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

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

Intermission commissions, g39, Cardiff (Wales-based artists only)

Deadline: 7 August 2020

Leeds International Film Festival
Deadline: 10 August 2020

Commission for D/deaf or Disabled Artist, Trinity / Cambridge Junction
Deadline: 14 August 2020

INHABIT 3-month residency at Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt

Deadline: 16 August 2020

Time and Tide Bells Commissions

Deadline: 16 August 2020

WORK/LEISURE residencies, Abingdon Studios, Blackpool

Deadline: 17 August 2020

PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia
Deadline: 24 August 2020

London Short Film Festival
Deadline: 24 August 2020

Castlefield Gallery Members Exhibition, Manchester (Castlefield Gallery Associate artists only)

Deadline: 26 August 2020

Nuffield Residency 2020, Lancaster Arts

Deadline: 26 August 2020

The Collective Studio 2020-2021 artist development programme, The Newbridge Project, Gateshead

Deadline: 27 August 2020

Exhibition open call: Ways of Protest, Elysium Gallery, Swansea
Deadline: 28 August 2020

Aesthetica Art Prize

Deadline: 31 August 2020

Call for short films at the intersection of film, performance and installation art, hungry eyes festival, Giessen, Germany

Deadline: 31 August 2020

CineMart project entries, International Film Festival Rotterdam

Deadline: 1 September 2020

Art in the Archive Bursary: Glitching the Archive, Women's Art Library / The Feminist Review

Deadline: 1 September 2020

Artist in Residence, Philharmonia Orchestra, London

Deadline: 1 September 2020

24th Japan Media Arts Festival

Deadline: 4 September 2020

Platform 21 Residency, Site Gallery / Freelands Art Foundation (artist based in Sheffield City region only)

Deadline: 7 September 2020

Now & Next 2020 commissions, BBC / LUX Scotland (artists based in Scotland only)

Deadline: 7 September 2020

Estuary 2021: Co-commission of a new artwork for Lesnes Abbey Woods

Deadline: 11 September 2020

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

Deadline: 30 September 2020

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