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Tune in to Green online short film series – Exhibition Two *Now Showing*

Tune in to Green – Exhibition Two, features 60 fascinating minutes of video, animation, poetry, and sound created by 19 artists + supporting crew, whose practice is in dialogue with nature. Featuring: Jan Adamove filming in Slovakia and Croatia; Rachel Glasser, Stephanie Reid, Brooke Gassiot & Kate Csillagi, and Dane Rougeau – Austin, Texas; Mélissa Faivre, filming in Haarlem, Netherlands; Mateo Vargas filming in Costa Rica; Tamara Maksimović – Bosnia and Herzegovina; Manuel Rossi and Dario Ricciardi – Argentina; Jody Zellen – Los Angeles; Orsolya Gal – Romania; Linda Duvall filming in Treaty 6 Lands (Canada); Gwen Charles – New Jersey; Enrique Cabrera filming in Seattle; Muriel Montini and Calypso Debrot – France; Daniel Lofgren – New York.

There is a small fee to get a 72-hour streaming rental. However, starting your ad-free Vimeo account to view the show is free, and easy. Here’s how to get yours started: After you click the “Rent $7” button, it should ask you to Join or Log in. Enter your name, email address, and a password, then click “Join with email”. It will either log you in right away OR ask you to check your email for a message from them to confirm it’s really you.

Enjoy and please leave us a comment there after you watch it. Thanks!

Submissions for Exhibition Three are due by May 2nd at https://dioramaroom.com

Professional, semi-pro, and amateur video makers (even using cell phones on FHD mode) are encouraged to submit experimental, animated, vignette, and abstract films that create a dialogue between humans and nature, with a max. running time of 5-minutes.


Open Call for Short Films and Animation

There are still a couple of spots left for the second online exhibition of “Tune in to Green”. If you have a project that features nature and is 5 minutes or less, see the poster below. We have artist talks and help promote your work on social media. Some artists will also receive a small gift for helping us increase viewership. We assist those who have quality footage, but do not have editing tools, for example if you shot your footage in FHD on your cell phone. The call is open to all styles of film making – experimental, abstract, animated, and documentary all welcome. There is no entry fee. Our goal is to share our experiences in the out-of-doors during this time of social distancing.


New Online Fest of Short Nature Films

Tune in to Green is a new series of video shorts created in 2020 and features experimental, animation, video poems, and high-quality footage by eight artists filming from Santa Fe, Austin, New Zealand, New York, and Canada. Stephanie Reid – Austin, TX; Fumihito Sugawara – Austin; Todd Rychener – Austin; Kathryn Alvarez – Vancouver Island; Beau Baco – NYC; Claudine Metrick – upstate NY; Jesse St. Louis and Samantha Andress – L.A./New Zealand; and Jane Sanders – Santa Fe. All videos 5 minutes or less. Total running time: 24 minutes

See the trailer or click the Rent $7.00 button below. This exhibition ended on February 22, 2021, so is no longer available to rent, but you can see a sampling of the works by watching the trailer below.

Submissions for the second online exhibition are due on February 8, 2021 at https://dioramaroom.com


Short Films : Call for Entries

Haiku Flash Studios has just completed a poster, website, Vimeo, and Facebook pages for our new sister organization, Diorama Room, LLC, which may eventually become a non-profit and get a physical space if the online exhibitions are a success. Check it out:

Spending more time outside? Shooting some cool video? Spending more time in your film making studio? Submit your <5 minute shorts to the “Tune in to Green” online film series by November 8th! See the Call for Entry details at: https://dioramaroom.com