Entries by Adam Russo

Mosaic Mobile is back!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Mosaic Mobile, a short film competition for Michigan high school and college students is back! Mosaic Mobile challenges the conventions of storytelling, celebrates critical thinking and creativity and empowers students discover the diverse world around them. Each Mosaic Mobile film requires the use of a theme, prop, […]

NEWS RELEASE: Mobile film contest challenges students to share their unique stories

Spectrum Health and The Mosaic Film Experience announced the winners of the inaugural Spectrum Health Mosaic Mobile student film competition, a short film competition that challenged Michigan high school students to share their unique stories through films shot and edited entirely on mobile devices. The winning students will be recognized during a Mosaic Film Experience […]

East Kentwood Students Demonstrate School’s Strengths Through Film

According to East Kentwood High School students, their school is successful at producing future leaders and intelligent students. The Mosaic Film Experience and East Kentwood High School’s Falcon News Network class recently collaborated on a creative educational video project that not only taught the students technical filmmaking skills but also provided them with an opportunity to […]

RECAP: 2018 Mosaic Film Experience Event

The 7th annual Mosaic Film Experience event took place on November 7 and 8 at the Wealthy Theater. The Mosaic Film Experience is a full-day, interactive experience that provides students with access to industry professionals through creative, career-inspiring breakout sessions and exclusive presentations. The event also serves as the culmination of the annual Mosaic Mobile […]

Celebrating Storytelling and Creativity

On November 6, we teamed with The Meanwhile Film Series to host the Mosaic Mobile college night. More than 100 community members filled the Wege Auditorium at Wealthy Theatre for the event, which included a screening of the 2018 Mosaic Mobile college category finalists and an exclusive presentation from Hollywood costume concept artist Phillip Boutte […]

Activating Personal Power with Carla Moore and Skot Welch

The Founder of The Mosaic Film Experience Skot Welch, along with Home Box Office (HBO) executive Carla Moore stopped by the WGVU Morning Show to discuss Carla’s new book “Crash!: Leading Through the Wreckage: Using Personal Power to Transform Your Leadership” and the 2018 Mosaic Film Experience. Carla Moore currently serves as Vice President of […]

Creative Career Paths with Phillip Boutte Jr. and Skot Welch

WVGU’s Shelley Irwin talks with the Founder of The Mosaic Film Experience, Skot Welch, along with Hollywood Costume Concept Artist Phillip Boutte Jr. about the 2018 Mosaic Film Experience Event, Phillip’s career path, and words of inspiration for our community’s youth. Phillip Boutte Jr. is a professional costume concept artist who has worked on films […]

Live the Life You Imagined

On Wednesday, November 7 SpartanNash, Network of Executive Women, and The Mosaic Film Experience hosted the Carla Moore: Power Lunch. Carla Moore, who currently serves as the Vice President of Sales Strategy and Education for Home Box Office (HBO) in New York, delivered a keynote speech about her passion- activating personal power. Years ago, Carla […]

NEWS RELEASE: Nonprofit announces winners of student film competition during a week-long celebration of creativity and storytelling

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – November 16, 2018 – The Mosaic Film Experience (MFE) announced the winners of its 2018 Mosaic Mobile contest during a week of events celebrating creativity and storytelling.  Mosaic Mobile is a short-film competition for West Michigan high school and college students where films are shot, edited, and entered on mobile devices.  […]

The Next Generation of Creativity

“Storytelling is the basis for everything in our society. The way we interact, build, communicate, live, and dream all derives from it.” – Skot Welch, Founder of The Mosaic Film Experience We welcomed more than 100 volunteers, sponsors, and new friends to our Next Generation of Creativity Luncheon on October 25 at The Grand Valley […]