THE 30TH ANNUAL NEW YORK EXPOSITION OF SHORT FILM AND VIDEO
One of the nation's longest running festivals
for the independent film/video community
CALL FOR ENTRIES
PREMIERE: NOVEMBER 21 - 23, 1996, THE NEW SCHOOL
NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES - DUE DATE: JULY 1, 1996
~ ANIMATION ~ DOCUMENTARY ~ EXPERIMENTAL ~ NARRATIVE
~ NEW DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA!
New York's premiere showcase for cutting-edge and classic
independent shorts seeks animation, documentary, experimental
and narrative works under 60 minutes in length, as well as
digital multi-media works of any size. The New York Expo, now
in its 30th year, is one of the nation's longest-running annual
festivals of short independent film and video. Over the years,
the Expo has sought out and presented the best of the new --
conceptually advanced, technically innovative, thematically
challenging, and unconventional non-commercial films and videos
-- works that may have a difficult time finding a venue. This
year, the Expo will also embrace the exciting new medium of
digital multi-media, with CD-ROMS and World Wide Web Pages.
Finalist works are screened for the public and the New York
film/video community at The New School in Greenwich Village,
and are seen by distributors and exhibitors in this major media
market. Selected finalist works will tour to other venues.
The 1996 New York Expo will feature panels and sidebar
screenings, with digital multi-media works to be presented at
Cyberfeld's, an internet cafe.
First, Second, and Third Place awards are granted in each
category, plus Eastman Kodak prizes of filmstock. Judges for
the Expo have included academy award-winning directors, noted
independents, and eminent scholars and critics. The Expo is
supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, Eastman
Kodak, Home Box Office, and the New York Film/Video Council,
The Expo seeks films/videos completed since 1994; CD-ROMs and
Web Pages since 1992. Student and international entries are
welcome. Public screening formats: 16mm and 3/4" NTSC video
only; 35mm and Super 8 films are shown in video projection.
Preview on 3/4" or 1/2" video, NTSC only; CD-ROMs in Mac or PC
format; Web Pages by URL. Entry fee: $35 for all formats.
Deadline: July 1, 1996.
For information and entry forms, contact:
Robert Withers, Director
New York Expo of Short Film & Video
532 LaGuardia Place, Suite 330
New York, NY 10012
voicemail (212) 505-7742
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