OpportunitArt – July

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Selected opportunities for all artists and creatives (programs, awards, residencies, grants) with deadlines in July. Hurry up to apply and/or Share the opportunities with your friends!

International Festival Of Art, Theatre And New Technologies “The Wonders Of Possible”
Deadline: the 1st of JULY 2021.

Eligible projects:
• Theatre and new technologies play
• Art and new technologies performances
• Installations that explore and realize the interaction between artwork, exhibition space and observers with the contribution of technology
The theme of LMDP Festival is the interrelation between theatre, arts and new technology.
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Het Nieuwe Instituut and Tilting Axis:
Deadline: 4 July 2021

IHet Nieuwe Instituut and Tilting Axis launch the second iteration of a fellowship programme for mid-career or established applicants based in the Caribbean. The initiative aims to foster and stimulate mutual exchange between the Caribbean region and the Dutch cultural field. The fellowship is for one mid-career and established researcher, artist, designer, writer, curator, or cultural producer based in the Caribbean region interested in building new links with cultural institutions in the Netherlands, and who has an interest in developing their practice around themes related to architecture, spatial practice, design or digital culture.
More info about application on official page
Application https://www.idensitat.net/en/current-projects/transversal-aesthetics-2/idensitat-centro-huarte/1608-et-inmunidad-comunidad-3/?option=com_rsform&view=rsform&formId=44

The World Cinema Fund Production Grants
Deadline: July 5, 2021

The World Cinema Fund supports exclusively the production and distribution of feature films and feature-length documentaries. The support is focused on the following regions and countries: Latin America, Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Caucasus as well as Bangladesh, Nepal, Mongolia and Sri Lanka.
More info about application on official page

Deadline: 5 July 2021

(RE)VERB is an audio augmented reality ‘zine dedicated to spatially conceived creative literary projects looking for contributions from an interdisciplinary creative community within the fields of electronic literature, experimental poetry, conceptual writing, art and technology, sound art and Audio AR to consider the sensorial, psychological, infrastructural and material experience of place for aesthetic experimentation.
The pieces can be poetic, radical micro narratives, collaborations with sound artists, experimental spoken word, alternative history, conceptual forms or a yet to be classified utterance.
Submit proposal
More about call on oficial page

ThoughtWorks Arts Presents “Improvising The Net(Work)
Deadline: July 7, 2021

ThoughtWorks Arts, a global technology research lab, and CounterPulse, an experimental and interdisciplinary dance and performance space in San Francisco are partnering to launch a new artistic residency opportunity working with a customizable network on-site at CounterPulse’s facility in downtown San Francisco. The artist stipend will be $11,000.
More info about application on official page

Deadline: July 9, 2021

The Victoria and Albert Museum is inviting applications from UK based practitioners working across the mediums and disciplines of digital creative arts who wish to develop their practice or portfolio of work.
practitioners who work in a critically informed way and are interested in developing their practice with the thematic starting point of Wonderlands.
The residency will take place at the V&A South Kensington in London over a nine-month period from 29
September 2021 – 1 July 2022. The V&A will provide a £12,000 bursary and a studio space within the

More info about application on official page

SFFILM New American Fellowship
Deadline: July 15, 2021/ $25,000

Through the SFFILM New American Fellowship, created in partnership with the Flora Family Foundation, SFFILM offers six-month fellowships to narrative or documentary filmmakers who have arrived in the United States within the past ten years as either an immigrant or a non-immigrant. The fellowship is open to both directors and producers working on at least one active project.
More info about application on official page

Deadline: July 15 , 2021

World Architecture Community has organized the prestigious and acclaimed 10+5+X awards. The 38th cycle is now accepting entries from architects, architecture offices, interior designers, and students from all over the world. Projects will be judged based on their novelty, originality, and creativity. They should reflect and inspire a commitment to the art of architecture and bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Architecture projects may be submitted under 3 sub-categories:
Designed: projects that were not built,
Realized: projects that were built within the last 10 years,
Student: projects designed (not built) by undergraduate or master’s students or academics.
Interior Design projects may be submitted under 2 sub-categories:
Realized: projects that were built within the last 10 years,
Student: projects designed (not built) by undergraduate or master’s students or academics.
Apply by signing up on WAC.
For more information, visit the How to Participate page.

