CologneOFF VI coming

6th Cologne International Videoart Festival

CologneOFF VI – 6th edition of Cologne International Videoart Festival – is coming with all its power.

On 4 May 2010, the submission period for the next festival edition ended, and another record can be announced –> in 2010 CologneOFF received 517 submissions from 40 countries, thus the quantity of submissions has nearly doubled compared with the year before.

The procedure will be the following:
CologneOFF will prepare a pre-selection to be reviewed the international jury, consisting of

Margarida Paiva, director of Oslo Screen Festival (Oslo/Norway)
Gioula Papadopoulou, curator of Videoart Festival Miden (Kalamata/Greece)
Macu Moran, director Video Art World (Barcelona/Spain)
Giorgio Fedeli, curator of Visual Container (Milan/Italy)
Jonas Nilsson, curator Art Video Screening & coordinator of Orebro International Videoart Festival (Orebro/Sweden)
Mohamed Allam, director Medrar Video Festival (Cairo/Egypt)
Tamas Gabeli, director Budapest International Shortfilm Festival (Budapest/Hungary)

After the selection period during June, in July the results of the jury selections will be published, in September 2010, CologneOFF VI will be launched and screened in the framework of BuSHO – Budapest International Shortfilm Festival 2010 .

In 2011, CologneOFF VI will form the basis of CologneOFF 2011 – Cologne International Videoart Festival to take place for the first time in Cologne.