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  • Into the Mothlight: New Experimental Film Podcast from Scotland

    Into the Mothlight is a new a podcast dedicated to artists’ moving image, experimental film and festivals and installation art. We talk to artists, programmers and curators, film festival producers and anyone else we meet whose work we enjoy or who we think you’ll find interesting. We will be asking people about what inspires them, how they approach their work, the highs and lows, how as artists we deal with criticism and self-doubt, and anything else that comes up. 


  • November Film Festival 2018 Call for Entries

    Submissions are now open for the second edition of the November Film Festival, to take place 22-25 November 2018 at the Close-Up Film Centre in London.

    Send us your films before the 15 June!

    We welcome single channel film and video works from within the fields of experimental and essay film, artists' moving image and media art, as well as documentary, ethnographic and narrative films that seek to expand, redefine or reconfigure the means and ends of their respective fields.

    There are no restrictions on length or premiere status.


    Friday, June 15, 2018 (All day)
  • Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018: Call for Entries

    The deadline for entries to Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018 is 1st May. We’re looking for resolutely contemporary films that transgress restraints of genre, capital and expectation. BFMAF presents artists’ and filmmakers’ work in the cinema as well as expanded formats of exhibition and performance.

    Entries under 60min will be considered for the Berwick New Cinema Award and a £1000 prize.


  • Light Movement 29: Spring Portraits

    The program Spring Portraits groups together filmmakers who at times deal loosely with the theme of portraits - either of people, places, atmospheres, and who mostly also have, in some way, a connection to the city of Berlin. Some are long established names, others are making their first film - what is important is that they share some sensibility - and a belief in films power as a medium to transcend mere representation whilst simultaneously capturing something of life's fleeting moments.

    *all films will be shown on film


    Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 20:00


  • Horn Experimental Film Festival 2018 - Call for submissions

    For three days in July, a unique festival dedicated to new experimental cinema will be held in Jerusalem. 'Horn' aims to bring exposure to convention-defying films. We are searching for inspiring and innovative films of different cinematic forms (documentary, narrative, animation, video art) that disregard common methods of film making.

    Prizes will be awarded to three selected films.


    Friday, June 1, 2018 (All day)
  • International Iowa City Documentary Film Festival 2018

    The 15th Annual Iowa City Documentary Film Festival (ICDOCS) will return to Iowa City from April 26th through the 28th. Screenings will take place between FilmScene (118 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240) and the UIowa Adler Journalism Building’s Franklin Miller Screening Room, E105 (140 W Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240). 


    Thursday, April 26, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, April 28, 2018 (All day)
  • OFFoff Cinema: Kort Geknipt & De Andere Film - Robert Nelson and Standish Lawder

    Kort Geknipt (“Cut Short) – later called De Andere Film (“The Other Film)– was a television programme on Belgian television from 1969 until 1976, which showed new, innovative, international, experimental and marginal productions in order to rebel against dominant mainstream narrative cinema. Art Cinema OFFoff revives this programme in honour of this idiosyncratic programme which never eschewed controversy.


    Monday, May 21, 2018 - 20:00