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A/V Swap Poster Contest

First some background on the A/V Swap:

The A/V swap is annual event that brings together filmmakers and musicians.The concept is simple: filmmakers submit a short movie without a soundtrack and composers submit a soundtrack without a movie. Then the curators play matchmaker and assign each filmmaker a soundtrack for which he or she creates a NEW movie, and musicians receive a movie for which they create a NEW soundtrack. The result is a collaboration between two artists who have never met creating something together.

More info can be found at:

The A/V Swap is in it’s sixth year in Houston, second in NYC and this year is having inaugural shows in Buffalo and Austin, TX. The Buffalo show will be curated by Neil Carroll of Nickel City Graphics. More specific details on this year’s A/V Swap will be outlined in a future article. For now, it is time to start thinking thinking up poster designs.

The poster contest info:

A/V Swap Poster Contest
Due Date May 27th, 2009

Enter your design for a chance to be the face of the A/V Swap, a film/audio collaborative swap during the summer of 2009. Images should be 11 x 17 and vector based. Don’t hold anything back; we want to see forward thinking graphic design!

The Buffalo submission will be chosen via the BRO Weekly Poll.

Submissions and questions can be sent to:

We have some great artists and designers in this city. Lets show the rest of the country (or at least Texas and NYC).

A/V Swap 2009
Buffalo, NY
New York City, NY
Houston, TX
Austin, TX

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