New York (2015) – Call for Short Films and Videos

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Celebrity Chat

New York (2015) – Call for Short Films and Videos

The Terrace Club  25 W.
51st St. (Off Fifth Ave.)
Manhattan, New York City

September 2-3, 2015 

Are you a researcher, filmmaker, broadcaster, videographer or screen image artist critically exploring celebrity culture and journalism in media?

Receive a screening opportunity of your work and eligibility for $100 CMCS screen award at the Celebrity Chat (CC) Screening event in Manhattan, New York City. The screening will offer an international platform for creative researchers, filmmakers, broadcasters, and video artists that critically engage with fame. It will also launch the CMCS Celebrity Chat video series, for which you can be interviewed. Entrance will be determined upon evaluation by our review committee.

Entry guidelines:

  • 250-word proposal
  • Original short films, video art works, media installations, audiovisual performances, network based projects, and interviews (max 30 mins)
  • Include a title, your name, e-mail address, and affiliation if applicable
  • Submit the proposal to Chairs Dr Jackie Raphael and Dr Samita Nandy at and send DVDs to the mailing address below.
  • Entry deadline: July 6, 2015
  • Registration deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Screening dates: September 2-3, 2015

Registration includes printed program, screening session, professional development workshop, evening reception event at Club Quarters, Rockefeller and consideration for the $100 CMCS screen award.

Celebrity Chat (CC) Screening is an exclusive part of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) international conference series in Manhattan, New York City. Visit conference URL for information on the conference.

We accept submissions on zip files as well.

Mailing address:

3939 Duke of York Blvd.
Suite #2705
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L5B 4N2

Deadline: Friday, July 6, 2015


The Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) is an international organization and research network that helps coordinating academic research and media commentaries on celebrity culture. CMCS carries a pedagogical philosophy that inspires integration of research and media skills training in academic and public discourses of fame.  The centre believes in intellectual, aesthetic, and ethical values of bridging gaps in higher education and media. With this view, CMCS helps coordinating research, publications, creative productions, and media commentaries to restore artistic and ethical acts for social change.

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