10th edition | 2016/2017
Deadline Expired!
the Rules

The Festival is open to all international videoartists. Partecipation is free.
Between all submitted video, will be done a final selection based on vote of a Jury composed by experts. The 30 selected artworks will become part of CAM permanent collection.
All sended materials don't will be return, and will be stored in the Festival's archive like documentation.
Sending the participation form, the artist accept fully the present rules.
The Jury verdict is incontestable.
For this 10th edition, the festival split itself in two: WEST and EAST.

All video submitted by countries of Asia and Oceania, will be part of EAST, the others - from Europe, Africa and Americas - will be part of WEST.
WEST and EAST video will be judged by two different jury, each of which will select 15 artworks. Two exhibit (of all 30 selected video) will have place at the end of festival, in Italy and China. All the following rules are valid for both, WEST and EAST. The artist accept that his/her own video will be broadcasted online and offline, on site www.magmart.it; he/she accept that, if selected, the video become part of permanent collection of CAM, and should be freely screened at CAM rooms.
All the video, selected or not, become part of Magmart's archive, and can be screened in any other place or event related to Festival, online or offline, with exclusion of any commercial use.
Still-frame from video can be freely used for the Festival communication, mentioning title and author of artwork.
All rights on video remain property of author. The author assert, under his/her own liability, the complete right of use on used materials (images, sounds, video) and that compose the artwork; the author undertake completely the liability for any breach of copyright laws.
To participate is necessary fill out the form available on this website. The omission, or the incorrect filling, of one or more parts of form itself, will involve the exclusion of video by selection of Jury.
The possible selection by Jury is in any case subordinate at an essential condition for the proclaim of winners: the author of selected video must send, via ordinary mail, and within 15 days from Jury's verdict communication, the donation act to CAM of the copy of his/her own video, and the hard copy on DVD itself. The donation act don't underlie in any way a transfer of right, but certify exclusively the willingness of author so that a copy of his/her own video artwork will be permanently keeped - and, with limitations above, utilized - in the permanent collection of CAM.
Without this donation act, the video will be rule out by group of 30 selected artworks, and replaced by those immediately subsequent in Jury's ranking.
Any author can participate with max 5 video.


Will be accepted only the video received within midnight of May, 07 2017.

technical features of artworks

The video must be fully realized with digital tech.
The video must be mono-channel.
The video must be sent in format .mpeg, .avi or .mov (PAL); any other format will be rejected. We absolutely reject .m2v format.
The max lenght of video don't must surpass 10 minutes.
The video must be accompanied by participation form fully and correctly compiled.
The video must be accompanied by a still-frame from video itself, in format .jpg, and with dimension not less than 400 px / 300 px.
The video must have a quality (dimension, resolution) right for a public screening, without any further shipping of an high-res copy. Suggested size is 1280px / 720px (16:9); minimum size required is 720px / 576px.
If the video is a shooting of a performance, this must be fully visible within video lenght.
video already submitted to previous editions of Magmart, even if not selected by Jury, aren't admissible.

submissione way

Is possible to send required materials for participation (video, form, image) just in one way, online:
- Filling out the form, before midnight of March, 31 2012;
- In the form, must be indicate an URL http or ftp for downloading the video (i.e.: http://www.mydomain.com/myvideo.mov) and the still-frame from video (i.e.: http://www.mydomain.com/myimage.jpg);
- Is possible to utilize a service for big files transfer, like www.wetransfer.info.
Call the files in this way: title_of_video-name_of_author.extension_of_file (i.e.: my_video-my_name.mov)
The video and the image must be effectively available at indicated URL within the deadline.
If required by service you choice, indicate the email address submission (at) magmart.it to alert us of availability of your files.
Don't send us link to video hosted on YouTube, Vimeo* or similar websites! They don't match our rules! We need your original artwork.

* (Vimeo link are acceptable just if is downloadable an HD version of video)