LakeArts Foundation

Create, Educate, Celebrate

The LakeArts Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to working at the intersection of film, performance arts and media technology.

The LakeArts Foundation works closely with the Chautauqua regions’ local communities and partners to help transform the area into one of America’s leading venues for discovery and innovation in arts and technology.

The LakeArts Foundation presents:

  • An annual festival celebrating new works in film and the visual and performing arts
  • On-going educational workshops, classes, and symposia 
  • Incubator for independent film, performance and media  

The LakeArts Film Festival features:

  • High-profile film festival with guest artists & filmmakers
  • Professional workshops
  • Intimate settings for formal and informal sharing and collaboration 
  • A showcase for works in progress
  • New media, web series, mobile and gaming production

The LakeArts Media Arts Programs offer:

  • Symposia for industry professionals 
  • On-going professional workshops 
  • Master classes and demonstrations
  • Collaborations in media and performing arts

The LakeArts Foundation Film and Media Incubator provides:

  • Space and facilities
  • Equipment 
  • Expertise
  • People resources
  • Industry contacts