CALLING ALL GIRLS TO GET REEL! How Do I Look? invites you to aim your lens, click your shutter, and press play! Zoom beyond "How Do I Look [in the Mirror]?" to "How Do I Look [at the World]"! What does your camera spy? What does your story tell? What is your frame of reference? How do you pan across the landscape? Show us your universe of strobes, cuts and dissolves! Give us your unique edit sequence! This call for work is open to all types of girl-produced video and film including animation, diary, experimental, documentary, memoir and narrative. The screening of selected work on Thursday, December 18th at the Center for Photography at Woodstock will be in conjunction with In-the-Works Film & Video Festival, a monthly event organized by Burrill Crohn where filmmakers show their works in progress to an audience of other filmmakers, film lovers, film producers and anyone interested in the creative process. JURORS: Kathleen Sweeney: Author of Maiden USA: Girl Icons Come of Age (2008), she has been a visiting artist to many youth media projects including DIA: Beacon & Reel Grrls. She currently teaches Media Studies at The New School. Her award-winning video art has screened internationally. Liz Unterman: Education Coordinator at the Center for Photography at Woodstock and multi-media artist, she has exhibited her video and photography work in New York and Boston. She has been a visiting artist for the Massachusetts-based youth programs Girls Eye View, Get Up Get Out and the Video Vanguards and currently teaches photography at SUNY Ulster. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Must be female, age 13-18 and live in New York State. One entry per person. Attendance at the film screening in Woodstock on December 18th is recommended. Send a mini-DV tape or DVD with 10 minutes or less of video/film, entry form & return postage to: CPW Attention: How do I look? 59 Tinker Street Woodstock, NY 12498 DEADLINE: Submissions must arrive no later than Friday, November 28th. Winners will be notified by December 3rd.
contact me for more information or an entry form. Liz Unterman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 845.679.9957