SIMULTAN is an annual festival for video and new media art, which takes place in May, in Timisoara , Romania.
Simultan is a platform for the development of audio-video concepts, wishing to support and promote the new movements and trends in contemporary culture, like the digital media, the video art and the experiment in sound and electronic music.

Simultan03 exploits the idea of audio-visual and socio-cultural Interference, the way in which technology and society give rise to new forms of artistic expression by using the new media.

TERMS OF ENTRY

SIMULTAN03 is open for submissions of innovative works which use technology in a creative, ingenious way or are based on a peculiar, unusual story.
The video section is open to all video artists and not only, who can apply with narratives, documentaries, animations, vj-ing movies and experimental motion graphics.

Those interested may apply with a maximum number of 2 video works, each having a duration which must not exceed 5 minutes.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

  • 5 blank seconds must be recorded before the video.
  • works must be sent in 720×576 Quicktime or avi format, with dv-pal compression and 48kh sound, on CD/DVD (data) or mini DV tape.

APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION

Works will be submitted by mail, together with:

  • the filled in and printed application form (.doc or .pdf) – a separate copy for each work. The application form can be downloaded from: www.simultan.org/en/2007/callforentry.htm
  • 3-4 still images from each video, in jpg format, 720×576 pixels dimension
  • a CV and a photo of the artist

Please submit the material to the following address:
Asociatia Simultan – OP.1 – CP.571, Timisoara, Romania

The application form in Word format must also be sent by e-mail to: application(at)simultan.org

The deadline for the submission of works and applications is April 10th, 2007 (postmark).

JURY

All works will be watched and selected by a jury. Only those accepted will become part of the screening programme. The decision of the jury is final.
Members of the jury: Alexandru Patatics – media artist, Daniel Gontz – media artist, Sorin Vreme – visual artist

DOCUMENTATION

After the event, a DVD/catalogue will be published and a documentation will also be available on our website. Each of the admitted participants will receive a DVD/catalogue by the end of 2007.

MENTIONS

  • the organisers reserve the right to use the works in other presentations with the aim of promoting the Simultan Festival, but not for commercial purposes.
  • submitted works will not be returned, but stored in the Simultan Association archive.
  • the organisers reserve the right to make changes in the program.
  • no entry fee!

For additional information please contact: Levente Kozma,
email: simultan(at)simultan.org, tel: +40-740.300.806,