Showing posts from August, 2007

Summer Program

Hi my name is Luipa and this summer I had an opportunity to work at the Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre, as a youth production assistant. Regent Park Focus is located in Regent Park. This program encourages youth to come out and get involved in their community. Working at Regent Park Focus this summer has been calm and relaxing. Yes, there were days where we were racing against the clock to finish our assignments but other times it was smooth sailing. Working at Focus has been a great way to learn new things and use our imagination to develop our own media. We’ve done many different kinds of media arts including: video making, music studio recording, digital photography, as well as writing article for Catch Da Flava magazine. For song recording we’ve worked with a well known Canadian hip-hop artist named Dan-e-o. He’s been a great support to us who has helped us through each step into recording our songs. Dan-e-o wasn’t only a help but he also taught us what real hip hop is a