Artist Opportunities

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This page contains information about current open call opportunities for artists working in the moving image - including the latest festival submissions, exhibition opportunities, residencies and production funds.


The FLAMIN Fellowship 2021-2022, artist development programme

Deadline: 4 May 2021

Black Artists Grants, Creative Debuts
Deadline: Rolling

GOOD WICKEDRY online screenings, T A P E Collective

Deadline: Rolling

Open call: Create/Disrupt development for artists/art workers with no formal arts training, The Newbridge Project, Gateshead

Deadline: Rolling

A-Place Video Production Open Call, LOOP Barcelona
Deadline: 15 April 2021

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2021
Deadline: 16 April 2021

Tide Changers development programme, Totally Thames Festival, London

Deadline: 16 April 2021

Hotel Generation artist development programme, arebyte, London

Deadline: 18 April 2021

I LIKE MENTORING development opportunity for women and non-binary creatives

Deadline: 19 April 2021

New Midland Group Development Programme, PRIMARY / One Thoresby Street / Backlit, Nottingham

Deadline: 23 April 2021

Open City Documentary Festival 2021, London
Deadline: 23 April / 10 May 2021

LOEWE FOUNDATION / Studio Voltaire Award, London

Deadline: 26 April 2021

ACE National Lottery Project Grants, Arts Council England
Deadline: 30 April 2021 (Rolling)

23rd edition of Paris Festival for Different and Experimental Cinemas, Paris, France

Deadline: 2 May 2021

Remote Archive & Library Artist Residency 2021, Chinese Centre for Contemporary Art, Manchester (North-West based artists only)

Deadline: 9 May 2021

Environmental Programme Open Calls 2021, Chinese Centre for Contemporary Art, Manchester
Deadline: 9 May 2021

International Call: Sunset Kino Award 2021, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

Deadline: 16 May 2021

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Deadline: 17 May 2021

British Council Unlimited Micro Awards (disabled artists only)

Deadline: 18 May 2021

Summer residencies, V.O Curations, London

Deadline: 25 May / 15 August 2021

Eastbourne Open 2021, VOLT, Eastbourne (artists based/studying in Sussex only)

Deadline: 31 May 2021

Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK
Deadline: 31 May 2021

EXiS 2021 Call for Entries, Seoul, South Korea

Deadline: 31 May 2021

25 FPS Festival Call for Entries, Zagreb, Croatia

Deadline: 31 May 2021

L'Alternativa 2021 Call for Entries, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain

Deadline: 1 July 2021

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic
Deadline: 31 May / 31 July 2021

Lumen Prize for Art and Technology

Deadline: 4 June 2021

London Short Film Festival 2022
Deadline: 14 June / 9 August 2021

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival

Deadline: 15 June / 15 July 2021

Liberty Open Call: R&D grants for D/deaf and disabled artists, Mayor of London

Deadline: 30 June 2021

Call for Papers: Artist’s Moving Image, Ecology and Future Practices, MIRAJ

Deadline: 1 July 2021

Straight 8, super 8 filmmaking competition

Deadline: Rolling, next deadline 8 April 2021

Development Support for Artists based in the UK, Cement Fields

Deadline: Rolling until February 2021

Outpost online studio visits, Artquest

Deadline: Rolling

Open Call: collaborate on arts-science projects, Imperial College London

Deadline: Rolling

Short Film Travel Grant Fund, British Council
Deadline: Rolling

Culture Seeds grants, Greater London Authority
Deadline: Rolling

Small Grants Scheme: In the Making, Greater London Authority
Deadline: Rolling

Connections through Culture – China and the UK Grants, British Council
Deadline: Rolling

12-month artist residencies, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
Deadline: Rolling

Artist's Access to Art Colleges
Deadline: Rolling

Sundance Institute Documentary Film Fund
Deadline: Rolling

Think Tank Residencies, Pacitti Company, Ipswich
Deadline: Rolling

EMPAC Residencies, EMPAC, New York
Deadline: Rolling

Crowdfunder and Arts Council England additional funding
Deadline: Rolling

Call for work, OVNI - The Observatory Archives, Barcelona
Deadline: Rolling

Open call for exhibition proposals, Broadway Gallery, Nottingham
Deadline: Rolling

Journal of Embodied Research - Video Proposals
Deadline: Rolling

Quarantzine online publication of work made in self-isolation, GAADA
Deadline: Rolling

Call for art and writing proposals, HOAX Publication, online
Deadline: Rolling

LUX one-to-one advice sessions
Announced weekly on LUX Twitter page

Moving Image Salon monthly artist's discussion group, London
Check website for event details

Pavilion Artists' Moving Image Network monthly meetings, Leeds
Check website for event details