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call for entries : Content 360 MIPTV, Cannes, March 30 – April 3 2009 ......
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Call for entries: Content 360, MIPTV 09’s international competition for new
cross media content ideas to engage audiences on digital platforms

Digital creators and producers, from around the world are eligible to pitch
original ideas to the global media industry including key commissioners and
major brands. Finalists will be invited to make their final pitches in
Cannes during MIPTV 2009 and also receive a travel subsidy. 

The following categories are still open (deadline February 6):

"Engaging with women through branded content for Unilever"
In collaboration with Unilever Ogilvy is looking for ideas that would allow
Unilever brands to engage with women relevantly through branded content -
whether that takes the shape of a TV show, a web movie series, a mobile
application, a game...

"Interactive Educational formats for Cross-Media"
KCC is looking for Interactive educational formats for cross-media which
allow the audience to fully take advantage of the opportunities brought by
interactivity, mobility, and personalisation possible through Mobile TV or
Interactive TV.

"Original Comedy for Multiple Platforms"
Microsoft is looking for the next great original online story in the form of
an episodic series, stand-alone show(s) or special event in the genre of
Comedy.

"Interactive documentaries on green issues"
The NFB is looking for compelling interactive documentaries with a "green"
theme that harness the power of storytelling, capitalise on multiple
platforms, and demonstrate the creative and democratic nature of digital
media

Details on this year's categories and development funding available at
http://www.miptv.com/en-gb/content-360.cfm
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.. call for entries : Prix Ars Electronica .................................
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The 23rd Prix Ars Electronica. International Competition for CyberArts

From its very inception in 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has been
conceived as an open platform for various disciplines at the
intersection of art, technology, science and society. More than 3,000
submissions in 2008 have further enhanced the Prix Ars Electronica's
reputation as an internationally representative competition honoring
outstanding works in the cyberarts.This year, six Golden Nicas, twelve
Awards of Distinction and approximately 70 Honorary Mentions as well as [the
next idea] Art and Technology Grant and the Media.Art.Research Award are
presented to participants. The 2009 winners will receive a total of 122,500
euros in prize money.
Categories: Computer Animation / Film / VFX | Digital Musics | Interactive
Art | Hybrid Art | Digital Communities | [the next idea] Grant| Media. Art.
Research Award | u19 - freestyle computing

deadline: March 6 2009
details: http://prixars.aec.at
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... call for projects in development :
European MEDIA Programme: development funding ..............................
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The European Commission is offering support (grants from EUR 10.000 -
100.000) for the development of on and off-line interactive works.

details:
http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/media/producer/develop/interactive/i
ndex_en.htm

application deadline (open call): April 17 2009
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.... call for papers: CASA 2009 Computer Animation and Social Agents .......
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The Human Media Interaction (HMI) department of the University of Twente in
the Netherlands and the Computer Graphics Society (CGS) are pleased to
announce the 22nd Annual Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents
(CASA 2009) to be held on June 17-19 2009 in "Het Trippenhuis", Amsterdam,
the Netherlands.
full papers - submission: February 10 2009
short papers and posters - submission: March 15 2009
more information: http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/CASA09
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.....call for entries: Rhizome 2010 Commissions cycle .....................
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The Rhizome 2010 Commissions cycle is now open for entries.

The Program is designed to support emerging artists with financial and
institutional resources (grants ranging from $1000 to $5000, for the
creation of significant works of new media art).

