call: Biofiction 2014
Call for entries
Deadline: 30 June 2014
The second Bio:Fiction Science, Art & Film Festival will take place from Oct. 23rd to Oct 25th 2014, in Vienna, Austria.
Bio-fiction aims to increase public engagement with synthetic biology and its societal ramifications.
We want to encourage filmmakers to share their cinematic visions of a present or future society shaped by synthetic biology. What is your view on a world living with synthetic life forms? Your approach is up to you – the filmmaker, scientists or artist – the entries can be on science, fiction, or science fiction.
We welcome documentary films, animations, (science) fiction and experimental films. The main criteria is that synthetic biology has to be reflected somehow in the work, but how you do it is up to you.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Bio-fiction Award – Fiction
Bio-fiction Award – Documentary
Bio-fiction Award – Animation
The prize money will be 6000 Ã¢â€šÂ¬.
On www.bio-fiction.com you will find more detailed information on the film festival. The shortlisted and awarded films will be presented between 23rd and 25th of October 2014, at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria.
The deadline for film entries is Jun 30, 2014.
There is no entry fee for submitting films.