eBulletin • September 2011
What's New at NAMAC
On Leading Creatively NAMAC's
Executive Director Jack Walsh discusses the 2012 NAMAC
Conference and the upcoming policy battles for public funds for the arts and net neutrality.
We are proud to announce that NAMAC's first Campaign and Policy Institute
is happening from December 6-8, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The Institute will bring together twenty leaders from intermediary arts organizations for advocacy training. This intensive three-day workshop is designed to build participants’ capacity to influence national level policies that affect their organizations, constituents and the field. There will be a special focus on connecting how media and technology policy affects the arts across disciplines. Applications are due October, 21 2011. Find out more about NAMAC's Campaign and Policy Institute.
NAMAC's Open Dialogue on Media Distribution is happening this Thursday, September 29.
Want to learn more about NAMAC's research project Mapping the Field
? Check out these brand new infographics
by talented graphic designer Billy Brown.
, the Teen New Media Program Manager at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
, also coordinates RYMAEC
, New England’s Regional Youth Media Arts Education Consortium. Previously he ran the Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Video Festival
in Cambridge, Mass., and served as President of the Board of Cambridge Community Television
for six years. As a video artist he has produced several multimedia dance performance pieces and was a Digital Fellow at the Dance Theater Workshop
in New York City in 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University’s College of Communication. Read Joseph's answers to our five questions.
The mission of the Anthology Film Archives
is to preserve, present, and promote independent, avant-garde
, and artist cinema. It strives to advance the cause and protect the heritage of cinematic art that is created outside the commercial mainstream and is in particular danger of being lost, overlooked, or ignored. It screens around 1,000 public programs annually; publishes historical and scholarly books and catalogs; maintains a collection of approximately 20,000 films and 5,000 videos; and preserves approximately 25 films each year (with 800+ preserved to date). Its research library holds the world’s largest collection documenting the history of American and international film and video as art. Read their answers to our five questions.