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Call for Proposals

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A fantastic opportunity to get your work seen by a like–minded, connected
and creative international community. Be a part of the annual
onedotzero_adventures in motion festival and send us your work!
We are seeking innovative short films, installations, interactive work and
live audiovisual performances to showcase at the BFI Southbank this
November. The five day festival will be the first stop on onedotzero’s
extensive worldwide network of events.

We’re looking for new work, which demonstrates innovative creative
expression and visionary moving image ideas from the following disciplines:
animation and short form: progressive and impressive work of under 30
minutes across music video, animation, motion graphics, narrative shorts,
artists moving image, documentary and generative art.
feature films: feature length work with an alternative aesthetic and
distinctive directorial approach.
live audiovisual performances: narrative driven live cinema, original vj
sets and unexpected collaborations between musicians and artists.
installations: engaging audiovisual installation and compelling interactive
experiences.

This is your chance to showcase your work on an international platform and
it’s completely FREE to submit!
Early deadline for submissions is 30 May 2011, 5pm GMT.

http://www.onedotzero.com/submissions/

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Coffee Shop Debate @Chapter Arts Centre

12:06 pm in What's Exciting by Rob

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Chapter Arts, Canton, Cardiff 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Ben Challis is a composer, performer and technologist. With research interests that embrace the notion of design-for-all within music-performance, he has worked on various projects that explore alternative modes of interaction with sound and music for people with specific individual needs. As a performer, he works with these same technologies, exploring their creative and expressive potential within free-improvisation.

His talk will cover two areas. Begiining with some background and findings relating to a recent project to develop a novel non-contact musical instrument and following on with an overview of a live project that is funded by the Univesity of Glamorgan (Research and Investment Scheme). Working with visual and sonic artists and MA students, the project is exploring the development of novel ‘instruments’ for enabling expressive improvisation with sound and images.

To book please call 029 2066 0820. This event is free.

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Moo Moo

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April 28th- 27th may 2011-Exhibition of Batiks By Fiona Jones @ Canolfan Maenofferen Centre, Blaenau Ffestiniog North Wales

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Cyfrwng 2011 International Conference on Media and

12:00 pm in Conferences by Rob

University of Glamorgan, The ATRiuM, 86-88 Adam Street, Cardiff CF24 2FN
16-17 June 2011

The Cyfrwng Conference is one of Europe’s leading conferences for radio, film, television, new media, journalism, theatre and performance studies.

Attended by academics, students and media industry professionals, it aims to address some of the key issues facing the media in Wales and other small nations today.

This year’s conference is being hosted by the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in the heart of the Welsh capital of Cardiff. It aims to take an international perspective on media and culture in small nations, and will include speakers from New Zealand, Catalonia, the Basque Country, Denmark, Iceland and Belgium, as well as Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

Key note speakers include:
· Marc Evans (Patagonia, House of America, My Little Eye)

· John Newbigin (Creative England)

· Professor John Hill (Royal Holloway University of London)

· Dr Nadine Holdsworth (Warwick University)

· Professor Chris Williams (Swansea University)

The conference will also feature a round-table discussion on the future of the Welsh language broadcaster S4C and a presentation on the BBC’s new Drama Village at Cardiff Bay.

Conference fees (including lunch, refreshments and copy of the Cyfrwng journal):
· Full two-day conference pass: £120

· Student two-day conference pass: £85

· One day pass: £75

Delegates are also invited to attend the Cyfrwng Conference Dinner and Award Ceremony at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on Thursday 16 June, priced at £35 per person.

Download a registration form from the Cyfrwng website (www.cyfrwng.com), or call the conference co-ordinator to make a booking on: +44 (0) 1443 482002.

Registration closes: 21 May 2011