Seems like a great time to be a media artist. Everywhere I look I am seeing calls to artists for time based works. Here are my picks:
• Stephen Slappe and Mac Mcfarland, a talented duo, are currently seeking submissions for video installation pieces to be included in the PDX Film Fest. Check the website here for all the details.
Deadline: Dec. 15, late deadline Jan. 15 (late fee will be applied)
$15 entry fee
• 700IS Reindeerland, Experimental Film and Video Festival in Iceland is seeking submissions for their second annual festival. Selections from the festival will be complied on a DVD and travel internationally. Your piece can be submitted on a DVD or mini DVD, however if selected you will be required to submit the piece on a mini. Additional requirements include: artist statement, cv, SASE if you want the work returned, and an completed application form. For the form and additional information, click here.
• 11th Annual Arizona State University Art Museum Short Film and Video Festival is seeking submissions of short films and videos (under 10 min.). All film/videos are presented in VHS format on a SONY projection system hooked up to a four-speaker stereo system. Films and videos are projected on a 12'x12' screen mounted on the museum’s back plaza exterior.
Deadline: Feb. 2
To apply, send your VHS or DVD copy with a brief description of the work. Include your contact information with e-mail address, if you have one. If you wish for the tape’s return, or to be notified of the tape’s safe arrival, please include a self-addressed stamped package for the tape or a stamped postcard for notification. Tapes without SASE will be retained by the museum. Tapes selected for the festival will not be returned and become part of the festival library. Be sure to include your contact information on your submission materials.
Packets can be sent to:
John D. Spiak
ASU Art Museum
Arizona State University
Tenth Street and Mill Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85287-2911
• Small A Projects is seeking submissions for a video library. The library will function as a resource for artists, students, educators, curators, writers and the public-at-large. The library will be housed at Small A Projects which will maintain an up-to-date catalog of holdings that will be available via the website as well as in person. The gallery will establish a viewing area including a small monitor and headphones that will be available for public use during gallery hours. For submission guidelines, click here.