Film & Media Artist-in-Residence
Fall: November 18–December 6, 2013
Winter: February 10–March 21, 2014
Apply by September 6, 2013
The Banff Centre's Film & Media Artist-in-Residence program provides a rich, well-supported environment for professional development for artists in digital film and media, audio, research, and photography. Residencies are ideal for individuals and teams who want time and space to create new works, research innovative ideas, and experiment with different techniques and modes of production. Projects in all stages, from experimentation to production and post-production, are welcome.
Examples of Film & Media Residencies include video production, video post-production, audio post- production, short film and video art, audio and electronic art, 3D animation, virtual reality, interactive design, locative media, research, performance, installation, experimental hardware, wearable technologies, immersive environments, transmedia, multidisciplinary practices.
Audio, video, interactive, and research facilities are available to help participants develop all aspects of pre- and post-production for their project, while staff and Work Study Program participants are on hand to provide advice and hands-on support for the project. For audio recording, please see our CD Recording Residency.
Your working environment offers a private studio accessible 24 hours a day, and/or collaborative working spaces. Requests for use of specific Film & Media facilities, including editing stations, digital effects lab, recording studios, music huts, television studios, and research labs will be considered at the time of application. Access to these facilities is subject to additional fees.
Your living environment includes on-campus accommodation and dining facilities, as well as access to our arts-based library, extensive recreation facilities, and the stimulating multi-disciplinary environment of The Banff Centre. Please note that on-campus accommodations and requests for specific room types are subject to availability.
Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) Program
March 3–28, 2014
Apply by October 25, 2013
The Banff Artist in Residence (BAIR) program in Visual Arts provides time and space for individuals and groups to create new works, research innovative ideas, and experiment with different techniques and modes of production. Participants are provided with an individual studio accessible 24 hours a day, as well as use of Visual Arts facilities including printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Access to these facilities is subject to additional fees.
Residency length can vary within the prescribed program dates. All residencies must begin on a Mondayand last for a minimum of 12 days. Applications for residencies outside of the program dates may be accepted at the discretion of the director of Visual Arts. Please note that on-campus accommodations and requests for specific room types are subject to availability.
September 23–24, 2013
Crossmedia Banff: Digital MashUp—a showcase of 40 of the most innovative companies and creators in motion, mobile, marketing, publishing, and games.
The pace is fast and the knowledge share overflowing. Gaming people will meet the TV people, the publishing people will meet the web video people, and everyone will get to meet the advertising people.
This two-day program will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Eric McLuhan, a special presentation by Andrew McLuhan, and top media and digital innovators discussing new technologies and forward-looking business models for engaging audiences of the future across the digital ecosystem.
Crossmedia Banff is a partnership between The Banff Centre and Jumpwire Media.