Screen to Script Pitch Festival

Live Premiere on 10/29

 

Couch Film Collective elevates new voices in film by changing the types of stories told about underrepresented communities and by working to get members of these communities in front of and behind the camera at all levels of production.

Join us in joining Couch Film Collective for their Script to Screen Pitch Party, Thursday, October 29th! Hear from the writers of the top 3 scripts selected by a panel of professional screenwriters and vote to make their projects a reality. The winners receive $5,000 to make their film, as well as massive production and outreach support from the The Couch Collective. To participate in the call, go to tinyurl.com/pitchparty2020.

Since 2015, Couch Film Collective has produced six short films. Featured in the player are some of these previous films.

 

Virtual Exhibition

 

Laura Medina // Laura Camila Medina is an interdisciplinary artist born in Bogota, Colombia. She bases her practice around memory and identity as a response to personal, cultural, and historical research. Her work utilizes a unique combination of traditional mediums within digitally constructed spaces to create immersive visual analogies of cultural hybridity.

 

Medina is inspired by her memories of home, her mother’s arepas, and her father’s soundtracks. Her work has shown at the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture, PLANETA New York, Wieden + Kennedy, and with the Nat Turner Project.

 

In addition to the New Media Fellowship at Open Signal she was awarded the Artist in Residence at the Living School of Art, and most recently the IPRC Artists & Writers in Residence Program. She earned her BFA at PNCA and is currently based in Portland, OR.

Laura Medina

Follow me on Instagram: @lil_lau

New Media Fellowship

Open Signal supports Portland-based artists in the deep exploration of the artistic, technical and social implications of immersive technologies such as 360-degree video, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) through the New Media Fellowship program.

Laura Medina was awarded the New Media Fellowship in 2019.

Recordar es Construir

Recordar es Construir focuses on the reconstruction of memory, images, symbols, and meaning every time we practice remembering, with original work by Laura Medina. The exhibition takes the form of a downloadable, interactive game.

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