2008 December 6, opening at 10 am. Free entrance.
Russia, Voronezh, 22 Avenue Revolucii.
Allcomers are welcome for the competition.
Pixel graphic (ZX Spectrum):
One entry per author. Resolution - default 256x192 pixels screen, 6912b. Scanned pictures or ones ported from other computers with postprocessing are prohibited. Original works only, authors should present 10 or more stages of their work in progress or the jury will lower the marks. Entries shouldn't include author's or group's logo. Entries containing soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned.
Synthesised music (ZX Spectrum chip AY-3-8910A):
One entry per author. 16384b max. The maximum duration of a track is 2 minutes.
Digital music: (*.MOD, General Sound):
One entry per author. The *.MOD file format, 4 channels, 450kb max. The maximum duration of a track is 2 minutes.
Programming (ZX Spectrum demo compo):
One entry per author or per group. 640kb max. Entries containing soft or explicit pornography, scenes of violence, abusive expressions are banned. The maximum demonstration time is 10 minutes.
ZX Spectrum realtime drawing compo:
Themed drawing in any ZX graphics software of your own choice. 1.5 hours to make a picture from scratch.
General rules for all the nominations:
One entry per author in every nomination. Previously unreleased works only. Entries should be accompanied by the filled out registration forms.
In case of extremely low quality or abusive works the jury will exercise it's right to ban the entry.
The authors of banned works will be informed about it with the explanation of reasons
The nomination gathered less than 3 entries will be cancelled.
Here are the registration forms for participants and visitors you need to fill in and then send to one of the contact addresses listed below. Participants should send the form with every their entry.
ArtField'2008 Participant's Form:
ArtField'2008 Visitor's Form:
Entries are accepted via e-mail or directly from authors at the partyplace (5.25/3.5 TR-DOS standart floppy disks, CD, DVD, flashdrives). Submitting via
e-mail you'll receive the confirmation letter in 3 days, otherwise you should retry once more. Deadlines are December 5 for e-mail submissions and 2 hours
from the party opening for these who are going to present at the partyplace in person.
The competent jury consisting of people having much experience on ZX scene will estimate entries to determine the winners. Judges themselves are not allowed to participate in any competition lest there were any doubt in their impartiality.
In addition to the winners decided by the jury visitors at the partyplace will vote on entries showed on the big screen too deciding the people's choice in every nomination. Works are voted from 0 to 10 points max.
Winners taken 1-3 places in every nomination receive diplomas and prizes. These who won't present at the party in person will get just the diploma sent by post.
All visitors can try their skills in the special competition playing old games on ZX Spectrum computers. Winners will get gifts and presents.
Synthesised music; Digital music:
Lodging for the night:
Lodgings are limited. If you need it, please, sign it in your registration form and send it to us as fast as possible.