ROOTS CAFÉTT is a youth-friendly innovative, creative talent incubator designed to create multi-hyphenated ‘glocal’ leaders, who are agents of social change, through the promotion of independent and critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
ROOTS CAFÉTT supports the international best-practice of 21st Century Libraries, a new and innovative learning destination that are open, transparent spaces that invite youth communication and collaboration – Learning Commons.
ROOTS CAFÉTT provides skill training in photography and filmmaking open to Young Adults (16-24) and Older Adults (25-30) with minimum or no experience in photography and filmmaking. Participants must possess a basic competency skill in reading, writing and computer literacy and must have the following:
By the end of the one-year course participants will understand how to record still and moving images in various contexts.
By the end of the one-year course participants will apply technical considerations in capturing still and moving images.
By the end of the one-year course participants will evaluate visual and technical codes for capturing images across a range of media.
By the end of the one-year course participants will competently create their ROOTStories and Words in Motion content along with a professional photo and film portfolio