The 25th Onion City Experimental Film And Video Festival
Call for entries
Deadline: July 19, 2013
Chicago Filmmakers announces the call for entries for The 25th Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival. Onion City will take place September 5-8, 2013.
Onion City is one of the premiere international festivals exclusively devoted to experimental film and video. Onion City was founded in the 1980's by the Experimental Film Coalition and run by them for many years. Chicago Filmmakers assumed responsibility for the festival in 2001, and expanded the size and opened it up to video work as well as film. It is generally 8-10 programs over four days and features roughly 60-70 works from around the world. Aside from the competition programs, there are occasional special presentations of new or old films of note or guest presentations. Screenings take place at Chicago Filmmakers and other venues around mid-June.
The mission of Onion City is to provide local and regional audiences with an opportunity to view a wide variety of contemporary experimental works, focused on artistic excellence but also with an eye towards representing differing styles, forms, and nationalities.
Please read the festival regulations and entry procedures below. Contact Festival Director and Programmer Patrick Friel at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns. You can also enter (with a discount) through Withoutabox at www.withoutabox.com beginning in mid-June.