Video Social Club #2: Post-Everything

OPEN CALL for submissions: Experimental film, video & moving image works

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Video Social Club presents Post-Everything

Video Social Club, an artist-led initiative, is seeking moving image work responding to the thematic ‘Post-Everything’ for 2 separate screening events this autumn, at Sea Change 26/ 27th August 2016  and as part of Plymouth Art Weekender 23 / 24 / 25th September 2016.


What is Video Social Club?

Video Social Club is a peripatetic artist video screening night, held in social clubs across Plymouth. This is an artist-led project developed by Rachel Dobbs, Steven Paige and Beth Emily Richards. The events are held in social clubs and spaces with a licensed premise where there is an emphasis on the social aspect of each event.


What is Sea Change?

Sea Change is a brand new music and arts festival, based in Totnes town on 26th & 27th August Bank Holiday Weekend 2016. It is curated and presented by the award-winning Drift Record Shop and will feature films, literature, talks and plenty of music across five venues. Video Social Club will screwing selected artist’s video in the Barrel House Ballroom on Saturday 27th, from afternoon into evening.

Weekend tickets are on sale now priced £45 from Drift Record Shop or online at


What is the Plymouth Art Weekender?

The Plymouth Art Weekender is an ambitious three day event celebrating visual art across the city, taking place on 23 / 24 / 25th September 2016.

Last year’s Plymouth Art Weekender’s exhibitions featured over 100 artists that included Gerhard Richter, Tim Etchells, Gillian Wearing, Mary Kelly, Richard Deacon, Ivan Chermayeff, Hew Locke, Grayson Perry, Keith Harrison, Claire Twomey and Bill Woodrow. These were complimented by public art, talks, music, film, workshops, performance and local, national and international artists and community groups inhabiting alternative spaces across the city.

For more information visit


How to submit?

The work should respond to the thematic Post-Everything

Post-truth / Post-consensus / Post-objectivity / Post-global / Post-work / Post-caring / Post-hoc / Post-uprising / After the revolution / Aftermath / What happens afterwards?


  • Single Channel Video
  • Max runtime: 10 mins
  • Vimeo / YouTube URL  for each submitted moving image work (max 3 per submission)
  • Include title, info and relevant details (100 words max) on each submitted video
  • A short CV & bio
  • Link to your website
  • A still from each video submitted: JPEG, BMP, PNG at 300dpi at around 1mb  for marketing purposes

Email submission to:

If selected a digital video file will be requested for screening, see below for details.

DEADLINE: 18th August 2016



Submitted film and videos should be appropriate for single channel digital projection with stereo capable audio, and no longer than ten minutes. We aren’t able to host moving image installation or work to be shown individually on monitors. Please note an archive of the work screened at this events will be hosted on our webpage

If selected, we will need to be able to download the video from the provided link or use WeTransfer, Mediafire or other file sharing service to share the file.

Format is ideally mov, avi, or mp4, ideally presented at 1080p with stereo audio.


Video: Container (MKV, AVI, TS / TP, MP4 / MPV , MOV, VOB, PMP, RM / RMVB, MPG, M2TS, WMV) Codec (MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, XVID, H.264, H.263, WMV / VC-1 and RMVB). Resolution up to 1920 x 1080 (30fps)


Support 1080p when using HDMI output