7th GIRAF International Festival of Independent Animation.
Deadline: 15 July 2021

GIRAF17 Call For Films looking for independent and artful animated films (all styles, genres, lengths, and mediums)
Selected films will be presented during GIRAF 17 — scheduled for November 2021 — and the best International and Canadian short film will be awarded.
More about call on oficial page

MUSE Photography Awards
Deadline: 15 July 2021

The 2021 MUSE Photography Awards open to professional, amateur, and student photographers on a global level.
Competition categories include: Architecture Photography, Black & White Photography, Commercial Photography, Editorial Photography, Event Photography, Fine Art Photography, Mobile Photography, Nature Photography, People Photography, COVID-19 Photography.
More about call on oficial page

International Identity Day (ID-Day) Design Competition
Deadline: 16 July 2021

ID4Africa is now accepting entries for (ID-Day) Design Competition/ Participants should approach this competition as an opportunity to contribute to the promotion of international awareness and action on the issue of identity, particularly on the African continent.
This competition is open exclusively to African digital artists, designers, illustrators, photographers, professional or amateur, residing in Africa. It is organized by ID4Africa and sponsored by Integrated Biometrics. targets creatives in Africa who want to use their unique talent to help raise awareness on the importance of ID-Day, celebrated on 16th of September, and Identity for all.
First prize is US$3000. The winning design becomes the official ID-Day 2021 campaign design.
More about call on oficial page

ITVS Short-Form Open Call
Deadline: July 16, 2021/ $25,000

Formerly known as the Digital Open Call, the Short-Form Open Call is rolling and open year-round. Looking for exceptional non-fiction stories that spark dialogue and engage a young and diverse audience on public media’s web-based platforms.
Co-production support and up to $40,000 in production license funding
More info about application on official page;

The Sundance Preservation Fund
Deadline: July 17, 2021/ $500–$5,000

The fund provides grants to support preservation and restoration efforts of Sundance-supported projects and empower independent storytellers with resources to develop a sustainable long-term preservation strategy. Preference is given to projects at risk of loss with urgent preservation needs, as well as artistic, historical, cultural, or educational significance.
More info about application on official page

‘Arts and Culture for a Better and Healthier Life’
Deadline: 19 July 2021

The Art of Staying Healthy aims to develop collaboration between the arts and health sectors and to pilot arts interventions on the health and well-being of people and communities in the Northern Dimension (ND) area, which covers Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
Organisations are invited to submit ideas that explore the possibilities of integrating arts and cultural activities into the provision of health and social care services.
More about call on oficial page
Applications should be submitted via Google Forms.

Taiwan International Graphic Design Award (TIGDA) 2021
Deadline: 23 July 2021

The competition is open to designers from all regions and countries. (The competition can be registered jointly by design executors(companies) and institutes serviced by those executors (including organizations, companies and related institutes).
Design Categories;
Taiwan International Poster Design Award
1.Specific Topic: Human Concerning, Sustainable Development (including Environment Protection, Energy Conservation and Carbon Reduction). (Type A)
2.Non-specific Topic: Commerce, Arts, Public Welfare and Purpose Popularization. (Type B)
Taiwan International CI Design Award
1.Corporate Identity: Brand, logo and other series of design works for companies and institutions. (Type C)
2.Event Identity: Logo and series of design works for commercial campaigns/events. (Type D)
More about call on oficial page
Online registration

Sound Connects Fund for Organisations in Southern Africa
Deadline: 25 July 2021

The Sound Connects Fund (SCF) is a multifaceted initiative that aims to accelerate development and increase the capacity of the cultural and creative sectors in Southern Africa by offering financial support in the form of grants and robust capacity-building programmes to eligible creative and cultural industry organisations based in Angola, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Proposals for grants will therefore be challenged to look at sound not only in relation to music but also in related sectors such as sound in videogames and animation films, sound in audio-visual arts, sound as a supporting aspect of the fashion industry (e.g. fashion shows) and sound in the digital creative sector.

