Jul 092011
 

Like making stuff? Like filming movies? This film festival is looking for you.

Power of Making On Screen

Call for Submissions:

You are invited to create a short film that celebrates making – Each film can be between 10 and 120 seconds in length and will celebrate the power of making – it may explain, illustrate and/ or observe ‘making’ skills, techniques and process.

The films will be creative, inspiring, exciting and perhaps unexpected, and will explore a diverse range of skills and look at how materials can be expressed in imaginative and spectacular ways.

Around 40 of the submitted short ‘making’ films will be selected for inclusion in the forthcoming V&A/Crafts Council exhibition Power of Making (6th September – 2nd January 2012) and screened throughout the duration in a dedicated area of the exhibition known as the ‘Tinker Space’.

We are looking for short films that depict and/or creatively respond to the making process of an object, including; crafting, experiments, demonstrations of making skills, use of tools, equipment /machinery, hacking objects etc.,

Films do not need to be highly polished and edited and we welcome material from hi and lo-fi sources such as digital camera or mobile phone.

Keywords that describe the ways in which skills and craftsmanship should be demonstrated in the type of film we are looking to select, are;

• Innovative

• Engaging

• Skilful

• Improvised

• Witty

• Meticulous

• Dexterous

• Experimental

Submission requirements and guidelines:

• You can submit as many films as you wish – they can be old work or new work, however we cannot accept nudity, sexually explicit scenes, swearing and violence.

• Your film must be non-commercial; all your own work, and you should have obtained copyright or relevant permissions for all images and films used in your piece.

• Acceptable film lengths range from a minimum of 10 seconds to a maximum of 120 seconds of content.

• Each submitted film must include a black front screen with text credits WHITE ON BLACK –to include your name and title of the film/work, your geographical location (town & country) and the date the film was made. This front end section should be no longer than 5 seconds in total.

• Each film may have acknowledgements at the end which should not exceed 5 second on screen. Each film must end with a 1 second FULLY BLACK screen.

How to enter:

• Go to craftscouncil.org.uk/powerofmakingfor full instructions on submitting your film(s) to the dedicated Vimeo site, and if your work fits the brief we will publish it. If selected by our Panel of Experts, your film will feature in the Power of Making exhibition.

• Should be no longer at 136 seconds long (max 10secs Title credit / max 120secs film content/ 6secs end-screen).

Closing date for submissions is Sunday 31st July 2011 For more information see craftscouncil [DOT] org [DOT] uk/powerofmakingor contact exhibitions [AT] craftscouncil [DOT] org [DOT] uk

Mar 102010
 

Migrating Forms Festival May 14-23, 2010 Anthology Film Archives, New York

 CALL FOR ENTRIES  LAST CHANCE

Final Deadline: March 15, 2010

Go to http://migratingforms.org for full guidelines and instructions on how to submit 

 ACCREDITATION  NOW OPEN

Curators, distributors, programmers and writers

Email your name, contact information and affiliation to guests [AT] migratinforms [DOT] org

The 2010 program will be announced in April 

Migrating Forms is an annual festival of new experimental film from around the worldfeatures, shorts, documentaries, essays, film and video art and live performances. The festival focuses on work that often slips through the cracks at festivals that draw a stark distinction between the regular competition and the avant-garde. Formerly known as the New York Underground Film Festival (19932008), Migrating Forms presents work culled from other festivals, biennials, students, established avant-garde filmmakers, microcinemas, and galleries. The diverse body of work is situated in the common context of the cinema.

Last year’s inaugural festival featured new work by Stephanie Barber, Phil Collins, Barry Doupé, Bradley Eros, Kevin Jerome Everson, Jim Finn, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Michael Gitlin, Barbara Hammer, Susan Hiller, Owen Land, Oliver Laric, Jeanne Liotta, Josephine Meckseper, Pavel Medvedev, Shana Moulton, Pat O’Neil, Lucy Raven, Ben Rivers, Michael Robinson, Amie Siegel, John Smith, Naomi Uman, Erika Vogt, and many more.

mailing address:

Migrating Forms

PO Box 1072 – Cooper Station

New York, NY 10276

info [AT] migratingforms [DOT] org

Migrating Forms – PO Box 1072 Cooper Station, New York, 10276, United States

Mar 102010
 

Migrating Forms Festival May 14-23, 2010 Anthology Film Archives, New York

 CALL FOR ENTRIES  LAST CHANCE

Final Deadline: March 15, 2010

Go to http://migratingforms.org for full guidelines and instructions on how to submit 

 ACCREDITATION  NOW OPEN

Curators, distributors, programmers and writers

Email your name, contact information and affiliation to guests [AT] migratinforms [DOT] org

The 2010 program will be announced in April 

Migrating Forms is an annual festival of new experimental film from around the worldfeatures, shorts, documentaries, essays, film and video art and live performances. The festival focuses on work that often slips through the cracks at festivals that draw a stark distinction between the regular competition and the avant-garde. Formerly known as the New York Underground Film Festival (19932008), Migrating Forms presents work culled from other festivals, biennials, students, established avant-garde filmmakers, microcinemas, and galleries. The diverse body of work is situated in the common context of the cinema.

