Creative Scotland: Call for film submissions for Sonica

September 8, 2012

Sonica 2012 (sonic art for the visually minded) is a 10 day celebration of world-class sonic art, presenting extraordinary work from the UK, Netherlands, Korea, Australia & Lithuania. Sonica 2012 celebrates high quality, cutting edge sound works, each with a strong visual element. The Sonica 2012 programme will open up the genre of sonic art, making it accessible and exciting to all ages. It combines aspects of live music, visual art, opera, film, theatre and multi-media, blurring the boundaries between the different art forms and presenting innovative work by some of today’s most exciting upcoming UK and international artists.

As part of the public engagement programme for Sonica, we are inviting film submissions, a selection of which will be included as part of a film programme at the CCA and shown at other selected Sonica venues. Films will be shortlisted by Sonica, Shift and Grampian Mountains.


• Films must respond to the Sonica theme; sonic art for the visually minded, but this does not mean the film needs to have sound. They can be film, animation, images, sound, anything!

• Applicants can be completely new to film or be experienced film-makers

• Films can be an existing or new piece of work

• Films can be made by individuals or a group

Please send:

• A download link for your video on We Transfer or Dropbox; films should be in .mov or .mpg format, 25fps and HD or SD

• OR, a link to view your film online on Vimeo

• AND a paragraph about the film (up to 200 words)

• AND a paragraph about the maker(s) (up to 200 words)

to Sonica Flicks on by 5pm Friday 28th September 2012. Makers of selected films will be notified by Friday 5th October 2012.

Sonica is produced by Cryptic and curated by Cryptic’s Artistic Director Cathie Boyd, hcmf//’s Artistic Director Graham McKenzie & Producer Patrick Dickie.

This opportunity is available in: All Scotland

For further information, please contact (Kim Simpson), or visit The deadline is Friday 28 September 2012 at 17:00.

via Creative Scotland: Call for film submissions for Sonica.


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