The new Fuel TV-backed Swerve Festival is seeking innovative narrative and documentary short and feature films, animation, design films and music videos. Audience and Jury awards will be given in multiple categories. Films must have premiered after January 1, 2006 to be eligible. Final deadline is August 6, 2007.
Swerve Festival is a new annual film, art and music festival in Los Angeles that celebrates the creative subculture of action sports with film and video screenings, live music performances, art exhibitions, workshops and a televised awards show. The festival is directed by Jonathan Wells, founder and former Festival Director of the acclaimed international film festival RESFEST.
The arts/culture events scene is hotting up again on the U.S West Coast. The Swerve Festival takes place September 28-30. Also look out for Terrabyte 2.0 at the LA Arboretum and Botanical Gardens on August 26.