Film and Video Calling Panel

The next BINACOM encounter (Binational Association of Communication Schools will take place on April 8th and 9th, 2011 at the Humanities Faculty of UABC Tijuana)

All students from Binacom member universities are invited to participate showing any video or film project during this 2011 upcoming encounter.

All projects made between 2009 and 2010 are eligible. All participants must be current or undergraduated students who finished their programs during the last year.

The length of the film or video work must not exceed 30 minutes in order to be considered by the Evaluation Committee.

Every student may register one or more projects if he wishes, in order to be selected with his work for the panel session.

All participants’ projects will be received for their selection since the publication of this announcement until March 11 , 2011 at the proper coordination of the universities members of BINACOM in both countries.

Categories:

Fiction

Documentary

Animation

Experimental

Spots

Report

Media Reasearch

Visual Anthropology Projects

Digital Media

Net or Video Art

Any production may be in English or Spanish but must be subtitled (depending on each case must be translated).

Themes or topics to be exposed are free. However, it should fit into or as a result of any scholar or academic research made by any university member of BINACOM.

The visual or audio content must not be in any case refered to commercial brands, propaganda, political parties or religious groups.

The registration of any work is free.

Sending/mailing works for its selection.

All film/video projects and work must be presented in DVD format prior March 28th, 2011.

All DVD’s should be clear and properly identified with a marker (Black Sharpie or similar with no stickers at all) including the following information: Student’s name, name and year of the production, length, category and university).

Every DVD copy must include student’s registration form photocopy as long as two images of the film/ video project ( tiff or JPG format / CMYK with a resolution of 500 KB or higher)

All DVD’s copies will not be returned. The selected projects will become part of the BINACOM visual archives.

All projects must be delivered in person or mailed to the proper coordinations of the BINACOM participant universities in a closed envelope with the student’s name and category clearly written. The DVD copy should be well protected by its case. (The Organization Committee is not responsible for any loss or malfunction of the disc.)

Participants who study in universities not members of BINACOM may mail their work to the following address:

UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BAJA CALIFORNIA

Facultad de Humanidades

Calzada Tecnológico no. 14418, Mesa de Otay,

Tijuana, Baja California, C.P. 22390

MEXICO.

Selection

The selection of the film and video projects will be made by a specialized committee created by scholars of the universities participant and members of BINACOM

The committee will select those works that prove creativity, relevant topics or issues developed as long as quality during its production.

Students and their selected projects will be notified via email starting on March 21st.

Once the projects have been selected, the students have the commitment of delivering to their coordinations at their local departments in their universities, a DVD copy region 0, in a Data format or quicktime uncompress so the material is ready to be included for its screening prior March 31st, 2011.

Directors / Producers of the selected projects will be invited to be part of the panel of Film and Video during the BINACOM encounter 2011 in Tijuana.

Once a film or video project is selected, it will not be removed from the panel nor the screening during the event.

Participating on this invitation assumes the acceptance and agreement of the rules of this encounter. Any unexpected event will be solved by committee and participants will be notified.

For further information you can email us at:

sandiego.edu/binacom

binacom@uabc.edu.mx

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