STRANGELOVE 2020 has a special focus or tilt towards music and animation in time based media.

There is a in-focus special programme on the Brothers Quay, as well as a look at the artist and animator Paul Bush.

We are delighted to announce as guest curator the renowned British composer John Woolrich. John has been working with us to devise and design the programme of screenings and events.

The festival will be focused on presenting the very best from contemporary and historical works. The festival includes all kinds of works from performance art, puppetry, film, video and sound.

There will be a number of exhibitions including the work of sound and video artist Conor Kelley.

There will be screenings of works from the open call, talks, discussions and informal conversations.

There are four open calls. Last year we piloted an open call for 30 second films. We charged for entries to be submitted. We are looking to secure an annual festival and to do this we are rolling out four more open calls to help us fundraise and be less relient on single source funding.

The calls are related to animation and music. All works should be under 10 minutes duration


Time Machine
: Works that relate to time

Early bird until November 2019 £10.00 thereafter £15.00

Sound Bite: video or sound works

Early bird until November 2019 £8.00 thereafter £10.00

Stop Motion: films made only with stop motion technique

Early bird until November 2019 £8.00 thereafter £10.00

Digital animation: Animations using digital techniques

Early bird until November 2019 £8.00 thereafter £10.00

Trailers: A new concept a programme of trailers for films within any catagory. Films can be no longer than 2 minutes.

Early bird until November 2019 £5.00 thereafter £8.00

Strangelove’s open call entries will be shown throughout the festival work will also be shown also at our partner organistaions along the south coast.

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