view CURRENTS 2014

June 13-29, 2014

Submission Guidelines

All applicants must submit the online submission form!
We prefer to view work samples online (personal website, YouTube, Vimeo etc). You may also mail a flash drive or DVD to:

Parallel Studios Inc.
PO Box 31674
Santa Fe, NM 87594-1674

Bios, statements and proposals, images, etc. can be submitted via a link or emailed to:
connect@currentsnewmedia.org

Image requirements:
video still captures should be full file resolution .jpg
photos and other images – minimum size 300 dpi, 5″x 8″ ( the larger the better ), .jpg

Submission Fee schedule is as follows:
One Submission = $20 USD
Two or More Submissions in one or multiple categories = $15 USD for each ! submission
Submission is FREE for those 18 years old or younger. Enter 0 in the Submission ! Fee Amount box.

Category A – New Media Installations (video, sound, interactive, computer/software modulated or robotic sculpture or computer/software assisted fabrications)

Feel free to contact us to discuss whether your project falls into this category.
connect@currentsnewmedia.org

Installation artists are eligible for travel, lodging and shipping assistance.
Installation artists may also apply to be considered for the Santa Fe Art Institute Residency Award.
Submissions must include:

  • a website or URL where work can be seen
  • a completed submission form
  • 2-3 still images of submission or previous installation (per submission)
  • an installation floor plan (floor plan is required for consideration)
  • a written installation design description (description is required for consideration)
  • an equipment list (indicating which equipment you will need the festival to supply)
  • brief bio/bios
  • a one paragraph statement that addresses the work submitted (100 words max)
  • a CV/resume

Category B – Single Channel Video and Animation
Submissions must be 6 minutes or less in length. Submissions must include:

  • a website or URL where work can be seen
  • a completed submission form
  • 2-3 still images (per submission)
  • brief bio/bios
  • a one paragraph statement that addresses the work submitted (100 words max)
  • a CV/resume

Category D – Experimental or Interactive Documentary

We are looking for documentaries which are considered by their creators as art works that use video as a medium in all its variety. The work can be of personal, social or impressionistic nature.
Special guidelines for this category are:
No more than two submissions – short pieces 1-20 mins – feature pieces 45-90 mins
Submissions must include:

  • a website or URL where work can be seen
  • a completed submission form
  • 2-3 still images (per submission)
  • brief bio/bios
  • a one paragraph statement that addresses the work submitted (100 words max)
  • a CV/resume

Category F – Web-Art, Art-Gaming, Mobile Device Apps (phone, iPad,etc)
We are looking for artists who are developing applications or websites as an art form, not as portfolio or commercial
promotion. Websites may be interactive but do not have to be.

Submissions must include:
website or URL where work can be seen
a completed submission form
2-3 still images (per submission)
brief bio/bios
a one paragraph statement that addresses the work submitted (100 words max)
a CV/resume

Category G – Youth New Media Makers
If you are 18 or younger you may submit work in any category Free of charge.
Submissions must include:

  • website or URL where work can be seen
  • a completed submission form
  • 2-3 still images (per submission)
  • brief bio/bios
  • a one paragraph statement that addresses the work submitted (100 words max)
  • a CV/resume

Artists are welcome to submit work in multiple categories.

Submission Fee schedule is as follows:
One Submission = $20 USD
Two or More Submissions in one or multiple categories = $15 USD for each submission

Submission is FREE for those 18 years old or younger

– Select the appropriate category/categories on the Artists Submissions page. Fill out the appropriate form for each category you wish. Scroll down to view the entire form. You may submit more than one entry on each category form. You are also welcome to submit work in multiple categories. Do not select the “Buy Now” PayPal button until after you have submitted the form.

– Once you have submitted the form online a confirmation window will appear. You can now select the “Buy Now” PayPal button to pay your total submission fee in this category. The submission fee for each category must be paid separately.

– Please submit images, bios, resumes, project descriptions, equipment lists and related materials using your own file sharing account, a download link or you can email them to: connect@currentsnewmedia.org

We look forward to viewing your work!

Please feel free to email us with any questions.

Mariannah and Frank

The CURRENTS Festivals are produced by Parallel Studios, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Email address: connect@currentsnewmedia.org
Website: http://www.currentsnewmedia.org/