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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Mosaic Film Experience partnered with ArtPrize to emphasize the power of storytelling. On September 21, more than 150 high school students descended upon the ArtPrize STEAM Village for a Mosaic panel discussion: “We Are The Stories We Tell Ourselves.” The ArtPrize STEAM Village provides students with the opportunity to explore experiential learning stations that […]
On September 10, The Mosaic Film Experience team had the opportunity to partner with Living Arts to host a workshop for students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Living Arts is an interdisciplinary residential community in Bursley Hall on the universities’ North Campus that brings together 80 undergraduates in the arts, architecture, engineering and other […]
The Mosaic Film Experience (MFE) today announced the kick-off to its third annual Mosaic Mobile film contest, a short-film competition for West Michigan high school and college students. All Mosaic Mobile films must be entirely shot and edited on mobile devices (i.e., mobile phone or tablet). Entries can be submitted via the MFE website until […]
Students from four Grand Rapids high schools have planned, directed, shot and produced “Breathe,” a public service announcement (PSA) in support of the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’ Mayor’s Greening Initiative – launched to help the city reach its goal of a 40 percent tree canopy. The PSA will […]
The Mosaic Film Experience team recently attended SXSW in Austin, Texas to discuss some big ideas and meet some amazing people. While in Austin, Derk Baartman and the founder of the Mosaic Film Experience, Skot Welch, and stopped by the Michigan House where they discussed the history of Mosaic Film Experience and the ideas that inspired it.
The Mosaic Film Experience presents a conversation with two inspirational industry professionals in the fields of entertainment and media:LA based Costume Concept Artist, Phillip Boutte Jr. and HBO Manager of University Relations and Recruitment, Antoinette Miller. RSVP Link: www.tinyurl.com/Phillip-Antoinette