Artists who receive a commission will also be invited to
speak at Rhizome's affiliate, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and
to archive their work in the ArtBase, a comprehensive online art
collection.

deadline: April 2, 2009.
details: http://www.rhizome.org/commissions

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...... cfp :
FaVE 2009 First International Conference on Facets of Virtual Environments .
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Call for Papers: FaVE 2009, Berlin, July 27 ­ 29 2009

FaVE (Facets of Virtual Environments) 2009 is a refereed international
academic conference devoted to persistent, multi-user virtual environments.
The recent rise of World of Warcraft®, Second Life® and similar applications
has caught the imagination of the public and scholars alike, yet until now
the study of virtual environments has been subordinated to a collection of
subtopics of established academic disciplines.

deadline (full papers): February 13 2009
details: http://fave-conference.org
+ http://fave-conference.org/cfp.shtml
+ http://fave-conference.org/submission.shtml
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.......cf participation: Did you create an “experience” lately? ...........
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cfp for a workshop on user experience in the frame of the
EuroITV 2009 conference, June 3 - 5 2009, Leuven, Belgium.

The aim is to gather successful projects (tv, interactive tv or cross media)
and their creators for a full days’ workshop to learn from each other, gain
inspiration from each other and learn more about user experience.
The workshop (June 3) is held as a part of the EuroITV 2009 conference
(http://www.euroitv2009.org/index.html) and is organized by MediaCity (Åbo
Akademi University, Vaasa, Finland) and professor Marc Hassenzahl (Folkwang
University, Essen, Germany).

deadline for submissions: March 27 2009
details: http://ux-research.org

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.........cfprojects: paraflows 09 - festival for digital arts and cultures .
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paraflows 09 - festival for digital arts and cultures, Vienna, Austria
The topic of the fourth festival for digital arts and cultures is URBAN
HACKING.

The city of Vienna has a long tradition of art performances and
interventions in public spaces. This year’s festival paraflows09 would
like to connect these approaches to public and urban spaces while at the
same time comment on the roles of digital media by exploring, challenging,
and constructing urban infrastructure.

deadline: March 15
details: http://www.paraflows.at

Submissions have to be in English or in German or need to
have subtitles in one of the two languages. Works in any other language
have to include a text list in either German or English.

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.......... call for projects: Public Screens, Norway .......................
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Public Screens, Norway is calling for screen-based artwork (video,animation,
digital graphics, etc.) with a maximum duration of 5 min and that may be
displayed without sound.

details:
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.......... cfa: Fringe Festival, NYC .......................................
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Fringe NYC 2009 , August 14 - 30 2009
call for applications

The New York International Fringe Festival is the largest multi-arts
festival in North America.

international deadline: February 14 2009 (early bird deadline January 15)
details: http://www.fringenyc.org/
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......... call for entries: Interactivos, Lima 09 ..........................
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Interactivos Lima'09: Magic and Technology

The aim is the selection of a maximum of 8 proposals for the
development of software pieces and interactive installations that
propose a rethinking of the usual scenario in magic tricks. The
workshop proposes to explore the use of open hardware and software
tools in a collective and interdisciplinary manner in order to create
technological prototypes with success in the Media from different
perspectives.

deadline: March 3 2009
details:
http://medialab-prado.es/article/interactivos_lima08_magia_y_tecnologia_-_fo
rmulario_de_inscripcion
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......... call for participation : Experimental Gameplay Sessions, GDC ....
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The Experimental Gameplay Sessions are an annual gathering of
innovation-minded game developers, hosted at the Game Developers Conference
San Francisco, March 23 - 27 2009 with the goal of showcase experimental,
creative, non-traditional designs ideas; publicize the process of gameplay
experimentation; strengthen the community of experimental game developers
and advance computer game design as a craft and art form.
If you’re pushing the boundaries of traditional gameplay, you are encouraged
to submit your work.
deadline: February 16 2009
details: http://experimental-gameplay.org/2009/cfp.html
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...... call for submission: SIGGRAPH 2009 ..................................
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SIGGRAPH 2009 Network Your Senses
36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and
Interactive Techniques, New Orleans, August 3 - 7 2009

General Submissions ( Animation & Effects | Production Art | Education |
Games | Information Aesthetics | Music & Audio | Research )
deadline: February 18 (22:00 UTC/GMT)
details: http://www.siggraph.org/s2009/submissions/index.php

