From: Chris Kennedy (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Aug 18 2010 - 17:15:14 PDT
A reminder about the upcoming deadline for the 8 fest. Info below!
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
the 8 fest 2011
The 8 fest seeks your 8mm, Super-8, 9.5mm or other small gauge film projects
(such as loops and installations) for our 2011 installment next January.
Films can be:
Experimental, animated, personal, handmade.
Diary & essay films, documentaries.
Live performance and music mixed with film.
Films from everyday culture historical footage, home movies.
The 8 fest exhibits all work on film. Works selected for the festival,
therefore, must be finished on small-gauge film (8mm, Super 8, 9.5mm). We
also exhibit blow-ups to 16mm of films that have been finished on
small-gauge (or unsplit 8mm pieces). We do not exhibit projects on video or
The 8 fest uses professional small-gauge projection equipment including Elmo
GS-1200 and ST-1200 models. Our technicians and programmers have many years
experience specializing in small-gauge film formats and technology. The
greatest care will be taken in handling, previewing and projecting films. .
Submission form online at: http://the8fest.com/
Deadline: September 15, 2010
No Submission Fee
First-time fimmmakers, youth & under-serviced communities welcome!
Submissions can be sent either on film or on a preview copy in DVD, mini DV
or VHS formats. (Exhibition on film only)
Our New Works program is limited to work from the past 5 years, but wečre
always curious to include older work in other program. Please feel free to
get in touch if you have older work you think we would be interested in.
Please include film/project description, artist bio & filmography
Artist fees (screening fees) paid to all selected films/projects
Application requires the film/project be available for exhibition in
Toronto late-January 2011
Sound on film, separate sound (CD / cassette) and live performance/narration
available. For separate sound please record the soundtrack so that it cues
by starting Track 1 (or Side A) at first image.
For installations or performances: Please include detailed technical
requirements and any equipment needs. We have limited resources for
non-projection equipment (e.g. lights, mutiple mics, etc.) the more
information the better!
SPECIAL CALL for Installations:
Wečre looking in particular for installation proposals for work that
utilize the Fascination Micro Machine viewer
(example: http://tinyurl.com/2v2jugu ). Send us your ideas!
SEND YOUR COMPLETED SUBMISSION FORM + FILM OR PREVIEW + OTHER REQUESTED
THE 8 FEST SMALL-GAUGE FILM FESTIVAL
1-696 BATHURST STREET
TORONTO ONTARIO M5S 2R3
Also, all submissions for the 8 fest can be hand delivered to:
Trinity Square Video
Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm
376-401 Richmond Street West
TO, ON M5V 3A8
Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm
**Please send all original films/previews by a postal service with
electronic package tracking. U.S. and international submissions please
attach an accurate customs declaration, such as: łPreview material for film
festival. No financial transaction.Č Please do not send submissions from the
U.S. via UPS (United Parcel Service).
(Contact & questions)
(E) email suppressed
(T) 001+ 416.533.9468
(W) www.the8fest.com <http://www.the8fest.com>
-- the 8 fest 1-696 Bathurst Street TO, ON M5S 2R3 cell: 416 697-9665 email suppressed the 8 fest tient à remercier ses partenaires : Le Conseil des Arts du Canada, Le Conseil Des Arts De LčOntario et Le Conseil des Arts du Toronto, ainsi que par des commanditaires et partenaires locaux. the 8 fest is made possible through the generous support of: The Canada Council for the Arts, The Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council as well as our sponsors and community partners. _______________________________________________ FrameWorks mailing list email suppressed http://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks