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Call for Submissions: Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival

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Photophobia
Contemporary Moving Image Festival

The Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. are pleased to announce the return of Photophobia, an annual festival of short-format contemporary media, film, video and moving image. Established in 1999, Photophobia was Hamilton’s first film and video festival dedicated to the development of experimental time-based media at a time when there were no such platforms in the Hamilton community. After eight years, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. are once again partnering to showcase contemporary practitioners who test the boundaries of the medium. CARCC remuneration will be provided to participants.

Submission Guidelines:

– Submissions must be short format (15 minutes or less)
– Work must be no more than 3 years old
– All submissions must be digital Vimeo or Youtube files. Other formats will not be considered. Do not send files using Wetransfer or any other transfer platform that has a time limit for hosting the files.
– No more than one submission per artist please
– Films and videos should be independent projects, meaning that you, the artist, retain complete creative and artistic control of the project.

 

Please include in your submission
– Artist Bio (75 words max)
– Artist CV (3 pages max)
– Short description of your submission (100 words max)
– Entry Information: Title; year completed; name; address; phone; email; role in production; format; length.

Email Submissions to:
Selections committee, Photophobia
photophobia@artgalleryofhamilton.com

* Note: Submissions (excluding video files) should be merged into a single pdf. Hard copy submissions will not be considered.

Deadline for Submissions: April 15, 2016
Notification can be expected in late April/ early May

Photophobia
When: June 4, 9:30 pm
Rain date: June 18, 9:30 pm
Where: Hamilton Artists Inc. ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard

About Photophobia:
Photophobia is the 10th annual festival of short-format contemporary media, film, video and moving image hosted in partnership between the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. Established in 1999, Photophobia was Hamilton’s first film and video festival dedicated to the development of experimental time-based media at a time when there were no such platforms in the Hamilton community. After eight years, the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. are once again partnering to showcase contemporary practitioners who test the boundaries of the medium. Not confined by restrictions or themes, Photophobia is a free, two-part screening series presented under the cover of night. The first screening of Photophobia 10 will be presented Saturday June 4, at 9:30 pm in Hamilton Artists Inc.’s ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard (155 James St. N., Hamilton, ON). The second screening will be presented June 23, at 9:30 pm in the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden (123 King St. W., Hamilton, ON).

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