The video recording of the 2016 MADFEST AWARDS CEREMONY is now online. Click here to view the ceremony, courtesy of Jared Thompson, Theresa Gretchen, and the WLTV crew. Nice work everyone!
The 2016 West Virginia MAD (Media Arts and Design) Festival
took place on the Campus of West Liberty University on Friday, April 8, 2016. It was a day filled with workshop sessions, professional presentations, and a student media arts awards competition and ceremony. 359 high school students and 38 teachers and administrators joined us from 20 different high schools from WV, PA, and OH.
Schedule for Friday, April 8, 2016
8:00 – 9:00 – Students arrive. Continental breakfast. Interactive displays in the Boyle Conference Room (Will be open throughout the day).
9:00 – 9:50 – Everyone gathers in College Hall (a large lecture hall). Guest jurors are introduced and each one provides a 20 minute multimedia presentation highlighting various aspects of their work and career in media arts.
10:00 – 12:00 – 2016 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 – Students board buses and return home.
The MAD Festival Competition
Open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. There was also a separate competition for all West Liberty University students. Entries were judged by a panel of professionals in the media arts. See the MADFEST Competition FAQ for more details.
James Haizlett – MAD Festival Director