International Festival of Video Art and Visual Music 2018

In order to support the artistic creation and visual composition of every creator from any nationality and age, the International Festival of Video Art and Visual Music 2018 is open on the following basis and format specifications: Submit a video work for Cinema*or Fulldome**, on the theme of Video Art or Visual Music, with any techniques, concepts and ideas.

DOCUMENTATION FOR WORKS

• Photo scanner of DNI card, passport or similar.
• Video work information (.txt or .doc file).
• Title of work.
• Video format (Cinema*or Fulldome**).
• Producer (name, e-mail address).
• Document of the work (maximum half of a page).
• Producer biography.

*TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR CINEMA
Original work with minimum length 5 minutes and maximum length 10 minutes.

• Video Master format, 16 bit RGB. Filenames following the “MyWork_LastName.mp4”(Without umlauts, without special characters or symbols; numbers separated by the underline character, only one dot to separate the filename extensión).
• Resolution: 2k (2048 x 1080 pixels).
• Picture format: preferably MP4; MOV admitted.
• Frame rate: preferably 30 fps; 29.97 fps, admitted.
• Titles: Five seconds of initial titles.

**TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR FULLDOME

Original work with minimum length 4 minutes and maximum length 11 minutes.
Dome Master format, 16 bit RGB, 180° equidistant image field, consecutively numbered picture sequences starting at 0 or 1. Filenames following the “MyWork_00000.png” scheme, without umlauts, without special characters or symbols; numbers separated by the underline character, only one dot to separate the filename extension.

• Orientation: below = front; left = east(dome at left); right = west(dome at right); top = rear.
• Resolution: preferably 2k (2048 x 2048 pixels).
• Picture format: preferably PNG, best quality JPG2000 are admitted.
• Frame rate: preferably 30 fps; 29.97 fps, admitted.
• Sound: Uncompressed WAV format***or 5.1 WAV surround (L/R/C/LFE/Ls/Rs)16 bit or 24 bit, 48 kHz.
***Single channels in uncompressed WAV format, 16 bit or 24 bit, 48 kHz. Filenames identical to frame filenames according to the scheme above (“MyWork_C.wav”,“MyWork_L.wav”,etc.). For synchronization, the sound must begin with the first frame.

ADDITIONAL FILES FOR BOTH FORMATS

A film teaser, full HD, 1920x1080, 30 seconds max duration.

DEAD LINE

FOR CINEMA: April 20, 2018.
FOR FULLDOME: May 20, 2018.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR DEAD LINE

1. The evaluation and selection will be for public dissemination and show of works, without fee charge for any participants.
2. The selected artists will be informed via email and will be part of the International Festival.
3. The Festival will be held at the Digital Culture Center of Mexico City and other venues from 3 May 2018 onwards. Digital Dome of Cuernavaca Mexico, from 2 June 2018 onwards.
4. The jury will be made up of international personalities committee.
5. Send your files using Dropbox, WeTransfer or similar, specify the links at: planetario@visualmusic.info
6. For any queries please email us on: dudas@visualmusic.info

20 May 2018