Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

CAMPER: Call for Submission

Submission Deadline: MAY 16, 2014

We are currently seeking submissions for new or pre-existing short films to be included in TRUCK’s Bike-in Cinema thematic screening: Main Course Discourse

The snow is gone and the outdoor grilling season is here and TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary wants to see your artful videos
based on accumulating, consuming, or preparing edibles under the sun. From valuable survival tips around en plein air cuisine to entertaining step-by-step grilling guides for your favorite patio provisions this thematic screening hopes to serve up some tummy tickling topics of entertainment.

Bike-in Cinema is an outdoor screening series hosted by TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary’s CAMPER (Contemporary Art Mobile Public Exhibition Rig). Using the CAMPER as a site for projection, Bike-in Cinema encourages exploration of Calgary’s urban environment, presenting screenings around the city.

TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary is a non-profit artist-run centre dedicated to the development and public presentation of contemporary art. TRUCK’s CAMPER is a 1975 Dodge Empress motor-home, modified to become a portable public exhibition and project space. CAMPER’s mandate is to investigate the places where art, education and recreation meet, and to explore these intersections in a participatory manner that fosters public engagement and appreciation of contemporary art practices.
Submissions will be accepted until Friday, May 16th, 2014 at 5:00PM. Films should not exceed 20 minutes in duration.


1. A brief film synopsis (maximum 250 words).
2. Artist biography (maximum of 1 page)
3. Curriculum Vitae (maximum of 3 pages)
4. Film: Please submit only the film(s) you wish to be included in the screening. Films should be formatted as Quicktime movie files in H.264 codec limited to 8000kbps with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Films should be no longer than 20 minutes in length.

Please Note:
All written materials should be saved in a single PDF file and burned to a separate disc from your video. Must be Mac OSX compatible.
Submissions will NOT be returned unless a self-addressed pre-paid envelope is included in your package.
DO NOT E-MAIL SUBMISSIONS. Late, incomplete, faxed or e-mailed submissions will not be accepted. Please deliver or send via mail (submissions that are post-marked for May 16th will be accepted).

Submissions should be addressed to:

Bike-in Cinema
TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary
2009 10th Ave SW
Calgary AB
T3C 0K4