Call for entries
Deadline: 21 September 2012

FIVA SECOND EDITION
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF VIDEO ART
BUENOS AIRES 2012

CONDITIONS
FIVA Festival is governed by the following rules:

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 three works.
b) Video installations will not be accepted.
c) No works are accepted with a date prior to 2010.
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 codecs: 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.
h) The video must be spoken or subtitled in Spanish

3 – IS REQUIRED TO ACCOMPANY ALL WORKS:
a) Application form signed by the artist.
b) Biography professional of the artist or artists.
c) A brief synopsis of works (optional).

4 – ADMISSION:
a) The jury is composed by: Graciela Taquini (Argentina), Rodrigo Alonso
(Argentina) and Federica Matelli (Italy).
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
September 21, 2012 (they shall refer to the date of postmark postal).

6 – SHIPPING ADDRESSES THE MATERIAL:
Postal address: Venezuela 458, San Telmo, CABA, Argentina. (Postcode)
1095.
Download link: info@fivafestival.com.ar

7- RETURNS:
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.

8 – COMMENTS:
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.
www.fivafestival.com.ar
info@fivafestival.com.ar

FIVA 2012 Application Form
FIVA Buenos Aires – Festival Video Art International 2012
AUTHOR (A):
1- Name and surname (clarify if works are made by a group):
2- Number of passport or ID:
3- Nationality:
4- Country of residence:
5- Postal address:
6- E-mail:
7- Phone:

ABOUT THE WORK:
1- Original Title:
2- Categories: Single Channel □ Video Dance □ Video performance □ Other □
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 nonprofit 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: