MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL PUPPET FESTIVAL GEFEST
October 25 -31, 2019
Moscow Puppet Theatre
OPEN CALL FOR PRODUCTIONS
The Moscow Puppet Theatre would like to announce a call for productions to be presented during the International Moscow Puppet Festival GEFEST.
The next 3rdFestival’s edition will take place in Moscow, Russia on October 25 – 31, 2019.
The purpose of the GEFEST-2019 is presentation of non-standard and new technologies in puppetry, including IT-technology, robotics and original inventions of master puppeteers.
The festival billboard will include performances for spectators of all ages, exhibitions of mechanical dolls, automatons, robots, automatic theatres and interactive show programs using robotics. The festival program includes round tables, master classes and lectures on “art machines” history, technology and its prospects for the world theatre.
The festival will be attended by unique companies from the UK, Japan, France, Italy, Australia, Russia and other countries. The official consultant of the festival is Zaven Paré, the famous artist and master of the remotely controlled electronic puppets.The author of the GEFEST’s idea and art director of the festival is historian on puppetry Dr.Boris Goldovsky.
If you have in your repertoire the shows with unusual mechanical or robotic puppets the GEFEST is for you.This is where you can share your skills and ideas.
The festival will cover travel expenses, accommodation, board (up to 4 people) and provide free admission to the all performances and festival’s events.
To submit a production please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
- application form
- three pictures of the show for promotional booklet
- technical rider
- the link to full video of the production
The submission deadline is June 1st, 2019.
You will get an answer about your participation at the festival by the beginning of July 2019.