Calls for Entry

The Brentwood Arts Exchange All-Screened Video Fest Call for Entries

Photo courtesy of the Brentwood Arts Exchange.

Photo courtesy of the Brentwood Arts Exchange.

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Deadline: Wednesday, January 20 by 5pm

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The Brentwood Arts Exchange All-Screened Video Fest is an open-call feature of short film and video work by regional filmmakers. Presented to the public in a social and appreciative atmosphere, the one-day festival is a showcase of known and unknown talent alike. They welcome work in all genres, from narrative, to experimental, to documentary, to anything else. One artist/filmmaker will be awarded Best in Festival with a $300 prize.

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DEADLINE
All submissions must be at the gallery by 5 pm January 20, 2016.

EVENT DATE
The Brentwood Arts Exchange All-Screened Video Fest will start at 1 pm Saturday, February 6, 2016 and will continue until finished.

ELIGIBILITY
This call is open to all artists and filmmakers 18 years of age or older who live within 250 miles of Brentwood, MD. Submissions are limited to one video per artist/filmmaker. Employees of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission are not eligible to apply.

VIDEO FORMAT

  • Videos must be no longer than 10 minutes.
  • Submissions must be in DVD format.
  • DVDs should open to an easily navigable menu.
  • Segments of longer works should be on discs containing only the segment to be shown.
  • Please write your full name and the title of your video on the outside of your disc.

MAILING ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSIONS

  • Attn: Video Fest
    Brentwood Arts Exchange
    3901 Rhode Island Avenue
    Brentwood, MD 20722

JUDGING
All video submissions will be screened by a panel of film and video professionals from the community. The judges panel will vote to select one video as “best in show,” awarding the title with a $300 prize.

PERMISSIONS
By submitting work to be presented at the Brentwood Arts Exchange All-Screened Video Fest, you agree to allow the Brentwood Arts Exchange to show your work to the public on the day of the event with no compensation. You also agree to have your name included in publicity for the event.

RIGHT TO REFUSE SUBMISSIONS
Brentwood Arts Exchange will accept and present all submissions that meet the outlined criteria for format and length and that also are suitable for a publicly-funded venue. They reserve the right to refuse to present any submissions with content considered unsuitable for reasons including but not limited to: hate speech, religious or political advocacy, promoting illegal behavior, or graphic violence.

RETURN OF MEDIA
If you wish to have your media returned after the screening, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with sufficient postage. Media sent without SASE will be not be returned.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For additional information, please contact:
Rush Baker, Acting Assistant Director,
Brentwood Arts Exchange
301-277-2863
[email protected]