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Tuesday, December 09, 2008

OPEN CALL: The End of Television


The End of Television is a video program beginning when analog television ends. On February 17, 2009 the U.S. television broadcast signal will change over from analog to digital. No television will receive a signal without a special converter box. On February 17, The End of Television will air through analog broadcast TV on channel 2 in Pittsburgh. When broadcasters turn off their analog transmitters The End of Television turns it's analog transmitter on and broadcasts the program. Using a restricted and nearly obsolete medium (broadcast TV), The End of Television re-imagines the omnipresent idea of "broadcast yourself." We are accepting all videos submitted before the deadline and there is no submission fee. The End of Television will hold a countdown event on the evening of February 16th in Pittsburgh (Location TBA) and at midnight we will flip the switch. Contact: ian.f.page@gmail.com or visit TheEndOfTelevision.blogspot.com for any updates.

Send videos to:
The End of Television
331 S. Aiken st
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Deadline: Postmarked by January 25.

- Work should be submitted on miniDV or VHS.
- Work will not be returned unless a SASE is included.

*It should be noted that this program will accept all work submitted, but the program reserves the right to not broadcast a video if it is deemed unsuitable.

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