Be a Video Poem Maker! Teen Writing and Film Project Registration

This winter, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, in collaboration with celebrated filmmaker Shawn Tse and nationally-recognized spoken word artist Brandon Wint, will launch Be a Video Poem Maker! The program aims to help teens learn to write and speak poems, and turn those poems into captivating videos. Teens will be provided with and trained to use video recording tablets to bring their unique words to life through film.

When: This course is no longer available.
Where: Youth Room, Castle Downs YMCA, 11510 153 Ave NW, Edmonton
Cost: $35

Please fill out the registration form below to sign up. After submitting the form, you will be directed to a payment page where you may choose online credit card payment or offline payment.

Please contact us at [email protected] or 780.422.8174 with any questions.

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    Participants will not be allowed to take part in Drink the Wild Air unless a parent or guardian completes this and the medical form. Participants may not leave the camp grounds without advising the Drink the Wild Air Director. In the event a participant does leave the grounds without permission, the Writers' Guild of Alberta and Kamp Kiwanis will be absolved of all responsibility from any claims as a result of off-campus activities. Every care and attention will be given to the well-being of students at Drink the Wild Air. All participants will be under the supervision of instructors and the facilitator. Any deviation from suitable behaviour will be dealt with by the Drink the Wild Air Director; violators may be sent home with no refund of program fees.

    It is agreed that the student named will, if accepted, abide by the rules and regulations of the Writers' Guild of Alberta and Drink the Wild Air. It is further agreed that the Writers' Guild of Alberta has the copyright and use, without consideration, of any photographs or video recordings taken of the participant at Drink the Wild Air, or any writing and words from the participant’s evaluation form, for advertising, publicity and editorial purposes, at any point in the future.

    In case of an apparent medical emergency, I hereby give my permission to release medical information to the authorized physician in the hospital emergency room and permit them to perform the necessary treatment to alleviate the emergency situation.

    In consideration of Drink the Wild Air accepting this application, I forever release the Writers' Guild of Alberta, coordinator, supervisors, instructors, guests, Kamp Kiwanis, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the Government of Alberta, the Minister of Culture and Community Service, and their respective Servants, Agents, or Employees from any or all claims, damages, or cause of action arising out of participation in Drink the Wild Air.
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