The Long Island Media Arts Show has been supporting and celebrating student artists on Long Island for nearly 30 years at Five Towns College in Dix Hills, NY. The Show offers young local artists the opportunity to submit their work for Juried Exhibition. Students display their Photography and 2D Artwork, in the Five Towns College Gallery and their Animation and Film on Screen in the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center Theater and Screening Rooms. This juried exhibition is free to enter.
This year, Five Towns College is pleased to inaugurate The 2023 Long Island Media Arts Show | Conference. The Conference, on Friday, April 21, 2023, in addition to seeing their Film and Animation on the Big Screen, and Art and Photography in the Five Towns College Gallery, invites students to attend talks, demonstrations, and workshops with industry professionals and learn more about their craft. The Conference also features a Vendors Show Floor with a chance to see innovative and cutting-edge product demos. All this is offered to attendees, free of charge. 125 Long Island high schools have been invited.
The Long Island Media Arts Show | Conference is offering Professional Artists and Innovators in media arts the opportunity to share their expertise and art with a new, young, creative audience and has the ability to spark inspiration, further their knowledge, and open their eyes to other creative arts industries.
We are currently accepting proposals for talks, demonstrations, and workshops for this 3 or 4 track event with roughly 10-15 speakers. Each session is 45 minutes long and we ask that presenters hold at least two (2) sessions, providing a wider audience of student artists the chance to attend one of your sessions. The schedule will be created based on the approved submissions received. Each 45 minute session may pay an honorarium and have we already kindly accepted that speakers volunteer their expertise for this non-profit educational series. We Thank You!
Topics* should address:
• Current trends in Visual Media Arts or related Media (ie. Audio for film, Directing in Film, Monetizing Digital Art, Art Distribution, Acquiring permission for location shoots, lighting for photography, etc.)
• Demonstrations of current, future, innovative technologies.
• Workshops on craft (lighting, staging, environments, etc.)
• Case Studies or Best Practices on recent projects or presentations on in-production projects.
*When selecting and writing about the topic, please consider the audience, which will primarily consist of High School Students. This event will also be attended by Five Towns College students. Make the topics and titles relevant and attractive to young adult audiences! Make it fun! Be Creative!
The conference will welcome students 8:30/9am and bid adieu at 1:15/1:30pm
We look forward to hearing from you!
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