Category A (€35,000 – €60,000)
Category B (€61,000 – €100,000)
Category C (€101,000 – €180,000)
More about call on oficial page

Short Film Fund- Sundance
Deadline: July 26, 2021

The Sundance Institute Documentary Fund supports the work of nonfiction filmmakers from around the globe. In a changing media landscape, the fund has been a stable, progressive force in supporting work that has expressed the world in creative, complex, beautiful, and provocative ways, and has created real cultural and social impact around some of the most pressing issues of our time.

More info about application on official page Application Form:

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund
Deadline: July 28, 2021/ up to CAD $20,000

The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund will provide successful applicants with a grant of up to 20 per cent of the total production costs to a maximum of $20,000. Eligible costs include those that are standard in the industry during production.
More info about application on official page;

Pro Helvetia: ‘On the Road Again’ Call for Arabic-Swiss Collaborations
Deadline: 30 July 2021

Pro Helvetia Cairo invites art and cultural organisations, collectives, spaces and festivals active in the Arab region to collaborate on developing new projects with Swiss counterparts and artists, in all art disciplines (except cinema).
Pro Helvetia Cairo offers financial support up to 20,000 CHF for each project.
Moare about call on official page / Only applications submitted through this link will be considered.

Technarte International Conference on Art and Technology
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Technarte International Conference on Art and Technology looking for artists and technologists from around the world that would like to join this exciting event as a speaker and share their vision of the fusion between art, science and technology.
Topics of the interest for the conference include, but are not limited to:
Generative art
-AI art
-Virtual and augmented reality
-Wearable tech
-Data art
-Robotic art
-Interactive architecture
-Immersive environments

More about application on official

Deadline: 31 July 2021

Xi·Art Museum is located in Lucitopia Town, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province, China. A wall-less open-air art museum, it is planned along a 7km stream in the valleys of Zixi Qingliang Mountain. With a tranquil and pleasant environment, it resembles another time and another world. Lying at the foot of the Wuyi Mountains on their northern side, it is about two hours’ drive from the urban centre of Fuzhou.
The Xi·Art Museum is currently in its infancy. Among its initial activities are the Generative Project, which focuses on open, growing, and participatory art practices and field research processes. Through long-term exchanges and cooperation with domestic and international artists, the Generative Project roots artistic creations in specific natural fields and contexts, in which the creative works will be permanently preserved and displayed.
Applications are now sought from artists for the 2020-21 Generative Project, which takes the theme ‘Fantasy Land’.
More about Application

OPEN CALL: Assembly X Opera Beyond
Deadline: July 31st, 2021

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet and the digital culture festival Assembly are calling teams to propose creative technological concepts that take live performance into new heights.
This is an invitation to re-imagine the experience of opera performance at the age of omnipresent digitality.
The technological concepts can be immersive, pervasive, multisensory, cross-disciplinary, interactive or game based. The concept can be based on audio, video, graphics, motion capture or volumetric video. video presentation
You can read the general terms and conditions here
You can find the entry form below
More about application on official page

AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award
Deadline: August 1, 2021 /$3,500- 5,000

Since their inception in 1945, the AAAS Science Journalism Awards have honored distinguished reporting on science by professional journalists. The awards, an internationally recognized measure of excellence in science journalism, go to individuals (rather than institutions, publishers or employers) for coverage of the sciences, engineering and mathematics.
More info about application on official page

PIC Media Fund Production Grant
Deadline: August 6, 2021/Up to $50.000

Media Fund provides up to $50,000 in Production funding for single programs of standard broadcast length (56:46 or 26:46). In rare cases, when the story warrants it, PIC will consider feature-length programs in accordance with PBS broadcast specifications. Producers applying for Production funds will need to enter into an exclusive four-year public television broadcast rights license for the U.S. and its territories.
More info about application on official page

Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF) /CHF 10,000
Deadline: August 17, 2021

