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  • Our mission is to support the expressive use of innovative media tools by providing the access, training and environment needed to create/exhibit works of enduring merit and artistic excellence. We believe everyone can and should have access to the tools of communication.
  • Born 1940 in United States
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  • Born 1959 in Finland
  • Born 1954 in United States
  • Born 1968 in United States
  • Born 1964 in United States
  • Born 1927 in United States
  • Established primarily as a network for artists who either use or are inspired by science and technology, ASCI has become a magnet for some of the best examples of this type of contemporary art and for scientists and technologists wishing to collaborate. ASCI was instrumental in reinvigorating the art-sci-tech movement in the United States during the mid-1990's and helped coalesce the art-science movement (1998-2002).
  • A listing of library materials and websites helping you search for funding, jobs, and residencies. Hard copies of this guide are available at the Art Collection on the 3rd floor, and the books and the periodicals are on 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors of Mid-Manhattan Library.
  • Founded in 1981 in Lower Manhattan, Art in General is a nonprofit organization that assists artists with the production and presentation of new work. Starting in the fall of 2005, Art in General will focus on commissioning challenging new work that may not otherwise be publicly realized. Art in General also maintains an Artist Residency Program designed to give national and international artists the opportunity to present and create new work.
  • Artists Space was founded in 1972 as a non-profit institution supporting unaffiliated contemporary artists working in the visual arts, including the media of video, performance, architecture and design.
  • Artists Space was founded in 1972 to support contemporary artists working in the visual arts, including video, electronic media, performance, architecture and design. See the Submisssions link under Exhibitions.
  • Our mission is to bring the tools of the mass media within reach. Since the early '80s, Artists' Television Access has provided equipment, education, and a screening venue for independent film and video to artists and the community in San Francisco's Mission District.
  • Founded in 1978, AAIFF is proudly known as 'The First Home to Asian American Cinema.' It was the nation's first festival dedicated to screening works by media artists of Asian descent and continues to be a leading showcase for Asian American film and video.
  • Born 1958 in United States
  • Born 1944 in France
  • In 1985 AFS was born, honoring classic and independent film with screenings in public venues all over Austin. By 1995 our mission had expanded from appreciating the movies we were screening, to supporting the filmmakers who made them. Since then we have earned the Directors Guild of America's first DGA Honors Award in recognition for our support of regional film production and culture.
  • BAVC is a video and new media center with access to extensive technology, training, and support to artists.
  • Bernadette Corporation was created in 1993 by Antek Walczak, Bernadette Van-Huy and John Kelsey.
  • Born 1965 in Italy
  • We exhibit and promote the media and digital arts of Boston, New England and the world to audiences in the New England region and beyond helping to promote a sense of media and digital literacy locally and regionally. We carry out six major programs the Boston Cyberarts Festival, the Artists Residency in Technology Companies of Massachusetts (ARTCOM) program, VideoSpace, the HyperArtSpace Online Gallery, the Apropos New Media Database and Faces of Tomorrow.
  • Born 1949 in Yugoslavia
  • 1933-2003 United States-Canada
  • Born 1972 in France
  • Aimed at developing British cinema and published by the Film Department of the British Council. See the site map for a full listing of resources.
  • Born 1952 in Germany
  • Born 1963 in United States
  • Born 1953 in France
  • Born 1937 in United States
  • CDD is committed to preserving the openness and diversity of the Internet in the broadband era, and to realizing the full potential of digital communications through the development and encouragement of noncommercial, public interest programming.
  • CFVA was founded in 1987 by a group of about 20 film and video industry professionals who wanted to gather regularly for the purposes of personal and professional interaction with each other and to encourage growth in the Charlotte area film industry.
  • CUFF presents alternative, underground, independent and experimental films.
  • Born 1959 in South Korea
  • Serving Santa Cruz County, Monterey and the central coast of California, we provide a venue both on-line and off for anyone interested in the filmmaking process. Santa Cruz has always been a haven for creative people of all types. Artists, craftspeople, writers,actors, musicians and others are drawn to this small town and flourish in an atmosphere of acceptance and freedom. The goal of Cinemar is to create a thriving film community in Santa Cruz county by bringing local filmmakers together with the resources they need to produce their work.
  • Since its inception in 1995 as a tiny student showcase, the festival has grown rapidly, mutating with each new edition. Our competition program is a forum, an ongoing argument, a free zone for celebrating and exchanging stories, for collaborations and for exposing audiences to brave and radical forays in cinema.
  • Born 1971 in United States
  • Born 1956 in United States
  • An online international short film festival connecting creators and viewers all around the world. See Application Guide link at the bottom of the screen.
  • Born 1947 in United States
  • Founded in January 1999, Creative Capital supports work with the potential for significant artistic and cultural impact, and is committed to diversity in all its forms.
  • Crossover Australia brings together accomplished Australian artists, filmmakers, game developers, web designers and screenwriters, for five days. The goal is to develop ideas for projects that combine the storytelling skills of independent filmmaking with new kinds of interactivity made possible by emerging technology.
  • Darklight is Ireland's premier festival for filmmakers, animators and artists whose work explores the convergence of art, film and technology. Our mission is to nurture new talent and to create new possibilities for the imagination.
