call: Sunset Kino Award 2021
Deadline: 16 May 2021
Call for entries
International Call: Sunset Kino Award 2021
Deadline: May 16th, 2021
The Salzburger Kunstverein announces the inaugural call for the 2021 Sunset Kino Award for excellence in contemporary film and video.
Supported by patrons “Elke & Harald,” the award consists of two €4,000 prizes, and screenings of the winning films at Sunset Kino, a film
festival hosted by the Salzburger Kunstverein in the summer of 2021. The award is for professional artists aged 35 and younger working in
contemporary film or video. Artists should submit films or videos they have made since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. Submitted work
does not have to be thematically related to Covid-19, only produced during this time. Applicants should have a significant professional
practise (ie. exhibitions or screenings in contemporary art institutions or film festivals). Only one film per candidate (maximum length of 60
minutes) may be submitted. This must be accompanied by a short preview (maximum three minutes) of the submitted film.
Applications (in German or English) should take the form of a single word or pdf document by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Sunset Kino Award 2021) in the following format:
1. One page cover letter with contact details and with hyperlinks to submitted film & preview of film
(uploaded online via vimeo, youtube or other accessible platform, password protected is acceptable). A
short description of the film may be included here.
2. Two page (maximum) CV listing exhibitions / screenings.
Deadline for submissions: May 16th, midnight Central European Time, 2021. Late applications or
applications without previews or with incorrect criteria will not be reviewed. Please do not send DVDs
or .mov files. Only the successful candidates will be contacted. The jury is Omer Fast (Artist & Filmmaker),
Aziza Harmel (Curator, Kunsthalle Wien) and Bernardo José de Souza (Curator, Spain/Brazil).
About Sunset Kino
Sunset Kino is Austria’s only outdoor, avant-garde cinema, founded by Séamus Kealy in 2017.
Participating artists, programmers & film-makers to date include: Gabriel Abrantes, Stan Douglas,
Omer Fast, Anthony Cokes, Nan Goldin, Emily Wardill, Fischli & Weiss, Chris Marker, Ian White,
Diagonale Film Festival, Golden Pixel Collective, Agnieszka Polska, Cameron Jamie, Loretta
Fahrenholz, Mika Rottenberg, Michael Snow, Bady Minck, Oisin Byrne & Gary Farrelly, Amalia Ulman,
Bruce McDonald, Köken Ergun, Lukas Valenta Rinner, Neil Young & many more.
No Entry Fee.