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Call for Works: Electronic Miniatures for Film

 Call for Works: Electronic Miniatures for Film
Summary:Call for Electronic Music
Deadline: 15 May 2018
Date Posted: 01 March 2018
Details: Submission Deadline: 15 May 2018

IMD would like to invite composers, sound artists and electronic music producers to participate in a project on the Cinemascope Trilogy by Austrian avant-garde filmmaker Peter Tscherkassky.

For his two-minute film L’Arrivée ( we are seeking for new electronic pieces, remixes or reworkings of the existing soundtrack, or other forms of two-minute responses: Interested artists should e-mail to register their interest in the project and in order to be given access to a demo film file (.mov).

The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2018.

There are no aesthetic criteria for this submission. Interested artists can but do not have to be enrolled for the Darmstadt Summer Course 2018.
For the other two films of Peter Tscherkassky’s Cinemascope Trilogy – Outer Space and Dreamwork – IMD has commissioned new compositions for Ensemble Nikel by composers Clara Iannotta and Simon Løffler. If possible, we would like to present 2 or 3 chosen electronic miniatures for L’Arrivée in the same concert on 20 July 2018.

Submissions should take the following form:

– A soundtrack / remix / response of the exact duration of the film in uncompressed audio format and synchronized with the film (.mov). All works should be stereo.
– A short text (150 words maximum) detailing the contextual or conceptual framework for your approach.
– A short bio (150 words maximum), including full name, contact details, website address.
For the showing the film will be available in DCP 2k, 1:2,35, 2.0 sound or in Apple ProRes HQ stereo.

Please e-mail all documents (large files via Wetransfer or other) by 15 May February 2018 to:

Please see:
Website Peter Tscherkassky (German / English)


Video documentaries of Peter Tscherkassky’s working process:

Still from "L'Arrivée" by Peter Tscherkassky