Call for Entry – Chicago Motion Graphics Festival 2007

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      Chicago Motion Graphics Festival 2007

      __/** Call for Motion Artists **\__

      CMGF07 is a four-day premier Midwestern event catering to 3D and
      compositing effects. It takes place January 25th through 28th in
      downtown Chicago. The festival features an awards ceremony, industry
      mixer, HD screening, a 4-day educational conference, and year-round
      online coverage. Current partners include School of the Art
      Institute, North Michigan Apple Store, Screen Magazine, and Midwest
      Media Group.

      CMGF will screen work that includes: special effects, compositing,
      music videos, commercials, experimental, machinima, game graphics,
      animatics, web motion designs, dvd intros and micro-cinema. The
      festival accepts entries from all over the world, but will emphasize
      work from the Midwest.

      This year we will give special attention to work at HD resolution.

      The DEADLINE for entry is 8 December 2006.

      To submit a motion picture for consideration, please enclose a print
      out of the application form ( ),
      a check for the $15 entry fee made payable to Design
      After Next, LLC, your entry in one of the accepted formats, and mail to:

      Motion Graphics Chicago
      1573 North Milwaukee Ave #510
      Chicago, IL 60622

      All entries should be submitted on DVD, MiniDV, HDV, BetaSP or
      compatible data file formats such as an uncompressed Quicktime file.

      Entries should also include:
      (1) A brief artist or company bio.
      (2) A list of the software used to create the work,
      (3) An indication of the content’s original format (i.e. computer
      animation, live action footage, hand-drawing, stills, etc.),
      (4) A description of the work of 35 words or fewer, and
      (5) An optional, separate description of not more than 100 words.

      Please send an email with your name and the name of your project to when you have mailed your submission, and we
      will notify you when your entry has been received.

      Entry Fee is $15.00 per person or company.
      Each person or company can include as many pieces, works, or movies
      in their entry as will fit on their entry DVD.

      Please Note: All submission become the property of Design After Next,
      LLC to be used at their discretion. All relevant permissions and
      copyrights are assumed to be cleared by the entrant. The accepted
      festival entries will be shown at the festival screening, MGChicago
      events, on the festival website, and on the festival DVD.

      If you have a question about your entries eligibility please contact

      For more information about the festival, visit

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