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Seoul International New Media Festival

14 Annual August 07, 2014 to August 16, 2014

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2F 330-1 Seogyo-dong
Mapo-gu
Seoul 121-836
South Korea
Phone: +82 2 337 2870
Fax: +82 2 337 2856
program@igong.org
http://www.nemaf.net

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Glocal Propose: Film
NeMaf's competition section showcasing media-based works available for screening, which offer alternative, experimental and creative insight.
Glocal Propose: Exhibition
NeMaf's competition section showcasing media-based works available for exhibition, which offer alternative, experimental and creative insight.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Seoul International New Media Festival, aka NeMaf, established by iGong Alternative Visual Culture Factory in 2000, is the first genre-over media art festival in Asia and the largest alternative film/media festival in Korea. NeMaf would like to realize interdisciplinary art through image media. The festival has found and showcased more than 1,500 works and 800 media artists since 2000 and had a principal role as a non-governmental media art hub in Korea. NeMaf is an annual event with international competition and its 14th edition will be held from August 7 to 16, 2014.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Seoul International New Media Festival, aka NeMaf, established by iGong Alternative Visual Culture Factory in 2000, is the first genre-over media art festival in Asia and the largest alternative film/media festival in Korea. NeMaf would like to realize interdisciplinary art through image media. The festival has found and showcased more than 1,500 works and 800 media artists since 2000 and had a principal role as a non-governmental media art hub in Korea. NeMaf is an annual event with international competition and its 14th edition will be held from August 7 to 16, 2014.
ORGANIZERS
Sohui Kim

GENERAL RULES
The Seoul International New Media Festival, aka NeMaf, launched by iGong Alternative Visual Factory, has found and showcased more than 1,500 works and 800 media artists since 2000. Celebrating its 14th edition, NeMaf is now open for submissions seeking films, media art and exhibitions in an alternative art form.

Eligibility
All kinds of media-based works completed after January 2012, which offer alternative, experimental and creative insight.

Category
• Film: any form of media-based works available for screening including alternative, experimental, animated films, documentary, media art and single-channel video.
• Exhibition: any form of media-based works available for exhibition including media performance, media art, net-art, sound and multi-channel video.

How to Submit
• Download an attached entry form (either film or exhibition), email your completed and signed form tonemafest@gmail.com.
• TBA: Submit your film on Withoutbox.com and email the rest of materials to nemafest@gmail.com.
NB: Your email header should read "work title_author name."

Submission Deadline
May 26, 2014

Submission Material
• Works under 50mins: electronically completed and signed entry form with the access detail of a protected preview link.
• Works over 50 mins: electronically completed and signed entry form with the access detail of a protected preview link OR with 3-copy of preview DVD that should be sent to the following address by May 26:
Seoul International New Media Festival
2F 330-1 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul 121-836 Korea

Announcement
Late June 2014 on www.nemafest.net as well as by individual notification.

Selection and Award
Once your work is selected for NeMaf2014, it will play in the festival's competition section, Glocal Propose, and be eligible to win six prizes, worth about 10 million KRW in total as follow:
• Glocal Propose Cinema: Best Propose, Best Alternative Cinema, Korean Propose, and iGong Cinema for best emerging artist
• Glocal Propose Exhibition: New Media Art, and iGong Exhibition for best emerging artist

Note
• NeMaf2014 highly recommend an online screener produced on Vimeo.com.
• Preview material must be identical to the screening copy.
• Please do not transfer any video files via email directly.
• In case you post 3 preview DVDs (only applicable for works over 50mins), the package should be labeled with "work title, author name, running time and contact details."
• Your work must be subtitled in English or Korean unless it has Korean, English or no dialogues.
• We do not return any submission materials all the time.

Contact
Tel +82-2-337-2870
Fax +82-2-337-2856
Email: nemafest@gmail.com / program@igong.org
Website: www.nemafest.net