Michael Amter began serious artistic study at Washington University SOA in the late 80’s. A truly diverse background, the artist has exhibited extensively throughout the globe, beginning professionally with the iconic 01 Gallery in LA, CA, during the 90’s. He developed a unique personal interpretation in experimental video after years of extensive work in film-tv production while based Brooklyn, NY. Michael’s history includes a variety of entities; such as 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Apexart, Cité Internationale des Arts, Creative Time, Gallery Aferro, Instinc, Meridian International, Studio Kura, etc. Notable moments; a submission request by former director David Ross to the Whitney Biennial in the 90’s, a piece created for a 9-11 memorial exhibition inducted to the US Library of Congress, and memorable visits with the Pore Pore special needs art class in Tokyo. Samples of the artist’s drawings can be found at the Pierogi Gallery of NYC.
Semi-Finalist
Fetish
Lisbon Film Rendezvous
Lisboa
2022
Finalist
Melancholia (2)
Kosice International Monthly Film Festival
Košice
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Luleå International Film Festival
Luleå
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Tokyo International Short Film Festival
Tokyo
2021
Finalist
Melancholia (2)
New Wave Short Film Festival
Munich
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Iconic Images Film Festival
Goštauto, Vilnius
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
New York Tri-State International Film Festival
New York
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Seoul International Short Film Festival
Seoul
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Roma Short Film Festival
Rome
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Älvsbyn Film Festival
Älvsbyn
2021
Finalist
Melancholia (2)
Art Film Awards - Monthly Competition
Skopje
2021
Experiment Award
Melancholia (2)
ONED International Film Festival
Versailles
2021
Finalist
Melancholia (2)
Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival
Toronto
2021
Award Winner
Melancholia (2)
Wallachia Int'l Film Festival
Bucharest
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
*/ 17th Athens Digital Arts Festival
Athens
2021
Semi-Finalist
Melancholia (2)
Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF)
Chișinău
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (2)
Experimental Superstars
Novi Sad
2021
Finalist
Introduction
Kosice International Monthly Film Festival
Košice
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
Luleå International Film Festival
Luleå
2021
Finalist
Introduction
New Wave Short Film Festival
Munich
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
Iconic Images Film Festival
Goštauto, Vilnius
2021
Semi-Finalist
Introduction
FilmArte Festival
Madrid
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
9th International Video Poetry Festival
Athens
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
On Art - Poland
Warszawa
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
*/ 17th Athens Digital Arts Festival
Athens
2021
Official Selection
Introduction
PARALLEL STORIES FILM FESTIVAL
Salandra
2021
Semi-Finalist
Fetish
Serbest International Film Festival (SIFF)
Chișinău
2021
Official Selection
Fetish
OGA Visual Art Exhibitions
Roma
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Lift-Off New Year Extravaganza 2021
The Lift-Off Network
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
New Jersey Film Festival - Spring
New Brunswick, NJ
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Kinam, International Film Festival
Mexico City
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Filmfest Bremen
Bremen
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival
Tokyo
2021
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
4th Photometria in Motion
Ioannina
2021
Honorable Mention
Newborn
Nassau Film Festival
Princeton, NJ
2021
Official Selection
Candy
S.O.F.A Tails Film Festival
Cyprus
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
Luleå International Film Festival
Luleå
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
Kinam, International Film Festival
Mexico City
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
Fisura, International Festival of Experimental Film & Video
Mexico City
2021
Semi-Finalist
14-Days
FilmArte Festival
Madrid
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague
2021
Winner - Quarantine Film
14-Days
Art Film Awards - Monthly Competition
Skopje
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
ONED International Film Festival
Versailles
2021
Official Selection
14-Days
FLICKFAIR Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2021
Finalist
14-Days
Wallachia Int'l Film Festival
Bucharest
2021
Finalist
Melancholia (2)
4th Dimension Independent Film Festival
Bali
2020
Finalist
Introduction
4th Dimension Independent Film Festival
Bali
2020
Finalist
Holland Tunnel
MotoTematica - Rome Motorcycle Film Festival
Rome
2020
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Beyond the Curve International Film Festival
Paris
2020
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Canberra Mental Health Film Festival 2020
Canberra
2020
Honorable Mention
Melancholia (1)
Amsterdam Filmmaker Festival
Amsterdam
2020
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
Festival Fotogenia
Mexico City
2020
Finalist
Melancholia (1)
Near Nazareth Festival (NNF)
Afula
2020
Official Selection
Melancholia (1)
MicroActs • Artist Film Screening
London
2020
Semi-Finalist
Melancholia (1)
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2020
Official Selection
Newborn
Blue Danube Film Festival
Vienna, Budapest
2020
Merit Award
Newborn
Nature Without Borders International Film Festival
Nassau, Delaware
2020
Official Selection
Candy
Animal Crackers Film Festival
Ottawa, Ontario
2020
Best Web and New Media Film
14-Days
Tripvill International Film Festival
Kolkata
2020
Semifinalist
14-Days
Sweden Film Awards
Luleå
2020
Official Selection
14-Days
BYRON BAY UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL
Byron Bay
2020
Official Selection
14-Days
Obskuur Ghent Film Festival
Ghent
2020
Semi-Finalist
14-Days
AltFF Alternative Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2020