3 Minuten“- so lautet das Motto des

IV. Internationalen Bluebanana Videowettbewerbs 2018

Alle Sparten sind zugelassen: vom narrativen Kurzfilm über Animations- bis zum Dokumentar- oder Experimentalfilm.

Die Filme sollten nicht älter als drei Jahre sein und eine Länge von 3 Minuten nicht überschreiten.

Einsendeschluss ist der 01. Oktober 2017

Die ausgewählten Filme werden am 03. März 2018 im Kino KuKi in Landau, Isar  präsentiert und ausgezeichnet.

Die Wettbewerbsjury vergibt insgesamt drei Preise:

1.500 Euro werden zwischen dem ersten und dem zweiten Platz aufgeteilt

250 Euro werden als Publikumspreis vergeben

The IV. International Bluebanana Video Art Contest 2018 call for submissions


All genres are permitted: from narrative films to animated films to documentaries or experimental films. To qualify for submission, films must have been produced in the last three years and must not exceed 3 minutes in duration.

The deadline for submissions is

the 1st of October 2017

The Video Art Competition is initiated by the society proArt. The films selected by the jury will be shown on March 3rd 2018 at the public space in Landau, Bavaria, Germany.

We invite professional video artists to participate in this event.


€1.500 as a total for two prizes

€ 250 special prize

Rules and Regulations

1. The call is open to every professional video artists.

2. Creators can send one work in any genre.

  1. 3.Films talking part to the competition should last maximum for 3 minutes.

  2. 4.Only works produced not earlier than 2014 are applicable.

5. Participation in the festival is free of charge.

6. If there is dialogue in the work, please subtitle in English or German.

7. proArt curators makes a selection for the show. The best films will be selected for the screenings.

8. All submitted works must be stored on a DVD as data-files in PAL System.

All works must have an acceptable screening quality and be able to show as a single channel projection. Please avoid attaching stickers on the surface of the DVD.

9. Preview copy should be clearly labelled with name and titel and projection format

4 : 3;    14 : 9;    16 : 9

10. Organizes will carefully store the films, but they decline any responsibility for possible damage, loss or any kind of accident occurring during the show or during transportation and handling of the videos.

11.Upon unquestionable judgment of the organizers, works containing violence or pornography items will be automatically excluded from competition.

12. The works will not be returned.

13. The complete acceptance of the present rules is implicit when participating to the competition.

  1. 14.All deliveries from international participants should be marked:

“no commercial value - for cultural purposes only”.

The winners will be informed by e-mail.

1. Entrants should send only one film per person.

2. A brief synopsis of your video.

3. A brief biography of the director (50 – 100 words).

4. Some still photographs from the video on CD. 300 dpi

5. Completed entry form signed by the entrant.

Please make your submissions as soon as possible to allow us to view your entries and make our selections for screenings, but take note:

DEADLINE:  1st October 2017

Please pack your material carefully in a padded envelope marked “SUBMISSION”,

making sure that all the required material is included.

Please make sure you have enclosed and signed the appropriate submission form.

We cannot screen your film if you haven’t signed.

Please ensure that you apply the correct postage.

Send entries to:


proArt e. V

Osterhofener Str. 129

D – 94405 Landau


Or upload your files to Google Drive.

If you will do so, please contact us by e-mail: