MALENA SZLAM’S MCFF COMMISSION ALTIPLANO SCREENS AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

MALENA SZLAM’S MCFF COMMISSION ALTIPLANO SCREENS AT THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART Commissioned by Media City Film Festival’s UNDERGROUND MINES: Canadian Artists’ Cinema in South America program, Malena Szlam’s 35mm film ALTIPLANO will be streaming freely on The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles website through February 11, 2021. www.moca.org/program/screen-malena-szlam Filmed in the Andean Mountains […]

Sky Hopinka’s MCFF Chrysalis supported film “maɬni” to open the 2020 Images Festival

Sky Hopinka’s Chrysalis Fellowship supported feature film maɬni — towards the ocean, towards the shore will open the 2020 Images Festival. The news headlined today’s programming announcement released by Images. Hopinka’s hybrid documentary recently screened to great acclaimed at Sundance. Read a review about the film’s premiere at Sundance in January 2020 (below). Małni – towards the ocean, […]

Ben Rivers’ new film Look Then Below screen’s as part of IFF Rotterdam’s 2020 Ammodo Tiger Competition

MCFF Chrysalis Fellow, Ben Rivers’ new film Look Then Below screens as part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Ammodo Tiger Competition in January and February 2020. Ben Rivers’ films study the otherworldly, looking for places and stories outside the daily conventions of reality. Look Then Below was filmed in a Somerset transformed into a coloured, mist-enveloped […]

MCFF AWARD WINNER MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO WIN THE GRAND PRIX AT CANNES

WINDSOR, ON – The Cannes Film Festival made history this weekend. On Saturday French-Senegalese director, and Media City Award Alumni, Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She was also the first black female contender for the festival’s coveted Palme d’Or, ultimately earning the Grand Prix for her film Atlantics.  […]

MEDIA CITY: EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 2018

  MEDIA CITY 2018: Guest Services Coordinator (GSC) Position Start Date: position filled. Festival Dates: November 7-10, 2018 Nature: Stipend (Paid); Full Festival Pass, letter of recommendation from Director / Board (upon request) The Guest Services Coordinator works closely with the Program Director, and Festival Assistant to ensure that all festival guests have lodging and transportation. The GSC manages the following in consultation with […]

Xcèntric: Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

On the heels of retrospective programs featuring Media City Prize winning filmmakers, Helga Fanderl and Robert Beavers, Xcèntric (CCB’s cinema) has a host of excellent screenings scheduled this spring. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s in store: • March 22: Journeys and Songs Films by Jonas Mekas, Rose Lowder, Warren Sonbert, David Brooks, and Mark Lapore. http://www.cccb.org/en/activities/file/journeys-and-songs/228448 • […]

BLACK RADICAL IMAGINATION: Museum of Contemporary Art LA

Ephraim Asili‘s Windsor-Detroit film “Fluid Frontiers” is included as part of Black Radical Imagination‘s 2018 touring program FUGITIVE TRAJECTORIES, along with new work by Frances Bodomo, Alima Lee, Jenn Nkiru, Amelia Umuhire, and dana washington. FUGITIVE TRAJECTORIES has its first screening at The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, March 1, 2018.  Program info here: https://www.moca.org/program/screen-black-radical-imagination Black […]

CALL FOR ENTRIES EXTENDED

★MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL  2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES ★  ★ ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 15 20I7 ★ NO RESTRICTIONS on the number of works submitted by groups and individuals. No entry fees, and flexible guidelines. Please read our entry FAQ, and inquire by email with questions. Guidelines in english, français, español, 日本語: http://mediacity.wpengine.com/ Media City Film Festival is an annual international festival of film and digital art, […]