Calls for entries

  • Another Experiment by Women Film Festival - 4th season

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    4th season of Another Experiment by Women Film Festival

    AXW has promoted and screened experimental shorts since 2010 in Manhattan NY. Many of these films feature underrepresented themes and issues distinct to women and girls, are usually made by women and, sometimes, men.

    Six screenings per year are presented thru New Filmmakers NY at Anthology Film Archives.
    We recommend submitting shorter works of around 10 minutes and under, as these are easier to include.
    Narrative dramas, and conventional documentaries are unlikely to be included, unless they are exceptionally original/experimental in form and/or content.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, November 13, 2014 (All day)
  • 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival

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    The call for entries is now open for the 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival!

    The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America, established in 1963. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year's festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works. The AAFF provides at least $20,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmakers, serves as a qualifying festival for Academy Award® nomination in the short film category and provides touring opportunities for select filmmakers.

    The 53rd AAFF will take place March 24 – 29, 2015 in Ann Arbor, MI.

    Dates: 

    Friday, August 15, 2014 (All day)
    Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day)
    Saturday, November 1, 2014 (All day)
  • Usted no Debería estar Aquí

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    Usted No Debería Estar Aquí... (“You shouldn’t be here…”) opens at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts on November 1st 2014 through December 16th 2014. The exhibition will feature film screenings, video art & animation installations as well as musical performances through its run time. Schedules & performances to be announced (TBA).

    The exhibition opens during the 10th annual Noche de Altares Celebration & Street Festival organized by El Centro Cultural de Mexico & the Noche de Altares Collective. It is also All Saint’s Day or Dia de los Muertos as its traditionally observed in Latin American Countries. The event draws over 10,000 souls to the free outdoor event and the Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts is located in the direct area of this celebration in the heart of Downtown Santa Ana’s Artist Village. 

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (All day)

    Venue: 

    OCCCA - Santa Ana, United States
  • Mono No Aware VIII Call for Entries

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    Submissions are now open for the 8th Annual Mono No Aware exhibition, to take place December 5th & 6th, 2014 at LightSpace Studios in Brooklyn, NY. Mono No Aware is an international exhibition open to any person or group of persons making contemporary art that incorporates Super 8mm, 16mm, 35mm or altered light projections as part of a sculpture, installation, dance, or expanded cinema performance. For example: blending film & theater performance, musicians creating a visual experience for their sound, & experimental filmmakers working with story tellers. Submissions including digital projections will not be considered. All moving images should be from an analog source.

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 31, 2014 (All day)
  • ANALOGICA Festival #4

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    ANALOGICA, the festival for analog technology (25-28 September 2014), is conceived and organized by Resistenza Analogica as a natural follow-up and evolution of the many screenings made during the past years. The festival usually takes place during a weekend in September and showcases a selection of cinema: super8 and 16mm films; photography: analog shots and camera obscura works; music: vinyl and magnetic tape DJs, live music using analog electronic instruments

    Dates: 

    Friday, August 1, 2014 (All day)
  • 2014 Nitehawk Shorts Festival

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    Nitehawk Cinema is excited to present the second annual Nitehawk Shorts Festival November 19 – November 23, 2014. The five days of programming will feature short films under twenty-minutes in opening night, weekend matinee, and midnite screenings along with a special presentation of works by Aldo Tambellini. Nitehawk will also be hosting an opening party, filmmaker gathering, and closing party in our downstairs bar.

    We accept submissions of short films under twenty minutes in all forms (animation, documentary, narrative, non-narrative) by local, national, and international filmmakers in our two categories: General Festival Screening and Midnite Festival Screening.

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 18:00
    Friday, August 1, 2014 - 18:00
    Friday, August 15, 2014 - 18:00
  • 2014 Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image

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    We are excited to announce the second edition of Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, which will take place on October 17 & 18, 2014 at Spool Mfg., an artist-run alternative space in Johnson City, NY. We now look for submissions of short films and videos (less than 20 min.) from emerging and established artists/filmmakers across the globe.

    The entry deadline is August 24, 2014 (via online submission) and there is a US$10 entry fee (via PayPal). This year, we are asking you to send us a link to your online video. Here is a link to the submission guidelines: http://www.transientvisions.org/submission-guidelines.html

    Dates: 

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 (All day)
  • L'Alternativa 2014

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    Call for entries for the 2014 edition of l'Alternativa (17-23 November 2014) is now open and the submissions deadline is 1st July 2014. Please read the festival regulations before completing the online registration.

    This year the Barcelona Independent Film Festival, l'Alternativa, reaches its 21st edition. For 21 years we’ve been sharing eye-opening films and offering filmgoers and professionals in Barcelona a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy thought-provoking screenings and activities where diversity and creativity is first and foremost.

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (All day)
  • Haxan Festival

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    We are looking for artistic works that explore magic, the subversion of gender roles within this mysticism and ritual, and connections to the earth and nature. Possible themes include magic, sorcery, witches, warlocks, the occult, psychic phenomena, darkness, covens, spells, potions, animism, curses, the healing power of crystals, herbs, tarot, and astrology.

    Short films preferred, under 20 mins, but any length accepted. Any format, but online previews are necessary. Any production date, older films accepted.

    Deadline is May 20, 2014.

    Local artists from SF and the Bay Area encouraged!

    No submission fee!

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (All day)
  • Antimatter 2014 Call for entries

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    Antimatter [Media Art]
    October 17 - Nov 1, 2014 / Victoria, BC, Canada
    Entry Deadlines: May 30 (early); July 25 (final).

    Dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of diverse forms of media art, Antimatter is one of the premier showcases of experimentation in film, video, audio and emerging timebased forms. Encompassing screenings, installations, performances and media hybrids, Antimatter provides a noncompetitive setting in Victoria, British Columbia, free from commercial and industry agendas.

    Since 1998, the quality and creativity of its programming, commitment to audience development, and respect for artists and their work have made Antimatter one of the most important media arts events in Canada, and the world.

    The 17th annual Antimatter runs October 17 to November 1, 2014, an extended timeline to allow for an expanded focus on media installations.

    Dates: 

    Friday, May 30, 2014 (All day)
    Friday, July 25, 2014 (All day)

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