PAF Olomouc together with Kinečko magazine organizes, in 2016 for the very first time, the competition of Slovak moving images called Other Visions SK (Iné vízie). Submission deadline for the 1st year of Other Visions SK is September 30, 2016.
The competition and curatorial selection Other Visions SK will try to enable the current Slovak audiovisual production that find itself on the on the border of animation, experimental cinema and video art to be more accessible and openly accepted by the public. As with the Czech competition, also the Slovak selection of ten competition videos will be unique every year thanks to the diverse interests of the invited curators. Only ten works will be chosen to compete; the selection of 2016 final ten is up to Slovak film historian Martin Kaňuch.
The open call will be launched at the Febiofest festival.
Submission deadline for the 1st year of Other Visions SK is September 30, 2016.
The works selected for the competition will be screened in a screening hall and installed in gallery premises. The winner will be voted by an international jury (Main Award) and the audience (Audience Award). The announcement of the winner of Other Visions SK 2016 will take place at the 15th PAF – Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art, Olomouc, Czech Republic (1.–4. Dec 2016).
Other Visions is the only competition section of PAF – Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art (annually in Olomouc since 2000).
In its tenth year already, the competition Other Visions expands its scope into Slovakia as Other Visions SK (Iné vízie in Slovak).
Open call for the Czech competition Other Visions 2016 will be launched during April.
Installation of Czech Other Visions at PAF 2014, photo (c) Tomáš Hrůza.