Calling all Leeds artists looking for an international opportunity!

We are on the look out for animators / video game developers / sound designers & motion designers to be part of an international team producing a video-mapping to celebrate 50 years of the Leeds-Lille partnership.

Details below from our partners at Les Rencontres Audiovisuelles:

VIDEO MAPPING PRODUCTION/CREATION
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
BETWEEN LILLE’S TWIN CITIES’ ARTISTS

Objective: produce a video mapping about European and International Cooperation on the occasion of the twinning anniversary of the City of Lille and the cities of Cologne, Esch-sur-Alzette, Liège, Rotterdam and Torino (60 years), Leeds (50 years), Saint-Louis du Sénégal (40 years), Kharkiv (40 years), Erfurt (30 years), Nablus (20 years).
Les Rencontres audiovisuelles and the City of Lille would like to offer to all twin cities the opportunity to participate in the production by recruiting artists working in their cities (previously mentioned cities, and Valladolid, Wroclaw,Oujda, Safed,Haifa, Tlemcen) .

An international team will be put together under the artistic direction of the Loom Prod members. It is not necessary to have already an experience in video mapping. People with a background in animated film, video game or sound design are welcome and will be accompanied to master the specificities of video mapping.

Selected location: the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Lille

Lille_Ste_Marie_Madeleine

Timeline:
Application deadline: 25th of August 2018
Selection of the candidates: 1st of September 2018
Creation: September to October 2018
Live screening: from the 16th to the 18th of November 2018

Profile required:
Artists from cities twinned with Lille:
– 2D animator
– 3D animator
– Motion designer
– Sound designer
– Game designer
– Video game developer

Conditions:
Creation grant of 1000 Euros all taxes included (if invoicing) or all charges included (if French contract).
Reception during the live screening (accommodation for 2 nights supported by Loom Prod – transport supported by the artist itself or the artist’s twin city – to be confirmed).

Application form:
Please send your application before the 25th of August 2018 to antoine@rencontres-audiovisuelles.org, with the following documents attached:
– CV
– Portfolio
– Letter of motivation

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