Optic Nerve 14

Optic Nerve 14

Call to artists
MOCA’s Optic Nerve 14 Film Festival

Early Submission Deadline July 15 – Final Deadline July 29

Public Screening September 14

To apply click here!

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami  is seeking film and video submissions for the 14th edition of Optic Nerve, the museum’s film and video showcase for emerging artists. “MOCA’s Optic Nerve program is designed to provide emerging artists with an important venue in which to show their works and we want this year’s program to represent the most innovative and important film and video being created in the United States today. Encouraging new work is an important part of our mission,” said MOCA Executive Director and Chief Curator Bonnie Clearwater.

Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of film and art professionals and selected films will be screened at MOCA (770 NE 125th Street, North Miami) on Friday, September 14, 2012.
One of the films will be purchased for the museum’s permanent collection.

Optic Nerve 14 will premiere at the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami and then be screened at BIG Screen Plaza, NYC and at the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Design District.


All submissions must contain original material and must have been created within the last two years. Entries must have a running time no longer than 5 minutes length (strictly enforced). Entries are limited to two per person.

To apply click here!

For more information, please contact Janice Angel, Programs Manager at 305-893-6211 ext. 29 or e-mail: jangel@mocanomi.org

Exhibitions and programs at MOCA are made possible through grants from the City of North Miami. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, the Florida Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. The Museum of Contemporary Art is accredited by the American Association of Museums.