Entries will be received right here on this page from March 1 – 27.
High School students in grades 9 – 12, attending classes in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania are invited to enter their work in the 2013 Media Arts and Design (MAD) Festival competition. West Liberty University students will compete in a separate category. The awards ceremony will take place on the afternoon of Friday, April 19, in College Hall. All category winners will be acknowledged during the MAD Festival.
Entries will be received online from March 1 – March 27, on this website.
Here are the categories for the 2013 festival.
Video – stories, documentaries, edited by the student (or group of no more than 3 students).
Digital Imaging – Original art created using digital processes. This can include collage, vector graphics, photography, and scanned objects or textures. If found works are used, the piece should be transformative of original content.
Electronic Music – Original compositions, up to 5 minutes in length. Can include original instrumentation, sampled sounds, midi sounds, or mashups of two or more pre-recorded songs, as long as such works are transformative of original content.
Animation – Original animated project. May include stop motion projects, vector animations, cartoons, interactive pieces, or games.
Illustration – Original illustration using digital and/or traditional techniques. Limited to completely original works (no collages of other artwork – those works belong in the Digital Imaging category),
Mixed Media – Original static mixed media piece. May include a range of materials, from found object assemblage, to a variety of traditional or non-traditional media.
Multimedia – Original dynamic multimedia piece. Should be composed of a variety of media, which may include video, animation, photography, sound, illustration, and type.
Interactive – Web Design, Mobile Apps, Interactive Music Applications, or Interactive storytelling. Original coding and graphics required. Judged on originality, navigation, and content.
Graphic Design – The visual communication of ideas to convey a message, primarily through the display of typography and/or images.