Call for submissions: 26th Stuttgarter Filmwinter – deadline 1 September 2012

Wand5, an association promoting independent film and media culture, invites artists to present their work at the 26th Stuttgarter Filmwinter.

Requirements for participation
There is no fee for selected works.

Film and video
Contributions to the film/video competition must include a preview DVD. Films and videos submitted to the “International Short Film Competition” can’t be longer than 30 minutes. Submitted films and videos being longer than 30 minutes may run in a special programme outside the competition. Please submit contributions to the “2 Minutes Short Film Student Award” via

Media in space (installation), expanded cinema
Please enclose detailed plans, information, technical specifications and a calculation including insurance value. There is no fee for works selected for the competition programme.

Network Culture
Network Culture works on and projects in the field of all network activities, such as social networks, media theory/documentation, public and virtual interventions, online-happenings, performances, hacks, collective projects etc.. Please submit your work via

The applicant must cover shipment/mailing costs for preview material and screening copies to Stuttgart. The return shipment for the screening copies will be covered by
Wand 5 e.V. Wand 5 e.V. will pay for the return of the preview material on request only by sending an e-mail to . Selected works will be kept in Wand 5’s archive. Entries from abroad must bear the notice: “Temporary import – no commercial value”. For shipment of screening copies from outside of the European Community please include a pro forma invoice with a declaration of value not exceeding 50 US $. The screening copies have to arrive at the festival office before December 14th, 2012.

The screening copies and installations are insured for the value of the material from the date of arrival until the date of return. Claims for damages have to be put in immediately after the return.

For more and entry forms visit