[PD] [PD-announce] SIMULTAN 2012 | call for video submissions | deadline 15 sept. 2012
ydegoyon at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 04:35:16 CEST 2012
funny i like that call,
if you're ever around praha next week :
then maybe going down south would be nice.
in the 'experimental documental' category of course.
Levente Kozma wrote:
> SIMULTAN 2012 - CALL FOR VIDEO WORKS
> SIMULTAN FESTIVAL #8 | 'The beginning of the end'
> 11-13 october 2012 timisoara, romania
> Deadline: 15 september 2012
> FESTIVAL INFO AND THEME
> SIMULTAN is a festival dedicated to media art and artistic experiment, which
> aims to create a bond between different media and encourage new and
> innovative forms of artistic expression, in the field of visual, sound art
> and music
> Based on a different theme every year, the festival presents video art
> projections, music live performances, interdisciplinary works,
> installations, lectures.
> The 8th edition of the Simultan Festival will take place from October 11 to
> 13, under the title 'The Beginning of The End' (TBOTE). This theme wishes to
> reflect upon the phenomenon 2012, which includes a set of cataclysmic or
> processing assumptions.
> 2012 is considered the year of changes, different Conspiracy theories were
> born about the apocalypse and the end of the world - those beliefs or
> speculations are related to the long Mesoamerican calendar, according to
> which a cycle ends in the history of Earth and mankind. A New Age
> interpretation of this transition would be that this date marks the
> beginning of a new era, a positive physical or spiritual transformation,
> abandoning reliance on the material level, allowing humanity to enter a new
> era, one of universal harmony.
> Scientists have rejected proposals like pseudoscience, stating that it
> conflicts with simple astronomical observations and targets distraction from
> more important issues such as global warming and biodiversity loss.
> These theories seem distant and unclear in relation to the pressure of the
> present and the uncertainty of the near future.
> 'The Beginning of The End' is questioning how this transformation process is
> perceived by the individual in the present socio-political and economical
> context, how we think this interpretation affects our present. This is the
> question that this situation is rising inside us.
> TERMS OF ENTRY
> Simultan is open for submissions of innovative works, which use technology
> in a creative, ingenious way or are based on a peculiar, unusual story.
> - categories: video, experimental video, fiction, documentary, experimental
> documentary, motion graphics, experimental animation, digital/generative.
> - number of works: max 2 / author
> - duration: maximum 10 minutes each
> APPLICATION METHOD
> - online or by post
> 15 september 2012
> MORE INFO AND APPLICATION FORM
> www.simultan.org <http://www.simultan.org/>
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