Call for Submissions: DOCUMENTARIAN

Call for Submissions: DOCUMENTARIAN


Video Out Call for Submissions:


Video Out Distribution is seeking works of a documentarian nature.  Documentary, documentation, mockumentary; performative, observational, participatory; expository, celebratory, critical.  These are just some of the qualifications that come to mind when imagining the treatment of a subject.  Considering one’s empathy, and how it creates affect, what is the work of the documentarian?  

To submit, please send a weblink of the work (Wetransfers not accepted), a short synopsis, and an artist bio to  Digital (including digitized film) submissions only, maximum two submissions per artist.

Send your submission with the subject: Documentarian_LastName by October 31st 2018.


Video Out Distribution is an international, non-exclusive distributor and is a part of VIVO Media Arts Centre located in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Works selected will be invited into distribution, and will be screened at VIVO as a new acquisitions screening event.


Video Out offers video artists professional representation for rentals and sales of their moving image work. Video Out’s distribution collection features over 5000 videos, both historical and contemporary, by video artists from Canada and abroad. Video Out returns 67% of revenues generated from sales, rentals and broadcast licenses to the video producers we represent. Video Out was founded as a non-profit, artist-run distribution centre in 1980.