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Call for Submissions – THE END OF TELEVISION

December 9, 2008

The End of Television is a video program beginning when analog television ends. On February 17th, 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.

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On February 17th, 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.
Visit TheEndOfTelevision.blogspot.com for updates
Information on submissions below.


Contact: ian.f.page
send videos to:
The End of Television
331 S. Aiken st
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Deadline:postmarked by January 25th
– 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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