Workshops and Panels

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Monday April 20th

Opening to the songwriting workshop

Workshop by Janne Tauriainen

Monday 11:00-11:30

With students from Hanze Academy of Pop Culture (NL) & PLX (BE)

Co-write coach Joona Pietikäinen. In the panel we have Hiili Hiilesmaa, Antti Immonen and Markus Tikkanen.


Hosted by Sohvi Sirkesalo

Monday at 13:00

See the Silence, Hear the Invisible Introduction

Challenge Your Thinking Routines! (limited space)

Enrollment Required

Workshop by Tibor Kecskes

Monday & Tuesday from 14:00 to 16:00

Looking at adequate role of arts, sciences, and philosophy in a paradigmatic shift. Using relevant knowledge and education to shape solutions for global problems. What is the future of consumer society and consumer design?

Tuesday April 21st

AtomicJungle Fine Art Degree Show

Introduction by Fanny Niemi-Junkola

Tuesday at 11:00 to 12:00

Introducing the Fine Art Online Degree show, and the new VR gallery.

Open Lunch Discussions

Hosted by Sohvi Sirkesalo

Tuesday through Thursday at 13:00

A lunch time discussion for any and all topics with our International Coordinator Sohvi Sirkesalo.

Tuesday with Eeva Jäntti from Arilyn, asking “Augmented Reality and Virtual Experiences during the times of social isolation?”

Hear the Music 2022

Discussion hosted by Harri Karvinen

Tuesday from 14:30 to 16:30

In this panel discussion we are focusing on music industry and corona epidemic. There is lots of cancelled tours and festivals around Europe at the moment. What will happened if this epidemic will continue the rest of the year and perhaps also in year 2021. There will be lots of variable factors in live-music business, music industry, fans, consumers behaving, artist earnings and maybe also in the content of music. What kind of music we will hear in year 2022?

Wednesday April 22nd

RDI Workshop

Hosted by Hanna-Greta Puurtinen, Päivi Puutio and Ella Kallio

Wednesday from 11:00-13:00

How to foresee the new situation and its positive opportunities e.g. for internationalisation, educational development, global citizenship, and sustainable businesses? What kind of concrete solutions could there be in creative fields for the COVID-19 exit plan?

TAMK’s Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Services


EMEX Workshop

By Carita Forsgren, Kirsi Karimäki, Tuomo Joronen

Wednesday from 14:00 to 16:00

International students of the online course will present their ideas about volucap technology usage in virtual production and they will also get feedback on their ideas.

Illustration Workshop

Hosted by Mario Saavedra Orozco

Wednesday at 21:00

A short and simple illustration workshop about character design, hosted by Mario Saavedra Orozco. The workshop will primarily in Spanish. During the workshop, Mario will draw live while discussing the concept, the character functionality and important elements for character design. This workshop is for all drawing enthusiasts!

Thursday April 23rd

Fine Art Video Pitching

Hosted by Fanny Niemi-Junkola, with Tytti Rantanen, program coordinator at AV- Arkki, & Jenni Toikka, artist.

Thursday from 11:00 to 13:00

Every year our Moving Image students present their selected films to be screened and have a discussion about their film. The pitching will be held on Zoom.

Career Guidance for Fine Arts

Hosted by Fanny Niemi-Junkola,with Tytti Rantanen, program coordinator at AV- Arkki, & Jenni Toikka, artist.

Thursday from 13:30 to 14:30

Career guidance for Fine art moving image productions: organization co-operation, networking, screenings and exhibitions both online and in galleries & festivals.

Games Demo

Thursday from 16:00 to 18:00

Games academy students will present there games, and receive feedback from James Field.


Virtual Gallery opening & Panel discussion led by Peter Sramek, OCADU

Thursday at 17:00

In a world where online education and participatory collaborations are rapidly expanding, one of the main challenges is how to keep individuals actively engaged in making and interacting at a distance. This panel will present some questions and reflections based on past experiences in the INTAC Network and open a discussion of possible pathways for future best practices.

Friday April 24th

Distance teaching media students

Workshop by Tommi Moilanen

Friday at 11:00 to 12:00

Tommi’s workshop will look at how the current events lead to distance learning, how to teach media and film students, and what are the best tools to use.

Future of Media education

Panel discussion by Timo Kivikangas

Friday at 12:30 to 13:45

How can we support our students in new challenges and options created by the situation? What kind of new ways in content creation, utilizing technology, and international collaboration will be needed? How may demands for cultural services and habits for consuming media content change? Where does the income for the people in the media sector come in the future? What kind of new competencies and networks will be needed?

Songwriting Pitching

Moderated by Janne Tauriainen

Friday at 14:00 to 16:00

Every year our Music students present songs they’ve written with other students a part of the songwriting collaboration to be presented. Feed back will be given then over Zoom.

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