Motion Graphics Festival 2009
Cambridge Mass :: March 5-8
In its 6th year, MGFest stands as the premier US event showcasing creative motion picture design. The festival presents a year-long, regionally focused program of events focusing on motion design, sound design, and interactivity by hosting: art showcases, workshops, classes, panel discussions, studio tours, theater screenings and industry mixers.
The Cambridge Motion Graphics Festival begins March 5th, 2009 in Harvard Square with 4 days of Workshops & Art Showcases by internationally recognized artists, including: Shepard Fairey, Nine Inch Nails, Addictive TV (Slumdog Millionaire), The Mill, Digital Kitchen, Dvein, Trollback & Co, Robert Rich, Passion Pictures, Animal Logic, David Lobser (Harvard), Peter Kirn (Create Digital Music), Eric Gunther (sosolimited), Halfadeer, superDraw, Bob Trahpek (Zia-Trance), Tremble, WiiWhorld and more.
This 4-day festival in the fast moving field of design technology has opened it's Art & Entertainment events for only $7. Rather than charging the typical $500-$1500 conference fee, the Cambridge Motion Graphics Festival encourages participants to spend their money on new books, DVDs and software, offered at a discount rate during the events.
Festival Sponsors include: Create Digital Motion, Oat Creative, Maxon, Lumen Eclipse, Future Media Concepts, GenArts, Stash DVD Magazine, DigiEffects, VidVox, Boris FX, Livid Instruments, Toolfarm, The Chicago Convergence, All City Technology, Sterling Ledet, Resolume, GarageCUBE, Lift Motion Design, Cambridge Arts Council, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, The Brattle Theater, Axiom Gallery, SXSW Interactive, Ableton, wondertouch & Clif Bar.
Silent Auction for over $18000 in software, DVDs and prizes.
.: MGFest Schedule + Registration :: www.MGFest.com