Call for Submissions: Experimental Film And Video Shorts

Submission Deadline: Friday, November 7, 2014

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The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) will be presenting a screening of new short experimental film and video at Subject LES in New York City on December 14, 2014. This event will be part of a day-long series of media arts focused talks and screenings.

SAWCC invites submissions from South Asian women artists/directors. Works can address any theme or subject matter. The focus of this screening is to highlight independent and experimental film and video shorts that will engage diverse audiences on a range of aesthetic, socio-political, and/or conceptual levels. Presenters will receive a modest honorarium.

This program will be curated by Shelly Bahl (visual and media artist and member of the SAWCC board).

Submission Guidelines
Works must be under 15 minutes and produced in 2010 or later.
Works curated from this CFS must be downloadable. MOV or .MP4 files, preferably in H.264 codec.
Submissions must include all of the following as a single Word document:

• Name of artist/director

• Full contact information (address, phone, email, website)

• Title of work, date of production, running time

• Direct web link to preview film or video project online.

• Direct web link to download film or video project. We will only download the final set of selected works

• Project Synopsis (250 words maximum)

• Brief biography of the artist/director (150 words maximum)

• Screening history and awards

Submissions must be sent via email with a direct web link to the artist/director/project website, YouTube or Vimeo account to view the work online (please provide passwords if necessary). Please label subject heading as “SAWCC Screening 2014: YourFirstName YourLastName” and sent to

If you have any questions, please use the same subject heading as above and email:

The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the advancement, visibility, and development of emerging and established South Asian women artists and creative professionals by providing a physical and virtual space to profile their creative and intellectual work across disciplines.

This screening is cosponsored by 3rd i NY.