[artinfo] call for motion artists

Mason Dixon mason at mgchicago.com
Thu Nov 3 13:52:53 CET 2005

Chicago Motion Graphics Festival 2006

__/** Call for Video Artists **\__

The 2006 edition of the Chicago Motion Graphics Festival will consist of
an intimate tour of the world of motion graphics.  It will occur over
four days in JANUARY 2006 with include both a screening and conference
program.  The festival will again feature works of international design
excellence and entries will be screened in a gallery-style format at
select post-houses around Chicago.

CMGF will screen work that includes: special effects, compositing, music
videos, commercials, experimental, machinima, animatics, web and
micro-cinema.  The festival accepts entries from all over the world, but
will emphasize work from the Midwest.

The DEADLINE for entry is 1 December 2005.

To submit a motion picture for consideration, please enclose a print out
of the application form (www.mgchicago.com/festival/06/entry.pdf), a
check for the $15 entry fee made payable to Design After Next, LLC, a
Region 1 compatible DVD, and mail to:

Motion Graphics Chicago
1933 West Crystal St #3B
Chicago, IL 60622

All entries should be submitted on DVD.
Entries chosen to screen in the festival will be requested in a higher
resolution format such as digital files, miniDV, or beta SP.

Entries may also include:
(1) A brief artist or company bio.
(2) A list of the software used to create the work,
(3) An indication of the content's original format (i.e. computer
animation, live action footage, hand-drawing, stills, etc.),
(4) A description of the work of 35 words or fewer, and
(5) A separate description of not more than 100 words.

Please send an email with your name and the name of your project to
filmfest at mgchicago.com when you have mailed your submission, and we will
notify you when your entry has been received.

Entry Fee is $15.00 per person or company.
Each person or company can include as many pieces, works, or movies in
their entry as will fit on their entry DVD.

Please Note: All submission become the property of Design After Next, LLC
to be used at their discretion. All relevant permissions and copyrights
are assumed to be cleared by the entrant.
If you have a question about your entries eligibility please contact
filmfest at mgchicago.com.

For more information on the festival visit www.MGChicago.com.

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