Call for Submissions: Frame & Frequency VI / Calls & Submissions

April 5, 2020

Organization Name: VisArts

Organization Location: Rockville, MD

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: $5 USD


Frame & Frequency is an ongoing International Film & Video Art Screening Series presented by VisArts located in Rockville, Maryland (just outside of Washington DC) that highlights artists whose new media, experimental film, and video works explore contemporary visual culture, and presents an intimate panorama of the variety and breadth of video art in artistic practice today.

This year’s edition will take the form of an Experimental Short Film & Video Festival during the Rockville Arts Festival May 2nd & 3rd.
Frame & Frequency aims to present a diverse group of artists representing multi-generational and cultural backgrounds, nationalities and personal histories while demonstrating the artists’ impressive command of video and new media technologies.

Deadline for submissions is April 5, 2020
All selected artists will receive $50 screening fees

Festival awards:
1st Place: $300
2nd Place: $200
3rd Place: $100

Submission specifications:
Video: You may submit up to 3 works. Videos must be in .mp4 file format. Maximum length of 15 minutes. Upload files below through our online platform or provide Vimeo links for video previews. All foreign language moving image artworks must have English subtitles.
Artist Bio (100 word max.)
Artist Statement (100 words max.)
$5 application fee
Selected artists will receive screening fees for participation

About VisArts:
Transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts. From our beginning in 1987 as Rockville Arts Place operating in a converted garage to our current contemporary, state of the art facility in Rockville Town Square, VisArts has served local residents, students, art lovers, professional artists, and others with an interest in the arts. Each year, VisArts welcomes more than 30,000 visitors through our doors to visit one of our four galleries, observe our studio artists on our second floor Artist Concourse, or to participate in art education classes, camp programs, and special events in our Buchanan Room.
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