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20th Annual San Diego 3 Latino Film Festival Recap Youth Camp and Teen 5 Producers Project April Workshops 7 Video Production Services Update 8 Microcinema at 11 Media Arts


‘Streetside Media’ project in the front window.


RECAP

Lining up to view some awesome films!

Artistic Director Lisa Franek and Lou Diamond Phillips

Salsa dancing at the Closing Night Party


The Closing Night Party at the Air & Space Museum

Having fun at the festival

Kate del Castillo

Wonderful sponsors

Awesome volunteers!


SPRING 2013 CAMP DATES: April 1-5 1st-3rd grade 4th-8th grade

April 8-12 3rd-5th grade 6th-8th grade

April 15-19 3rd-5th grade 6th-8th grade

YO U T H M E D I A & TECH CAMP Kids in grades 1st through 8th learn about filmmaking using iMovie, GarageBand, iStopMotion, green screen and more! During a weeklong session, campers collaborate to scriptwrite, storyboard, direct, and produce original short movies. At the end of each week campers show off their work at the family screening and receive a DVD of their movie.

1st-3rd Grade Camp Monday-Friday, April 1-5 NEW!

AM CAMP 8:30am - 12:30 pm PM CAMP 1:00pm - 4:00 pm $140/week

All other grades: Monday-Friday

8:30 - 3:00 pm CAMP HOURS 3:00 - 5:00 pm EXTENDED HOURS $195/wk

SIGN UP ONLINE! www.mediaartscenter.org/mediacamp or call 619.230.1938

2921 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104 www.mediaartscenter.org www.sdlatinofilm.com


SUMMER MEDIA CAMP DATES: 1st – 3rd grade JUNE 17-21, JUNE 24-28 9:00am-12:00pm (AM CAMP) 1:00pm-4:00pm (PM CAMP) $145 Members / $155 General 4th – 6th grade JUNE 17-21, JUNE 24-28 8:30am- 3:30pm $195 Members / $225 General 3rd – 5th grade July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-August 2, August 5-9, August 12-16, August 19-23 8:30am- 3:30pm $195 Members / $225 General 6th – 8th grade JULY 8-12, JULY 15-19, JULY 22-26, JULY 29-AUG 2, AUG 5-9, AUG 12-16, AUG 19-23 8:30am- 3:30pm $195 Members / $225 General

SIGN UP ONLINE WWW.DIGITALGYM.ORG/MEDIACAMP


TEEN PRODUCERS PROJECT Since 2001, the Teen Producers Project at the Media Arts Center San Diego has produced films that have screened all over the country and on TV. Each session teaches the art of film and journalism to teens that work together to create original films about community issues and current events.

NEXT SESSION STARTS JUNE 22. Saturdays 10am-2pm $20/Class SIGN UP ONLINE! www.mediaartscenter.org/upcomingtpp or call 619.230.1938

2921 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104 www.mediaartscenter.org www.sdlatinofilm.com


A PR I L WO R KSHO P S

mediaartscenter.org/aprilworkshops - mediaartscenter.org 2921 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104

I. VIDEO PRODUCTION

Tuesdays: April 9th, 16th, & 23rd

This 3 part series (Tuesdays: April 9th, 16th, & 23rd) will provide students with the confidence to shoot, light and package their content for post - production. You will produce, shoot and edit a short piece that you can edit, and use for your reel. We will break off into groups and you can choose from shooting a short documentary, film, music video & commercial.

II. ACTORS: CREATING A DEMO REEL Wednesday, April 24th

Actors need to get noticed & this class will show you how. The more professional you reel looks, the more interest you’ll get.

III. INTRO TO GRAPHIC DESIGN (photoshop & illustrator) Thursdays: April 11th, 18th, and 25th

Graphic Design comes in all shapes, colors and sizes. Photoshop and Illustrator are a primary tool to create work for web, print, and animation. In this course, you will learn the difference between Photoshop and Illustrator, their advantages and when to use them. Get hands on experience designing while getting an introductory taste into the world of design.


The Media Arts Center hosted the Mobile Stories Class at the Barrio Logan College Institute and had a screening at Logan Heights Library. Thank you to everyone that came out! Special thanks to the


Join us for the opening of our new 49seat theater in the heart of North Park. Playing the best in documentary, foreign and independent cinema. March 29 - April 4 features two films: As Luck Would Have It and K-11. Tickets on sale March 10.

CINEMA As Luck Would Have It Runtime: 95 Minutes MPAA Rating: Unrated An out-of-work publicist who suffers an accident looks to sell the exclusive interview rights to the highest bidder in an attempt to provide for his family.

K-11 Runtime: 88 Minutes MPAA Rating: Unrated A record producer comes around after binging on drink and drugs. He finds himself in a section of the Los Angeles County Jail reserved for homosexuals, which is ruled by a transsexual named Mousey.


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MARCH, APRIL & MAY As Luck Would Have It

Synopsis: An out-of-work publicist who suffers an accident looks to sell the exclusive interview rights to the highest bidder in an attempt to provide for his family. Black Comedy starring Salma Hayek. Sold out at March 29 - April 4 SDLFF 2013!

Runtime: 95 Minutes MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Synopsis: A record producer comes around after binging on drink and drugs. He finds himself in a section of the Los Angeles County Jail reserved for homosexuals, which is ruled by a transsexual named Mousey.

