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DOTMOV FESTIVAL 2015 Call For Entry!

A digital film festival “DOTMOV 2015″. The deadline is June 20th, 2015!

Online magazine SHIFT presents DOTMOV Festival 2015 aiming to discover talented creators and provide them with an opportunity to show their works. Works submitted from all over the world will be screened throughout the world venues from September 2015 (screening schedule will be different depending on the venue). Last year‘s total submission was 225 works from 15 countries. The tour schedule will be announced on this page.

In addition to the general category, this year we are also calling for entries to the “SenSe V.A 04” MV category in collaboration with the fourth album of “SenSe V.A” series by Sapporo-based artists, which is to be released on March 1st 2015 by the label SenSe. SenSe is the Sapporo based label which introduces creatives such as music and art.


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15th Nippon Connection Film Festival


The 15th “Japanese Film Festival Nippon Connection” will be held in Frankfurt from June 2nd to 7th, 2015. Mainly Künstlerhaus Mousonturm and Theater Willy Praml in der Naxoshalle are the festival centers. Further events will take place at Mal Seh’n Kino, at the German Film Museum, Ausstellungsraum Eulengasse as well as at GDA Wohnstift Frankfurt am Zoo. A new venue will be at the theater Die Käs.

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BLUE PRINT by Melet Mercantile

BLUE PRINT by Melet Mercantile

At colette in Paris, the exhibition “BLUE PRINT” by Melet Mercantile is holding till March 21st.

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The 1st issue of portfolio “JP_EN” calls for entry


Inviting the guest to lead the photo world, the portfolio “JP_EN” will be born by three photographers selected in competition format. The submitting term of the 1st issue has started till March 19th, organized by EINSTEIN STUDIO that has exhibited in Art Fair Sapporo2014. The jury is Damien Poulain, a publisher of “oodee” which publishes various portfolio and posters of worldwide artists such as Viviane Sassen and Roger Ballen. He has other faces like an art director and illustrator, too.

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Finalists Announced for the Absolut Art Award 2015


Absolut is delighted to announce the finalists for the Absolut Art Award 2015. Led by Jury President Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director at the New Museum in New York and at the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi in Milan, the 2015 Jury selected a shortlist of five artists and five art writers in the ‘Art Work’ and ‘Art Writing’ categories respectively.

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Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015” will start from March 7th to May 10th, in Kyoto. It is the first large-scale international exhibition of contemporary art to be held in Kyoto. Approximately 40 artists from around the world will participate in the two-month exhibition at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto Art Center and other locations in Kyoto.

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