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.

#BlackLivesMatter Language Commissions for Black Creatives & People of Colour, Beatfreeks
Deadline: Rolling

Black Artists Grants, Creative Debuts
Deadline: Rolling

Support Network online artist talks, Deptford X (artists from BAME backgrounds only)
Deadline: Rolling

Digital commission for Black Artists, Coastal Currents Festival / Flatland Projects

Deadline: Rolling

Freedom Fund: a guilt-free pot of money for Black artists in the West Midlands, MAIA Group

Deadline: Rolling

#SharetheMicNow - screen your work on artist Marianna Simnett's website (black female artists only)
Deadline: Rolling

Push 2021 HOME Artist Film commissions (artists based in North West England only), HOME Manchester
Deadline: 18 September 2020

Space Raiders exhibition opportunity, The Royal Standard, Liverpool (artists based in North West England only)

Deadline: 18 September 2020

Residency & Exhibition Opportunities for Outside In Artists at The Art House, Wakefield

Deadline: 19 September 2020

Z-Crits online, Artquest

Deadline: 23 September 2020

bOlder Greater Manchester Visual Artist Talent Programme for Artists 50+, Castlefield Gallery

Deadline: 28 September 2020

Rent-free Studio Residencies, Gasworks, London

Deadline: 29 September 2020

Lates: PITCH BLACK artist commissions, Artes Mundi / National Museum Cardiff
Deadline: 30 September 2020

Daiwa Foundation Small Grants and Awards (for Japan-UK related proposals only)

Deadline: 30 September 2020

BFI Film Academy at London Film Festival 2020 (18-25 year olds only)

Deadline: 30 September 2020

Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan, USA

Deadline: 30 September 2020

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity Artist Commissions, Ignite! (Nottinghamshire-based artists only)

Deadline: 30 September 2020

Outside In Community Commission, Poplar Union, London

Deadline: 30 September 2020

VISIO European Programme on Moving Images, Lo Schermo dell'Arte, Florence
Deadline: 1 October 2020

In Production: BBC New Creatives, ICA (London-based, 16-30 year old artists only)

Deadline: 5 October 2020

AMPlify online alternative learning programme, Wysing Art Centre (16-25 year old artists only)

Deadline: 5 October 2020

The Digital Forest commission and exhibition opportunity, Grizedale Sculpture, Cumbria

Deadline: 5 October 2020

Creative Futures professional development programme, Creative Youth Network (16-25 year old artists only)

Deadline: 5 October 2020

Foundwork Artist Prize 2020

Deadline: 15 October 2020

Up to £100,000 Research and Development funding opportunity, Festival UK 2022*

Deadline: 16 October 2020

Estuary 2021 Associated Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2020

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

ACE National Lottery Project Grants, Arts Council England

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

Rough Cut work-in-progress screenings, Tyneside Cinema
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

Generator Projects Short Term Exhibition Proposals, Dundee
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

Open House: one-to-one sessions with Film and Video Umbrella
Deadline: Rolling, 2-5pm on Wednesdays during COVID-19 lockdown

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