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.


Black Artists Grants, Creative Debuts
Deadline: Rolling

GOOD WICKEDRY online screenings, T A P E Collective

Deadline: Rolling

On Belonging artist commission, Lancaster Arts (artists of colour based in the North of England only)
Deadline: 28 February 2021

Digital Artist Residency, online

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Underneath the Floorboards, London

Deadline: 28 February / 11 April 2021

New Contemporaries 2021 (artists who graduated up to 2 years ago only)

Deadline: 1 March 2021

Call for Proposals: Food and the Politics of Food, PhotoIreland Festival

Deadline: 1 March 2021

Artist residencies, Level, Peak District
Deadline: 1 March 2021

Full Spectrum online development programme for New Media curators, IMPAKT
Deadline: 1 March 2021

Platform: 2021 Open Call for Submissions, Edinburgh Art Festival (artists based in Scotland for the past 2 years only)

Deadline: 1 March 2021

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021
Deadline: 1 March 2021

BFI Doc Society Features Fund

Deadline: 4 March 2021

Artists Moving Image Commission, Exeter Phoenix (artists based in South West England only)
Deadline: 5 March 2021

Grey Moth Originals £5k film funding, Grey Moth

Deadline: 15 March 2021

'The Fields of Algorithms' The Ones Minutes selected by Larry Achiampong & David Blandy

Deadline: 15 March 2021

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2021

Deadline: 26 March / 16 April 2021

Open call for online events, Autograph ABP, London

Deadline: 29 March 2021

Open call: Image Behaviour moving image commissions, ICA London / Dr Martens
Deadline: 30 March 2021

Film registration, FIDMarseille International Film Festival Marseille, France

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic

Deadline: 31 March / 31 May / 31 July 2021

London Short Film Festival 2022

Deadline: 5 April / 14 June / 9 August 2021

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

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

Summer residencies, V.O Curations, London

Deadline: 25 May /15 August 2021

Lumen Prize for Art and Technology

Deadline: 4 June 2021

Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Festival

Deadline: 15 June / 15 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