Edgy film starring Kate del Castillo. Sold out at SDLFF 2013!

March 29 - April 4, April 7 - 11 Runtime: 88 Minutes MPAA Rating: Not Rated

I Am Not a Hipster

Debuted at Sundance 2012. Locally made by SDSU alums Destin Daniel Cretton (Director) and Ron Najor (Producer)

April 5 - 11 Runtime: 87 min MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Synopsis: Alice is an offbeat pharmacist surrounded by a nice, dysfunctional family. And still single. When she meets Vincent, the perfect guy, her life seems to change for the best. But she also meets Victor. Not the perfect guy. So why does he turn April 12 - 18 her life upside down this way? Featuring a Runtime: 77 min cameo performance by Woody Allen! MPAA Rating: Not Rated French romantic comedy featuring a cameo from Woody Allen!

The Pirogue

An intense border-crossing adventure from Senegal, Africa.

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April 20 - 22 (Special Earth Day Engagement) Runtime: 97 Minutes MPAA Rating: Not Rated

G-Dog (Docurama)

Paris Manhattan

Synopsis: A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them.

Synopsis: Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from scepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. Brady’s narrative is vividly propelled by an original score created by Academy Award winning composer Vangelis. Environmentally themed documentary featuring acclaimed Oscar winner Jeremy Irons. Screening as part of a special Earth Day engagement.

Synopsis: Based in San Diego’s indie music and art scene, exploring what it means to be creative in the face of tragedy.

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Dramatic story of family, trust, and environmental preservation. Special engagement in observation of Earth Day.

Trashed

K-11

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Synopsis: Lauduree is a 13-year-old loner, passionate about nature and obsessed with ecological disaster. Greta, her grandmother, is a fiery nurse jaded by alcohol and disappointment. When Lauduree is abruptly abandoned by her April 19 - 25 dreamer single mom, she decides to take Runtime: 100 Minutes survival into her own hands, forcing her MPAA Rating: Not Rated and Greta to learn to trust each other and leap into the unknown.

April 26 - May 2 Runtime: 87 min MPAA Rating: Not Rated

General Admission: $10.50 Students & Seniors: $8.50

Synopsis: Father Boyle, a Jesuit priest also known as G-Dog, is the visionary behind Homeboy Industries, the largest, most successful gang intervention and rehab program in the United States. However, when the donations and support are not April 23, 25, 27, 28 coming in fast enough and Homeboy is Runtime: 92 Minutes at risk of closing its doors, Father Boyle MPAA Rating: Not Rated and the young men and women from the program rally together in an effort to keep program afloat. Part of the Docurama Series, a look at the life and work of a gang reformer.

Vivan Las Antipodas (Docurama)

Synopsis: Two pairs of antipodes, dry-land spots that lie opposite each other on the earth, are compared in this documentary. The first pair of antipodes are a ferry across a river in Entre Rios, Argentina and busy, downtown Shanghai. The second comparison is of two bleak, mountainous April 30, May 2, 4, 5 regions, Lake Baikal in Russia and Runtime: 108 Minutes Patagonia in Chile, and shows that the MPAA Rating: Not Rated regions are actually more similar than different. Part of our Docurama Series, a magical study in landscape and culture.

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All MOVIES take place @ Media Arts Center San Diego’s new DIGITAL GYM (located in North Park off 805 Freeway on El Cajon Blvd & 30th St). 2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego. CA 92104.


MEMBERSHIP MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO’S “Digital Gym” is a multimedia lab and community space for anyone interested in new media and technologies. Digital Gym members enjoy a wide range of benefits, including free workshops and access to production equipment. Join now and take full advantage by choosing a plan that meets your interests and budget!

ALL LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE: Access to Computers & Multimedia Production Equipment. Discounted Digital Media Workshops. Ticket discounts at MACSD’s various film series.

LEVELS STUDENT -- $25 /year Access to equipment rentals, 25% discount to youth workshops & camps (including Teen Producers Project), 8 hours per month access to computer lab.

BASIC -- $45 /year Access to equipment rentals, 25% discount to all workshops, 8 hours per month access to computer lab.

PREMIUM -- $75 /year Access to equipment rentals, 25% discount to all workshops, 16 hours per month access to computer lab.

UNLIMITED -- $125/year Access to equipment rentals, 25% discount to all workshops, unlimited access to computer lab, VIP invites

FAMILY -- $175/year Access for 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18 ($25 for each additional child) to 2 free workshops per month for kids or parents, 25% discount to all workshops and camps, first session of our popular one-on-one tech tutoring (by appointment) per family member is free, 8 hours per month access to computer lab for any family member, members only access to rent the space for a birthday party at MACSD. (Please contact us for pricing information and availability).

REGISTER NOW ONLINE at: www.mediaartscenter.org/membership INFO: Julia Richardson – Program Associate – 619.230.1938 x105 – julia@mediaartscenter.org

2921 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104

www.mediaartscenter.org www.sdlatinofilm.com


OUR MISSION MEDIA ARTS CENTER SAN DIEGO promotes access to film and video as tools for community self-expression and social change and supports the professional development of media artists.

ph: 619.230.1938 2921 El Cajon Blvd. fax: 619.230.1937 San Diego, CA 92104 julia@mediaartscenter.org education & outreach coordinator

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