Open Call KUNSTPIEP 2013 – European contest for media art

25 FEBRUARY 2013

KUNSTPIEP - European competition for media art, organised by FIDENA (Festival Figurentheater der Nationen), is calling for applications!

KUNSTPIEP 2013 logoThe 2013 competition is open to applicants from all over Europe and is addressed to all those active in the world of figure, object and material theatre, performance, film, media art and game design. Students at art, film and theatre colleges, as well as puppetry colleges are especially encouraged to apply.

What can be submitted?
The competition is looking for movie shorts/digital artwork with a maximum duration of 5 minutes. The entries should be animated or have an affinity with figures or objects as their visual or philosophical centre. Also welcome are entries that work with interactive, playful elements; such as flash, animations and puppetoons, stop-motions or 2D animations.

Selection procedure
A selection committee will nominate a maximum of 80 submissions to be made public on the creative portal An international jury will decide which submissions will be presented at the public prize-giving ceremony on 7 June 2013 in Bochum, and will also appoint the competition’s winner. The Kunstpiep prize is 2.000 ,-Euros.

Applicants should send their contribution on a DVD (PAL) along with a completed application form (download pdf here) to reach us no later than 15th April 2013 at:

Deutsches Forum für Figurentheater und Puppenspielkunst e.V.
Hattinger Str. 467
44795 Bochum

For more information, please visit the Fidena website.