Onion City festival call for entries

From: Patrick Friel (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Feb 07 2009 - 14:16:30 PST

Hello All,

Chicago Filmmakers is not on Frameworks, so Iım posting from my personal
email. Direct all inquiries, etc. to the Onion City email below.


Patrick Friel


CALL FOR ENTRIES (Films, Videos, and Installation Works)

Chicago Filmmakers announces the call for entries for The 21st Onion City
Experimental Film and Video Festival. Onion City will take place June
18-21, 2009. Entry deadline is April 10.
Entry form and regulations are at www.chicagofilmmakers.org. Contact
Festival Director and Programmer Patrick Friel at
email suppressed if you have any questions or concerns or
would like to receive the entry form by email.
You can also enter (with a discount) through Withoutabox at
www.withoutabox.com shortly.

Note that there is no entry fee for international entries or for
installation works.
Last yearıs Onion City festival presented 9 programs and a gallery
exhibition at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago featuring
more than 70 films, videos, and installation works from 12 countries.
The 2008 Judges were: Lorelei Stewart (Director of Gallery 400 at the
University of Illinois at Chicago); Jeremy Rigsby (Co-Artistic Director of
the Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario); and Ben Russell (Filmmaker,
Instructor, and Curator).
2008 Award Winners
First Place: Bachelor Machines Part 1 (Rosalind Nashashibi)
Second Place: Ah, Liberty! (Ben Rivers)
Third Place: Victory over the Sun (Michael Robinson)
Honorable Mentions (alphabetical by title):
The Dike of Transience (Gyula Nemes)
Footnotes to a House of Love (Laida Lertxundi)
Garden/ing (Eriko Sonoda)
It Will Die Out in the Mind (Deborah Stratman)
Quartet (Nicky Hamlyn)
Spirit House (Robert Todd)

Onion City is a production of Chicago Filmmakers, a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit
media arts organization.

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