SIMULTAN05 Screenings - Call for Entry

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Simultan Festival is an annual festival for video, media art, experimental electronic music and a/v projects.
The festival wishes to sustain and to stimulate the creative ways of the most modern visions of perceiving and recording the cultural realities in contemporary art. It presents the current processes and the way in which technology and society give rise to new forms of artistic expression by using the new media.
Based on a different theme every year, the festival presents video art projections, live performances, installations, lectures.
This year’s edition runs under the theme Trans:position and will take place on 21-23 May, 2009, in Timisoara, Romania.

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.
The applicants can send works which fall in one of the two categories below:
- experimental video
- generative visuals based on sound and image manipulations and motion graphics
Those interested may apply with a maximum number of 2 works; each of them must not exceed 5 minutes in length.

Works must be sent in 720x576 avi or quicktime format, with
dv-pal compression and 48kh sound, or HD, on DVD (data) or mini DV tape.

Works will be submitted by mail, together with:
- the filled in and signed application form » download Word / PDF [a separate copy for each work]
(in hard copy and in digital version on a CD)
- 3-4 still images from each video, in jpg format - minimum size 720x576 pixels (on a CD)
- a CV and a photo of the artist (optional)

The application form in Word/ text format must also be sent by e-mail to: application[at]simultan.org

Warning: we will not consider applications which do not include all the above elements!

Asociatia Simultan [Levente Kozma}
OP. 1 - CP. 571, Timisoara, Romania

The deadline for submission is: April 10, ‘09 (postmark)

JURY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
All works will be watched and selected by a jury. Only those accepted will become part of the screening programme. The decision of the jury is final.

DOCUMENTATION --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
After the event, a DVD/catalogue will be published and documentation will also be available on our website www.simultan.org.
Each of the admitted participants will receive a DVD/catalogue by the end of 2009.

MENTIONS -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
- all selected works may be used in other presentations or partner events with the aim of promoting the Simultan Festival, but not for commercial purposes.
- submitted works will not be returned, but stored in the Simultan Association archive.
- the organisers reserve the right to make changes in the program.

No entry fee!

For additional information please contact:
Levente Kozma, email: simultan[at]simultan.org

© 2008, Simultan Association