Video Fever 2017: Call for Submissions

Trinity Square Video is proud to announce the fifth annual juried student video screening event, Video Fever.


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If you are or have been an undergraduate student at a Toronto or surrounding area post-secondary institution (as far out as London and Kingston) in 2016 and you make videos, you qualify. Submissions must be single channel videos under 10 minutes in length and will be selected for screening by the Video Fever jury. Videos will be judged solely according to their artistic merit: we are looking for works that offer conceptual and formal innovations in their investigation into video as a critical medium. This is a professional, juried screening and all chosen artists will receive a screening fee and a free one-year membership to Trinity Square Video.

The screening will take place at Trinity Square Video Gallery in March 2017.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 16 December 2016.

Send your completed application package to


  • More than one entry per artist is permitted.
  • All genres of video are accepted, but this is a contest for video artists, and emphasis will be given to innovative uses of medium, genre or content.
  • All entries must include a completed submission form sent to us by email.
  • Please do not send supplementary material. We only require the video and completed submission form.
  • Creation date of work must be 2015 or 2016.
  • Videos must be under 10 minutes and single channel only.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Submissions must include a completed submission form (download the form from the link below) and a means by which to preview the video work.

Submission forms are available here: Video Fever 2017 Application Form.

You must submit your submission form by e-mail. Attach the completed form as a .doc or .pdf to your e-mail. It is important to include both the last name of the artist in the subject line of your email. Format the subject line in the following manner: “VideoFever_Lastname”

Video links are the preferred preview method. Please include a link to a high-quality upload of your video on Vimeo or YouTube. Please include the password (if applicable).High quality QuickTime files can also be submitted via file sharing services.

OPTIONAL RESIDENCY APPLICATION: Trinity Square Video will also be awarding one of the artists featured in Video Fever a summer commission. The winner of this residency will be granted a summer production residency at Trinity Square Video, which includes up to $1500 in production and post-production credit for their project, technical supervision and a crit with the Artistic Director. If you would like to apply for this as well, please fill out the second page of the application with a short description of your proposed project.

FURTHER INFORMATION: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Trinity Square Video’s Artistic Director cheyanne turions at or by phone at 416.593.1332.