Mosaic Sponsor Feature: Fifth Third Bank

There’d be no Mosaic Film Experience (Mosaic) without the generosity of our West Michigan community and allies. One community member who’s teamed up with Mosaic in a more hands-on-way this year is Patrick Lonergan, the Senior Vice President of Fifth Third Bank and a new member of Mosaic’s steering committee. “I’ve been overwhelmed by the […]

Mosaic Spotlight: Skot Welch

Skot Welch had never been to a film festival when he decided to start one. Nine years later, Skot’s Mosaic Film Experience (Mosaic) is coming up on a decade of beautiful creativity that’s brought the hands-on world of filmmaking to an entire generation of West Michigan students. Mosaic’s three programs are: The Mosaic Event: the […]

Mosaic Spotlight: Derk Baartman

One of Derk Baartman’s favorite aspects of the Mosaic Film Experience (Mosaic) is this: he gets to provide today’s students with creative opportunities he wishes he had as a student. Derk, Vice President of Mosaic, has been involved with the organization and its annual event for about eight years. When he’s not running Mosaic’s operations […]

2020 Mosaic Event Speaker Profile: Nikk Franklyn

If you’re looking for a job in sports, there’s a lot you can learn from a film editor like Nikk Franklyn. Nikk is no ordinary film editor. He’s a live sports replay editor and broadcast technician, responsible for replays and editing during sporting events. As a supervisor, he handles the setup and logistics for video […]

2020 Mosaic Event Speaker Profile: Kirie Quackenbush

If you want to know what it’s like to work with brands like Star Wars and The Sims, this year’s Mosaic Film Experience has got a treat for you. Since 2011, the annual Mosaic Event has engaged more than 4,000 students in immersive workshops and interactive presentations. Presenters have included creative professionals and nationally renowned guests […]

2020 Mosaic Event Speaker Spotlight: MUV

The Mosaic Film Experience recently sat down with Carlos Rosas, Chief of Production at MUV, a transmedia company headquartered in Mexico City. Carlos Rosas and CEO Gabriela Acosta will be keynote presenters at the ninth annual Mosaic Event. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Mosaic Event will be broadcast globally live from 9 to 11:30 a.m. […]

Nonprofit’s immersive digital media event for students goes digital, expands reach

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – September 21, 2020 – The Mosaic Film Experience today announced its ninth annual Mosaic Event will be held virtually due to COVID-19. The 2020 Mosaic Event will be broadcast globally live from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on November 4 from Celebration Cinema North in Grand Rapids, Michigan. International professionals from MUV, […]