Archive | June 2008

2008 Call for entries

We are presenting the 2nd edition of ViMus – International Music Video Festival, which will take place from the 4th to the 7th of September 2008, in Póvoa de Varzim-Portugal.

This festival, which started last year an original initiative in the audiovisual field by the thematic set presented (videoclips, videoconcerts and music videodocumentaries are the festival’s competition categories), will keep marking its singularity revealing the authorship of these creations and rewarding their visual creativity, where their technical and aesthetic qualities will be judged by an independent jury. This year with a prize money for the main awards. Read More…

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Submissions Regulations

Organization
The International Music Video Festival of Póvoa de Varzim is an organization of the City Council in local partnership with the Octopus Cineclub and with the Institutional Sponsorship from the Portuguese Institute of Tourism.

Objective
The Festival intends to distinguish and promote the music video authors, celebrating they’re visual creativity, and also, to offer a global vision of the actual state and trends in the national and international music video panorama within its several formats. Read More…

Introduction

THE MATTER

The music video as a creative genre and his increasable position in the audiovisual field has a singular role in the contemporary culture.

It’s a form of expression that gives another dimension to music. Promotes it and expands his spectrum. And also reinforces our fascination with music and everything that surrounds it.

It connects us to the music product with a strong sense of memorisation, but most of all we get it with a special pleasure.

His forms and methods have art and skill. They are born from a strong elaboration and they have the ability to create new trends.

It makes us wonder who creates them. Read More…