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Computer Animation Festival Submission Form

Computer Animation Festival Call For Participation

Deadlines 


Critical Essays

Theater submissions and
In-Between Work

Film Show Classics votes

Final versions, Theaters and
In-Between Work

3 December  1997

1 April 1998

 
1 April 1998

3 June 1998

Send to:
Ines Hardtke
SIGGRAPH 98 Computer Animation Festival Chair
National Film Board of Canada
3155 Côte-de-Liesse Road
Saint-Laurent, Québec H4N 2N4 CANADA
+1.514.283.1069
caf-s98@siggraph.org

Please type or print / Do not fax this form

Organizer

Include all country, city, and area codes.

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Submission Information

Incomplete, unsigned, or late entries will not be considered by the jury. Please ensure that you have enclosed all of the submission materials before sending your entry.

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Contributors (attach extra sheet if necessary)

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Descriptive statement (50 words or less)

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[ ] Yes [ ] No   Is this student work?


Venue

[ ] Electronic and Animation Theaters  [ ] sigKIDS Animation Theater


Type of Entry

[ ] Critical Essay (send five copies of your essay along with this completed, signed Computer Animation Festival Submission Form

[ ] Film or Video  [ ] Interactive Piece  [ ] Performance Piece
[ ] Process Piece  [ ] In-Between  


Options

[ ] Yes, I would be interested in participating in the SIGGRAPH TV Program.

[ ] Yes, I would be interested in participating in the Creative Applications Lab.

[ ] Yes, I would be interested in presenting a Sketches session to discuss these aspects of my work:

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Submitted Version

In English, label both the videotape and its container with the contact person's name, affiliation, address, telephone number, title of piece(s), running order (if appropriate), runtime(s), and timecode(s).

Do not send originals. We will accept first-generation tape as long as it is not the only original.

Entry is: [ ] NTSC 3/4" U-MATIC  [ ] NTSC BetaSP  [ ] NTSC VHS  

[ ] PAL BetaSP  [ ] PAL VHS video  

Length (including titles and credits): ________ minutes ________ seconds

Notes to jury (attach extra sheet if needed)

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Film, Video, and In-Between Entries Only:
[ ] Yes This is the final version of my entry. (Final entries must be in NTSC.)

[ ] No This is not the final version of my entry. Explain how your final version will be different.

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Final Version (Film, Video, and In-Between entries only)

Credits must be no longer than seven seconds. Additional credit information can be published in a conference publication. Final versions that differ significantly from jury-accepted versions will not be shown.

Length (including titles and credits): ________ minutes ________ seconds

[ ] I am willing to edit my piece at the jury's request, and I have access to facilities to do so.

[ ] I am willing to edit my piece but do not have access to facilities to do so.

[ ] I am not willing to edit my piece.

Final entry is: [ ] monoscopic  [ ] stereoscopic  [ ] other _____________

Audio: [ ] silent  [ ] magnetic, number of tracks _____________

Video Only  Video mastered on: [ ] DI  [ ] Beta  [ ] 3/4-inch U-MATIC

Film Only  35mm film aspect ratio: ________


Alternate film format: ________


Optional Slides

Slides are not required or juried, but they must be submitted with the entry if you wish an image to appear in the appropriate conference publication. To submit: send five copies of one 35mm slide (or, if stereo, five pairs labeled LEFT and RIGHT). In English, indicate TOP/FRONT and print the contact person's name and telephone number on the slide mounts. Do not use glass mounts, as they may break in transit.

[ ] Yes I am sending slides (optional).

[ ] No I am not sending slides.


Shipping

If you have questions regarding the safe arrival of your entry, please contact the shipper. We will not track shipment of your entry. Submitters located outside of Canada should note that customs delays of up to two weeks can occur. Customs labels should bear the words: "Educational material with no commercial value." SIGGRAPH 98 will not pay any custom fees, duties or tariffs incurred by your submission.

Do not use fiber or pulp-padded mailers for videotapes. If the mailers break, the fibers can damage your tape and our playback equipment. Tapes sent in these mailers will be returned unopened.


