10th Annual Media City International Festival of Experimental Film and Video Art, Windsor, Canada
Call for entries
Deadline: November 21, 2003
10th EDITION – February 11-14, 2004
Media City is an international festival of experimental film and video art presented annually in Windsor, Ontario, Canada since 1994. The festival is a co-presentation of Artcite Inc. (Windsor\’s artist-run centre for the contemporary arts) and House of Toast (Windsor\’s film and video collective). Each year Media City screens approximately fifty new films and videos in all gauges and formats in its international competition programs. The festival also hosts retrospective screenings and discussions with featured artists and presents installations in Artcite Inc. and other venues.
Media City is held from Wednesday to Saturday in the second week of February, with an entry deadline on the third Friday of the previous November. Main venue for Media City screenings is the historic Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre in downtown Windsor. Refer HERE for screening schedules and ticket prices. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at the Capitol Theatre box office.
Award winners at Media City have included Peter Tscherkassky, MTK, Shiho Kano, Joost Rekveld, Guy Maddin, Leighton Pierce, Luis Recoder, Walid Ra\’ad, Salla Tykkä, Eve Heller, Dietmar Brehm, Tadasu Takamine, David Gatten, Gerard Holthuis and Phil Solomon. Featured artists at Media City have included Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Matt McCormick, Gustav Deutsch, Tran T. Kim-Trang, Martin Arnold, Dagie Brundert & Ramona Welsh, Julie Murray, Adriana Arenas Ilian, Ichiro Sueoka and Steve Reinke.