Welcome NAMAC's New Executive Director
NAMAC is pleased to announce Wendy Levy as our new Executive Director, effective September 1, 2014. Wendy replaces Jack Walsh, who served the organization for eleven years, 4 as Executive Director, 7 as Co-Director.
"We are thrilled to welcome Wendy to the team,â€ said Nathaniel James, president of the NAMAC Board of Directors. â€œShe is an inspiring leader who has always stayed ahead of the curve as rapid technological change has transformed the arts and media landscape.
State & Main Conference Recap
If you couldn't make it to the NAMAC / ACM National Conference in Philadelphia, be a part of the ongoing discussion!
Meet the 2014 National Leadership Institute Delegates
Join us in congratulating these outstanding and versatile arts leaders from around the country. The cohort will convene at the Silver Falls Conference Center outside of Portland, Oregon in September, and continue convening remotely through six months of structured peer coaching.
To participate in this unique opportunity for leadership development in the field, lookout for applications to NLI 2015, to be released next spring.
Screen Art21 Season 7 for Free!
ART21, producer of the Peabody Award-winning series Art in the Twenty-First Century
, invites NAMAC members to celebrate the premiere of Art21's newest season of films showcasing the work and words of contemporary artists. ART21 provides NAMAC screening partners everything you'll need for a turnkey screening: DVDs, postcards, posters, screening guides and a customizable press release. With the help of hundreds of partners, four new one-hour episodes from ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7 will be shown across the U.S. and around the world beginning October 2014. MORE INFO.
NAMAC / BAVC / Active Voice Host Impact Social, 9/15
We are pleased to announce the first-ever Bay Area Impact Social The goal of an Impact Social is to create connections across disciplines, spark collaborations, seed ideas and inspire each other's creativity. Started in NYC by Borderline Media and the Impact Producers Group, Sundance joined this year. Join us for what we hope will be the first of many networking opportunities among Bay Area artists, creatives, strategists, and media professionals working for social change. September 15, 2014, 7-9pm, Oakland Impact Hub. REGISTER HERE
MAG-Net Digital Dialogue on Net Neutrality
Listen to a Podcast of June's MAG-Net Digital Dialogue, "Preserving our Creative Channels: What an Open Internet Means for Arts, Culture and Creativity."
Speakers include: Jack Walsh, (NAMAC); Cynthia Brothers (18 Million Rising, Culture Strike & Hyphen Magazine); Molly Murphy (Working Films); and co-moderated by Carlton Turner of Alternate ROOTS and Betty Yu of the Center for Media Justice.
GETTING REAL Documentary Film Conference
is an unprecedented 3-day national conference for documentary filmmakers that will take place in Los Angeles from September 30 - October 2, 2014. GETTING REAL will feature over 20 sessions covering a variety of topics including career, art, impact, funding, distribution and ethics, as well as keynotes from doc filmmakers and leaders in the field. Produced by the International Documentary Association
the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. MORE INFO.
What Are You Up To?
Sharing NAMAC Members' work with the national media arts community helps collectively strengthen the sector. Submit your announcements / news items for the September eBulletin via this link.