Call for entries
Deadline: 10 September 2011

EXPERIMENTA INDIA 2011
1-4 December 2011 – Bangalore (India )

EXPERIMENTA – the international festival for moving image art in
India, seeks artists’ films and videos from any country that challenge
popular and conventional modes of cinema. Abstract to obscure
compositions produced on the margins of contemporary screen-culture
are welcome. Innovative, cutting edge and non-traditional work that
attempts to aesthetically extend the parameters of the mediums of film
and video is encouraged.

Preview copies must be submitted for selection purposes. All lengths
of film are considered. Please submit entries as soon as possible. The
final deadline for receipt of submissions in 10th September 2011. The
festival programme will be finalised by October 2011, at which time
only those whose works are selected will be informed.

EXPERIMENTA is a curated film festival, and will be held in Bangalore
India, December 1-4, 2011

For more information on EXPERIMENTA and to download a submission form
visit: www.experimenta.in

Entry Regulations:

– Final deadline for receipt of all submissions is 10th September 2011
– All submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in
English – only if language is central to the film’s content
– All preview tapes will be added to the festival’s archives unless
accompanied by a self-addressed envelope (postage stamp included) and
a request for return
– If submitting more than one entry, please make a copy of the entry
form for each submission
– Please ensure that the following enclosures are sent to the festival:
– Completed entry form (please refer below for specific entry
guidelines to the Film and Video Categories)
– DVD Preview copy of film/video
– Hi-res film stills (300 dpi – jpeg, tiff or png)
– All entries should be sent to the following address:
Experimenta, #003, Ground floor, ‘Hebron’, 57 Benson Cross Road,
Benson Town, Bangalore 560046, India
– The festival reserves the right to excerpt programmed works for
online promotional purposes
– Selected filmmakers/artists will be notified if their submission has
been accepted and may be contacted anytime after the submission has
been received
– If selected, film prints or videos must be sent to the festival
prepaid to the specific address that is given to the filmmaker upon
acceptance.
– Return shipping costs OF FILM PRINTS ONLY (via select ground-service
or postal service) will be covered by the festival, if the filmmaker
is not in attendance. Additional charges for express shipping or
transshipments to foreign film festivals must be paid by the entrant
or the recipient.
– Experimenta or any of its affiliates cannot accept nor assume
responsibility for damage or loss of materials.

Guidelines for FILM format:
– The final exhibition format is 16mm only
– For preview purposes film submissions may be made on DVD only.
Please DO NOT send film prints or dvcam/mini dv tapes. The master film
print will be requested for exhibition only after final selection
– Label preview copy with your name, title of work, year/date of
completion and duration
– Films completed after January 2010 are admissible
– For further clarification/information contact experimentaindia@gmail.com

Guidelines for DIGITAL VIDEO format:
– The final exhibition format is Mini DV / DVCam tape only
– For preview purposes video submissions may be made on DVD only.
Please DO NOT send dvcam/mini dv tapes.
– Label preview copy with your name, title of work, year/date of
completion and duration
– Videos completed after January 2010 are admissible
– For further clarification/information contact experimentaindia@gmail.com
www.experimenta.in