[ARENA] Onedotzero: call for 2008/09 festival submissions

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onedotzero is extending an international call for submissions to receive
visually progressive moving image work for their 2008/09 global touring

deadline: 18 july 2008



onedotzero's open submissions scheme is one of the few that remains free to
enter, enabling the best up-and-coming talent from around the globe to be
presented alongside world-leading creative luminaries.

the festival is a visual ideas lab revealing future directions in motion,
featuring new and specifically commissioned works; liberating talent to
present new moving image possibilities and encouraging interdisciplinary
collaboration across all aspects of moving image and other complementary

this year's ambitious programme will bring the best of previous programme
strands alongside new categories and activ ities based on the theme of
citystates, which will engage audiences, industry and media with an in-depth
exploration of city life, insights and culture.

'more people than ever before are living in cities bringing with it a
greater socio-cultural mix, sense of movement and transition than previously
experienced. now more than ever it is important to understand and interact
with the broad spectrum of what the city offers us - how we inhabit it, how
we engage with its' cultural make up, and how we view and influence its'
shane walter, ceo / creative director, onedotzero

onedotzero are looking for direct responses to the themes and categories
listed below.

submission themes

core programmes: central to our ethos; explorations of new creative
expression, visionary moving image and progressive visual ideas. categories
that are open to submissions include:

wow + flutter: the vital force and driving impulse of onedotzero, the
pioneering home for exploring motion graphics, motion typography, visual
code, processing, animation, enhanced digital and short experimental works
wavelength: dedicated to exploring innovative, visually progressive music
videos and rarely screened promos and unofficial versions.
extended play: a select international programme of critically acclaimed,
digitally inflected short films and animations, which extend way beyond the
boundaries of traditional storytelling and style
j-star: the latest survey of music videos, motion graphics and shorts from
some of japan's finest moving image-makers and young talent.

new categories: onedotzero is developing new categories based around the
overarching theme of citystates: onedotzero seeks inspired views of
contemporary city culture based on the following:

. innovative moving image work that explores the collisions, myths, rela
tionships, sensory overloads, and multiple layerings of contemporary city
life, within individual, the communal and global contexts
. evocative interpretations of all types of terrain, environments,
. urban street art and graffiti
. thought provoking work that targets social, environmental, and political
concerns and issues.

other: onedotzero is also interested in receiving proposals for
installations, interactive works and live performance in addition to single
screen works and explorations of typography for current and future plans for
current and future project plans. 

festival details

. premieres at onedotzero_buenos aires, argentina: 26-28 september 2008 
. onedotzero_ch, zurich, switzerland: tba october 2008 
. the extensive global tour will continue across the uk, europe, asia, the
baltics, the americas and oceania.

festival content

. curated compilation screenings
. exhibitions
. installations and interventions
. debates and discussions
. live audiovisual performances

deadline: 18 july 2008

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