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

Free online course: Colour Grading with Da Vinci Resolve, Screen Skills

Deadline: 18 January 2021

Adaptations funding awards, Artquest, London

Deadline: 18 January 2021

The Exchange, Eastside Projects / g39 / Spike Island / Turf Projects / CAMP / The Newbridge Project

Deadline: 20 January 2021

Jeonju International Film Festival, Jeonju, South Korea

Deadline 21 January 2021

Elephant Trust Grants

Deadline: 25 January 2021

Connections Through Culture Grants: UK and Taiwan, British Council in Taiwan

Deadline: 26 January 2021

International documentary development workshop, dok.incubator

Deadline: 27 January 2021

Videoex International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zurich

Deadline: 29 January 2021

Netflix Documentary Talent Fund

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Turner Contemporary Open 2021, Margate (artists based/studied in Kent & Medway only)

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Graduate programme 2021, Hospitalfield (Scotland-based artists who graduated in 2019 or 2020 only)

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Flatpack Festival 2021, Birmingham
Deadline: 31 January 2021

'I, Matter' open call exhibition, Babylon Arts, Cambridgeshire

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Yango Biennial, Democratic Republic of Congo

Deadline: 31 January 2021

Open call: Collectivity & Community film screening, not/nowhere / Somerset House Studios

Deadline: 1 February 2021

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany
Deadline: 1 February 2021

The Alex Adriaansens Residency, V2 Lab for Unstable Media, Rotterdam

Deadline: 1 February 201

CURRENTS New Media 2021

Deadline: 1 February 2021

Tracked and Traced exhibition, Science Gallery Detroit, USA

Deadline: 5 February 2021

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021

Deadline: 8 February / 1 March 2021

LB x a-n Artist Bursaries, Liverpool Biennial / a-n (a-n members only)

Deadline: 12 February 2021

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2021

Deadline: 12 February / 26 March / 16 April 2021

Dover Art Prize 2021, County Durham Community Foundation
Deadline: 14 February 2021

Chang/ce animation commissions, Bhagri Foundations (artists living in Asia and its diaspora only)

Deadline: 15 February 2021

Developing Your Creative Practice, Arts Council England

Deadline: 18 February 2021

Digital Crit Club, Eastside Projects, online (EOP members only)

Deadline: 23 February 2021

Night School
Term VII, East Bristol Contemporary
Deadline: 23 February 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

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

Deadline: 15 March 2021

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

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

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