Magmart | International Festival of VideoArt | 2nd edition

Is now starting, till February 2007, the 2nd edition of Magmart | video under volcano, international festival of video art.

The festival is a production of studio tad, with partnership of Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, GenomART and Computer Arts magazine (italian edition).

The second edition of festival offer a remarkable news: further main contest, this year there is a non-competitive section, Magmart | video under 18, oriented to kids from 12 to 17 years old, that schedule a minivideo exhibition (max 3 minuts) realized by younger authors with mobile.
In the first issue of Computer Arts, subsequent festival’s end, the authors consider more interesting by editorial staff, will be interviewed, and their videos reviewed.
The show, start in early days of October 2006, with publication of call to participation, and culminate with final event, scheduled for February 10/11, 2007, at Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, on two days.

February 10, at Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, will be screened the selected 30 videos, and other artists will do some performances.

February 11, the selected videos – that become part of Museum’s permanent collection – will be screened looping for Museum’s visitors, together video under 18’s minivideos.
February 8, will take place a meeting, with envolvement of art’s experts and critics, on theme: “Videoart in digital age”; this meeting will be at Sociology College of University Federico II of Naples.

RULES

  • Festival is open to all international video artists; no entry fee.
  • Festival is exclusively devoted to videoart, and there isn’t any particular theme.
  • Between all videos submitted, will be execute a final selection by a Jury.
  • The 30 selected videos will become part of Casoria Contemporary Art Museum’s permanent collection.
  • All submitted materials will be not rendered, and will be stored in festival’s archive like documentation.
  • Submitting entry form, artist agree to this rules.
  • The Jury’s verdict is undisputable.
  • The artist agree to show his video(s) on-line on website www.magmart.it, like in Museum’s permanent collection (if selected by Jury), and in any other event or place related to festival, on-line or off-line, with exclusion of any commercial use.
  • All right on video are of author. The author declare, under his responsability, to be the owner of any right on used material (images, sounds, videos) and that are part of the artwork; the author thake charge of any violation of copyright’s laws.
  • Will be accepted only videos received whitin the deadline, December 31, 2006.

All submitted materials will be not rendered, and will be stored in festival’s archive like documentation.
Submitting entry form, artist agree to this rules.
The Jury’s verdict is undisputable.
The artist agree to show his video(s) on-line on website www.magmart.it, like in Museum’s permanent collection (if selected by Jury), and in any other event or place related to festival, on-line or off-line, with exclusion of any commercial use.
All right on video are of author. The author declare, under his responsability, to be the owner of any right on used material (images, sounds, videos) and that are part of the artwork; the author thake charge of any violation of copyright’s laws.
Will be accepted only videos received whitin the deadline, December 31, 2006.
Technical features of artworks
* Video must be realized enterely with digital tech.
* Must be in .mpeg or .mov (PAL) format; any other format will be rejected.
* The video’s time must be 15 minuts max. Must be accompanied by entry form duly compiled.
* Must be accompanied by a video still/frame by video, in .jpg format, with size 400px for 300px.
* The video must have quality features (resolution) to make possible the public show, without any subsequent sending of high quality copy.
* In case the video is a shooting of a performance, this must be enterely visible within the video’s time.
How to send
Is possible to submit the artworks and other materials (video, entry form, image) in two ways:
On-line: the entry form, enterely filled, must be send within December 31, 2006.
Inside the entry form, must be indicated an http or ftp URL from where download the video (i.e.: http://www.mydomain.com/myvideo.mov) and the still image.

Technical features of artworks

  • Video must be realized enterely with digital tech.
  • Must be in .mpeg or .mov (PAL) format; any other format will be rejected.
  • The video’s time must be 15 minuts max. Must be accompanied by entry form duly compiled.
  • Must be accompanied by a video still/frame by video, in .jpg format, with size 400px for 300px.
  • The video must have quality features (resolution) to make possible the public show, without any subsequent sending of high quality copy.
  • In case the video is a shooting of a performance, this must be enterely visible within the video’s time.

How to send

Is possible to submit the artworks and other materials (video, entry form, image) in two ways:

On-line: the entry form, enterely filled, must be send within December 31, 2006.
Inside the entry form, must be indicated an http or ftp URL from who download the video (i.e.: http://www.mydomain.com/myvideo.mov) and the still image (i.e.: http://www.mydomain.com/myimage.jpg); in case, should be use an online service for large files transmission. The video and the image must be really available at signaled URL within the deadline date.
Off-line: After send entry form, enterely filled, the image and the video files must be sent by mail to the address that will be communicate via e-mail after form submission.
The two files must be on one device (CD-Rom or DVD); the device must be Mac/Win or Windows compatible. The mail stamp date attest.

Off-line: After send entry form, enterely filled, the image and the video files must be sent by mail to the address that will be communicate via e-mail after form submission.
The two files must be on one device (CD-Rom or DVD); the device must be Mac/Win or Windows compatible. The mail stamp date attest.

For info: [email protected]
For submission: www.magmart.it