International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

CALL-for-FILMS: 1st Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Audiovisual Ethnomusicology (Ljubljana, Slovenia, August 24/27th, 2016)

Hosting institutionsDepartment of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts, University of LjubljanaInstitute of Ethnomusicology ZRC SAZUFoundation Imago SloveniaeCultural and Ethnomusicological Society Folk SloveniaForum of Slavic Cultures

Conference/screenings venue: City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Screenings dates: Wed 24 Aug – Sat 27 Aug 2016

Film presentations: The Symposium will be integrated into the yearly festival Nights in the Old Ljubljana Town, so that symposium participants and hosts will have the opportunity to screen their films to the general public. We welcome the submission of films related to ethnomusicology produced by scholars and independent filmmakers. Criteria utilized in the selection process include documentary or docu-fiction films with broad appeal to both the scholarly community and general audience, medium-high standard of technical quality, in addition to ethnomusicological pertinence. When possible, short post-screening Q&A’s with filmmakers will be arranged.

Deadlines: Participants should upload their film on Vimeo and send a title and synopsis of their film (up to 300 words), including link and pw for access to watching the film, to Matias Isolabella by 30 April 2016. Selected films will be announced by 15 May 2016.  

Public Screenings Committee

Janoš Kern, director of the Imago Sloveniae foundation, Slovenia

Svanibor Pettan – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia/ ICTM Secretary General

Leonardo D’Amico – Conservatory of Mantua, Italy / Chair of the ICTM SG on Audiovisual Ethnomusicology.


We look forward to receiving your submissions.