Call for Art: 2nd Annual Savannah GIF Festival, Art Rise Savannah, Savannah, GA
Art Rise Savannah is looking for the world’s top GIF animations to be featured in one of the largest exhibitions of this particular filetype in the world. The 2nd Annual Savannah GIF Festival will feature multiple categories as well as live music to accompany the silent animations during the inaugural screening. Artists interested in having their animations featured in the upcoming festival can find our submission page at giffest.xyz. Submissions are completely free and there is no limit to the number of animations that can be submitted. Also on our website is a video preview of last years festival.
GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, is the filename for the small animations that have taken over the internet as the go-to filetype for cat memes, small video clips, trippy animations and more. Developed by Steve Wilhite in 1987 while working at CompuServe, a GIF is a bitmap image that supports a palette of 256 different colors and multiple frames.