Authorization

Permission to Use Visual and Audio:I grant non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide rights to ACM SIGGRAPH to present at SIGGRAPH 98 the above-referenced material and associated visuals, including slides, video, and film (the "materials"). In the event that such materials contain the work of other individuals or organizations including any copyrighted musical compositions or excerpts thereof, I understand that it is my responsibility to secure any necessary permissions and/or licenses, and I will hold ACM SIGGRAPH and its affiliates harmless for any failure to do so. I have secured (or will secure prior to performance) small performing rights licenses for the public performance of any copyrighted musical composition. I have secured (or will secure prior to performance) synchronization licenses for the inclusion of any copyrighted musical compositions in film, video, or multimedia presentations.

[ ] Yes I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the visuals in my piece.

[ ] Yes My piece contains audio.

[ ] Yes I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the audio in my piece.

[ ] Yes I am unsure how to arrange for music licensing; please send me the names of companies who, for a nominal fee, can help me.

[ ] Yes I agree to supply SIGGRAPH 98 with the required material by the stated due date and agree to allow it to be published in paper, CD-ROM, and other electronic form.


Distribution Rights: I grant non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free worldwide distribution rights to ACM SIGGRAPH to publish and distribute my material in the following publications. I maintain the copyright to my work and will receive full attribution whenever my material is used.

[ ] Yes [ ] No  The SIGGRAPH 98 printed and CD-ROM conference publications.

[ ] Yes [ ] No  The SIGGRAPH Video Review, ACM SIGGRAPH's video publication.

[ ] Yes [ ] No  The SIGGRAPH 98 Web archive.


Conference Promotional Material: With respect to all materials, whether in tangible form or otherwise, I hereby grant ACM SIGGRAPH a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, modify, and make derivative works from the materials in connection with the promotion of all current and future conferences and organization publicity.

I understand that this means that such materials, in their original forms and/or modified forms, may be incorporated in any and all media, including, without limitation, posters, brochures, coffee mugs or other merchandise, computer software, online computer services, and any and all other mechanical or electronic means, methods, or devices now known or hereafter created, in connection with such promotion and publicity. In exchange, ACM SIGGRAPH provides full author/artist attribution on all promotional material.

If I believe that ACM SIGGRAPH has unreasonably modified my submission to change the character and expression of my submission, I agree that my sole and exclusive remedy against ACM SIGGRAPH shall be to send notice to SIGGRAPH requesting that it discontinue that particular use. Upon receipt of such notice, ACM SIGGRAPH will discontinue such use, provided that ACM SIGGRAPH may continue such use with respect to copies of promotional articles remaining in inventory or on order, media already purchased and the like, as of the date of notice.

[ ] Yes [ ] No  I grant ACM SIGGRAPH permission to use my materials, in their original forms and/or modified forms, for conference promotion and organization publicity.

SIGGRAPH 98 reserves the right to record video and audio of presentations for internal use and as an archival record of the current conference. In the event your session is recorded, ACM SIGGRAPH would like permission to use the video for promotional and educational purposes; speakers will receive full credit whenever the video is used.

[ ] Yes [ ] No  I grant ACM SIGGRAPH permission to use video and/or audio recordings of my presentation for promotional and educational purposes.

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Statement of Purpose: The SIGGRAPH 98 Computer Animation Festival Submission Form explains the uses SIGGRAPH makes of presented material and requires you to acknowledge that you have permission to use this material. This may involve seeking clearance from your employer or from others who have loaned you material, such as videotapes and slides. This form helps prevent situations whereby SIGGRAPH 98 presentations include material without permission that might lead to complaints or even legal action. SIGGRAPH 98 Computer Animation Festival organizers and participants must complete, sign, and return the form to the Computer Animation Festival chair as a condition of acceptance for participation in the program. In addition, this form asks if ACM SIGGRAPH may use your materials for conference and organization promotional material in exchange for full author/artist credit information.

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