(09/05/08) – A prize of €1,000 is on offer at the Oslo Screen Festival. The event is organized as part of the year of Cultural Diversity 2008 in Norway. According to the organisers, the programme focuses on "innovative and experimental works within the field of video art, and this year encourages artists and filmmakers to approach the theme of alterity/identity in their works."

The festival will take place at the Cinematheque in Oslo and other venues around the city between 24 and 26 October 2008. The deadline for applications is 30 June.

Elsewhere, the One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau in Switzerland) is accepting short films of up to 60 seconds. Categories accepted include Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Art/Experimental and Youth/U18. The films can be sent online and there are no entry fees. The deadline is 31 May 2008.

Please see links on the left for further information.