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Websites and Social Media for Artists and Filmmakers

Directors Guild of Canada - Ontario

Sunday, 15 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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DGC/GAP Members Only 13 Oct 2017 $30.00 $0.00

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This workshop provides an overview of how to establish the online and social media presence for your film, company or personal brand as an artist or filmmaker. Learn how to set up the various platforms and effectively manage the accounts to build a community of engaged fans and supporters. Best practices, strategy and content creation for various tools will be discussed. Participants will learn to register a domain name and create a website, develop and send a professional email newsletter, and establish accounts and grow followings on social media platforms. Squarespace, WordPress, MailChimp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo and Youtube platforms will be explored.

This workshop will be hands-on. Participants who come ready with specific projects/practices will be able to begin configuring accounts and creating webpages and social media posts during class time. No coding experience necessary. Familiarity with web browsers and the Mac interface required. 

Instructor: Marty Spellerberg

Marty is the principal at Spellerberg Associates LLC, a Texas-based consulting practice that offers interactive design, development and communications assistance to artists and museums. He is also the director of Spellerberg Projects, a contemporary art gallery in Lockhart, Texas. Marty has 19 years experience in interactive design, including 9 years working specifically with museums. He has designed several museums’ websites including the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; the Clyfford Still Museum, Denver; the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. He has presented at numerous conferences including Museums and the Web, Museum Computer Network, WordCamp, and SXSW Interactive. Marty is a graduate of OCAD University, Toronto.


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Yes, registration is required for this event.

Is this event open to everyone?

No, this event is only open to DGC and GAP members currently in Good Standing, who have pre-paid and registered for this event through this page. There will be no payments taken at the door.

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your ticket as confirmation of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

If you notify the Training department within 1 business day of the event that you can no longer attend, you may request a refund for the course. Once a course has taken place, you are not able to receive a refund.


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DGC Ontario
111 Peter Street
Suite 600
Toronto, ON M5V 2H1

Sunday, 15 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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