CALL FOR FILMS

UNDER_the_RADAR_2019 is the 9th Austrian interdisciplinary film/media festival/conference, intersecting animation, art, experimental media, exploratory filmmaking, and digital culture. The focus is on ANIMATED SHORT FILMS, with a non-exclusive emphasis on experimental and documentary work in the international section. Hybrids, composites, mixtures, crossbreeds, and combinations are welcomed and favoured.
We present and celebrate:

a n i m a t e d / m o v i n g / i m a g e s

Deadline for submissions: 7 April 2019

The following festival-award categories will be featured in 2019:

Radar – Vienna – RAW – Award

This category is open to any artists or students from the entire planet.
Films must have been produced after 1 January 2018.
Films may be up to 2 minutes long!
RADAR RAW is for anything that is absurd – bizarre – crazy – distorted – enigmatic – freakish – grungy – hilarious – insane – jolly – kooky – lunatic – mad – nuts – offbeat – perplexing – queer – rough – strange – twisted – unsettling – volatile – wild – xenolithic – yipping – zany
If your film is using language (written or on the audio track), it either has to be in English, or it has to include a translation into English through embedded English subtitles.

Radar – Vienna – INTERNATIONAL – Award

This category is open to any artists or students from the entire planet.
Films must have been produced after 1 January 2018.
Films may be up to 10 minutes long.
RADAR INTERNATIONAL is for anything that is artistic with a clear exploratory, experimental, reality-related direction. If your film is using language (written or on the audio track), it either has to be in English, or it has to include a translation into English through embedded English subtitles.

 

Radar – Vienna – AUSTRIAN – Award

This category is only open to artists with Austrian nationality, or to artists who live or work in Austria and produced a film during their time in Austria. In case you do not fulfil these requirements your film will not be accepted for this category.
Films must have been produced after 1 January 2017!
Films may be up to 10 minutes long.
RADAR AUSTRIA is awarded to films with animation of any kind being a predominant element. Artistic approaches and expressions are favored. If your film is using language (written or on the audio track), it either has to be in English, or it has to include a translation into English through embedded English subtitles.

Radar – Vienna – STUDENT – Award

This category is only open to students with Austrian nationality, or to artists who study in Austria and produced the submitted film during their studies at an Austrian educational institution. In case you do not fulfil these requirements your film will not be accepted for this category.
Films must have been produced after 1 January 2018.
Films may be up to 10 minutes long.
RADAR STUDENT is awarded to films with animation of any kind being a predominant element. Exploratory, experimenting and investigative work is preferred. If your film is using language (written or on the audio track), it either has to be in English, or it has to include a translation into English through embedded English subtitles.

If you don’t have a film freeway account you can also admit to the RADAR VIENNA AUSTRIAN FILM Award and the RADAR VIENNA AUSTRIAN STUDENT Award via the regular submission form. Important: the form will only work until the regular submission deadline, April 7, 2019

Alternative submission form: RADAR VIENNA AUSTRIAN FILM
Alternative submission form: RADAR VIENNA AUSTRIAN STUDENT

Awards & Prizes

RADAR AWARDS

Radar Vienna International Award ( – RADAR INTERNATIONAL)
Radar Vienna Raw Award ( – RADAR RAW)
Radar Vienna Austrian Award ( – RADAR AUSTRIA)
Radar Vienna Student Award ( – RADAR STUDENT)

ECLUSIVE AWARDS

Radar Vienna Audience Award
Radar Vienna Special Mentions
Hubert Sielecki Award

Rules & Terms

All films submitted for RADAR RAW must have been produced after 1 January 2018, and must be shorter than 2 minutes.
All films submitted for RADAR INTERNATIONAL and RADAR STUDENT must have been produced after 1 January 2018
and must be shorter than 10 minutes.
All films submitted for RADAR AUSTRIA must have been produced after 1 January 2017 and must be shorter than 10 minutes.
All films selected for screening automatically qualify for the Radar Vienna Audience Award and Radar Vienna Special Mentions.
All films selected for RADAR AUSTRIA and RADAR STUDENT automatically qualify for the Hubert Sielecki Award.

You can submit a film to only ONE award category. If you film had been selected for screening in a previous year,
it can not get selected again for an award-screening in the current year.

RADAR RAW and RADAR INTERNATIONAL are open to any artists or students from the entire planet.
RADAR AUSTRIA is only open to artists with Austrian nationality, or to artists who live or work in Austria
and produced the submitted film during their time in Austria.
RADAR STUDENT is only open to students with Austrian nationality, or to students who study in Austria
and produced the submitted film during their studies at an Austrian educational institution after 1 January 2017.

Films must be submitted with a frame-rate of 25 fps or 24 fps and must be on frames with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a frame size of 1920 x 1080 pixel.
Copies for screening must be provided with a frame-rate of 25 fps or 24 fps. If copies for screening will be provided with a different frame-rate they will be converted to a frame-rate of 25 fps or 24 fps.
Copies for screening must be provided as .mp4 or .mov file-types in case you have audio tracks they have to be in 2 channels only.
ProRes422(HQ) is the preferred compression type for screening copies.
If your film is using language (written or on the audio track), it either has to be in English, or it has to include a translation into English through embedded English subtitles.