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7th LINOLEUM Animation Fest - Moscow - Submit by June 1 '12

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7th LINOLEUM Animation Fest - Moscow - Submit by June 1 '12

Postby Charles » Fri May 04, 2012 11:18 am

In Fall 2012 (Summer 2012) the 7th International Fest of Contemporary animation & media-art LINOLEUM will take place in Moscow.

Purposes of the Fest



The purposes of the Fest are:

- encouragement and stimulation of creative activity of animators and media-artists;

- popularization of contemporary animation in Russia.

This year the project LINOLEUM announces the selection of works for competitive participation in the 6th Fest on for the first time, which is entitled “Antisocial networks”.



Nominations of the Fest

The Festival Jury will select four principal nominees during the Fest.

The winner will be awarded to the Grand-Prix of the Fest which is $5000 (USD).

The works on the short-list as well as those recommended by the Jury will be included into the collection DVD, released by the project LINOLEUM.



The total prize fund of the Festival is $10,000 (USD).



The Fest will be held with the support of Michael Tsarev Art Projects.


Selection of Works

The selection of works for the participation in the Fest will be carried out by the Organizing Committee and the Jury.

According to the selection results the names of the authors as well as the titles of their works will be published on the official Fest website.


Conditions of Selection

The number of works presented by one participant is unlimited. The works are accepted without any strict thematic limitation, but under the common title “Antisocial networks”.


Requirements to the Works

Basic requirements of Organizing Committee to the competitive works are:

- creation period of the work is the years 2011-2012;

- the duration of the video is not regulated;

- animation portion must be no less then 30%;

- subtitles in English or Russian (if the works are presented in other languages);

- only the works that haven’t participated in other contests and fests in the Russian Federation can be accepted.



All the works sent to the Fest are not commented on or returned. The organizers are obligated to reserve confidentiality and the author’s rights of the Fest’s competitors.

Contracts will be signed with all the authors and studios, whose works will be selected for the participation in the Fest.



The reception of works for the Fest will be held till June 1, 2012.

The Organizing Committee will inform the producers (directors) about the results of the selection till June 15, 2012.


How to Send (Technical Requirements)

You can submit work to the festival on the disks by mail or through the Internet by sending a link to download the file.

1) In case of sending the work on disk by mail to the organizing committee of the festival you should send

(the address is «Animation Community», postbox 2, Moscow, 115682):


1. Work in the DVD format (4x3 or 16x9), written down on a DVD disk.

DVD disc should contain only one movie without the menu.

The disk shouldn't be protected from copying.

(It is preferable to write down a disk in region 0, format PAL)

2. Work in the best original quality (FULL HD, HD and more low), which you have, in any format, written down on a DVD or CD disk.
3. Information about the film written down on a DVD or CD disk for the catalogue and press-release:

- fill the film questionnaire (in the annex to the letter),

- concise description of the work (not more than 500 characters),

- detailed description of work (not necessarily),

- screenshots (enough 3 frames with 300 dpi),

- photos of the director and the production designer (resolution 300 dpi),

- contact information and concise biography of the author or information about studio,

- dialog sheets are recommended.



2) In case of sending the work through the Internet you should send to e-mail martynenko@linoleumfestival.ru:

1. Link to the work in DVD format (format VOB or an archive containing a folder VIDEO_TS).
2. Link to the work in the best original quality (FULL HD, HD and more low), which you have, in any format.
3. Information about the film for the catalogue and press-release:

- fill the film questionnaire (in the annex to the letter),

- concise description of the work (not more than 500 characters),

- detailed description of work (not necessarily),

- screenshots (enough 3 frames with 300 dpi),

- photos of the director and the production designer (resolution 300 dpi),

- contact information and concise biography of the author or information about studio,

- dialog sheets are recommended.



We recommend that you use the following exchangers when you will send work through the Internet:

- https://www.wetransfer.com/

- https://www.yousendit.com/



3) The possibility of acceptance of works on the film 16mm or 35mm is to be discussed with the Organizing Committee.


Contacts

The DVD copies of works should be sent the address is: «Animation Community»; postbox 2, Moscow, 115682.

For any information about the competition and Fest please apply to the organizing committee of the Fest:



Olga Martynenko (martynenko@linoleumfestival.ru)


The exact date of the Fest will be published on the website of the project LINOLEUM http://www.linoleumfestival.ru



We are looking forward to getting your works!


With best regards,

Collective of the project LINOLEUM



The film questionnaire

1. THE FILM NAME

2. IF THE FILM IS REMOVED ON THE LITERARY WORK, TO SPECIFY THE NAME AND THE AUTHOR OF THE LITERARY WORK

3. THE MANUFACTURE COUNTRY

4. STUDIO-MANUFACTURER

5. YEAR OF MANUFACTURE

6. THE DIRECTOR

7. THE AUTHOR OF THE SCENARIO

8. THE COMPOSER

9. THE OPERATOR

10. THE ARTIST

11. THE PRODUCER

12. QUANTITY OF SERIES

13. DURATION OF DISPLAY

14. COLOR/BLACK-AND-WHITE

15. THE GENRE
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