Live Stage: Austin Motion Graphics Festival 2010 [us Austin, TX]

mg.jpgAustin Motion Graphics Festival 2010 :: New Motion + New Sound + New Code :: October 18, 2010 through October 24, 2010 ::

The Austin Motion Graphics Festival provides seven days of educational, entertainment and networking events featuring artists such as: Herzog & de Meuron, Lucas Arts, N.A.S.A. w/ Tom Waits and Kanye West, Basement Jaxx, Warp Records, Ninja Tune, Royksopp, The Crystal Method, Puma, The Flashbulb, Carl Burgess, The Mill, Dvein, Pleix, Psyop, Max Hattler and many more.

A full week of entertainment events kick off Monday with the Austin Film Meet, a networking event for those passionate about creating films, movies, and new media projects. Tuesday night, MGFest premiers a Screening Series featuring the best of international call for entry submissions as well as selections from Stash’s DVD Magazine and Lumen Eclipse’s video art exhibits in Boston’s Harvard Square. Curated from international talent, the screenings set the tone for MGFest’s focus of showcasing innovative local and global artists. Wednesday night, Android meets free beer at the Austin Flash Group Meetup, a short speaker series including Ryan Stewart, a special guest from Adobe, covering AIR for Android, a Flash framework review, with free pizza and beer. Thursday night’s installation art showcase, “The Digital Made Analog,” takes place at the US Art Authority and features Austin-local installation, interactive, and projection artists in a buffet of media mayhem.

As the week transitions into weekend, The Austin Motion Graphics Festival culminates into Art Outside, a 3-Day camping festival at the beautiful Apache Pass festival grounds near Rockdale, Texas. The site features hundreds of acres of grassy camping areas and lush pecan trees scattered throughout. Over the weekend, festival participants experience the creations of over 300 Artists including: Random Rab, Gift Culture, Artificial Life Preserver, Psymbolic–visuals, Win Win Creative, VJ Mason Dixon, Michael Christian, Art of Such-N-Such, Life-Size Mousetrap, Ricochet, Elemental Uprising, 999 Eyes Freakshow, Agent Red, Blockhead, God-des and She, Spoonfed Tribe, Community Art Makers, The Art Department, George Krause, Minor Mishap, Gyronauts, T-Bird and the Breaks, Heyoka, Brownout!, Govinda, Anahata Sound, plus many more!

MGFest’s educational program consists of daytime, hands-on workshops Monday through Thursday at LumenBrite Training in the Design Center of Austin. Workshop topics include: Maxon’s Cinema 4D with Mograph, programming-based animation with Adobe Flash ActionScript, and creative motion design with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop.

The Motion Graphics Festival is the premier creative conference for motion design, visual effects, sound design and interface technology – presenting a wide array of events including: art showcases, workshops, studio tours, theater screenings, industry mixers, and audio visual showcases.

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Advance Ticket Links:

$25 MGFest Austin Weekday Arts and Entertainment:

$99 MGFest Austin All Arts Access Pass:

$119 MGFest Austin Monday Animating w/ Actionscript 3 Workshop + All Arts:

$119 MGFest Austin Tuesday Interactive 3D in Actionscript 3 Workshop + All Arts:

$119 MGFest Austin Wednesday Creative Techniques w/ After Effects & Photoshop Workshop + All Arts:

$119 MGFest Austin Thursday Cinema 4D Essentials Workshop + All Arts:

$150 MGFest Austin All Arts Access Pass w/ Art Outside RV:

MGFest Austin is sponsored by: Adobe, Maxon, Stash, United States Art Authority, Art Seen Alliance, LumenBrite, VidVox, IdN, Netdiver, Gen Arts, Resolume, Boris FX, Livid Instruments, Red Giant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Digieffects, Lumen Eclipse, Toolfarm, Noise Industries,, Total Training + more!

Oct 7, 2010
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