This week [December 27 - 31, 2008] in avant garde cinema

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This week [December 27 - 31, 2008] in avant garde cinema

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Ithaca College

Lateral Movement: Art & the Moving Image (Adelaide, SA, Australia; Deadline: January 16, 2009)
The Virtual Memory Project (Philadelphia; Deadline: January 23, 2009)
Directors Lounge (Berlin, Germany; Deadline: January 05, 2009)
Urban Research (Berlin, Germany; Deadline: January 05, 2009)

"Everyone will be famous for 150 kbytes." (Naples, Italy; Deadline: December 31, 2008)
Experiments in Cinema V4.2 (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; Deadline: January 10, 2009)
Portland Documentary & eXperimental Film Festival (PDX FEST) (Portland, OR, USA; Deadline: January 23, 2009)
Gallery RFD (Swainsboro, GA; Deadline: January 02, 2009)
Fargo Film Festival (Fargo, ND, USA; Deadline: January 01, 2009)
Main Line Film Festival (Wayne, PA, USA; Deadline: January 31, 2009)
Magmart | video under volcano (Naples, Italy; Deadline: January 15, 2009)
Ballston Spa Film Festival (Ballston Spa, NY, USA; Deadline: January 01, 2009)
Hinterland Film Festival (Montague, MA; Deadline: January 31, 2009)
60x60 WHAT IF? (New England, USA; Deadline: January 15, 2009)
Lateral Movement: Art & the Moving Image (Adelaide, SA, Australia; Deadline: January 16, 2009)
The Virtual Memory Project (Philadelphia; Deadline: January 23, 2009)
Directors Lounge (Berlin, Germany; Deadline: January 05, 2009)
Urban Research (Berlin, Germany; Deadline: January 05, 2009)

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Also available online at Flicker:

 * 2008 Pikes Peak Edition [December 27, Colorado Springs, CO]
 * Las Vegas: Experimental Shorts [December 27, San Francisco, California]
 * Magmart | video Under Volcano [December 31, Naples, Italy]

Events are sorted by CITY within each DATE.


Colorado Springs, CO: TIE, The International Experimental Cinema Exposition
5:15pm - 10:00pm, 315 E. Costilla

  Since 2000, the world-renowned TIE festival has been a leading champion
  of artists still working in the medium of film, with a particular focus
  on both new and historical avant-garde cinema. TIE returns to the Pikes
  Peak area with new Super-8 and 16mm programs. The exhibition features an
  eclectic range of experimental films that illuminate the continuing
  vitality and beauty of celluloid, while subtle and at times obvious
  philosophical and thematic curatorial gestures conduct the flow of the
  programs. The shows feature several highlights from recent TIE festivals
  (held in Uruguay, Argentina, Colorado, and Canada) as well as new film

San Francisco, California: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
3pm, 151 Third Street (between Mission and Howard)

  Curated by Steve Anker, dean, School of Film/Video, California Institute
  of the Arts. Las Vegas, a quintessential modern American city, is
  revealed as a mystifying landscape of elusive, shifting surfaces and
  distant encounters in this program of short films and videos by Bay Area
  filmmakers Catherine Borg and Scott Stark, and Los Angeles-based artists
  Lee Anne Schmitt and Marcel Wepper. 11/9/85/Las/Vegas/NV: Scott Stark,
  1985, 6:00 min. Las Vegas: Lee Anne Schmitt, 2000, 7:00 min. I only have
  stars for you; you only hold stars for me: Catherine Borg, 2007, 10:34
  min. Adventure Non-Fiction: Tracking the Void: Catherine Borg, 2007,
  7:18 min. Vega: Marcel Wepper, 2008, 28:00 min.


Naples, Italy: Magmart Festival
until 2009 March, CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum

  From October 2008 to March 2009, will take place the 4th edition of
  Magmart | video under volcano, international videoart festival. The
  Festival is realized in partnership with CAM - Casoria Contemporary Art
  Museum. Magmart festival's online media sponsor is the art news portal Marmart festival's broadcast media sponsor is the tv channel
  insu^tv. The Festival activity begins on October 15 with the publishing
  of the call for participation, and will end with final event, scheduled
  for March 14, at CAM, for the screening of 30 videos selected by Jury,
  in coordination with other artistic events. The selected videos which
  become part of permanent collection of Museum - will be screened on loop
  for the Museum's visitors. RULES The Festival is open to all
  international videoartists. Partecipation is free. The Festival is
  dedicated exclusively to videoart, and don't suggest any particular
  theme. Between all submitted videos, will be done a final selection
  based on vote of a Jury composed by experts. The 30 selected artworks
  will become part of CAM permanent collection. All sended materials don't
  will be return, and will be stored in the Festival's archive like
  documentation. Sending the participation form, the artist accept fully
  the present rules. The Jury verdict is incontestable. The artist accept
  that his/her own videos will be broadcasted online and offline, on site and on tv channel insu^tv; he/she accept that, if
  selected, the video become part of permanent collection of CAM, and
  should be freely screened within Museum rooms. All the videos, selected
  or not, can be screened in any other place or event related to Festival,
  online or offline, with exclusion of any commercial use. Still-frame
  from videos can be freely used for the Festival communication,
  mentioning title and author of artwork. All rights on videos remain
  property of author. The author assert, under his/her own liability, the
  complete right of use on used materials (images, sounds, videos) and
  that compose the artwork; the author undertake completely the liability
  for any breach of copyright laws. To participate is necessary fill out
  the form available online, on official website of Festival. The
  omission, or the incorrect filling, of one or more parts of form itself,
  will involve the exclusion of video by selection of Jury. Will be
  accepted only the videos received within midnight of January, 15 2008.
  The shipment bill are on the back of author. The possible selection by
  Jury is in any case subordinate at an essential condition for the
  proclaim of winners: the author of selected video must send, via
  ordinary mail, and within midnight of January, 30 2008, the donation act
  to CAM of the copy of his/her own video, downloadable from official
  website of Festival. This donation act don't underlie in any way a
  transfer of right, but certify exclusively the willingness of author so
  that a copy of his/her own video artwork will be permanently keeped -
  and, with limitations above, utilized - in the permanent collection of
  CAM. Without this donation act, the videos will be rule out by group of
  30 selected artworks, and replaced by those immediately subsequent in
  Jury's ranking. Any author can participate with max 5 videos. TECHNICAL
  FEATURES OF ARTWORKS The videos must be fully realized with digital
  tech. The videos must be sent in format .mpeg or .mov (PAL); any other
  format will be rejected. The max lenght of videos don't must surpass 10
  minutes. The videos must be accompanied by participation form fully and
  correctly compiled. The videos must be accompanied by a still-frame from
  video itself, in format .jpg, and with dimension not less than 400 px X
  300 px. The videos must have a quality (dimension, resolution) good for
  a public screening, without any further shipping of an high-res copy.
  Suggested size is 720px X 576px; minimum size required is 640px X 480px.
  If the video is a shooting of a performance, this must be fully visible
  within video lenght. SUBMISSION WAY Is possible to send required
  materials for participation (video, form, image) in two ways: - online |
  Filling out the form, before midnight of December, 31 2007. In the form,
  must be indicate an URL http or ftp for downloading the video (i.e.: and the still-frame from video
  (i.e.:; is possible to utilize a
  service for big files transfer. The video and the image must be
  effectively available at indicated URL within the deadline. - offline |
  After fully filled out the form online, the image and the video must be
  sent via ordinary mail or carrier at the address that will be
  communicate via email after online submission. The files must be on
  digital support (CD-Rom or DVD), Mac/Win or Windows compatible. For
  informations: email suppressed

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