MEDIA ARTS Center San Diego’s

Your #1 home for one of a kind foreign & independent movies. Located in North Park, San Diego, CA.

DigitalGym Cinema Independent movies

The Digital Gym Cinema is a non-profit movie theater which screens foreign and independent movies that would otherwise never be shown in San Diego.


The Digital Gym is owned and operated by Media Arts Center San Diego (MACSD), a 501 c(3) non-profit organization. MACSD has been promoting independent movies and teaching the art of filmmaking for over 24 years in the San Diego – Baja California Region. Its programs and services include Youth Media & Tech CampsTeen Producers Project, the Annual San Diego Latino Film FestivalDigital Gym CINEMAiVIE Awards & Student Film Festival, and Community Video Production Services.


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Mission Statement
THE DIGITAL GYM is dedicated to engaging neighborhoods in community self-expression via new technologies through an independent movie theater, a store with digitized products, media experiences and hands-on media programs.


Vision Statement
Explore the wonder of MEDIA ARTS in your own neighborhood. Get your friends, bring your family, and meet your neighbors as we provide content for your 21st Century lifestyle and establish a new wave of digital arts experiences in local communities.
It’s a LAB!
A media lounge that changes from month to month.
Hang out with friends to test new video games, experience multimedia events, meet local media artists and see their digital artwork.

A work space to explore your creativity through animation, music, and video creation through short term workshops, digital mini-camps, DIY nights, individual tutoring, professional development, and school groups lead by local media artists. Special family programming includes Kids Summer Media Arts Institute, after-school youth workshops and “Make Your Own Media” Birthday Parties. No experience required.
It’s a STORE!
A place to get unusual gifts. Buy the latest media products including digital gadgets, accessories, media arts software, ambient DVDs, Munny figures, decorative lighting merchandise, and hard to find DIY (do-it-yourself) technology.


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