Last year’s inaugural festival featured new work by Stephanie Barber, Phil Collins, Barry Doupé, Bradley Eros, Kevin Jerome Everson, Jim Finn, Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Michael Gitlin, Barbara Hammer, Susan Hiller, Owen Land, Oliver Laric, Jeanne Liotta, Josephine Meckseper, Pavel Medvedev, Shana Moulton, Pat O’Neil, Lucy Raven, Ben Rivers, Michael Robinson, Amie Siegel, John Smith, Naomi Uman, Erika Vogt, and many more.

mailing address:

Migrating Forms

PO Box 1072 – Cooper Station

New York, NY 10276

info [AT] migratingforms [DOT] org

Migrating Forms – PO Box 1072 Cooper Station, New York, 10276, United States

Mar 092010
 

From: Illona Yuhaev

Date: March 8, 2010 11:01:40 PM EST

Hello Film Profs!

I’m writing to tell you about IndieLouies. This is a film festival at Brandeis University that focuses on student films. There will be awards, screenings and parties, but our main interest is to bring the student filmmakers community closer together. We are now accepting submissions. The deadline has been extended to March 19th. Please pass this flyer to your students. There is no submission fee! Just some prizes and a lot of fun.

Best!

Illona Yuhaev IndieLouies Committee

Mar 092010
 

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From: Illona Yuhaev

Date: March 8, 2010 11:01:40 PM EST

Hello Film Profs!

I’m writing to tell you about IndieLouies. This is a film festival at Brandeis University that focuses on student films. There will be awards, screenings and parties, but our main interest is to bring the student filmmakers community closer together. We are now accepting submissions. The deadline has been extended to March 19th. Please pass this flyer to your students. There is no submission fee! Just some prizes and a lot of fun.

Best!

Illona Yuhaev IndieLouies Committee

Mar 062010
 

CALL FOR ENTRIES INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK 2010 in BOLIVIA Cochabamba – Bolivia >> May 10th to May 15th 2010

From the beginning of last decade short films have been experimenting deep transformations leading the format to become an independent visual genre with a language and characteristics of its own.

Short films expose our stories, our lives, our beliefs and dreams. They give a voice to artists that find in the visual language a way to express our cultural universe.

And it is through film festivals that audiences get a chance to see the work of directors with an urge to say something relevant. Short films represent freedom and the democratization of access to visual media.

The International Short Film Week is a platform for short film scriptwriters, directors and producers to position their work as genre independent from feature films.

In this context, IMAGINEA Art and Culture, in collaboration with = Fundaci=F3n Imagen, launches its first international call for short films.

REGULATIONS.

1. – Application is open to any director and project without restrictions in terms of nationality or age.

2. – Applications are limited to three projects per applicant. 35mm, 16mm and digital are accepted as original formats. Silence and sound films are accepted (optical or magnetic sound should be incorporated). Works that need additional reproduction systems wont = be accepted.

3. – There is no restrictions in terms of subject matter. Works can be submitted to any of the following categories: narrative, documentary, animation and experimental.

4. – Submitted projects cannot exceed 30 minutes of duration (including credits) and should meet all the technical standards to guarantee their projection.

5. – Participants need to submit the following material: A DVD with the film with Spanish subtitles if original language is not Spanish. Three film stills(black & white or color) with 300dpi resolution on a CD-ROM. A completed application form. In the event the applicant is not the owner of the rights, a signed statement by the owner authorizing the application. =B7 DVD needs to be labeled with the short film title and contact information. Submitted materials will be incorporated to the organizations library and wont be returned. All materials are subject to be used for Festival promotion. By submitting, participants accept these terms. =B7 All applications should be submitted no latter than March 31st 2010. Applications should be submitted to the following address:

Semana Internacional del Corto Calle Jordan 326 Cochabamba Bolivia

Applications can also be sent to:

Semana Internacional del Corto Casilla Postal 6465 La Paz – Bolivia

6. The applicant will cover all postage services. Envelopes need to display on the exterior the following message: Sin valor comercial solo con fines culturales.

