RAHWAY, N.J. — CineKink has announced its official call for entries for its 11th annual kinky film festival slated for Feb. 2014.
The festival is seeking films and videos, of any length and genre, which explore and celebrate a wide diversity of sexuality.
Dedicated to the recognition and encouragement of sex-positive and kink-friendly depictions in film and television, CineKink said it is looking to blur boundaries and will be considering offerings drawn from both Hollywood and beyond, with works ranging from documentary to drama, camp comedy to artsy experimental, mildly spicy to quite explicit — and everything in between.
Cutting across orientations, topics covered at CineKink have included BDSM, leather and fetish, swinging, non-monogamy and polyamory, roleplay, gender bending, sex work, and sex geekery.
Submission categories include: shorts (less than 40 minutes long); features (longer than 40 minutes long); and adult cinema / porn excerpts (10-25 minute segments of longer works).
There is no restriction on production completion dates, as long as the work is completed at the time of submission. International submissions in most overseas formats are also accepted.
“Basically, as long as it involves consenting adults, just about anything that celebrates sex as a right of self expression is fair game,” Lisa Vandever, CineKink co-founder and director, said. “Far be it from us to define ‘kink’ — if you think your work might make sense in this context, please send it to us for consideration.”
The festival will also feature the specially-curated CineKink NYC short film competition, audience choice awards, a special adult entertainment showcase/contest, a gala kick-off event, and a sexy closing-night party. A national tour follows the flagship festival in New York, showcasing audience favorites in cities across the country, adding visibility nationwide and year-round.
The 2013 CineKink Festival Tour is currently underway, with screenings scheduled in cities including Portland, San Francisco, Austin, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Berlin, and more.
Discounted, early bird entries must be postmarked by Oct. 11, while the regular deadline is Nov. 15. The final deadline is Dec. 6.
For more information on the festival entries click here.
CineKink said it is also seeking sponsors for its 2014 season. Details on sponsorship levels can be viewed here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a sponsorship information packet.