2016 VIA FESTIVAL

Founded in 2010 as a volunteer run organization, VIA brings together musicians and new media artists for one-of-a-kind collaborative performances, custom interactive projects, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and more.

Previous Festival Highlights

[ 2014 ] 65% non-male identifying artists including MC Lyte, Princess Nokia,

[ 2013 ] Sharon Needles / Carnegie Museum of Art

[ 2012 ] Babycastles

[ 2012 ] Demdike Stare live film Re-score of Jean Rollin's 'LA VAMPIRE NUE'

[ 2011 ] Four Tet / Abstract Birds audio/visual collaboration

[ 2010 ] Oneohtrix Point Never / Nate Boyce audio/visual collaboration

[ 2010 ] Kokoromi

VIA Festival Audience

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International Cities of Advanced Sound

VIA is a proud member of the ICAS network. International Cities of Advanced Sound is a global network of independent non-profit organizations dedicated to advancing sound cultures, music and related arts including Unsound, MUTEK, Decibel, and CTM.

PREVIOUS PARTNERS

media

THUMP
Vimeo
Resident Advisor
AdHoc
Create Digital Motion
POP City Media
The Urbanist
Nak You Out
Pittsburgh Technology Council
WRCT (CMU)
WOpenS (University of Pittsburgh)
WOBC (Oberlin)
WYEP (Pittsburgh)
Experimedia
Jenesis Magazine
The Tartan (CMU)
Sick Chirpse
Temporary Art Review

industry

Red Bull / RBMA
Ableton
vitaminwater
PNC Bank
Magic Hat
Heineken
Wigel Whiskey
Boyd & Blaire
Master & Dynamic
Pittsburgh Port Authority
Whole Foods
Beatport
The Beauty Shoppe
The Priory Hotel
ZipCar
Showclix
Green Light Wireless

local

Office of the Mayor
Pittsburgh City Council
The Davis Companies
Mosites Corporation
East Liberty Development Inc.
31st Street Film Studios
Full Pint Brewing
Boyd + Blair Vodka
Wigle Whiskey
East End Food Co-Op
Drusky Entertainment
Greay Area Productions
Round Corner Cantina
Quiet Storm
The Wedgewood Group
Lawrenceville United
Honcho
Detour
Humanaut
The Consoritum
Pandemic

CULTURAL/edu

The Sprout Fund
The Andy Warhol Museum
Carnegie Museum of Art
Carnegie Mellon University
CMU Frank-Raytche STUDIO for Creative Inquiry
CMU School of Drama, Video & Media Design
CMU Entertainment Technology Center
CMU School of Computer Science
CMU School of Music
CMU School of Art
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
TechShop
Assemble
Demosplash Conference
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Center for Post Natural History
Phipps Conservatory
Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh
Row House Cinema
BUNKERProjects
FE Gallery
Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.

Partners receive substantial exposure within VIA event spaces, as well as broad coverage across multiple cultural and media partners, social networks, and press coverage.

All partnership packages are modular and scalable.

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PRESENTING PARTNER

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$7k

PRESTIGIOUS PARTNER

$5k

LIVE STREAM PARTNER

$1-5k

ARTS/EDU PARTNER

Presenting Partner Options include:

  • Title Presenter
  • Media Presenter
  • Transportation Presenter
  • Conference Presenter
  • Venue Presenter
  • Showcase Presenter

Touchpoints:

  • Documentary Videos
  • Radio/Broadcast Presence
  • Poster/Flyer Street Promo
  • Social Campaign
  • Email Campaign
  • Festival Pass Contests
  • Branded Content
  • Preview Mixes
  • Custom Trailer

 

  • Live Audio from Showcases
  • On-site Brand Activation
  • Digital Banners/Campaign
  • On-site Signage
  • Email Campaigns
  • Logo Placement
  • App Integration
  • Artist Gift Bags