Entries by Kelli Gilmore

Boys and Girls Clubs Students Take on Green Screens

Thanks to Wege Foundation grant funds, Mosaic Film Experience partnered with West Michigan nonprofit afterschool programs to provide storytelling and digital film classes. Education Leads Mallory Patterson and Randy Strobl of Wrinkle Creative had fun leading the education courses, but they also worked hard to uniquely cater Mosaic curriculum to each student group. Soon after […]

Loop Program Students Learn Storytelling and Filmmaking Skills

Many Grand Rapids Public Schools offer LOOP afterschool programs that provide academic support and enrichment activities for students. Mosaic Film Experience partnered with University Preparatory Academy Middle School (UPrep) and Alger Middle School LOOP programs to lead after-school curriculum centered around storytelling and mobile video production. The project was possible thanks to grant funding from […]

G-Cubed Program Teaches Girls They Have a Voice

Thanks to a grant from the Wege Foundation, Mosaic Film Experience had the opportunity to partner with Grand Rapids Public School’s newly developed G-Cubed program, a four-pillared afterschool program for girls in grades 3-12 from the seven middle and elementary schools feeding into Ottawa Hills High School. “The goal of G-Cubed is to engage students […]

Baxter Community Center and the Periodic Table

With a generous grant from the Wege Foundation, Mosaic Film Experience hosted eight after-school programs for students in Grand Rapids. Each program’s curriculum was designed to teach students about storytelling as well as how to utilize filmmaking and editing techniques to create a mobile project. The workshop experiences were all very unique due to different […]

Standing Up for Michigan Arts Programs

On April 18, Mosaic Film Experience partnered with Creative Many to advocate for Michigan arts programs. Creative Many is a statewide organization that develops creative people, creative places and the creative economy for a competitive Michigan through research, advocacy, professional practice and communications. For the first time in nearly 10 years, individuals and organizations in […]

Mosaic Film Experience Partners with the Michigan Invention Convention

There is no better live, interactive opportunity for youth inventors and entrepreneurs to pitch their products than the Michigan Invention Convention! Mosaic Film Experience partnered with the 2018 Michigan Invention Convention, which was hosted by the Henry Ford Museum, on March 19. We spent the day hosting a booth and interacting with students. Mosaic Mobile […]

Mosaic Film Experience Founder Joins Other Michigan Leaders on Education Matters at South by Southwest Festival

For four consecutive years, the Michigan House pop-up space hosted programming at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive conference and festival in Austin, Texas.  This year’s event took place on March 10 and the Mosaic Film Experience president and founder Skot Welch participated in a panel titled, “Think Different, Teach Different.” […]