UPTOWN IS RECRUITING

Uptown Media Arts is seeking directors for its executive board.

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NEW PROJECT FOR UPTOWN ARTBEAT

Burning-man artist Leo Villareal (who created this LED installation for the National Gallery in Washington D.C.) plans to light up the Bay Bridge. It’s an ambitious project and Uptown Artbeat video production assistants will be there to help document his efforts. Work starts next week. Stay tuned for more…

OURY COMPETES IN KNIGHT CHALLENGE


OURY Digital Dialogues is one of nearly 1,000 projects competing in the Knight News Networks Challenge. Click through to check out OURY’s new blog…

OURY, by the way, stands for Oakland Uptown Refugee Youth.

Uptown uses donation to buy a new laptop

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Just in time for summer projects, Uptown has purchased a new macbook pro loaded with Apple and Adobe software. Thank you mystery donor. You know who you are…

SIGN UP FOR SPRING 2012 WORKSHOPS!

Yippee. There are a few spaces available for this coming spring’s Uptown Video Workshop.

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UPTOWN RECEIVES VIDEO FIELD KIT

Thank you to filmmakers Suzanne Cross and John Simpson. The Uptown Video Workshop now has the field kit used to shoot Under Four Trees last year in South Africa. 

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UPTOWN’S MANAGING DIRECTOR IS BLOGGING

The first post is about when Rose first met all the great kids in the video class at OSA. There is at least one photo included in each post. Click HERE to visit.

here/there ON VIEW IN PETALUMA THROUGH 12/12

Featured work from here / there, a multi-media project of Kathy Graddy and the Uptown Media Workshop, is now on view at the INNER GEOGRAPHIES EXHIBITION in Petaluma. 

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