OUR MISSION

  1. Design a forum for Georgetown students to display and present their multimedia works.

  2. Host a student-run event with a playful, festive, and exploratory atmosphere.

  3. Incorporate aspects of design thinking and reflective pedagogy into the submission, curation, and creative process.

  4. Create an opportunity for students, programs, and departments across campus to engage and collaborate together.

  5. Expose members of the Georgetown and DC community to interdisciplinary and and innovative works.

Mixed Media

Media Fest has no strict guidelines and is meant to explore the intersections between . We encourage the playful remixing and reinterpretation of traditional boundaries between media, and in particular the boundaries between art and technology/new media inspired by the event's roots in the Communications, Culture and Technology program.

We encourage students to submit any work that they are proud of, in whatever medium and format, and we will make it our mission to support you in thinking/rethinking about how your work engages with its audience, what mediums or media it is using and why, and how it can be remixed or represented in a way that is new and surprising. 

Behind the Scenes

> Georgetown students submit a proposal of their work for review by a committee of Georgetown faculty and Media Fest mentors across different departments.

> The faculty reviewers and Media Fest mentors provide written feedback to students, challenge them to think deeply about the meaning or experience they want their work to present, and encourage them to experiment with new materials and methods. 

> Contributing artists engage in an iterative process of improvement and exploration. There is an optional Media Fest Workshop held in the Maker Hub to kick off creativity at the beginning of Media Fest season, two consultations with creative mentors, and a final review to make sure students feel that their work is exhibit-ready.