Open Call for SIMUPOEMS

Deadline: 23/05/2021  |  Published: 21/04/2021  |  Venue: Distributed Device Screening/Streaming for one day only 11th June  |  Region: East Sussex  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Micheál (a.k.a. MOCKSIM) O'Connell

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Open call for Simupoems. First 50 applications accepted or deadline 9am on Monday 24th May whichever is reached first. One film will be chosen to stream/screen via multiple devices on 11th June.

Open Call for SIMUPOEMS

Open Call/Simupoem rules:

1. Intended for watching in loop mode

2. From 6 seconds to a maximum of 2 minutes in duration

3. Non-narrative is encouraged

4. Avoiding didacticism and messaging if possible

5. May incorporate appropriated motifs, images or forms

6. They can be montages or animations

7. The emphasis is on dynamic effects (with possible atypical use of modelling, animation tools, physics engines, low-tech, or engagement with poetic, musical or mathematical concerns)

8. They can be silent or include a soundtrack

Examples here but please do your own thing: 

One film will be selected and then distributed to a target audience as described here on Friday June 11th 2021, as part of Festival of Ideas.

Entry is free. Please do not share your film publicly in advance. 


Contact the curator
When is the deadline?
A maximum of 50 entries will be accepted or 9am on May 24th whichever is reached first.
How many works can I submit?
How much does it cost?
No cost
Are there payments to artists?
Is there a private view / opening?
Films will be screened via multiple platforms on 11th June as part of Sussex Festival of Ideas.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
Films will be screened via multiple platforms on 11th June as part of Sussex Festival of Ideas. Documentation of this will be retained for your use afterwards.

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