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Due to the corona virus, Plokta festival is postponed until further notice. Sending your films won’t hurt us though! We will keep the open call open until 24 March 2020 and keep you informed on any updates.
The 1 Euro Cinema is a small travelling cinematic oracle that will show you a random film in exchange for €1. This machine decides what you will watch… and you’ll either get a bang for your buck with a short documentary or have to quickly enjoy a 1-minute video clip.
The Cinema features over 40 films made by Dutch and non-Dutch artists, revolving around themes such as tangible media, new social changes and invisible technology. The collection is currently curated by Telemagic and functions as a dialogue piece on new media.
As part of Plokta, a new film festival in Amsterdam that unravels the hidden life of technology the 1 Euro Cinema will be on show during Plokta: Night Mode with Panteros666 + more amazing AV artists (03 april) in ISOAmsterdam.
jujulove + Telemagic call for all artists with an interest in new media and its societal impact. This version will not only feature films from the existing collection, but will also expand with new films from experimental tool makers, deep dreamers, cyber magicians… and yours?
jujulove + Telemagic call for artists with an interest in new media and experimental video making. We are looking for videos made with alternative/self made tools!
Music = anything YOU consider music!
Moving Image = see the specs and feel free to challenge us!
Technology = You are using very specific technology to make videos or your videos are about visible/invisibile technology in any way! AI welcome! Robots welcome!
OPEN CALLPlokta Film Festival, ISO Amsterdam
1 Euro Cinema
Open-call deadline: 24 march 2020
Exhibition date: 03 April 2020
@ Plokta Night Mode at ISO Amsterdam:
a collective audiovisual exploration of the close relationship between music, moving image and technology.
Open call for films made with: alternative/self made tools
Questioning: the agency of the maker
Challenging: video making
The following specifications are required for your application:
Your film was made preferably between 2018-2020.
Your film is .mp4 (H.264 codec), with a minimum 1080p (16:9) resolution, and is between 1 and 25 minutes long.
A short biography + contact details in Dutch or English (max. 100 words)
- A short description of your film in Dutch or English, preferably describing its relation to the theme (max. 150 words)
︎ More about the 1 Euro Cinema
Telemagic is a Dutch collective of spiritual surfers (Cyanne van den Houten, Roos Groothuizen, Ymer Marinus) a lab that tries to make sense of the mysteries that revolve around digital technology. As self-called open medialab, they experiment with the future of media by creating manifestations and artistic interventions.
Applications can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org up to 24 March 2020 in a single PDF or text file of size up to 5 MB.
Please upload the accompanying video material/or a teaser online to a file hosting service of your choice and include the non-expiring download link in your application email.
Submit your film, have it shown across the globe with the 1 Euro Cinema and become part of our artistic network.
Applicants will receive a message before 30 March 2020. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us on email@example.com
More information: www.plokta.nl
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