Sydney January High School Workshops

JMC Academy Sydney January High School Workshop tickets are now selling!


Come along to one of JMC Academy's Introductory Workshops this January and learn what a career in the Creative Industries would be like.

The workshops are a great opportunity to check out the JMC Academy campus while getting a taste of what studying your passion would be like with one of Australia's leading Creative Industries providers.

The workshops are designed for highschool students only and cost just $20 (+ booking fee) for the day, inclusive of lunch. Places are strictly limited so make sure you register and pay online now to secure your spot.

All workshops will be held on Monday 16th January and Tuesday 17th January.
 

JANUARY WORKSHOPS DAY ONE 


SONGWRITERS MASTER CLASS

This program runs over TWO days
Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th January, 2017
10:00am – 3:30pm
$30 + booking fee for TWO days  

Join a Platinum Record Musician in this workshop which looks at techniques, skills, and inspiration behind the art of songwriting in contemporary popular music. Participants will be shown methodology in creating and refining the elements of melody, harmony, and lyrics, and also contribute towards collaborations with other students in a practical setting.

Day One:  
Gain the concepts of understanding harmony, melody and writing techniques. Use these skills to compose a song using several different writing techniques. Integrate music software into your writing process.

Day Two:
Create a demo from songs composed on day one. Record your demo in our state of the art recording studios with a producer and be involved with the process of mixing, reviewing and analysing your final mastered song.

*Bring headphones and your instrument of choice.  






FILM & TELEVISION WORKSHOP

9:30am – 3:00pm
Monday 16th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

Join trainers and current students from our Film & Television Production department for an exciting, interactive and educational workshop where you will learn how to break down a script, work with actors, block scenes, film and edit a short film sequence. Learn practical skills in operating cameras and an Introduction to Short Film Making.


AUDIO ENGINEERING & RECORDING STUDIO WORKSHOP

10:00am – 3:30pm
Monday 16th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

Work with our experienced team of audio engineers in our state of the art recording studios for this dual workshop which will include a practical recording demonstration covering drum recording and music production, mixing and editing techniques. In the second part of this workshop you will be introduced to the world of sound design and post production audio, including mixing and recording dialogue and foley for film and animation.



 

INTRODUCTION TO GAME DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

9:30am – 3:00pm
Monday 16th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

If you’re passionate about gaming and want to gain an insight into the process of game development then this high school workshop is for you. This program aims to introduce students to the various applications used within the Gaming Industry, including animating character loops for games and creating play mechanics in the game engine.



 

JANUARY WORKSHOPS DAY TWO

INTRODUCTION TO ABLETON LIVE WORKSHOP

10:00am – 3:30pm
Tuesday 17th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

In this practical workshop Student’s will be introduced to sound recording and engineering which will provide them with an understanding of music producing, mixing and mastering techniques. On the day Student’s will also be introduced to concepts of electronic music production, including understanding workflow and navigation of Ableton, basic drum programming and working with internal synths to layer.

*Please bring headphones with you on the day.



 

ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

10:00am – 3:30pm
Tuesday 17th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

This exciting workshop will give you the opportunity to explore and discover the critical components required to create a successful event. The first half of this workshop will run through the fundamentals of producing a live show. This will also give you an introductory level understanding of the processes involved and industry standard documents required to produce and production manage a contemporary music event. The second half of this workshop will see an event come to fruition, where you will be hands on in our amazing live auditorium, production managing a successful live show. 



 

INTRODUCTION TO ANIMATION WORKSHOP

9:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesday 17th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

Bring your creativity to life in this practical high school workshop, which will introduce Student’s to various applications used within the Animation industry, including concept art, 3D Modelling and digital sculpting.







INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL DESIGN WORKSHOP

9:30am – 3:00pm
Tuesday 17th January, 2017
$20 per student + booking fee

Yo App was made in 8 hours as a joke on April fools day in 2014 the app's only function was to send the user's friends the word "Yo" as a text and audio notification. A few months and 3 million Yo's later the company had 1.5 million in funding and the App was valued at between 5 and 10 million dollars!
In this interactive session Student’s will experience what it takes to come up with an idea for an App, how to develop your big (or small) idea and how to create a working prototype ready to become the next big thing.

*Bring your laptops and any mobile devices to the workshop to get the full experience.




The JMC Sydney Campus is located at:

561 Harris Street
Ultimo, NSW

For more information, please contact sydney@jmc.edu.au.
*Online ticket sales only.