OPEN CALL: Protest Songs (Music Video Screening)


PROTEST SONG: Online screening of music videos **Power to the People**

Deadline: 20 July, 2020


Artists have long channeled their anger and mourning into protest songs as means to raise awareness of systemic violence and lead people towards a common cause. In recognizing our mourning of the lives of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour across Turtle Island; Andrew Loku, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Chantel Moore, D’Andre Campbell, Abdirahman Abdi, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, Elijah McClain, Ejaz Chaudhary, and many more, Trinity Square Video amplifies this call for submission for Protest Song Music Videos to be screened online in August 2020.

Trinity Square Video’s staff, board, membership and community includes BIPOC and 2SLGBTQ+ folks. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, Idle No More, and the spirit of Pride, which began as and continues to be a fight against police brutality.

PROTEST SONG calls upon multidisciplinary artists, musicians, filmmakers, and video artists to submit their Protest Song music videos. Selected music videos will be exhibited online throughout the month of August and receive an honorarium screening fee in accordance to the IMAA (Independent Media Arts Alliance) artist fee schedule.


**No Submission Fees!**

Video submissions can be sent by link to an online preview including private videos on

Vimeo, etc., or using a file transfer service such as WeTransfer, or a preview copy on USB

can be sent to the address below.


Deadline: SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2020.

Your submission requires the following

>> your video description;

>> your complete contact information including mailing address and phone number;

> the maker’s and musician’s biography/ies.



**Power to the People** Protest Song Music Video 2020 Screening Online

c/o Trinity Square Video

121-401 Richmond Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 3A8