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CITT/ICTS & TDArts Education Roundtable Discussion
Don Parman
14:01
Don’t get me started Esther
Esther Van Eek
14:37
That’s my whole point, Don!
Monique CITT/ICTS
18:40
Greetings all, please note that this session is recorded for sharing to colleagues. Thanks!
Gavin McDonald
19:13
Hi everyone. Sorry I'm late! Setting up students in the theatre downstairs.
Sharon Klassen
27:52
We went from 400 or so available seats in a 1000 seat auditorium to a max of 10 spectators in the fall.
Gavin McDonald
32:02
Andrew, are you putting up dividers for vocal performers, or are they just masked?
Serge Caron
34:21
At college Lionel-Groulx went from 800 to 50 seats and we had a live broadcast in december.
Sharon Klassen
40:05
Our TD is part-time at best because he also looks after the classroom A/V. This year, he has had his hands full keeping classroom technology working for dual delivery. I’ve had to pick up some unexpected tasks, and we had trouble with the audio for the recording of our fall show partly because he wasn’t available to advise or assist.
Shawn Kerwin
46:59
Their on-site work has been a definite plus in terms of their mental health…they LOVE being able to do the work.
Sharon Klassen
50:22
Did anyone have success trying to create work teams with students for shop etc. work where social distancing could be a challenge?
Andrew Riter - UBC Chan Ctr
58:48
@craig: that's really a PIVOT!
Don Parman - Actsafe
59:20
Yes, great COVID pivot
Serge Caron
59:47
Since we are a technical college, all the shop work went on but with multiple smaller groups, a real benefit for the mental health.
Alan Brodie
01:01:15
Interestingly at Studio 58, the students still seem to struggle finding work/life balance, and are all still quite burned out as the semester approaches its end. So no great Covid benefits there.
Alan Brodie
01:03:11
What does a 4’x8’ sheet of plywood measure in cm?
Andrew Riter - UBC Chan Ctr
01:03:25
something weird
Sharon Klassen
01:03:30
Yes! I think in 4 x 8 sheets.
Andrew Riter - UBC Chan Ctr
01:03:34
2440 x 4880???
Shawn Kerwin
01:03:55
I think some film worlds work in metric, no? CBC used to work in metric in their shops when they were still producing scenery…
Don Parman - Actsafe
01:04:02
Can we re-set the standard for production schedules? Work hours? I mean if we are going to talk change....
Alan Brodie
01:04:44
Agreed, Don. I think that’s the greatest opportunity we face in the industry.
Andrew Riter - UBC Chan Ctr
01:05:05
I'm hearing that push around here. get rid of 10/12
Don Parman - Actsafe
01:05:24
I have built models
Don Parman - Actsafe
01:06:04
I also built 8hr shift production models for Motion Picture… you can guess how that went over.
Shawn Kerwin
01:08:02
https://www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/engineering/do-you-prefer-metric-or-imperial-measurements/1000088252/
Ben Rogalsky
01:08:15
Lots of conversation around working (and rehearsal) hour expectations at SFU. Entwined with conversations of equity (including parenting) and sustainability (material and human) as core values to guide re-thinking standard expectations.
Shawn Kerwin
01:09:20
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/america-has-been-struggling-metric-system-almost-230-years-180964147/
Andrew Riter - UBC Chan Ctr
01:09:43
a COVID plus: by going to filming, more set-up time, more "performance" time, since there isn't a hard 8pm start. No more long nights, I'm now on day shift (some long day shifts yes, but not 1am finishes)
Serge Caron
01:09:49
The wood shop is imperial, costume is metric...
Don Parman - Actsafe
01:10:04
Gotta bounce… Great conversation! Let me know if you need anything from Actsafe. donparman@actsafe.ca
Shawn Kerwin
01:12:58
When I left England a gazillion years ago, I was working in metric. Have they switched back to Imperial?