Education

https://vimeo.com/219402952 As a media educator for nearly 10 years, Colin understands the balance of fun art projects and curriculum expectations. In just a half day of school, he can teach the students media literacy, provide them with hands-on learning experience and give teachers an opportunity to...

https://vimeo.com/219403723 Using free software for your smartphone device, Colin will show you how to shoot and edit video right on your device in just a few hours. Learn how to create professional videos to advertise your business; or post a video of your event the day after...

https://vimeo.com/219404442 Get a new camera recently? Are you intimidated by all the buttons so you're still shooting on automatic mode? Or are you ready to take your photography understanding to a professional level? Sign up for Colin's three hour photography workshop and upgrade your skills! Class...

This two and a half minute video is a product of an Artist in Residence project through the Durham District School Board. Local artist Colin Burwell visited Sir Samuel Steele Public School to teach an English lesson through cinematography for three straight days to three...

This is a dance film choreographed by a grade 12 dance class. Empty Cup Media received a grant from the Ontario Arts Council that allowed Carla and Colin to teach the students about shot angles and focal length, stabilization tools and how to write storyboards....

School photography projects can have several types of finished products. Some examples of projects we've done in the past are: -Hard cover photo books (30-60 pages) -Soft cover photo books (30-60 pages) -Calendars -Large scale canvas wraps (up to 40"x 60") If you're thinking of having one of these made...

This documentary was shot the grade 8s at Clara Hughes Public School over a single school day. Empty Cup Media, through an arts infused learning program, taught the students the elements of a documentary, how to shoot interviews with good questions and then edited all...

Thank you for supporting the arts! We were provided funding through the Ontario Arts Council for the 2013-2014 school year to do 5 different video projects within the Durham District School Board. Each school received 20 hours of Colin and Carla's time where they taught...

Colin visited Valley View Public School several times to teach the grade 8s a history lesson about Louis Riel. He taught them how to write historical fiction films, about shot angles and focal length, and about writing storyboards. The students each wrote their own historical...

We were provided funding through the Ontario Arts Council for the 2013-2014 school year to do 5 different video projects within the Durham District School Board. Each school received 20 hours of Colin and Carla's time where they taught students about film making, shared their...