Creators ages 12-18 are invited to apply to our new program which teaches video game development skills and provides technology experience sure to prepare them for the next level.
Make.Hack.Build. is a collaborative program for creators ages 12 to 18 that enables participants to learn life, technology, and leadership skills by engaging in fun projects for themselves and the community. It also serves as an opportunity for post-secondary education and portfolio development. Whether you’re college-bound, plan to jump straight into the workforce, or want to start your own business, Make.Hack.Build. can help you develop your passions, guide your career goals, and explore what it means to be a community leader. Make.Hack.Build. is a dynamic and flexible program that welcomes all skill levels. Just bring your passion and willingness to learn!
In our Winter 2019 Make.Hack.Build. session, explore virtual reality by making 360° videos, developing immersive soundscapes, and creating an interactive film. We will be using Unreal and other supplementary programs like Photoshop to create our VR projects. You will be coordinating a public showcase to show off your final projects! If you are interested in leading quarterly tech projects and contributing to the Do Space community, consider applying below.
When is it?
Our twelve week Winter session will be held on Saturdays from 1 – 3PM starting on January 26th with the last meetup on Saturday, April 14th. At our first meetup in January, we are having a kick-off event that will introduce the participants to virtual reality and try out some VR games. Pizza will be provided.
Who can apply?
Anyone between the ages of 12 to 18 who is interested in leading and creating projects themed around virtual reality that include interactive media, film, and technology is encouraged to apply. Twelve applicants will be accepted for the upcoming Winter 2019 session.
What will we be doing for the Winter 2019 session?
Make.Hack.Build participants will learn:
- Basics of Interactive Design
- Compose 360°Films
- Basics of Virtual Reality
- Lead Community Events
What skills do I need?
All you need is some basic computer skills, like navigating the internet, and a “whatever it takes” attitude! No programming or film experience necessary.
How will participants be selected?
- We will consider all eligible participants who have completed the online application form by January 20th for our Winter 2019 session.
- We will select participants most likely to benefit from our program based on applicant response to the short essay questions.
- We will strive to create an inclusive and diverse group of participants.
When will I find out if I am selected for Make.Hack.Build.?
Notices of acceptance will be sent out by January 21st.