call: FIVA Videoart Festival
Call for entries
Deadline: 5 August 2015
FIVA FIFTH EDITION
International Festival of Video Art
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015
1 – PARTICIPANTS:
Artists wishing to participate must be over 18 years old.
2 – WORKS:
a) Each artist or group of artists may submit up to two works.
b) Video installations will not be accepted.
c) No works are accepted with a date prior to 2012.
d) The works may be submitted on DVD, AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPEG. The file
or DVD should be labeled with title, length and author.
You can send a download link to the video file that can be found in any of
the currently used standard formats (AVI, MOV, MP4 or MPG) and must be
encoded with any of the following codec: H.264 AVC or MPEG-4 MPEG 2-4.
We recommend that the file does not exceed 1GB (one gigabyte) in size, for
easy downloading of the video.
If you send a download link we recommend using the H.264 codec MP4
format which allows high quality and low weight.
e) The recommended maximum duration of 20 minutes.
f) The theme will be free.
g) May not be submitted works that have been presented in previous
editions of FIVA
h) The video must be spoken or subtitled in Spanish
3 – IS REQUIRED TO ACCOMPANY ALL WORKS:
a) Application form signed by the artist (below these lines).
b) Biography professional of the artist or artists.
c) A brief synopsis of works.
d) Still digital image (jpg 300 dpi).
4 – ADMISSION:
a) The jury is composed by: Nekane Aramburu (Spain), Brian
Mackern (Uruguay) y Carlos Trilnick (Argentina).
b) All works will become part of files Festival for use in cultural
performances, non-commercial purposes and as part of the event.
c) The selected works will be known to the authors via e-mail addresses
and the festival website.
5- DATE OF DELIVERY:
Works can be submitted by postal mail, by download link or in person until
August 2 of 2015 (they shall refer to the date of postmark postal).
6 – SHIPPING ADDRESSES THE MATERIAL:
Soledad Sanchez, Venezuela 458, San Telmo, CABA, Argentina. (Postcode
It is recommended for works sent by postal from overseas, write on the
envelope “For cultural use, no commercial value”
Works sent to the festival will not be returned to their authors. All works
will become part of the projection equipment of the Festival and may be
submitted for cultural and / or educational purposes (in any case
commercial) in the different samples to be organized throughout the year.
The organization is not liable for any accidents that may affect the works.
The organizers reserve the right the exhibition of the works that may be
harmful to human rights.
Taking part in the festival implies full acceptance of these rules.
NOTE: The omission or misrepresentation of any information requested
generated exclusion from the competition.
The applications that are not complete will not be considered accepted.
Facebook: FIVA Festival Internacional de Videoarte
FIVA 5 Application Form
Festival Video Art International
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2015
1- Name and surname (clarify if works are made by a group and appoint all
3- Country of residence:
4- Postal address:
ABOUT THE WORK:
1- Original Title:
2- Categories: Single Channel □ Video Dance □ Video performance □
3- Years of realization:
4- Color □ Black and white □
5- Duration in minutes:
6- Format of projection:
7- Sound: Mono □ Stereo □ Silence □
AGREEMENT: The Video Art Festival FIVA Buenos Aires is a non profit
event, signing his work for possible inclusion in the Festival implies
conformity with the bases thereof, and the transfer of copyrights and
display the author of works relative to its projection, or in any activity of the
Festival as exhibitions, catalogs, videos, brochures and other promotional
material only and exclusively in connection with the festival. The artist
assumes all responsibility for any third party for any claim concerning the
authorship or originality of the work presented.
Date: Signature of artist: