The Motion Graphics Festival is 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. Throughout July, MGFest is touring Atlanta (9-11 July), Philadelphia (24-25 July), and San Francisco (30 July – 1 August) delivering workshops and screenings focused in motion and sound design. Entertainment events include screenings with artists curated from international talent, such as: The Mill, Dvein, Pleix, Psyop, Herzog & De Meuron, Warp Records, The Crystal Method, Royksopp, Assassin's Creed 2, LucasArts and many more.
With an artistic lineup of events focused on discovering new talent and providing them an opportunity to showcase their work, Call For Entry submissions are accepted throughout the year.
The festival arrives with three days of workshops, entertainment and networking events. Friday starts MGFest off with a speakers series, networking lunch and screenings. The weekend brings workshops in Cinema 4D, Creative Motion Design with After Effects and Photoshop, and Introduction to Flash Animation. On Saturday night, MGFest teams up with City Skies, showcasing the best of electronic music, featuring artists such as: John Vorus, Johnn Jitters, Phylum Sinter, and citizenGreen. Spaces in workshops are filling up fast and the Saturday Cinema 4D class is already sold out, so reserve you place soon.
MGFest Philadelphia is a mini weekend festival exclusively featuring workshops and screenings. The festival arrives with workshops in Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects. MGFest will then host screenings in the evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, with its MGFest Philadelphia Screening on Saturday and Stash Best of 2009 Screening on Sunday. Seats are limited so get your tickets soon.
MGFest San Fran provides three days of workshops and a weekend of screenings. Workshops include Cinema 4D with Mograph, Adobe After Effects, Introduction to Flash, and Sound Design. MGFest will then host weekend screenings in the evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, with its MGFest San Francisco Screening on Saturday and Stash Best of 2009 Screening on Sunday.