The Internet has made presenting and accessing creative works – writing, art, music, photography – easier than ever. This has major implications on how we choose to showcase our work. Copyright lawyer Martha Rans gives you the ins and outs of this thorny subject in this Tyee Master Class.
Nailing Your Shot in Literal & Metaphorical Dark Places
with Chris Grabowski
From war-torn Afghanistan to the public squares of protest and demonstration in Eastern Europe to our own Downtown Eastside, this workshop teaches you how to take pictures in strange places, under difficult circumstances, and often in insufficient light.
Whether you’re sitting on a series of articles or blog posts, have a hot line on an investigative story, or possess the expertise to help others, your book idea needs direction. In this day-long workshop, you’ll learn how to develop your concept, hone your pitch, and determine your next steps.
More than ever, data is what makes up the world. From research and polling and web analytics to our own obsession with tracking personal information like location or fitness levels, we’re bombarded by data and endless ways of capturing it. Used effectively, data mapping and visualization can be an extremely powerful tool in your storytelling arsenal.
Alternative Fundraising for Those Who Need It Most
with Ian MacKenzie
Crowdfunding has exploded onto the scene, helping individuals raise millions of dollars toward their important passion projects. Learn how to effectively tap into this alternative fundraising model with a seasoned crowdfunder with multiple successful campaigns under his belt.
Improve Your Impact with a Winning Organizational Story
with Amanda Gibbs
Using best practices from public engagement, organizational development and brand strategy, find out how to craft a winning vision that will help galvanize your team and create the strongest hub for outreach.
Exclusive weekend workshops led by some of our most accomplished contributors and colleagues.
The Tyee Master Classes offer immersion training in specialized disciplines designed and taught by acclaimed industry experts.
Each of our instructors has crafted an in-depth lesson plan informed by their experience working in the field. Expect to learn through both dialogue and doing. Classes include seminar-style instruction, interactive Q&A, hands-on break-out sessions and personalized feedback, with a promise to leave empty catch-phrases and sleep-inducing slideshows at home.
We know it's not possible to become a master in one weekend. But there is something to be said for study under great teachers -- a tradition passed down through history. Socrates was Plato's teacher. Mozart was mentored by Haydn. Picasso studied printing with Man Ray.
Offering mentorship and training from today's great teachers, The Tyee Master Classes will equip you for your own personal quest to the top of your game.
And while your studies are serious, they most certainly don’t need to be stuffy -- refreshments and tasty catering set the mood for an interactive, flexible, high-impact lesson you can’t find anywhere else.