The Small File Media Festival is back with their crazy third iteration, this year both online and in person!
The festival is happening from August 9-14, 2022, at the SFU School for the Contemporary Arts in Vancouver, BC, on the unceded
traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Watuth nations.
There are six days of screenings, workshops and musical performances celebrating earth-cooling, PUNK/CHIC small-file eco media. Time to immerse in tiny movies on the huge screen!
Why small files? Because streaming media is overheating the planet. Networks, data centers, and devices contribute a whopping 4% of greenhouse gas emissions. About a third of that is the infrastructural share that supports streaming media. The whole category is busting out of control as people worldwide, intoxicated by corporate media’s siren songs, stream all kinds of media in high definition, video chat, video conference, and play high-resolution online games, not to mention invest in crypto and get hooked on artificial intelligence apps.
For more information, visit the Small File Media Festival website here.