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Outstanding Local Films Among Selections for the 7th Annual Media Film Festival

Exceptional local films along with others from as far away as Singapore, Italy and the United Kingdom will be shown as part of the Media Film Festival, April 4th and 5th.  Now in its 7th year,the festival of short films has moved to the historic Media Theatre on State Street in downtown Media.  To view the official Festival sneak preview or to purchase tickets visit

Film Festival - Banner Correction

"Oops, recycling mistake!  As we recycled last year's banner (changing the dates) we forgot to change the location.  This year's Media Film Festival will be held at the MEDIA THEATRE, not the Media Community Center.  Sorry about 
the mix up.  We're looking forward to seeing you at the historic Media Theatre on April 4 and 5 for a great film festival."

MyFi Begins on March 5, 2014 - Sign Up Today!

MyFi (Media Youth Film Initiative), a film production class for high school students, announces it spring session starting March 5. MyFi combines the ageless art of story telling with film.  Working with Hezekiah Lewis students participate in all aspects of the filmmaking process.

Media Youth Film Initiative (MYFI) Begins Its Second Year

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CONTACT: Judy Fowler at 484-840-3622 
exec [at] mediaartscouncil [dot] org

2nd Saturday, December 14, 2013

2nd Saturday, December 14, 2013 "A Carol on Every Corner"

2013 Media Icons Photography Contest Winners Announced

On Second Saturday, October 12th 2013, the winners of the 2013 Media Icons Photography Contest were announced.  The evening event, held in the Schlenker Building, was well attended and appetizers and beverages from local vendors who support the Media Arts Council were featured.
The winners are as follows:
1st Place: A Welcoming Place, by Jose Sevillano
2nd Place: Picasso Tree, by Laura Ducceschi
Honorable Mention: New Spring, by Rebecca Michelle Lee

Arts Awards Icons of Media Patron of the Arts Part 3

Bryan Messick on behalf of the Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union as a Patron of the Arts for their continued support of MAC and 2nd Saturday. Bryan and the FMFCU were selected to receive this award in recognition of your outstanding “Service to the Arts.”

We are very grateful to FMFCU for its longstanding partnership with MAC. As the original, presenting sponsor of our monthly arts stroll you have made it possible for MAC to present 90 consecutive 2nd Saturdays! This amazing achievement is only possible with your ongoing support. 2nd Saturday has become, virtually, an institution in Media, bringing people together to enjoy art and celebrate our community.

Arts Awards Icons of Media Part 2


This year two artists will be receiving the Arts Award for Artistic Contribution: Bok Read and Claire Brill. This award is given to artists for their contribution of artistic excellence in their field. - See more at:

Arts Awards Icons of Media


Media Youth Film Initiative Starts September 19

Even though school hasn’t started some students are signing up for the after school film production class MyFi (Media Youth Film Initiative).

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