Two events exploring the question: What makes films by women unique?
These two upcoming events organised by Women in Film and Television (Victoria):
Melbourne International Animation Festival – Friday 22 June 2007 at ACMI – Screening of women’s animation from around the world
Victorian Women’s Short Film Showcase – Thursday 14 June 2007 at ACMI
For more information about either of these events or to arrange an interview, please contact WIFT(Vic) President Sue Marriot Ph: 0412 363 137 or Aenea Himbury Ph: 0408 377 044.
3rd edition of Cologne Online Film Festival
Toon! Toon! – art cartoons and animated narratives
After the successful launch of CologneOFF – Cologne Online Film Festival
and the organisation of the first two editions in 2006
CologneOFF I – Identityscapes, CologneOFF II – Image vs Music
VideoChannel is preparing now edition III of CologneOFF to be launched in
art cartoons and animated narratives
invites artists and directors for submitting animated films/videos telling a
story in form of a cartoon or other forms of narratives by using the new digital
. Deadline: 1 August 2007
. The subject can be chosen freely.
. The films/videos may originate from the years 2002-2007.
. The duration max. 10 minutes, exceptions possible.
. Max 3 films/videos can be submitted.
. Productions using language and/or text other than English need English
All entry details and the submission form can be found on
netEX – networked experience
OUTPOST is part of the share.global organization which hosts events and
workshops in New York, San Diego, Los Angeles (USA), Montreal (Canada),
Wiesbaden (Germany), and Stavanger (Sweden).
Held on the last Wednesday night of every month at Horse Bazaar in
OUTPOST is a mixture of open jam, featured performances and spontaneous
workshop and runs much like other SHARE events over the world.
http://shareoutpost.org/ As always, audio and video jammers are most
welcome so, Bring your gear and have no fear..
Free from 8.30
Look forward to seeing you @ the Horse.
*Horse Bazaar has just received sponsorship from MONA for the 2007
panoramic art prize updating the posting from last week the prize money is now $5000*
$5000 MONA Prize *
*MONA (mona.net.au) is offering world’s richest prize for the production of panoramic content.*
The Mona Prize for panoramic content is an open digital art prize for
the production of screen-based content that best uses Horse Bazaar’s
unique panoramic projection system. The screens are custom-built for the
environment and extend for nearly 20 metres around the bar. Casting
aside the traditional 4:3 screen format, visual artists are asked to
produce digital content at an 8:1 ratio. The Mona Prize aims to
cultivate the appreciation and production of panoramic virtual décor.
This is an acquisitional competition; winning pieces will become a part
of the MONA art collection.**
*Entries Close Friday 13th July 2007
**For more information visit horsebazaar.com.au/monaprize
Second Life Artists Residency
Application closing date: 27 July 2007
The Australia Council for the Arts is offering up to $20,000 for a
collaborative artist residency in the virtual world of Second Life.
The aim of the residency is to offer Australian artists and writers
the opportunity to creatively and critically explore new interactive,
The residency allows for a collaborative team of up to three people
(including a writer, musician/sound artist and digital visual media
practitioner) to develop inter-disciplinary artwork in Second Life.
Applications will be accepted from teams who fulfil all the residency
requirements, including having the necessary artform experience.
Artists or writers who have professional experience in more than one
of the required artform areas can include this as part of their
The Second Life artist residency is an initiative of the Literature
Board, Music Board and Inter-Arts Office of the Australia Council.
The residency is in-world and requires artists and writers to
explore the possibilities of inter-disciplinary literary, music/sound
art and digital visual media practices.
The successful team will develop new artistic in-world practices and
comment on the social and cultural layers that have evolved in Second
Key requirements of the project are a clear strategy for harnessing
both in-world and real life audiences and developing public
exhibition opportunities for the artwork in Australia.
For further information visit: http://www.ozco.gov.au/rez