Call for one second movies and long off takes Welcome to submit to the 6th edition of One-Off Moving Image Festival! The festival is digital and screens the movies online during the festival November 10 - 20, 2023. In addition we use public space in Valencia (ES) and Gol (Norway) to show the festival via QR-codes. We're collaborating with 60Seconds Festival in Copenhagen (DK) which takes place at the same time. 60sec screens a selection of the movies in addition to their 60 seconds movies in Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Køge and Helsingør during the festival week. In addition, all One-OffF movies will be included in the next Leap Second Festival, an irregular x-ennale lasting one second. The festival will also be part of The Wrong Biennale from November 1, 2023 to March 1, 2024.
This year's theme suggestion is "Colour your dreams". Do androids dream of electric sheeps? Do they dream in colour? What about the black box of artificial intelligence? For dreaming in the dark? Hume wrote that nothing we imagine is absolutely impossible, ie. that we couldn't imagine impossible things. Mark Jago writes that it may come as something of a surprise to learn that just about every major philosophical theory of content and meaning is unable to account for impossible thoughts. Now that the idea of possible worlds has become a mainstream notion via interpretations of quantum mechanics, what about impossible worlds, wouldn't they share the same or similar status? Yagisawa argues, there are other ways of the world than the way the world actually is. Call them ‘possible worlds.’ There are other ways of the world than the ways the world could be. Call them ‘impossible worlds’. Where are our dreams headed now that AI is actively imagining things for us, as a rather counterfactual and untrustworthy dream-machine shuffling the cards of our everyday fantasies. Is it colouring the dreams for us? What can be done with a one second video concerning dreams and colours? An impossible format for impossible worlds? Or a long off take? A psychogeographical format of following your dreams? Be welcome with your own interpretations. Movie submission # one second short, or long off take # original material # no credits added to the movie # mp4 web-optimized format # 4:3 aspect ratio Deadline for participation was: October 10, 2023. Website and movie submission https://noemata.net/one-off/
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