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MTV + OneDotZero.com = Bloom Animation Contest! November 1, 2006

Posted by Lee Cherry in Uncategorized.
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calling new moving image makers, directors, creative students and graduates

MTV Bloom

Mtv and onedotzero have launched bloom – a competition to find the best up-and-coming moving image talent from around the world and to commission a series of one-minute-films that explore identity and community

Bloomif you are over 18 and are an up-and-coming director, animator or other moving image maker, we invite you to submit a creative written treatment for a one-minute film that represents your local environment, country and community as seen through your eyes. we want to see innovative techniques that reveal your perception of your home town, city, country, and its connection with the global community. it should show a view of your country that others would not normally see!

the entries will be judged by a panel of experts from mtv networks international creative and onedotzero. the winning creative treatments will be commissioned and be given the chance to get in front of a global audience: to be shown on mtv channels, digital platforms worldwide and feature in the onedotzero festival as it tours across the world. the films will also be showcased on a website gallery, complete with credits and contact details for the winning directors.

your submission should be sent in the form of a written treatment, no longer than a side of a4, and must be accompanied by at least one of the following: mood boards with visual references, storyboards, test films, animatic. the techniques used in the film treatment are completely open and could include animation such as
stop frame, cell and digital techniques as well as motion graphics, 3d, photography, film, and video.

the use of audio is also open to interpretation, there may or not be music, there may or may not be sound effects, whatever you feel is right for your piece. you may choose to use a narrative, however you should not rely upon language, as your piece will be shown across the world, and will not be using subtitling or dubbing. we are looking for impressive responses, both in terms of mood and emotion and in terms of technique and exploring new angles that challenge conventional

entries must be received by january 31 2007 (early entry is advised)

full creative brief and terms + conditions can be found at the bloom website
winners will be announced in february 2007

be radical. be bold. be inventive.


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