The Cinema Arts Centre is pleased to present the second Long Island Biennial, a juried exhibition for filmmakers who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. The Cinema Arts Centre will present the jury’s selections at a special event in July 2012. The application deadline is April 30, 2012. A downloadable application and more information can be found at www.CinemaArtsCentre.org
The jury will be the same as in the first LI Biennial. Film curator and writer Livia Bloom, one of the three jurors, said she has “long admired” the work and efforts of the Skolnick family and the Cinema Arts Centre. Appearing on the jury along with Bloom, who studied film at Cornell University and at the Sorbonne in Paris, are film distributor Michael Tuckman of mTuckman Media, and filmmaker Alexandra Brodsky, whose film Bittersweet Place appeared at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2005.
“There was impressive work of all different flavors submitted to the Biennial, even in its first year,” Bloom said. “Our jury worked to curate a selection that represented a colorful cross-section of local work.”
Application Deadline: April 30, 2012
Entry Fee: $65
In conjunction with the film exhibition, The Heckscher Museum of Art will be presenting a juried exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs and mixed media. Visit www.heckscher.org for applications, deadline December 31, 2011, and additional information about art submissions.
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Description: The Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, New York, is presenting its second Long Island Biennial, a juried exhibition for filmmakers who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Each filmmaker may submit one film. The Cinema Arts Centre will present the jury’s selections at a special event in July 2012.
Cinema Arts Centre is collaborating with the The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York. The Heckscher will accept paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs and mixed media. Visit the Heckscher Museum at www.heckscher.org for additional information about art submissions.
Filmmakers must live in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
All films must be submitted on DVD. Submitted material will not be returned.
• Livia Bloom, film curator and writer
• Michael Tuckman, Distributor, mTuckman Media
• Alexandra Brodsky, Filmmaker, Bittersweet Place
Criteria for Adjudication:
The Long Island Biennial is not a themed competition. Jurors will consider quality, creativity and professionalism.
The entry fee is $65.
A Long Island Biennial application, a DVD of the film, a filmmaker’s resume and the $65 application fee must be received by April 30.
Entrants must grant permission to Cinema Arts Centre to display images of submitted films on its Website, Further, entrants whose work is selected for inclusion in the Long Island Biennial must grant the Cinema permission for image use in educational, promotional and media materials.
The jurors will determine awards at their discretion. Cinema Audiences will have the opportunity to vote on a People’s Choice Award.
Deadline for Receipt of Application and Film: April 30, 2012
Questions: Dylan@cinemaartscentre.org, T: 631.423.7611 x24