Does the screening format have to be a print? Can I submit a project that was
shot on 16mm and finished digitally? Thanks!
Director of Production
Intercollegiate Media Studies
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On May 7, 2012, at 12:27 PM, Scott Dorsey wrote:
> CALL FOR FILMS
> The Arisia science fiction convention in Boston has a film program, the
> last SF convention left in the country to actually be showing 16mm and
> 35mm films. Arisia is entirely run by SF fans, and is a very nonprofit
> WHY US?
> Although we run a large number of big Hollywood films, we also try and
> run shorts and smaller films. We go out of our way to show at least one
> experimental film a year. In the past, these have included Angela Scheirl's
> _Flaming Ears_, J. Hoberman's _Customs and Immigration_, Carolyn Macartney's
> _The Dreaded Beard_, Robert Houllahan's _Psychic Alchemist_, Craig Baldwin's
> _Spectres of the Spectrum_, La Jetee, and other films that aren't aimed at
> the typical science fiction fan but will make them think about what film is
> and what it should be.
> WHAT DO WE WANT?
> We want narrative films, available on 16mm or 35mm, with some sort of science
> fiction theme. If it requires some thought or some audience preparation
> to follow the narrative, that's fine. Who decides what is a science fiction
> theme? A committee of judges whose decision may in fact be totally arbitrary.
> Actually, it might just be me. We want films that make people think about
> the nature of the universe and of technology.
> HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FILM?
> You send a non-returnable DVD or VHS screening copy to:
> Attn: Scott Dorsey
> PO Box 1229
> Williamsburg, VA. 23187
> Along with some indication that you want it to be considered for the Arisia
> film program and how someone can get in touch with you if it is selected.
> ARE YOU INSANE?
> Quite possibly.
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