The 2014 West Virginia MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival
will take place on the Campus of West Liberty University on Friday, April 11, from 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM. It will be a day filled with sixty workshop sessions, professional presentations, and a student media arts awards competition and ceremony. REGISTRATION: You must register for sessions on this site in order to participate in the festival. Online registration will begin on February 15, 2014.
Schedule for Friday, April 11th
8:00 – 9:00 – Students arrive. Continental breakfast. Table displays.
9:00 – 9:50 – Everyone gathers in College Hall (a large lecture hall). Guest jurors are introduced and each one provides a 15 minute multimedia presentation highlighting various aspects of their work and career in media arts.
10:00 – 12:00 – 2014 Media Arts and Design Award Ceremony. Jurors remain on stage and make brief comments about the work as the awards are presented.
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch in Rogers Cafeteria
1:10 – 2:00 – Session One – (View session descriptions and register under the Registration tab).
2:10 – 3:00 – Session Two - (View session descriptions and register under the Registration tab).
3:00 – 4:00 – Boyle Conference Room – final wrap up forum (Q and A), with guest jurors and presenters.
The MAD Festival Competition
is open to all West Liberty University students. There is also a separate competition for high school students from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Entries will be judged by a panel of professionals in the media arts. Online entries will be accepted on this website from February 15 – March 20. See the Competition FAQ for more details.
James Haizlett – MAD Festival Director [email protected]