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Designers Submission Deadline September 6, 2010
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MICA Runway is seeking emerging and experienced fashion designers for our 2010 fashion show. Designers who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or hearing are encouraged to apply.

We accept up to ten designers for the runway show, and up to 4 accessories designers in standing installations for each. This year’s theme is: GREEN FASHIONOLOGY, a fusion of Green, Technology, Futuristic and Fashionably appealing. Your fashion theme must be collocated with our theme and look futuristic. Each designer can have up to 10 -18 looks/outfits. All designers are required to pay a $35 registration fee when submitting an application for review.

NOTE: ALL SELECTED DESIGNERS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL MINIMUM SHOW PARTICIPATION FEE TO SHOWCASE THEIR COLLECTION IN THE MICA RUNWAY SHOW. (FEE ON THE APPLICATION FORM ARE OPEN FOR NEGOTIATION)


SHOW PARTICPATION SUBMISSION FEES INCLUDES:

Full production set up; Location, models, lighting & sound, staging, hair, make-up, backstage crew, security, bio and logo on website, announce in press release and all marketing materials and event program, refreshments, giftbags, VIP passes for your fashion industry guest and opportunity to network with fashion industry press, media coverage, photoshoot, and trendsetters. It also includes official photos and edited video. 10% of the fee collected will proceeds to a charity - Deaf Haitian Organization.

This year, we are including style design in the competition for the best collection and style presentation on the runway by designers.

Only ONE designer will walk away with the grand prize; cash award or gift certificate.

We are interested in categories: Eveningwear, Sportswear, Ready To Wear, Avant-Garde collections, Beachwear, Menswear, and Accessories. Students are welcome to apply.

All designers are required to submit a brief bio, recent picture, slide or lookbook or portfolio and theme of their recent collection. Each collection presentation on the runway should be no more than 5 minutes for each shows.

DESIGNERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO HAVE TWO DRESSERS OR ASSISTANTS DURING THE SHOW

NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE HOW YOU WANT YOUR MODELS’ MAKE-UP AND HAIR TO LOOK FOR THE SHOW. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO SUBMIT AN IMAGE SAMPLE.

All garments for the show theme must be completed by Saturday, September 25 in order to allow sufficient time for model fittings.

To apply for participation in the MICA Runway show, please fill out the online form by September 6, 2010, pay your $35 submission fee, and mail all your materials to the address seen below. Please keep in mind that we will not review your submission package until we receive everything, included your fee.

DeafVision Filmworks, Inc.
Designers for MICA Runway 2010
PO Box 1276
New York, NY 10025

When our reviewing staff selects our designers, you are required to sign a contract guaranteeing participation spot, send it back with your show participation fee. Also, you will need to sign a release form (for video production).

Thank you for your interest in MICA Runway! We will be in touch!