Monday, 26 November 2012

Prairie Tales 15 Call for Submissions

The Fifteenth Annual Prairie Tales Media Arts Tour

AMAAS (Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society) invites filmmakers, videographers, documentarians, and animators to submit their recently completed works to Prairie Tales, an annual touring program of short works by Albertan media artists.

In its fifteenth consecutive year, the Prairie Tales Tour celebrates the diversity of work created by media artists in our province. In circulation over several months, Prairie Tales screens throughout Alberta and across Canada at media art centres, galleries, and schools.

A work is eligible for submission to Prairie Tales if:

·      it was completed during the 18-month period prior to the deadline*
·      it has a running time of 15 minutes or less
·      its creator’s primary residence is in Alberta

With your submission, please include a completed submission form, a brief description of your work (including date of completion and original production format) as well as an artist's biography. Preview copies may be submitted on DVD only.  Works must be submitted in final edited form.  Prairie Tales 15 will be curated by the Prairie Tales Tour Coordinator and a peer jury.  Artists whose work is included in the program will be paid the CARFAC rate for multiple film/video screenings. There is no submission fee.

Please note that while the Prairie Tales staff does its best to briefly test all submissions to make sure they play, the responsibility for ensuring that a submitted work plays properly from start to finish on a standard DVD player rests with the applicant.  Submissions with playback problems during curation cannot be guaranteed consideration by the jury. 

*The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm on January 31, 2013.
Please send your submission to:
Prairie Tales Jury
Metro Cinema Society
8712 109 St
Edmonton AB T6G 1E9

If you have any questions regarding submissions or the Prairie Tales Tour, please contact the Metro Cinema office at or 780-628-2031.

The Prairie Tales Media Arts Tour is generously supported by