Media City Film Festival would like to thank former Program Director Jeremy Rigsby for his dedication and service to the organization and to artists’ film locally, nationally and internationally in his time with the festival (1997-2004 and 2007-2016). We wish him the best with his future endeavours.
Media City has just embarked on a 45 day campaign to raise money for our 21st annual film festival (JULY 28- AUG. 1, 2015)! Beginning immediately, you and other supporters of Media City have an opportunity to procure major artworks, generously donated by some of our international filmmaker friends. These include original photographs by Jack […]
MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY AWARD WINNERS GRAND PRIZE LISTENING TO THE SPACE IN MY ROOM, Robert Beavers, US Robert Beavers (Brookline MA 1949, lives in Europe since 1967). 20+ films since 1966; screenings at all major venues for artist’s film worldwide including the 1974 edition of EXPRMNTL (Knokke, Belgium), the Whitney Museum’s “American […]
SOUTH AMERICAN FILMS TAKE TOP HONOURS AT 19th MEDIA CITY Filmmakers from South America were the big winners when the awards were announced at the closing party for the 19th Media City Film Festival at Phog Lounge. Pablo Mazzolo of Argentina was awarded the Jury Grand Prize for his Super 8mm film CONJECTURES and Ecuador’s […]
Media City’s International Competition Jury announced the award-winning films from the 18th edition at the festival’s closing party on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Congratulations to the winners! The winners are: GRAND PRIZE River Rites by Ben Russell (USA, video, 11.5 min, 2011) http://vimeo.com/dimeshow SECOND PRIZE This Harmonic Condenser Enginium by Bruce McClure (USA, 2 x 16mm, […]
Photo credit: Joséphine Michel Filmmaker in Residence: Nicky Hamlyn (UK) April 23–May 16, 2012 In celebration of the 18th edition of the festival (May 22-26, 2012), Media City will partner with the Art Gallery of Windsor and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto to host a three-week artist residency with renowned English filmmaker Nicky Hamlyn. […]
THIS IS THEN NOW AND HERE: Canadian films from CFMDC (1967–1979) Curated by Oona Mosna and Jeremy Rigsby, Courtisane Festival (Ghent, Belgium): March 21–25, 2012 Standard Time (Michael Snow, 16mm, 8.5 min, 1967) Standard Time was the second work to begin to explore the vocabulary of camera movement. It uses horizontal and vertical pans from a tripod. […]
Detail: Shibuya – Tokyo, Tomonari Nishikawa, Japan, 16mm, 10 min, 2010 Media City’s International Competition Jury announced the award-winning films from the 17th edition at the festival’s closing party on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Congratulations to the winners! The winners are: GRAND PRIZE: Forms Are Not Self-Subsistent Substances by Samantha Rebello (UK, 16mm, 23min, 2010) […]