  • Born 1962 in United States
  • Born 1960 in Canada
  • DCTV is the most honored independent nonprofit media center in the nation. Its productions, reaching over 100 million viewers each year, have received 12 national Emmy Awards, 3 duPont-Columbia Awards, and every other major award in the television field. In recognition of DCTV's artistic integrity and social commitment, the organization was awarded a highly competitive National Endowment for the Arts "Leadership Projects for the Millennium" grant.
  • Born 1966 in Liberia
  • EVC is a not-for-profit media arts center that teaches documentary video production and media analysis to youth, educators, and community organizers.
  • EAI was founded in 1971 by Howard Wise, an innovative art dealer and visionary supporter of video as art. It is one of the first nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of video as an art form.
  • Born 1925 in United States
  • Born 1957 in Iran
  • ECFF is a network of 250 audio-visual festivals with strong roots in the regions of Europe. Member festivals are dynamic, cultural events which have made a commitment to promote the diversity of the European moving image.
  • ETC was founded in 1971, an outgrowth of a media access program established by Ralph Hocking at Binghamton University in 1969. Today, the Center continues to provide support and services to the media arts community.
  • Born 1940 in Austria
  • Eyebeam engages cultural dialogue at the intersection of the arts and sciences. Its goal is to forge an understanding of the relatedness of these practices, which are becoming increasingly significant engines of cultural production. Eyebeam amplifies the flux and hybridity of the art/science intersection by openly fostering the parallel strands of EDUCATION, RESEARCH, PRODUCTION, EXHIBITION with its public and peers
  • Born 1952 in United States
  • An online entertainment destination dedicated to showcasing film festivals around the world and fostering new film and filmmaking talent. See "Call for Entries" link under each listing.
  • The Film Society of Lincoln Center produces The New York Film Festival (NYFF), New Directors/New Films (ND/NF) and Scanners: New York Video Festival. Entry into our festivals is open to all filmmakers. You are encouraged to submit to any festival for which you feel your work is appropriate. All lengths and all genres are considered for our festivals.
  • Film Threat Magazine was created in 1985. For over a decade Film Threat has covered cult films, underground shorts, alternative films and independent features. Recently named one of the top 5 movie websites by The Wall Street Journal, Film Threat is the number one destination on the Internet for consumers seeking an alternate take about mainstream movies as well as stories on independent and underground cinema.
  • This listing contains over 400 film festivals, markets, expositions, and communications industry conventions.
  • Online companion publication to Filmmaker Magazine.
  • The magazine of independent film offering a weekly newsletter.
  • A comprehensive resource center for filmmakers with links to associations, cinematography, distributors, editing, film schools, video and other film related topics.
  • Film Arts is a non-profit leader in the media arts field, providing comprehensive training, equipment, information, consultations, and exhibition opportunities to independent filmmakers.
  • Born 1952 and 1946 in Switzerland
  • Born 1980 in Israel
  • Born 1950 in Hungary
  • Frameline is an organization whose "mission is to support, develop, and promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer visibility through media arts. Through a variety of programs and activities,Frameline provides access to films and videos dealing with a wide variety of issues related to sexuality and gender. Eachyear Frameline presents the San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival,the world's oldest and largest event of its kind."
  • Since 1990, nearly 100 films and videos have been completed with assistance from the Frameline Film & Video Completion Fund. The leading distributor of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender media to the educational market and beyond.
  • 1936-1984 United States
  • Born 1967 in France
  • Born 1966 in Scotland
  • Born 1949 in United States
  • Ulf Langheinrich & Kurt Hentschlager, born in Austria
  • Born 1960 in Spain
  • Born 1931
  • Born in United States
  • From its central SOHO location and through its Internet presence Harvestworks provides accessible and coordinated digital media production, education, information and content distribution services to a diverse creative community.
  • Born in United States
  • Born 1951 in United States
  • Born in United States
  • Born in Switzerland
  • Born 1931 in United States
  • Born 1962 in France
  • Born 1940 in Japan
  • A comprehesive listing of festivals and events around the world.
  • IFP was founded in 1979 on a belief that a truly vital American cinema must include the personal, idiosyncratic, and sometimes controversial voices of filmmakers working outside of the established studio system.
  • Filmmakers, festival programmers, distributors, and others dedicated to support, promotion, and production of American independent films. Useful for its Job Bank and Classifieds.
  • The IMAGE mission is to build and support a strong independent media arts community in Atlanta and the Southeast by promoting the production, exhibition and public awareness of film and video as artistic forms of individual expression.
  • Celebrating its tenth anniversary, indieWIRE is the leading news, information, and social networking site for the international independent film community, including comprehensive coverage of indie, documentary and foreign language films, as well industry news, film festival reports, filmmaker interviews, and movie reviews.
  • The mission IDA is to promote nonfiction film and video around the world by supporting and recognizing the efforts of documentary film and video makers, increasing public appreciation and demand for the documentary, and providing a forum for documentary makers, their supporters and suppliers.
  • InterSpace was created to foster creativity in the field of arts, new media and technologies, and it works for the establishment of a social attitude to new media art forms, through the development of alternative means and possibilities of artistic expression in new media technologies.
  • Born 1933 in United States
  • Born 1936 in United States
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  • Born 1974 in Denmark
  • Born 1954 in United States
  • Born 1955 in South Africa

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