Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Into the Pixel 2009: Submission Call

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association announced today that submissions for the annual Into the Pixel art exhibition are open for the 2009 exhibit. Now in its sixth year, this is the only juried digital art exhibition that brings together experts from the fine art world and the interactive entertainment industry. The 2008 collection had over 200 submissions for the 16 pieces of artwork chosen. Into the Pixel has been shown at the Design Center in Stuttgart Germany, the European Festival of Art in Nottingham England, The Bradford Animation Festival, Creative Artists Agency, Animfx in New Zealand, the San Jose Technology Museum, The National Cable Show, E for All, the Toronto International Film Festival, and will be debuting at South by Southwest Festival this weekend.

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2009 Jurors:
  • Lead Juror: Kevin Salatino, LACMA: Curator and Department Head, Prints and Drawings
  • Lead Juror: Louis Marchesano, Curator of Prints & Drawings, Getty Museum
  • Jeremy Bennett, Conceptual Designer, Valve
  • Thomas Haegle, Institute Director, Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction, FMX
  • Glenn Phillips, Consulting Curator, Dept. of Contemporary Programs & Research, Getty Museum
  • Jason Manley, President of Massive Black, concept design studio for videogames, film and new media
  • Stephan Martiniere, Internationally acclaimed Science Fiction and fantasy artist
  • Dr Peter E. Raad, founding Director, Linda and Mitch Hart eCenter at SMU
  • Kiki Wolfkill, Executive Producer, Microsoft Game Studios

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