In January 2006, there will occur in Naples, Italy, the first edition of Magmart | video under volcano, an international video art festival, a studio tad production, with partnership of Stella Film, Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum and GenomART.

The festival is open to international video artists, and the program schedule four steps:

  • the submission, by website

  • the online show, on website

  • the first public show, at VideoDrome

  • the finalists’ public show, at Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum.

Deadline: h 24:00 of January 15, 2006.

The submission can be done just by website, and all the video received before deadline will be showed on-line. The video selection will be splitted in three subsection: received (all that reach our mailbox before deadline), pre-selected (by production, that will go at public show) and 30 finalists (selected by a Jury and VideoDrome’s public vote) that will go at Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum show, and will be part of permanent Museum’s collection.


The video must be fully realized with digital tools.
Must be in .mpeg, .avi or .mov. format.
Max lenght 15 minutes.
Must be accompanied by a specification (in .txt format) on video and on author/s (500 type max).
Must be accompanied by an image draw from video (video still/frame) in .jpg format, at least 400 px for 300 px.


The Festival is only for videoart. The theme is free. Partecipation is open to all video artists, italians or internationals, singles and groups.

Officual contest language: Italian and English.

Deadline: h 24:00 of January 15, 2006.

To enter, submit via e-mail:

  • Name and surname of author/authors or artistic group.

  • Specification (see above)

  • Image (see above)

Internet URL from which download the video (like:


Participation at Contest imply full acceptance of rules. Participants agree diffusion on website and permanent vision in Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum of their own videos.
The Museum acquire at its own permanent collection just the 30 finalist videos.


Any other right about submitted videos hold steady of participant.
For info: [email protected]