MA/IN is an international festival devoted to experimental film and video, aiming at investigate the relationship between image and sound.
The mission of MA/IN is to provide local and regional audiences with an opportunity to view a wide variety of contemporary experimental works, focused on artistic excellence, different styles, forms, and nationalities.
Since 2016, in collaboration with regional/national institutions and part of the cultural program of Matera 2019 European Capital of Culture, Ma/In festivalt offers a program of live cinema, performances, live sonorization of classic silent film.
The seventh edition will be held on October/November in Basilicata and Puglia, South Italy.
Potenza - Cineteatro Don Bosco
Matera - Auditorium Casa Cava
Lecce - Manifatture Knos
The festival will show premieres, retrospectives, tributes, audio-visual performances, and discussion panels.
MA/IN Festival is opened to artists who want to submit experimental works: found footage, essay film, video performance, expanded cinema, experimental animation, experimental documentary, video art, new sonorization of movies, virtual reality, 360° inmersive cinema.
Only short films with a maximum runtime of 30 minutes. No restrictions on the date of completion, premiere status or whether your work has been made available online
An international jury will selected the artworks to be screened. Only selected works will be in the festival’s program.
Official Selection: Films selected for screening will be notified via email.
Award Winner: The winner will be invited to accompany their film to the MA/IN festival and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Organization.
IMPORTANT NEWS: This year a collaboration with the CRM (Centro di Ricerche Musicali) of Rome will plan a special scheduling of AUDIOVISUAL selected works, during the "Artescienza 2023" festival: July 2023, Goethe- Institut, Rome.
The festival is organized by LOXOSconcept, a non-profit cultural centre, active in the realization of experimental movies, sound art works, artistic installations and promoting research into the aesthetic, analytical, musicological and scientific aspects of music.
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