Entries by Adam Russo

The Next Generation of Creativity Luncheon 2018

Join us as we celebrate 2018 endeavors and look to future opportunities. Throughout the past year, we successfully partnered with multiple area schools and youth-centered nonprofit organizations to complete eight after school educational programs, launched The Mosaic YouTube Project, and so much more. We have a lot to share with you about how your support […]

NEWS RELEASE: Mobile film contest provides West Michigan students with a platform to tell their unique stories.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – September 25, 2018 – The Mosaic Film Experience (MFE) today announced the kick-off to its fourth annual Mosaic Mobile film contest, a short-film competition for West Michigan high school and college students.  All Mosaic Mobile films are shot, edited, and entered on mobile devices.  Entries can be submitted via the MFE […]

2018 Mosaic Film Experience Event Dates Announced

We are thrilled to announce that the Mosaic Film Experience event will be returning to Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8, 2018. The annual event, which is attended by more than 500 West Michigan students each year, immerses youth in an interactive experience. Students are provided with exclusive access to industry […]

Mosaic Film Experience Founder to Speak at South by Southwest Festival

Mosaic Film Experience president and founder Skot Welch will be a presenter at the Michigan House pop-up space at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) music, film, and interactive conference and festival that takes place in Austin, Texas from March 9 to 18, 2018. Welch, along with Representatives from the tech, start-up, and educational worlds […]

More Art Upstairs

In our latest Mosaic Community event, we teamed with ArtPrize and Celebration Cinema on November 30 to host more than 500 Grand Rapids Public Schools students for ArtPrize OnScreen, a two-hour session that included the screening of the documentary “More Art Upstairs” and a talk back with director Jody Hassett Sanchez and ArtPrize exhibitions director […]

Mosaic Film Experience YouTube Project

You watch YouTube, right? Have you ever thought about creating your own content and sharing your unique story? The popularity of young, independent content creators is changing our world. Whether it’s your school, your friends or family, fashion, gaming, sports, music, or social issues, we know you have things you’re passionate about. The Mosaic Film […]

RECAP: 2017 Mosaic Film Experience Event

The Mosaic Film Experience uses the platform of digital media to provide students with an opportunity to tell their unique stories and equip them with the critical thinking, collaborative, and creative skills necessary for career preparedness. One way we achieve this is through our annual Mosaic Event, an annual, interactive experience that provides youth with […]

What Makes an Icon?

On Thursday, November 9, the Mosaic Film Experience hosted an event centered on one question: What makes an icon? The event was held at the Grand Rapids Art Museum and was tied into the museum’s recently-opened Andy Warhol exhibit. If Warhol, for example, is considered iconic, then what or who else is? The evening began […]

Film, Fashion, and Art

On Wednesday, November 8, at GVSU’s Loosemore auditorium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Mosaic Film Experience hosted an evening of film screenings and a panel discussion about film, fashion, and art. The night began with a screening of the college finalists from the 2017 Mosaic Mobile competition, a short film competition where high school and […]

Mosaic Film Experience 2017

Students and teachers who attend the Mosaic Film Experience can expect a day filled with career exploration, interactive workshops, and film screenings to encourage a more informed and active approach to consuming and producing media content. 2017 Keynote Speakers Phillip Boutte Jr. Phillip is a Concept Costume Designer based out of Los Angeles, California. He […]