5pm
Prerequisites & minimum requirements:
Want to build your own role-playing game? Fascinated by video game worlds and characters, and want to try creating them yourself? This beginner workshop starts you on your journey.
You'll be introduced to Bitsy, an open source tool that is easy to grasp and which lets you dive deep into the capacity of computer games as a storytelling medium.
And you'll work through these challenges with other participants.
By the end of the workshop, you will output a game in HTML format, which can be played on any web browser.
Jae Lew is an media artist and filmmaker currently residing in so-called Vancouver, BC (Unceded Coast Salish Territories). Their practice is situated at a place of visibility and invisibility; their work deals with spirituality, disability, gender and the absurdity of the constructs in which we live under. Jae is the founder of EMO (Experimental Media Outsiders) Collective, an experimental media and analog filmmaking artist collective. They are currently completing a degree in New Media and Sound Arts at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.