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Basic Photography Skills.

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Blog, What's on | Comments Off on Basic Photography Skills.

Basic Photography Skills.

We have two FREE fun ‘hands-on’ photography workshops coming up that have been designed to help young people (aged 8+) learn basic photography skills and connect with their local spaces. Sat 9th September 10:00am – 12:00pm LOCATION Winsford Library High Street Winsford CW7 2AS Book A Place Sat 23rd September 10:00am – 12:00pm LOCATION Middlewich Library 22 Lewin Street Middlewich CW10 9AS Book A Place   The first part of the session introduces several shooting techniques to help the participants improve their photography. The second half of...

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Code-A-Drone Workshops @ MadLab 30/9/17

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog, What's on | Comments Off on Code-A-Drone Workshops @ MadLab 30/9/17

Code-A-Drone Workshops @ MadLab 30/9/17

Code-A-Drone Workshops Coming to MadLab in Manchester30/9/17 Please note: These workshops are paid events Code-A-Drone Junior Session (Aged 8+) Date: 30/9/17Time:12pm-2pmVenue: MadLab Manchester Book A Place Code-A-Drone Advanced Session (Aged13+) Date: 30/9/17Time:2:30pm-4:30pmVenue: MadLab Manchester Book A Place CODE  |  FLY  |  NAVIGATE  |  WIN Each participant will receive expert coding guidance and get to pilot their own mini-drone around our obstacle course. All young people will receive a participant certificate, as well as being in...

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Digital Art NEET Project – Horizons

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Blog, Testimonials | 0 comments

Digital Art NEET Project – Horizons

We delivered a six-week digital art project with Horizons school in Widnes. Horizons provide alternative education to students that are unable to attend mainstream education. During the project, students learnt about a number of digital arts including; Green Screen, Minecraft, Video Game Design and Music Making while working towards an Arts Award. Horizons had these fantastic words to say about Sean from MakoEducation: “I would like to thank Sean O’Hare from MakoEducation for delivering a series of highly engaging creative media...

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Introducing MakoDigital Arts CIC

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Introducing MakoDigital Arts CIC

It’s been a while in the making, but 2017 see’s the official launch of MakoDigital Arts CIC. What is a CIC? A CIC or community interest company is a type of company introduced by the government in 2005 under the Companies Act in 2004, designed for social enterprises that want to use their profits and assets for the public good. So basically, a CIC is a not-for-profit organisation that’s goals are to benefit the community. Why set up MakoDigital Arts CIC? MakoEducation, along with the other ‘Mako’ subsidiaries, is...

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Code-A-Drone Workshops 1/9/17

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Blog, Event's Archive | 0 comments

Code-A-Drone Workshops 1/9/17

Sign up for our super fun and educational Code-A-Drone Workshops Coming to The Studio in Widnes 1/9/17 Please note: These workshops are paid events Code-A-Drone Junior Session (8+) RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW! Code-A-Drone Advanced Session (12+) RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW! CODE  |  FLY  |  NAVIGATE  |  WIN Each participant will receive expert coding guidance and get to pilot their own mini-drone around our obstacle course. All young people will receive a participant certificate, as well as being in with a chance of winning achievement trophies. £20...

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MakoEducation @ The Studio Bazaar & Carnival

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Blog, Event's Archive | 0 comments

MakoEducation @ The Studio Bazaar & Carnival

MakoEducation will be at The Studio’s Arts & Crafts Bazaar & Carnival We’ll be running lots of mini art and design based sessions. 10/8/17 11am – 2pm DESIGN | PRINT | MAKE We’ll be running a series of mini drop-in sessions that are open to children and adults of all ages: Have fun using our green screen studio and take home your own special FX photo. Create your own pin badge, designed with your own artwork or selfie. Create a design for your own water bottle using our digital vinyl cutting machine. There will...

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Code-A-Drone Workshop 8/7/17

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Blog, Event's Archive | 0 comments

Code-A-Drone Workshop 8/7/17

Sign up for our super fun and educational Code-A-Drone Workshop Coming to FabLab in Warrington 8/7/17 10am – 12pm Please note: This is a paid event Places are limited RESERVE YOUR PLACE NOW! CODE  |  FLY  |  NAVIGATE  |  WIN Each participant will receive expert coding guidance and get to pilot their own mini-drone around our obstacle course. All young people will receive a participant certificate, as well as being in with a chance of winning achievement trophies. £20 per young person. Minimum age 8+ (Parents/Guardians are welcome to...

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MakoDigital Arts Game Design Workshops

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog, Event's Archive | 0 comments

MakoDigital Arts Game Design Workshops

MakoDigital Arts CIC is proud to present…   Game Design Workshops A fantastic opportunity to the 9 to 16 year-olds of Widnes to learn how to create their own computer games. No previous coding or design experience is required. The workshops will cover various aspects of game creation, including character and level design, basic coding and, best of all, lots of game testing. Plus, it’s completely FREE… The project will run as 3 weekly sessions: 13/07/2017 20/07/2017 27/07/2017 Ideally, we’re looking...

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MakoDigital Arts Music Makers Workshops

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog, Event's Archive | 0 comments

MakoDigital Arts Music Makers Workshops

MakoDigital Arts CIC is proud to present…   Music Maker Workshops A fantastic opportunity to the 11 to 16 year-olds of Runcorn to learn how to compose and mix their own music scratch. No previous musical knowledge is required and there will opportunities to create artwork and merchandise for the music that our budding artists create. Best of all, it’s completely FREE… The project will run as 3 weekly sessions: 10/07/2017 17/07/2017 24/07/2017 Ideally, we’re looking for participants that are able to attend all 3...

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MakoEducation’s First Year of Into Film CPD

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

MakoEducation’s First Year of Into Film CPD

2016 was MakoEducation’s first year of delivering Continual Professional Development on behalf of Into Film. It was a whirlwind year that saw us train over 850 educators including teachers, trainee teachers, library staff and youth workers. It’s been a blast travelling all across the north-west, meeting new faces and getting to help people understand how film can be used to enhancing learning for all ages.   While it’s still unclear as to what 2017 holds for our Free CPD training opportunities, we’ve loved...

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