call: EMAF 2013
Call for entries
Deadline: 7 December 2012
// 26th EUROPEAN MEDIA ART FESTIVAL OSNABRUECK
April 24 – 28, 2013 Festival
April 24 – May 26, 2013 Exhibition
// CALL FOR ENTRIES
// WE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS TO
PARTICIPATE IN THE EMAF BY 07 DECEMBER 2012 !
// INFOS AND APPLICATION DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.EMAF.DE
// We look forward to receiving your entries to the European Media
Art Festival competition, with new works. You’re invited to send us
films, videos, installation- and performance projects or expanded
media works. Please use the online forms for all submissions.
// EMAF is one of the most influential forums of international Media
Art. As a meeting point for artists, curators, distributors, galleries
and an audience of experts the festival has a great impact on the
topics and aesthetics of Media Arts.
Each year the festival offers its visitors a current overview of
experimental films, installations, performances and new digital
formats, ranging from personal and political subjects or formal
experiments to provocative statements from the pulsating area of
“Media Art – Society”. The Festival sees itself as a place of
experimentation and a laboratory where extraordinary works,
experiments and ventures are created and presented.
At the festival an international jury will select the EMAF
Award for a trend-setting work in Media Art, the Newcomer
Award and the Dialog Award of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs
for the promotion of intercultural exchange. Furthermore, the jury of
the German Federal Association of Film Journalists will award the
prize for the best German experimental film.
Experimental shorts and feature films, music videos, new
forms of narration and documentation as well as specials and
From 24 April to 26 May 2013 the festival will present
current media installations in the Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche and
other locations in Osnabrueck.
// EXPANDED MEDIA
Artistic projects in media-arts, performances, digital music and
sound projects, as well as the latest concepts of expanded cinema.
The contact and project exchange forum for new projects,tendencies
and concepts from the media universities, academies of art and
design colleges of Europe.
Theoretical debates covering the various issues of the festival
in talks, workshops, artist presentations and panel discussions.
We warmly invite you to shape and discover the trends of experimental
media-arts in Osnabrueck in April 2013.
// Concept and directors board: Hermann Noering, Alfred Rotert,
– nordmedia – Die Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen mbH
– Stadt Osnabrueck
– Auswaertiges Amt
– Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
– Stiftung Niedersachsen
– EU Funding EFRE
– CIP-ICT Policy Support Programme of the EU
– as well as donations from further sponsors.
European Media Art Festival
Lohstrasse 45 a,
phone +49 (0) 5 41 – 2 16 58,
fax +49 (0) 5 41 – 2 83 27