Live Stage: Motion Graphics Festival [us Boston]

mg.jpgBoston Motion Graphics Festival 2010 :: New Motion + New Sound + New Code :: April 1, 2010 through April 5, 2010 :: All Around the City ::

The Motion Graphics Festival launches its 2010 tour by returning to Boston from April 1st to 5th. MGFest will bring a new wave of artists and technologists to awaken those sleeping synapses. Witness and participate in a convergence of motion, sound and interactivity, embrace new ideas, celebrate the inquisitive spirit, and at evening’s approach, dance.

MGFest stands as the premier creative conference for motion design, visual effects, sound design and interface technology, presenting a wide array of events including: art showcases, workshops, panel discussions, studio tours, theater screenings, industry mixers and audio visual showcases.

Featured artists include: The Mill, Dvein, Pleix, Psyop, Herzog & De Meuron, Three Legged Legs, Jean-Paul Frenay, Yoshi Sodeoka, Alan Sondheim, Addictive TV, Liquid Stranger, Warp Records, The Crystal Method, Royksopp, Assassin’s Creed 2, LucasArts, N.A.S.A., Larry Carlson, Ken Adams, Jen Stark, Shantell Martin and many more.

The Festival debuts the 2010 schedule with screenings by Lumen Eclipse, “Psychedelia” and “Somatic Death, Soma Life”. Journey down the road set by thirteen artists exploring a new mind-manifesting experience, challenging afresh perceptions and pointing towards a reawakening unhindered by the prosthetic body.

The Boston Motion Design Conference on Friday, April 2nd is a full-day conference featuring diverse topics and inspiring presenters from AVID, Fox, MIT, School of the Art Institute of Chicago and more.

Friday night’s Best of 2009 screening by Stash DVD Magazine highlights music videos, virals, short films, commercials, broadcast designs and game cinematics from top-tier studios across the world. Something will grab your attention, setting off a chain reaction thus igniting a fresh set of ideas.

Hands-on Workshops happen Saturday, April 3rd with Maxon Cinema 4D Essentials, Animating with ActionScript 3, and Animation in a Browser with jQuery.

Saturday night’s realtime A/V performance in the 2012 Lounge at Machine features Liquid Stranger with the Psymbolic visual show and Z.E.E. The visuals are rendered in realtime, seamlessly spread across 3 full-HD resolution projections. The entire evening experience brought to you by Zebbler, Vermin Street and MGFest.

Sponsored by Maxon, MassArt, Lumen Eclipse, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Stash, Future Media Concepts, NetDiver, IdN and Cambridge Arts Council.

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