Benches: Leigh Dotey

Craft and Design Furniture Students Join Inaugural Unveiling of Mississauga Cultural Hub

In their third year, Sheridan Craft and Design Furniture students participate in a capstone community project that is organized and facilitated by Codesign.  This year, students designed and fabricated furniture for a “Community Living Room” within the Small Arms Building, a heritage building re-imagined as a creative hub for the intersection of the arts, culture and heritage, environmental sciences and technology. Three indigenous students also worked alongside the furniture students for the entire project as part of the Small Arms Society’s efforts to include Indigenous voices in the development of this new community space. Read More

SIRT students preparing for greenscreen

Exploring Media’s New Frontiers: Summer Interdisciplinary VR Project at SIRT

Over two days in June, a cross-disciplinary team utilized the motion capture system at SIRT (Screen Industries Research and Training) to record the performances of three motion capture performers. SIRT is Sheridan’s research centre at Pinewood Studios in Toronto. Guided by the motion capture experts Spencer Idenouye and Jason Hunter, students learned how to navigate film production when there are no physical cameras or lighting present.

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