A pioneer in the field of digital arts and innovation, GIFF has presented a program of immersive works since 2014, which has become competitive since 2016. This section showcases immersive works from around the world presented as Swiss, international or world premieres.
Creators, producers and distributors are invited to submit their digital and immersive works (in virtual, augmented and mixed reality) for GIFF’s 2021 festival. The works submitted will be considered by the Festival’s curators who will select those that will feature in the 2021 program (Nov. 5-14, 2021).
To submit please create an account on MyGIFF https://vp.eventival.com/giff/2021.
Select “Registration Forms”, then “Submit an immersive work” or “Submit a digital work”.

Deadline: August 31, 2021

During the last few years, Zebrastraat Ghent has developed into a stimulating knowledge centre with a strong interest in art. Every two years the New Technological Art Award (NTAA) is organised, a contest which tries to fill in a gap in the mainstream art world, by paying attention to the technological developments that drive our global culture.
NTAA selects and presents creations in which the culture-forming role of technology occupies a central place. Low or high tech, intuitive or experimental, the creations always draw our attention to actual innovative trends. The exhibition of achievements of the selected winners is a compass that orients you to the relevant temporal and resilient use of technology in the artistic sector.
For more information, contact Annelies Geenen – annelies@zebrastraat.be.
More about Application more info: //www.ntaa.be

Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF)
Deadline: August 31, 2021

The European Script Award is open to all television stations, broadcasters and production companies based in Europe. Eligible are TV series produced and written by emerging scriptwriters (first, second or third script).
The best screenwriter of the year will receive a prize worth EUR 10,000 offered by the European Alliance for Television and Culture (EATC) during GIFF’s award ceremony which will take place on November 13, 2021.
To apply and submit a series, follow these guidelines:

  1. Create an account or login on MyGIFF online platform: https://vp.eventival.com/giff/2021 Complete or update your data
  2. Enter the Registration Forms, choose European Script Award, fill in the form and then submit
  3. Once your form submitted, you will be contacted by GIFF and informed about the procedure to upload a screener of your TV series.
    info in Guidelines
    More about application on official page

Project Anywhere Call For Proposals 2021–2022
Deadline: Sep. 1, 2021

Project Anywhere’s evaluation criteria stress that all project proposals must make a clear and compelling case for the proposed project’s potential to contribute to knowledge in an identified field of creative practice. It is also expected that all proposals identify relevant literature and related artistic precedents. Projects can be speculative or discursive in nature and may extend or contradict existing methodologies. All proposals received by Project Anywhere are reviewed by 4 artist academics of international standing. All applicants receive a comprehensive compilation of feedback for future consideration.

AXS Film Fund
Deadline: Spetember 3, 2021/10.000

AXS Film Fund was founded to support documentary filmmakers and non-fiction new media creators of color with disabilities. 2020 very clearly brought about the need for compassion and serious change. Between violence targeted at people of color, a fearful divided nation, and the global pandemic, it’s more important now than ever to raise a body of more culturally diverse voices.
More info about application on official page

Music Cities Awards 2021
Deadline: 3 SEPTEMBER 2021

The Music Cities Awards is a global competition designed to acknowledge and reward the most outstanding applications of music for economic, social, environmental and cultural development in cities and places all around the world.
The awards also aim to promote best practice and demonstrate the value of music to the world.
More about Application

Ji.hlava IDFF’s Inspiration Forum and Display
Deadline: September 13, 2021

Ji.hlava IDFF’s Inspiration Forum and DisplayAssociation for Research and Collective Practice invite European artists, filmmakers, designers, scientists, researchers, and experts from other fields to join us in looking for imaginative solutions to the structural problems of European society, which is facing challenges posed by changes in the ecological, political, technological, and social landscapes, and propose alternatives to current developments that will contribute to shaping sustainable and collective futures.
We welcome applicants who are eager to ask fundamental questions about the predominant narratives we exchange about the world and our role in it. Similarly, we encourage those who are interested in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach combining science, technology, and the arts.
More about application on official page
Application Form:


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