OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Centre Pompidou, Paris. November 9 – 11th, 2012
Deadline for Submissions – September 15th
ASVOFF(A Shaded View On Fashion Film) is curated by Diane Pernet. Since its launch in 2008, ASVOFF has gained critical acclaim for encouraging both emerging and established artists to reconsider the way that fashion is presented and for challenging the conventional parameters of film. ASVOFF debuts in Paris during fashion week and tours the globe with subsequent screenings at prestigious institutions and events like the Guggenheim, the Barbican, Art Basel Miami, CaixaForum Barcelona and the Cannes Film Festival in a host of creative capitals such as New York, London, Tokyo, Milan, Moscow, Mexico City. ASVOFF is not only a competition of short fashion, style and beauty films but also a travelling international event showcasing feature films, documentaries, conferences, performances and installations – making it a must-see on both the fashion calendar and the film circuit. Genre-bending and groundbreaking, it has already brought together such illustrious names as Chris Cunningham, Tilda Swinton, Nick Knight, Erwin Olaf, Steven Meisel, Inez Van Lamsweerde as well as fashion heavyweights Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Comme des Garcons, Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, Stephen Jones, Gucci, Prada, Miu Miu, Dries Van Noten, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Yohji Yamamoto, Rodarte, Gareth Pugh, House of Holland, Balmain, Undercover, Sergio Rossi, Hussein Chalayan.