(No commercial value cultural purposes only.)

7. – The Festival organization will be responsible for guaranteeing the works integrity as well as its exhibition in the best conditions possible.

8. – A committee integrated by three renown film and culture personalities will be responsible of deciding on the International = Short Film week Official Selection.

9. – Selected participants will be contacted by the Festival Programming department.

10. – The organization will be free to schedule the selected short films in the day and times that are deemed more suitable for them according to the Festival program.

11. – By submitting, participants agree to the usage, for the festival promotion, of film clips of up to two minutes of length in any media.

12. – The organization will retain the right to deny admission to any work that includesscenes that violate human rights or content deemed to be harmful for the public.

13. – In this edition, audiences will be responsible of selecting the awarded short film. Award price consists of a 1,000 Euros cash price.

14. – For further information please contact: semanadelcorto [AT] gmail [DOT] com

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Application Form International Short Film Week 2010 Bolivia

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Mar 062010
 

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CALL FOR ENTRIES INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM WEEK 2010 in BOLIVIA Cochabamba – Bolivia >> May 10th to May 15th 2010

From the beginning of last decade short films have been experimenting deep transformations leading the format to become an independent visual genre with a language and characteristics of its own.

Short films expose our stories, our lives, our beliefs and dreams. They give a voice to artists that find in the visual language a way to express our cultural universe.

And it is through film festivals that audiences get a chance to see the work of directors with an urge to say something relevant. Short films represent freedom and the democratization of access to visual media.

The International Short Film Week is a platform for short film scriptwriters, directors and producers to position their work as genre independent from feature films.

In this context, IMAGINEA Art and Culture, in collaboration with = Fundaci=F3n Imagen, launches its first international call for short films.

REGULATIONS.

1. – Application is open to any director and project without restrictions in terms of nationality or age.

2. – Applications are limited to three projects per applicant. 35mm, 16mm and digital are accepted as original formats. Silence and sound films are accepted (optical or magnetic sound should be incorporated). Works that need additional reproduction systems wont = be accepted.

3. – There is no restrictions in terms of subject matter. Works can be submitted to any of the following categories: narrative, documentary, animation and experimental.

4. – Submitted projects cannot exceed 30 minutes of duration (including credits) and should meet all the technical standards to guarantee their projection.

5. – Participants need to submit the following material: A DVD with the film with Spanish subtitles if original language is not Spanish. Three film stills(black & white or color) with 300dpi resolution on a CD-ROM. A completed application form. In the event the applicant is not the owner of the rights, a signed statement by the owner authorizing the application. =B7 DVD needs to be labeled with the short film title and contact information. Submitted materials will be incorporated to the organizations library and wont be returned. All materials are subject to be used for Festival promotion. By submitting, participants accept these terms. =B7 All applications should be submitted no latter than March 31st 2010. Applications should be submitted to the following address:

Semana Internacional del Corto Calle Jordan 326 Cochabamba Bolivia

Applications can also be sent to:

Semana Internacional del Corto Casilla Postal 6465 La Paz – Bolivia

6. The applicant will cover all postage services. Envelopes need to display on the exterior the following message: Sin valor comercial solo con fines culturales.

(No commercial value cultural purposes only.)

7. – The Festival organization will be responsible for guaranteeing the works integrity as well as its exhibition in the best conditions possible.

8. – A committee integrated by three renown film and culture personalities will be responsible of deciding on the International = Short Film week Official Selection.

9. – Selected participants will be contacted by the Festival Programming department.

10. – The organization will be free to schedule the selected short films in the day and times that are deemed more suitable for them according to the Festival program.

11. – By submitting, participants agree to the usage, for the festival promotion, of film clips of up to two minutes of length in any media.

12. – The organization will retain the right to deny admission to any work that includesscenes that violate human rights or content deemed to be harmful for the public.

13. – In this edition, audiences will be responsible of selecting the awarded short film. Award price consists of a 1,000 Euros cash price.

14. – For further information please contact: semanadelcorto [AT] gmail [DOT] com

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DOWNLOAD THE CALL FOR ENTRIES here:

PDF_International_Short_Film_Week_Bolivia ZIP_International_Short_Film_Week_Bolivia

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM here:

Application Form International Short Film Week 2010 Bolivia

Encuentra informaci=F3n en nuestra web: http://www.sicorto.com