Teletext Art

[Closed] Bloktoberfest 2018 Teletext Art Competition

This competition has ended – thank you to everyone who participated!

The Block Party is now accepting entries for its teletext art competition! You can send us an email with your teletext file (no images, please!), or create something at the Block Party in Wigan on 20th and 21st October 2018.

Refer to the rules below, and above all, have fun. 🙂

Rules

  • All entries must be previously unreleased.
  • Pages must be sent as teletext data, e.g. EP1, TTI, TTX, Edit.tf or ZXNet Editor link.
  • We accept remote entriesplease download and fill out this .txt file & attach it to your email along with your submission.
    Email for submissions: hello [at] teletextart [dot] co [dot] uk
    Subject: Block Party Teletext Art
  • Please fill out this .txt file with the title of your piece, a brief description, your name (or alias), your demogroup (if applicable) and email address.
  • Entrants may submit up to two pieces each.
  • Deadline for all entries is 12:00pm (noon) on 21st October 2018.
  • We reserve the right to reject entries we deem inappropriate or unsuitable for distribution.
  • After the event, all artworks will be released under the Creative Commons license. Your entry implies consent for this distribution.

Judging and results

Artwork will go to the public vote on 21 October.

Prizes TBC.

Winners will be selected at the Block Party in Wigan on the afternoon of 21 October. We will announce the results on Facebook, Twitter and teletextart.co.uk on or after this date.

Art from Block Party 2017, Cambridge

How to make teletext art

There is a selection of free teletext editors available here, while some pre-made templates are here and a quick start guide for Edit-TF is here.

Dan Farrimond

Head mad scientist at the UK Teletext Art Research Lab (TARL).

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