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<nettime-ann> 3rd edition of Magmart | video under volcano

 From October 2007 to February 2008, will take place the 3rd edition of
Magmart | video under volcano, international videoart festival.
 The Festival is realized in partnership with CAM - Casoria Contemporary Art
Museum, and with the patronage of the Province of Naples.
 Magmart festival's online media sponsor is the art news portal
 Marmart festival's broadcast media sponsor is the tv channel insu^tv.
 The Festival activity begins on October 10 with the publishing of the call
for participation, and will end with final event, scheduled for February,
23/24 2008, at CAM: On February 23, for the screening of 30 videos selected
by Jury, in coordination with other artistic events. On February 24, 2008,
the selected videos - which become part of permanent collection of Museum -
will be screened on loop for the Museum's visitors.

 The Festival is open to all international videoartists. Partecipation is
 The Festival is dedicated exclusively to videoart, and don't suggest any
particular theme.
 Between all submitted videos, will be done a final selection based on vote
of a Jury composed by experts. The 30 selected artworks will become part of
CAM permanent collection.
 All sended materials don't will be return, and will be stored in the
Festival's archive like documentation.
 Sending the participation form, the artist accept fully the present rules.
 The Jury verdict is incontestable.
 The artist accept that his/her own videos will be broadcasted online and
offline, on site and on tv channel insu^tv; he/she accept
that, if selected, the video become part of permanent collection of CAM, and
should be freely screened within Museum rooms.
 All the videos, selected or not, can be screened in any other place or
event related to Festival, online or offline, with exclusion of any
commercial use.
 Still-frame from videos can be freely used for the Festival communication,
mentioning title and author of artwork.
 All rights on videos remain property of author. The author assert, under
his/her own liability, the complete right of use on used materials (images,
sounds, videos) and that compose the artwork; the author undertake
completely the liability for any breach of copyright laws.
 To participate is necessary fill out the form available online, on official
website of Festival. The omission, or the incorrect filling, of one or more
parts of form itself, will involve the exclusion of video by selection of
 Will be accepted only the videos received within midnight of December, 31
 The shipment bill are on the back of author.
 The possible selection by Jury is in any case subordinate at an essential
condition for the proclaim of winners: the author of selected video must
send, via ordinary mail, and within midnight of January, 15 2008, the
donation act to CAM of the copy of his/her own video, downloadable from
official website of Festival. This donation act don't underlie in any way a
transfer of right, but certify exclusively the willingness of author so that
a copy of his/her own video artwork will be  permanently keeped - and, with
limitations above, utilized - in the permanent collection of CAM.
 Without this donation act, the videos will be rule out by group of 30
selected artworks, and replaced by those immediately subsequent in Jury's
 Any author can participate with max 5 videos.

 The videos must be fully realized with digital tech.
 The videos must be sent in format .mpeg or .mov (PAL); any other format
will be rejected.
 The max lenght of videos don't must surpass 10 minutes.
 The videos must be accompanied by participation form fully and correctly
 The videos must be accompanied by a still-frame from video itself, in
format .jpg, and with dimension not less than 400 px X 300 px.
 The videos must have a quality (dimension, resolution) good for a public
screening, without any further shipping of an high-res copy. Suggested size
is 720px X 576px; minimum size required is 640px X 480px.
 If the video is a shooting of a performance, this must be fully visible
within video lenght.

 Is possible to send required materials for participation (video, form,
image) in two ways:
 - online | Filling out the form, before midnight of December, 31 2007. In
the form, must be indicate an URL http or ftp for downloading the video
(i.e.: and the still-frame from video
(i.e.:; is possible to utilize a
service for big files transfer. The video and the image must be effectively
available at indicated URL within the deadline.
 - offline | After fully filled out the form online, the image and the video
must be sent via ordinary mail or carrier at the address that will be
communicate via email after online submission. The files must be on digital
support (CD-Rom or DVD), Mac/Win or Windows compatible.

 The jury is composed by:
 Giuseppe De Marco - Mediavox
 Luca Magnoni - Journalist / Creative Director
 Antonio Manfredi - Artistic Director of CAM
 Arseny Sergeyev - Curator of Outvideo Festival
 Enrico Tomaselli - Artistic Director of Festival

For informations:

Enrico Tomaselli
Festival Art Director
Skype: MetaArt

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