VOLUME 6: DIGI-SLAM
Adult Oriented content for the Big Kids Parental Guidance
Streamed on YouTube Thursday, October 29, 2020
at 7 pm PST (10 pm EST)
CALL FOR PUPPETRY ARTISTS
Vancouver International Puppet Festival’s Digital Puppet Slams
The Fast & The Furriest Digi - Puppet Slam - Adult Oriented content for the Big Kids
Streamed on YouTube Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7 pm PST (10 pm EST)
Working on a new puppet piece? Got a puppet experiment to try in front of a friendly global audience? Try it out at one of our Digi-Puppet Slams!
VIP Festival’s slams are traditionally a safe, fun, inclusive place for puppeteers and puppet enthusiasts to gather and play. This time, we’ll be collecting your digitally recorded work, then screening it live for a global audience via YouTube.
In the spirit of classic slams, this event will be un-curated and puppet acts will participate based on order of video submission.
Artists who submit but don’t make the cut off will be included in the next Digi-Slam installment.
Your act can be about anything. If it fits in the spirit of Halloween that's great! If it doesn't that's great too! Please be aware, VIPF is FIRMLY and INSISTENTLY anti-racist and pro LGBTQ+.
Please note we will be collecting donations as the Digi-Slam is screened. All proceeds will be equally split and paid to the artists to help them create work in these troubled times. We can’t wait to hear from you!!
**Following the Live Stream, your piece will live in this collection on our YouTube page VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL PUPPET FEST in perpetuity, unless otherwise stated. Please let us know if you’d like your piece to be a one-time only screening, and we’ll edit it out before uploading the file.
-An original, digitally captured puppetry piece* (3-8 minutes - not set in stone)
-And a short (30 second max) video introducing yourself/your company/the piece
-A new creation, never before performed or seen.
-Please refrain from using copyrighted music if possible.
Final deadline for submission to The Fast & The Furriest Puppet Slam
Sunday October 25th
Please save your files: MOV. Or MP4
ArtistName_Introduction_DigiSlam.mov (for your brief intro of yourself/the piece)
Use WeTransfer.com (totally free) to send us your files
Please feel free to email us with any questions or concerns