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Austin MGFest :: New Motion Summit :: May 16th

 

May 16, Saturday, 10am - 5pm at the 501 Studios

501 N IH 35, Corner of E. 5th St. and Brushy

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All three threads are united on Saturday for a series of presentations by top artists and designers from around Austin and the globe.

 

9:30am  

Registration opens

10:00am  

"We'll do it in Realtime" (pre-recorded)

Peter Kirn, Create Digital Motion/Create Digital Music

10:30am  

"A New History of Tomorrow's Interfaces"

Mason Dixon, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

11:00am  

"Active Search Marketing for Online Video"

Tex Mitchell, AllCity Technology

11:30am  

"Design Practices for Effective Audio"

Jason Cobb

12:00pm  

"Controlling Natural Phenomena in 2D and 3D Graphics"

Arie L. Stavchansky

12:30pm  

"Game Development on iPhone and Wii"

Jason Asbahr, Monstrous

1:00pm  

Lunch Break

2:00pm  

"Archiving the New Media Art of the 70's" (pre-recorded)

Jon Cates, New Media, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2:30pm  

"Graphics on the move - exploring 3D production in CINEMA 4D"

Darrin Frankovitz, Lead Trainer, Maxon

3:00pm  

"Collaboration That Works: Tips for Building A Team On Any Job"

Ron Pippin, Shiny Object
3:30pm  

"Meaningful Software Experiences through Code and Design"

Lee Brenner and Hal Saville, thirteen23

4:00pm  

"Sketch it, build it, run it: Introducing SketchFlow"

Chris Bernard and Sara Summers, Microsoft User Experience

4:30pm  

"Hollywood Draws First Blood: Motion Graphics and Media Influences on Future Technologies"

Rick Barraza, Experience Architect, Cynergy
5:00pm  

Dinner Break

8:00pm  

Installation Art Showcase begins...

 

Also join us for:

 

Open Collaboration Summit

Sunday, May 17th, 10am-5pm

Hosted by University of Texas, Advanced Communications Technologies Laboratory

All three threads again come together on Sunday for a BarCamp-style open collaborative workshops. Participants are encouraged to bring projects to discuss and work on with other participants. This Motion+Sound+Code BarCamp will be an opportunity to put the new skills acquired during the festival to practical use, cementing the knowledge and sharing the new possibilities.

 

Legendary Entertainment :: May 14-17

The $7 pass includes entrance to all MGFest Art & Entertainment events:

+ Four Motion Graphics Screenings

+ Performance Art Showcase

+ Installation Art Showcase

+ Several Studio Tours & Networking Events