International Video-poetry Prize BUK 2012 (Ukraine)
International Poetry Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ invites entrants to participate in the competition and non-competition programs of the International Video-poetry Prize BUK 2012.
Video poetry prize BUK takes place during the festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ for the third consecutive year. This year it has expanded to a combination of competitive and non-competitive programs.
The winner of the Ukrainian competitive program will be invited to attend the Third International Poetry Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ (6-9 September 2012) which includes reimbursement of travel expenses with free accommodations on arrival and the opportunity to attend all events of the festival. The winner's video will be presented with the other programs in Meridian Czernowitz at the Ukrainian and international literature festivals, poetry festivals, film and video festivals in 2012–2013.
The formation of the non-competition program in the International BUK prize is intended to revive interest in the genre and introduce Ukrainian artists and interested individuals with the most modern works of artists from different parts of the world. Foreign directors and video artists will be introduced to a new community of potentially interested spectators. The best videos from authors around the world will be put together into a 50-minute program and presented at the festival. Shows will be held in Chernivtsi, Khotyn and Kamianets-Podilsky during the festival, as well as in other cities of Ukraine throughout the year.
BUK prize will be awarded to the best video poetry work. Videos must be: made during last 3 years, last less then 10 minutes, be created by a Ukrainian artist or artistic group, and be based on poetry. Applicants must own the rights for the submission and screening of their works at the contest. All videos which contain text must have English subtitles.
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Deadline for video entries and application forms for participation is July 25. Participants whose videos are accepted will be notified between August 15th to the 25th.