Call Out to Filmmakers

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ATLAS Arts and Transit Arts are welcoming short film submissions for its event ‘SCREEN-IT @ Skye Live Featuring Transit Arts’ on 29 - 30 April.

In collaboration with Transit Arts, ATLAS will be hosting a screening programme at Skye Live 2016.

At the festival they will be showing six films; two artists’ films and one archive film, ‘Salmon Fishing on Skye’ made in 1943, curated by ATLAS and Transit Arts and three films chosen from the open submission call.

To encourage the film talent in the local area, the submission is restricted to people living in the Highland Region and Western Isles.

This is a great opportunity for young and emerging filmmakers to show their talent at a big event alongside established films; including recently made, ‘Oyster’ by American filmmaker Margaret Salmon.

Hosted by Marcus Jack of Transit Arts and Suzy Lee of ATLAS Arts, the films will be shown on a screen in the back of a transit van.

Successful applicants will also be featured in a zine designed and created by Transit Arts as a celebration and legacy of the event.

The theme selected for the screening is Labour (work).

Films submitted should be a response to this theme.

Open to all ages, especially encourage young filmmakers (school age) are encourage to apply.

Films can be in either English, or Gaelic with English subtitles.

Film submissions must:

Fit within the theme: Labour or work

Be film or video based – DVD or digital file are acceptable

Be no longer than 5 minutes in duration

Be family friendly

Applicants must live within the Highland Region and Western Isles

Deadline for submission is Monday 4 April 2016

Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 11 April 2016

Submissions to Suzy Lee: suzy@atlasarts.org.uk. Please include a short biography and a list of any previous film work.

Pictured - The films will be shown on a screen in the back of a transit van.