The new Future Places website is up and running, and festival plans are progressing! The Future Places digital media festival will take place at the new Edifício Douro (Fundação da Juventude), in Porto, Portugal, from October 7th to October 19th. Future Places kicks off with two workshops on October 7 and 8, bringing together members of the international digital arts community and addressing both technical and conceptual issues in digital media production. Workshop topics will be announced shortly.
The call for entries invites submissions of web, digital video, and installation art work, as well as electronic music, 3D graphics, cell phone art and productions related to locative media, games and hybrid realities. The deadline for entries is July 11.
The festival will also include panel discussions focusing on a variety of digital media topics, featuring academic and industrial perspectives. Prospective panelists can view the call here. The deadline for panel proposals is July 31.