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Thu Oct 19, 2006 10:24

SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Collective)


Deadline: November 30, 2006 (postmarked)

SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Collective) is looking for contemporary, independent and innovative short films and videos by artists of South Asian origin from around the world. From subtle abstractions, documentaries to figurative works, the program will reflect the range of current activity and talent by South Asian artists.

Selected works will be screened at the third annual program of international short film & video, titled MONITOR 3 in Toronto, Canada in April 2007. The 70 minute program is curated by Claire Eckert (programmer for Pleasure Dome, and past Film and Video Outreach Coordinator for the Blackwood Gallery, UTM).

Works must be under 50 minutes, not produced before 2004, and have a South Asian artist in a key creative role. Submissions from emerging directors and students are welcome. Artists Fees will be paid.

- Submissions should be sent on VHS/DVD enclosed with the following:

- Artist or Director Name

- Full contact information (address, phone, fax, email)

- Title of work

- Date of Production

- Brief synopsis of the work

- Brief biography of the artist

- Production stills - if available

- Publicity kit - if available

- Self Address Stamped Envelope

Send all materials to:


401 Richmond Street West, Suite 450

Toronto, ON Canada M5V 3A8

Inquiries can be sent to

All deliveries from international participants must be marked:

"NO COMMERCIAL VALUE - FOR CULTURAL PURPOSES ONLY" Please do not claim any monetary value over $50 on your package for insurance or otherwise or you will be charged customs, duties and taxes.

All submissions must be sent prepaid. SAVAC will not accept collect or C.O.D. shipments and will not accept shipments incurring expenses for duties, taxes or customs brokerage. Submissions will only be returned with a self addressed stamped envelope (in Canadian postage) or send a cheque payable to SAVAC for the return postage amount.

SAVAC is a Toronto-based, artist-run, nonprofit organization dedicated to the development and presentation of contemporary visual art by artists of South Asian* origin, within Canada and internationally. South Asians are people who can trace their ancestry to countries of the Indian subcontinent: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

For more information, please contact: / / 416.542.1661


Call for Submissions: video, film, new media

Mon Feb 20, 2006 14:25

In Feed @ Blackwood video and film screening

In Feed @ Blackwood wants to be laughed at


Call for Submissions: In Feed @ Blackwood

Wed Dec 14, 2005 11:45

In Feed @ Blackwood

In Feed @ Blackwood, a multi-media, video & film screening series, is accepting submissions!

After the success of the first In Feed @ Blackwood in November 2005, the Blackwood Gallery and the Mississauga Art Council's Community of Young Artists are pairing again to host a 2nd In Feed @ Blackwood.

Film, video and digital art submissions welcome!

Submission deadline: Thursday, 5 January, 2006

In Feed screening date: Monday, 23 January, 2006 6:30-8pm

Where: Video Wall, CCIT building, University of Toronto at Mississauga

Mail / Drop off submissions to:

Claire Eckert

Program and Outreach Coordinator of Film, Video and New Media
Blackwood Gallery, UTM
3359 Mississauga Rd. N.
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
T: 905.828.3789
Fax: 905-569-4262