The Festival is open to all international videoartists. Partecipation is free.
Between all submitted videos, 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.
The artist accept that his/her own videos 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 videos, 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 videos can be freely used for the Festival communication, mentioning title and author of artwork.
All rights on videos remain property of author. The author assert, under his/her own liability, the complete right of use on used materials (images, sounds, videos) 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 online, 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 videos 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 videos.
Will be accepted only the videos received within midnight of March, 31 2013.
TECHNICAL FEATURES OF ARTWORKS
The videos must be fully realized with digital tech.
The videos must be mono-channel.
The videos 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 videos don't must surpass 10 minutes.
The videos must be accompanied by participation form fully and correctly compiled.
The videos must be accompanied by a still-frame from video itself, in format .jpg, and with dimension not less than 400 px / 300 px.
The videos 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.
Videos already submitted to previous editions of Magmart, even if not selected by Jury, aren't admissible.
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)
Agata Chiusano (artist, Suor Orsola Benincasa university professor)
Antonio Manfredi (artist, CAM Art Director)
Giuseppe De Marco (artist, Mediavox)
Veronica d'Auria (C.A.R.M.A. curator)
Sotiris Iliadis (Athens Video Art Festival Executive Manager)
Enrico Tomaselli (artist, Festival Art Director).