Seoul International NewMedia Festival (NeMaf) was launched by an alternative visual culture group iGong in 2000. It has founded and showcased around 2,000 media-based works and discovered 1,000 artists.
Organizer: iGong: Alternative Visual Culture Factory
Seoul International New Media Festival 2017 now opens for submissions and seeks innovative films and media art.
Media-based works completed after January 2015, which show alternative, experimental and creative insight in themes and forms.
For exhibition, we accept the works created by the artists who reside in South Korea.
Screening: Any form of media-based works available for screening including alternative fiction film, visual film (single-channel video art, animation etc.), dance film, found-footage film, essay, documenatry, and so on.
Exhibition: Any form of media-based works available for exhibition including media performance, media art, net-art, sound and multi-channel video, robotic art, VR (virtual reality) created by the artists who reside in South Korea (*The artist is responsible for the installation and de-installation for the eworks for exhibition.)
How to Submit
You can submit your work using either of the following submission platforms.
Still cuts of the work (two or more different cuts, 300 dpi or higher resolution)
Announcement of Result
The result will be announced at our website in June.
Selection & Awards
If your work is selected for NeMaf 2017, it can be shown at ‘Glocal Propose’, ‘Glocal Panorama’, or other special sections of the 17th NeMaf. NeMaf Program Committee will decide which section it will be shown in, and inform you.
If your work is selected for ‘Golcal Propose’ section, it is eligible to win the following prizes, which are worth approximately 10 million KRW in total.
Screening: Best Propose, Korean Propose, iGong Award for best emerging artist, and Audience Propose
Exhibition: Best Propose, iGong Award for best emerging artist, and Audience Propose
The work must be subtitled in English or Korean unless the dialogue is in Korean or English.