callout for submissions

Electric Spring, in association with the Centre for Experimental Practice (CXP) and the Centre for Research in New Music (CeReNeM), is announcing an open call for experimental short films at Electric Spring 2024.

We welcome short films with an experimental approach to any aspect of audio visual expression – visual, sound, narrative, genre, performance, theme... all approaches are encouraged for submission. Films selected by the jury will be screened at an evening event slot (9-10pm) at Electric Spring on the festivals 3.5m x 6.2m screen and utilise the Huddersfield Immersive Sound System (HISS).

Works should be submitted for consideration here by August 11. Chosen applicants notified by September 1.


screening jury


Entrance to Electric Spring is free, and concerts usually average an attendance of between 70 and 120 people. Attendance to the screening is self funded. Queries should be directed to Sam Gillies ( All queries should have 'HESFS' in the subject line.