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...... call for entries: backup festival incl. competition .................
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call for entries : backup festival, Weimar, May 21 - 24 2009

The backup festival, which is organized by students and lecturers of the
Bauhaus University Weimar, encourages the discourse about the boundaries and
prospects of filmic formats.
backup stands for films and videos reflecting, defining and readjusting the
boundaries and prospects of film and its diverse segments by creatively
experimenting with different ways of production and expression.
A new addition to this year’s 11th backup festival is a competition for
international debut features. With this award and the systematic development
of media partnerships backup wants to promote the potential of young
filmmakers and support their talent.

deadline: March 20 2009
details: http://www.backup-festival.de
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..... PhD Studentships: University of Nottingham ...........................
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Doctoral Opportunities

The Mixed Reality Laboratory (MRL) will be part of Nottingham's new Doctoral
Training Centre in Ubiquitous Computing for the Digital Economy and will
recruit several PhD students over the next five years. These students will
experience an innovative PhD programme that combines a PhD research project
with training in interdisciplinary research and innovation skills and an
industrial internship.

closing date for the first round of applications: February 28 2009
details: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/ZL241/PhD_Studentships

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....cfa: Almost Perfect Co-Production Residency: Banff New Media Institute .
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Call for Applications: Almost Perfect Co-Production Residency
Banff New Media Institute, June 4 - July 4, 2009

An annual, four-week experimental prototyping lab that explores the
creation and context of location. This residency with the Banff New
Media Institute (BNMI) allows for the time and space to consider how
modern technologies allow us to disconnect from our desktop cells and
interact with the world in a whole new way. Through a combination of
dedicated studio time, group discourse, peer critique, design
exercise and studio visits, Almost Perfect looks to explore
location-based artwork and the repercussions of producing work for
place, and in particular in outdoor and non-urban contexts.

Practitioners from all walks of locative and mobile media practice
are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply:
application deadline: February 25, 2009

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... Cf entries: Cinematheque - streaming media project environments .......
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Call for entries
Cinematheque - streaming media project environments
http://cinema.nmartproject.net


Flash & Thunder: Flash as a medium and tool for artistic creations

After exploring in 2007 the capabilities of "Quicktime" as an artistic
medium in the comprehensive show "Slowtime? Quicktime as an artistic medium"
Cinematheque - streaming media environments will explore the artistic
potential of Flash in a big online show, as well in 2009. Cinematheque is
looking for the best artistic Flash works created since 2000.

details: http://www.nmartproject.net/netex/?p=408
deadline: March 2 2009
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.. call for entries : 1st international competition for Serious
Games ......
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Whosegame by Orange launches its 1st international competition for
Serious
Games. The Serious Games competition is open to students and
individual
participants from all countries.
How to enter?

1 - Choose one of three topics:
- Improving one's knowledge of
telecommunications
- Being an eco-citizen with the help of telecommunication
technologies
- Acting against isolation and exclusion thanks to
telecommunications

2 - Register to the competition on the website http://www.whosegame.com

3 - Upload your thematic Serious Game in Flash format before midnight
on
March 31st 2009.

details: http://www.whosegame.com
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.cfp: ACM creativity & cognition 2009 ......................................
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Everyday Creativity: Shared Languages and Collective Action
October 27-30, 2009, Berkeley Art Museum, CA, USA


The 7th Creativity and Cognition Conference (CC09) embraces the broad theme
of Everyday Creativity. This year the conference asks: How do we enable
everyone to enjoy their creative potential? How do our creative activities
differ? What do they have in common? What languages can we use to talk to
each other? How do shared languages support collective action? How can we
incubate innovation? How do we enrich the creative experience? What
encourages participation in everyday creativity?

deadline ( Full Papers, Art Exhibition, Live Performances, Demonstrations,
Posters, Workshops, Tutorials, Graduate Symposium): April 24 2009
details: http://www.creativityandcognition09.org/

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Brunhild Bushoff



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