You will receive an email to tell you your files has been received as soon as possible (not before mid september). The association VIDEOFORMES is moving to a new place. Thanks for understanding.
Digital Arts International Festival
19 > 22 / 03
20 / 03 > 06 / 04
Clermont-Ferrand / France
VIDEOFORMES 2014 AWARDS / PRIX VIDEOFORMES 2014
The competition is open to all video and media makers. Video works should be new and original in their approach. Artistic research should overshadows technicality.
Art.1 - No entry fee will be charged.
Art. 2 - Selection is open to 2 works maximum per artist. Video works should not have been produced before 2012.
Art. 3 - Videos must be submitted for selection before October 1st, 2013 and sent :
- on a DVD by mail (Be careful only data DVD will be accepted, and no Blu-ray)
- through the Internet if your file is less than 2 gigas big (wetransfer.com, …).
- via a File Transfer Protocol server (FTP) for heavier files (please ask our codes if needed).
- on a USB device with a stamped and addressed return envelope.
One video format is asked :
Each video and each file must be labelled with the following information :
Altered files and other formats will not be considered.
Art. 4 - Each entry should be sent with the following documents, written in French and English when necessary :
- By mail (Videoformes, 64 rue Lamartine, 63000, FRANCE) :
• submission form, which should bear the hand-written words “read and approved” above the signature.
• (DVD, usb device)
- By email or Internet :
• video (2 maximum).
• a pdf of the filled submission.
• a biography (résumé) and a full list of works, awards and exhibitions.
• one or two photos (Tiff or Jpeg, 300 dpi) of the work for communication purpose.
Every uncomplete or not readable form will not be considered.
Art. 5 - The results of the selection will be sent by email after January15th and listed on VIDEOFORMES website.
Each selected video will be screened during the festival.
Art. 6 - Each video using English dialogues/text will be submitted with French subtitles.
Each video using a language other than English will be submitted with English & French subtitles.
Art. 7 - Every artist selected for the competition will be offered two hotel nights during the screenings period (From March 20th to 22th). Note : one artist per video.
SCREENING AGREEMENT / DOCUMENTATION
Art. 8 - The awards presentation will take place on March 22th, 2014.
The awards :
- 2 VIDEOFORMES 2013 prizes
- The ARTE CREATIVE VIDEOFORMES 2014 awards
- The UNIVERSITE BLAISE PASCAL VIDEOFORMES 2014 awards
A professional jury chosen by VIDEOFORMES will award the VIDEOFORMES prizes to videos of their choice.
ARTE CREATIVE will award a prize to its favourite video.
A UNIVERSITE BLAISE PASCAL jury made up of 5 students from universities and Higher Education from Clermont-Ferrand will award a prize and give possible distinctions to their favorite videos.
Art. 9 - No fees will be paid for the festival screenings. Videos might be used for the promotion of the festival.
Art. 10 - Every pre-selected work might be presented in others events, with the artist's previous agreement.
Art. 11 - Every awarded or nominated work might be selected for promotion purposes in cultural events in France or abroad. The artists will be notified each time and their agreement asked. No commercial use will be made.
Art. 12 - Every work selected for competition will enter the VIDEOFORMES DIGITAL ARCHIVES. The works will also enter a database which will be web-accessible (www.videoformes.com). Unless clearly stated on the entry form, the videos in the database will be displayed on the web (flv, 320x240 pixels).
Note : the Videoformes Digital Archives are also available on the Experimental Film and Video Art Portal : www.24-25.fr.
THE COMPLETED ENTRY FORM REPRESENTS THE CANDIDATE'S CONSENT TO THE ABOVE RULES AND REGULATIONS. SHOULD ANY ITEMS BE MISSING IN THE FILE, SUBMISSION WOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED
Works are to be sent with submission form by mail to :
64 rue Lamartine
and labelled "no commercial value" for customs use
DEAD LINE: October 1st, 2013
VIDEOFORMES 2014 :
Festival : 19 - 22 / 03
Exhibitions : 20 / 03 > 06 / 04
Tel : +33(0) 04 73 17 02 17
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
All documents should be sent to :
64 rue Lamartine
with "no commercial value" on it.
Send the mail to :
Subject : VIDEOFORMES_COMPETITION_Title
If you send us a DVD, please use it as if it was an USB key : we just need a video file on it, not a real DVD.
You will receive an email to tell you your files has been received as soon as possible (not before October). The association VIDEOFORMES is moving to a new place. Thanks for understanding.