[Frameworks] One Minute Film Festival - Call for entries (for those in/near Chicago)

Patrick Friel patrick.friel at att.net
Tue Jul 20 14:52:45 CDT 2010

Hi All,

This is primarily for those of you in or near Chicago (Milwaukee, Iowa City,
etc), as participants are expected to attend.

I want to let you know about the One-Minute Film Festival, which will be at
the Art Institute of Chicago on Friday, August 13. Details from the AIC are
below. Since event host Jason Simon is not local, I have been recruited to
help publicize and promote the screening (read: to get people to submit!).
Anyone and everyone is able to submit work, whether you are a video maker or
Please consider participating in this unique event ­ there will likely be an
eclectic and diverse range of works showing, from active film/video/new
media artists to people who¹ve never touched a camera before.
Also, please forward this widely to your local email lists, social
networking contacts, friends, students, etc. Anyone can participate, so it
does not matter if they are not a film/video maker.
Patrick Friel
Call for Entries:
Jason Simon's One-Minute Film Festival
Part of the Art Institute of Chicago¹s Summer Sounds series (events in
conjunction with the current Sound & Vision exhibition)
Friday, August 13 ­ 9pm-12am ­ Pritzker Garden at the Art Institute of
Jason Simon, the partner of Sound & Vision
<http://www.artic.edu/aic/exhibitions/exhibition/Sound-Vision>  artist Moyra
Davey (Canadian, born 1958), is a filmmaker who for eight years running has
hosted an annual festival. Anyone may submit their film for Simon's
festivals as long as it follows one simple rule: the film can be no longer
than 60 seconds. Simon serves as the event's organizer and VJ, screening the
films in a decidedly party atmosphere. Staged until now in a barn in
Narrowsburg, New York, this will be the first traveling presentation of the
festival. The festival will end in 2012 after ten years, at which point
MassMoCA will launch a traveling exhibition of the project¹s ³greatest

Entry rules: Each film must be no more than 60 seconds in length, in
Quicktime format, and on a DVD. Advance registration will be accepted August
1­13 and is recommended, as films brought on the night of the event may not
get into the program. All advance submissions must be postmarked on or after
August 1 and must be received at the Art Institute by 12:00 p.m. on August
Please send advance submissions to:
One Minutes 
Lectures and Performances
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL  60611
To submit your film in person, please register on August 13, 2010 at the Art
Institute¹s Griffin Court from 5:00­8:00 p.m. Registration includes signing
a waiver. Discs will not be returned. Filmmakers should plan to be present
at the event. 
Members $8, nonmembers $10. Tickets available the night of the event at the
Pritzker Garden gate on Columbus Drive. Cash only. Free for guests
submitting a film entry.
Cash bar
Presented with Metro and Smartbar

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