To participate in VAFA, the video must have been completed after January 2008 and the running time must not exceed 10 minutes. Each participant can submit a maximum of three works. Submission deadline is September 30, 2010.
All works will be viewed by a jury composed of artists working in the field of Video Art. A prize of US$1,000 will be awarded to the selected work. The awarded artist will be invited to present the work at the exhibition opening.
1. Requirement of the entry:
1.1 Submitted videos must have been completed after January 2008.
1.2 Running time must not exceed 10 minutes.
1.3 Non-English spoken videos should have English subtitles.
2. Submission of the entry form and Delivery of the entry:
2.1 Entry form can be submitted via e-mail.
2.2 Each submission should have one entry form.
2.3 Videos can be submitted online with the entry form or can be sent by post on a DVD with a printed version of the entry form.
2.4 If you choose to submit a DVD, please label it with title, author’s name, running time and aspect ratio.
2.6 Videos without application form will not be accepted for the competition.
2.7 All deliveries from international participants must be clearly marked with the following note:
NO COMMERCIAL VALUE, FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY.
2.8 The selected entry will be requested to submit a mini-DV tape or a DVD.
2.9 Shipping expenses are to be assumed by the applicant.
3. Mailing address:
All required materials should be delivered to one of the following:
VAFA - Video Art For All
Rua Francisco Xavier Pereira 45-59, 3 Floor
Ed. Lun Hing Knitting Factory
4. Submission deadline:
The submission deadline is 30th September, 2010. Any submission received after this date will not be accepted.
5. Exhibition date and venue:
Exhibition will run from 5th November to 3rd December, 2010 at Casa Garden – Fundação Oriente Macau.
6.1 All submissions will be selected by the invited jury composed by video artists from Macau and Hong Kong.
6.2 Selected artists will be informed by email of the results around three weeks before the opening of the exhibition.
6.3 Jury’s decisions are final and no appeal will be accepted.
7.1 The best video will be awarded with US$1,000. The awarded artist will be invited to present the work at the exhibition opening (including roundtrip ticket and 2-night accommodation).
7.2 A catalogue of the exhibition will be printed.
Video Art is today recognized as an autonomous art form. Therefore, we have no fixed criteria concerning work themes or forms as long as it stays in the art field. The only works that the jury will not consider are those containing any kind of offensive or aggressive messages/contents.
9. Numbers of the entry:
A maximum of three (3) videos can be submitted.
10.1 The Festival entry is free.
10.2 Copies will not be returned, but will be kept in the organizer’s archive.
10.3 Selected works will be used in research work and non-commercial screenings related to the event.
10.4 Applicant should accept that an insert from his or her video, 30 seconds long at most, can be presented for Festival’s promotional purposes.
10.5 The organizer reserves the right to interpret or amend the regulations and details of the Festival.