Woman Scream Festival (Grito de Mujer) in its 11th. edition, opens its first call for video proposals to participate on the virtual events that will take place online, starting March 1st throughout March 31st , 2021. The chosen theme for this season is: "Women Warriors: Violence is not in quarantine!"
"We, the WOMEN warriors, adapt to any circumstance. We stay strong, in the midst of the worst pandemic. We, who are indoors, quarantined with our abuser. We, the girls who live with those who mistreat us. We, the resilient of life. We, the strong WOMEN who don't give up, who won't be silenced, who will never give up or stay quieted! We are brave, we are art, we are hope, we are poetry, we are the SCREAM ".
Participating Categories *:
Micro Workshops (literature, art, women, etc.)
This call is open from November 25th, 2020 to January 5th. 2021. (We won't keep any contact with participants)
Who can participate:
People of any gender, age or nationality (Children with prior written permission of their parents only*) with one (1) proposal, filmed on video in any of these languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and / or German , preferably created exclusively for the festival.
We accept previously published works*, as long as they comply with the guidelines of this call and fit into any of the themes of Woman Scream Festival, as detailed below (*See notes):
-Single participation per category (One person can participate in up to two languages, same category).
-Video proposals related to the slogan of the 2021 festival will be accepted:
"Women Warriors: Violence is not in quarantine", a tribute to women and girls living in quarantine with their abusers, and / or similar topics within Woman Scream Festival themes.
-Proposals whose messages are focused from hope, in a positive way, will be valued. Raising self-esteem and strengthening women self-value messages are welcome to support those women and girls in truly need during difficult times.
-We do not accept proposals that visualize or promote violence in any way, or sexual, sexist nor offensive content. Woman Scream is a family-friendly event. Please take it into consideration before submitting.
-The chosen proposals will be included on the Woman Scream 2021 agenda for March, under any date according to global calendar availability.
-Certificate of Appreciation sent to email of selected participants once the festival is over.
Time duration, by category:
-Short films (Brief. No established limit)
-Video-Poems (3 mins tops. Including greetings)
-Micro Conferences (15 mins tops).
-Micro Workshops (Topics of interest to the festival: literature, art, women, etc.) (15 mins tops).
-Short theater (monologue 5 mins tops. Group 15 mins tops).
-Performance (video 5 mins tops).
-Music (song, performance, solo or group, 1 piece)
-Dance (1 piece, solo or group)
-Visual Art (10 tops. including greeting)
-You must upload the video to Vimeo or YouTube and send us the link.
-If selected, we will ask you to send us the video file through WeTransfer, Google Drive, Dropbox or any other, to download. If your content has Copyright, we'll need your authorization to upload it on our YouTube and Facebook channels, for festival broadcasting use.
-You can record using a cell phone with good resolution or a digital/video camera.
Attachments must be in:
Maximum Resolution (1080x72)
For publication on Social Networks (YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
We'll value creativity, relevance to festival's subject, quality of presentation, image, lighting and sound.
If your proposal is selected
Additional attachments, besides downloadable video file, must be send:
-Short biography (5 lines tops)
-A good resolution photo
-Contact email (please double check email to avoid mistakes).
-Written authorization where you allow Woman Scream to use the material to promote the festival on its social networks and pages, indicating that you're participating freely out of solidarity in compliance to guidelines.
Greetings to the festival
Each newly created video must contain a greeting or mention to the Woman Scream Festival 2021, indicating name, nationality and country of residence at the beginning (20 seconds or less)
FOR PREVIOUSLY RECORDED VIDEOS
If your proposal hasn't been created recently but, you wish to send it to this call, you can do so, if you are selected, you must attach to your video a mention or greeting to Woman Scream Festival 2021, along with your name, country, nationality and / or place of residence (10 seconds or less).
How to send your video
To submit your proposal, use the form at the bottom of page: http://www.womanscreamfestival.com/p/submissions.html
OPENS NOVEMBER 25th, 2020- UNTIL JANUARY 5th, 2021.
Our team will be selecting the proposals that best represent the theme of the festival based on the quality of content, image, sound, creativity and relevancy.
* We will not consider proposals that fail to meet any of the aforementioned requirements.
* We will not maintain any communication with the participants, except with selected ones. The chosen videos will be part of our Woman Scream Festival for March 2021 calendar at www.gritodemujer.com by Feb 15th.
* Your possible questions could be answered in this call. Please read the details carefully.
* Woman Scream Festival reserves all selection rights. Decision is final.
* Non selected proposals will be eliminated, but we will keep your email to send future calls (unless you indicate otherwise).
Registration will be considered as a guarantee that the author owns the image, music and text rights to project their work within the framework of the Festival, as well as the acceptance of the bases automatically when submitting their work to this call.