A transforming synaesthesia of sound | visuals | interactive | social integrated into an unparalleled media+art event in Chicago's Wicker Park. MGFest08 begins a tradition of full-scale environmental design, bringing together a massive range of creative talents to inspire, awe, and activate your mind. From stereo 360-degree VR pods to an underground cavern of sound, come see this diverse assembly of media+art visions. Sound Artist Feature : Michael Una.
Sun Jan 20 : Realtime Showcase Concert
Featuring electronic music created live using realtime audio equipment (Live PA). Fifteen minute rotating performances by Waveplant, Protman, Lokua, Garo, and Slava.
Sound in Motion Classes
Sound design and musical accompaniment has always been an integral part of film and video, especially in the realm of motion graphics. This thread delivers classes with audio production experts, exploring sound design for the moving image.
Tue Jan 15 : Introduction to Ableton Live
By Moment Sound @ Ascend Training
Wed : Motion Graphics Summit Day 1
Ableton Live demonstration by Mason Dixon, SAIC
Thr : Motion Graphics Summit Day 2
Surround Sound for Dummies by Bob Bennett, ARU Chicago
Fri Jan : Audio Production in Apple Logic
by Underscore Music @ Columbia College
Sat : ProTools for Post-production
by Andrew Twiss @ Harold Washington College
Sun : Audio Circuit Bending
by Alexander Inglizian @ Chicago Art Department
Students that attend all 6 days will receive a Applied Motion Certification from the Imagination College.
Check out mgFest.com for the most current festival information.