CALL FOR SHORTS. Deadline: July 21, 2014

Screencity Lab in collaboration with Interactionfield is preparing an urban screening event in the context of the Waterpieces Festival ( and the Riga City Festival 2014 (, part of the European Capital of Culture program.

We are looking for videos to be selected according to following sections:

City as context
A collection of shorts (video art, animation, live action) made for the medium of urban screen to be played in a the city context of the centre of Riga. Set into the everyday life, the videos should work without sound and catch the attention of a heterogeneous audience passing by.

– the video will be screened for 2 days without sound in a loop
– maximum length: 5 minutes

City as a character
A collection of narrative shorts (video art, animation, live action) in which the city acts not just as a background but as a character in the story. We want to show how the urban environment that surrounds us plays an important role in our way of life and shapes our thinking and perception.

– the video will be screened with sound as a single screening event
– maximum length: 10 minutes

General submission requirements
– video format: H.264/MPEG-4
– one hi-res still image
– submitted works must be accompanied by the entry form
– for the selection process please send a link to your video or send the file to the attention of Lorenzo Gerbi preferably via WeTransfer –

The screening will be around 15-17 August 2014

DEADLINE: 21 July 2014

More info: and


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