Call For Submissions: Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Attention Dancers: The Media Arts Project is accepting submissions of original dance created specifically for film and video.15 minutes max. Works will be screened as part of the Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival, 2018 on February 2, 2018.

Apply: http://filmfreeway.com/festival/FrameFormScreenDanceFestival

Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival is presented by The Media Arts Project in collaboration with Revolve. This festival features dance created specifically for film and video. An inherently interdisciplinary genre, screen dance combines the disciplines of dance, performance, visual art, cinema and media arts. The festival raises artistic awareness of this genre by presenting experimental contemporary dance films from nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and filmmakers.

What we are looking for: 
The Media Arts Project (MAP) is a 501(c)3 based in Asheville, NC. The MAP cultivates a dynamic arts culture in western North Carolina by supporting artists and performers who apply innovative approaches to technology and experiential formats. The MAP inspires new ways of experiencing contemporary ideas through non-object based art like performance, digital media, new media and interdisciplinary platforms and thus helps to raise the cultural vitality of our community. Keeping with our mission, we are seeking the most exceptional and experimental works from nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and filmmakers.

The jury process: 
Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival is juried by a three person panel using a rubric the evaluates artistic merit and the quality of the submission. The jurors also takes into account our overall programming goal when making the final selections. Juror’s names and feedback is available upon request. MAP is dedicated to bringing the highest quality work to Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival and ensures that a diverse demographic of artists are represented, with attention given to gender, race, and cultural background.

About MAP
The Media Arts Project (MAP) is a 501(c)3 based in Asheville, NC. The MAP cultivates a dynamic arts culture in western North Carolina by supporting artists and performers who apply innovative approaches to technology and experiential formats. The MAP inspires new ways of experiencing contemporary ideas through non-object based art like performance, digital media, new media and interdisciplinary platforms and thus helps to raise the cultural vitality of our community.

About Revolve

“Our mission is to gather in one place the creative energies of the Asheville area, represented by a variety of viewpoints, forms of expression, markets and communities, and to reach out from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the visual and intellectual landscape of the US and abroad. We plan to generate conversations that inspire collaboration across media, disciplines, identities and agendas.”

OFF the MAP

The MAP is currently seeking new media artists and performers for our vital OFF the MAP programming. If you are a media artist or educator and would like to present a talk, video screening, dance, performance, installation or workshop in Asheville, NC please contact us at wncmap@gmail.com with a link to your website and a brief proposal of your project.


Volunteer

The MAP is looking for volunteers to help with our programming. If you would like to volunteer, get in touch at wncmap@gmail.com.