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

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

Jon Schueler Scholarship, Visual Artist in Residence, Skye, Scotland

Deadline: 14 October 2020

Foundwork Artist Prize 2020

Deadline: 15 October 2020

Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA

Deadline: 15 October 2020

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

Deadline: 16 October 2020

Grants for the Fine Arts, The Elephant Trust
Deadline: 19 October / 25 November 2020

Japan Media Arts Festival

Deadline: 20 October 2020

Michael O'Pray Prize 2020, Film and Video Umbrella, London

Deadline: 22 October 2020

Visions du Réel, Nyon, France

Deadline: 23 October 2020

London Creative Network artist development programme, Cockpit Arts, London

25 October 2020

Unlimited Commissions, Unlimited (disabled artists and companies only)
Deadline: 27 October 2020

Call for Young Film Critics, IFFR, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Deadline: 28 October 2020

Make it Happen grant funding of up to £20,000, Waltham Forest, London
Deadline: 30 October 2020

​Images Festival, Toronto, Canada

Deadline: 31 October 2020

apexart NYC exhibition open call, New York, USA
Deadline: 31 October 2020

Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Deadline: 1 November 2020

Multidisciplinary residency, Climate Art / Bridgepoint Rye, East Sussex

Deadline: 8 November 2020

Pitching du Réel, Nyon, France

Deadline: 15 November 2020

CPH:FORUM applications open, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen
Deadline: 15 November 2020

Axis Digital Residency 2021, Axisweb (Axisweb members only)

Deadline: 16 November 2020

Estuary 2021 Associated Programme

Deadline: 30 November 2020

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, UK

Deadline: 4 December 2020

European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

Deadline: 31 December 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

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

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