We are now accepting submissions for MicroActs 12 - an evening of artist short film!
We celebrate artist filmmakers from around the globe & across genres, and aim to create an international spirit and champion empathetic creativity. We will showcase a selection of exciting & inspiring Artist Film from all over the world, at a live screening in the month of May 2022 in a Central/South London*.
...short stories...small rebellions...mini manifestos...personal fables...snippets of memory...
MicroActs is a program of short films, 6 minutes or less, exploring concentrated storytelling through moving image. From bold political expression to delicate personal memories to abstract experimental collages; MicroActs aims to create a thought-provoking, informative and diverse evening of film. Works can be narrative or non-linear, experimental or scripted, abstract emotions, comedy sketches, music videos, and more, MicroActs is looking for works that share politics, intersectional experiences and tell stories.
The aim of these events is to champion subjective & personal political moving image works, promote artist film in London, and create a community of artists & filmmakers sharing their works and supporting each other.
All filmmakers who show with us are featured in the MicroActs' Filmmaker Archive on our website, an online showcase with direct links to each artist's website/digital presence, this resource allows exposure to a whole new audience & celebrates the range of works we've screened over the years. With over 230 artists/filmmakers from over 42 countries, we can't wait to keep growing the international MicroActs community!
*exact date & venue TBA, we are aiming to expand our screenings during 2022 and this includes collaborating with new creative spaces!
• Films must be approx 6mins or less, our focus is on "micro" short films.
• We accept films from all over the world, however, films not made in English need to be provided with subtitles in English.
• We champion LGBTQ+ voices, and do not accept films that promote hate [eg. racist, homophobic, transphobic etc.], however films discussing these issues/experiences of marginalisation are, of course, welcome & considered.
• By submitting, you agree to show your film with us and be featured on our website as part of the MicroActs' Filmmaker Archive.