OpportunitArt – JUNE-JULY 2023

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Selected opportunities for all Artists and Creatives (open calls, programs, awards, residencies, grants) with deadlines in JUNE 2023 and JULY 2023
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IDFA 2023 festival submissions
Deadline: deadline for films: June 1 and July 13 / Deadline for immersive -June 27

IDFA is the leading festival for the art of documentary film and new media. Every November, the festival presents a trend-setting program of 250 selected titles in six competitions, several thematic sections, a physical exhibition, and a range of live performances. The twelve-day event annually welcomes some 295,000 visits, 3,000 professionals, and 40,000 students to Amsterdam, making it the largest and most influential documentary film festival in the world.

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Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design
Deadline: June 12, 2023

The Vilcek Foundation will award three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise of $50,000 each to young, immigrant designers who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in design.
Official page: https://vilcek.org/prizes/vilcek-prizes-for-creative-promise/creative-promise-prizes-arts/

2023 Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Student Contest
Deadline: June 13, 2023

The 2023 Ocean Awareness Contest – Climate Heroes in Action – encourages students to learn about both climate change and solutions to the climate crisis.
Submissions, either group or individual, are accepted in:
Visual Art, Poetry & Spoken Word. Creative Writing, Film, Performing Arts: Music & Dance, Interactive & Multimedia
Participation is open to students ages 11-18 worldwide.
Official page: https://bowseat.org/programs/ocean-awareness-contest/contest-overview/

Boathouse Autumn 2023
Deadline: June 15, 2023

Boathouse is an artist-run contemporary art space in Ahmedabad, providing residencies for artists, makers, photographers, designers, writers, musicians, researchers and any other creative artist or designer.
Eligibility Info
Open internationally to artists, makers, photographers, designers, writers, musicians, researchers and any other creative artist or designer.
Official page: https://www.boathouseindia.com/art-residency/

Vermont Studio Center Residency
Deadline: June 15, 2023

A VSC residency provides artists and writers the time and space to focus on their creative practice in an inclusive, international community within a small Vermont village. Residents can explore swimming holes, hiking and biking trails, as well as the rural charm of neighboring towns, while expanding their creative potential and building a solid network of friends and mentors.
Eligibility Info; Open internationally to all visual artists and writers.
Official page: https://vermontstudiocenter.org/residency-program

DEADLINE: 19 June,2023

Calling all professionals in the field of research, animation, art, hardware, software, visualization, games, visual effects, virtual reality, augmented reality, high performance computing, computer graphics and interactive techniques.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 invites you to submit your best works and creative innovations at the 16th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia, taking place from 12 – 15 December 2023 in Sydney, Australia.
Submition for Art Galleries’/ Art Papers / Emerging Technology and XR on 19 June
Official Page –https://asia.siggraph.org/2023/submissions/

Tokyo Festival Farm: Asian Performing Arts Camp

This year, Tokyo Festival Farm will be holding various programs under two categories: “Lab” for supporting the growth of emerging artists through research and development, and “School” for education outreach. “Lab” aims to cultivate young professionals who are able to freely navigate the many increasingly fluid borders of our world.
Please read the Guideline and info on Official page: https://tokyo-festival.jp/en/farm2023en/

BIPOC Filmmaker Grant
Deadline: June 20, 2023

BIPOC Filmmaker Grant are invited all Black, Indigenous, and People of Color to apply for this grant and share their concept for a short film celebrating or exploring biking.
Who is Eligible to Apply
-Black, Indigenous and all People of Color who are emerging filmmakers
-Absolutely no experience required
-No location restrictions – we invite our global community to apply
-Projects must have a strong central theme of bicycles
Official page: https://filmedbybike.org/bipoc-filmmaker-grant-program/application-and-guidelines/

2023 5th Stray Birds Dance Platform Open Call
(Taiwan Traditional Theatre Center – Experimental Theatre, Taipei, Taiwan)
DEADLINE: 23:59 on June 20, 2023 (GMT+8)

The “Stray Birds Dance Platform” project hopes to create a bridge and provide opportunities for young choreographers to publish works on the platform. We offer rewards and performance opportunities.
Contact details: sbdanceplatform@gmail.com
For further information, please visit http://www.hungdance.com/edcontent_d.php?lang=tw&tb=4&id=330
For more OPEN CALLS, please visit https://dancingopportunities.com/category/open-calls/

Blooming Festival

The festival is looking for projects/works/processes at the intersection of nature and technology, which are inspired by, reproduce or rework suggestions, phenomena or natural elements of all kinds through technologies.
Projects can include installations, A/V performances, soundscapes, video, mapping, etc… either conceived for real life or for the Metaverse, virtual environments, URLs. The festival itself will take place on 9-10 September 2023.
Official page: http://bloomingfestival.it/bloomingyou2023

CALI Catalyst
DEADLINE: 1june-27 June

Unrestricted grants of up to $7,500 to California changemakers whose bold actions are shifting the arts and culture sector in ways that give underrepresented populations—Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities—more power and influence.
Round #2
Applications accepted from June 1 to July 27, 2023 at 12 p.m. PT (noon). Notifications shared on September 28 by 5 p.m.
Official Page: https://www.cciarts.org/cgi/page.cgi/cali_grants.htm

Dhaka DocLab2023

OPEN CALL for Asian documentary filmmakers. There are 3 categories:
South Asian projects
Asia-Pacific projects
Rough-cut or work-in-progress projects
Official Page of project: https://www.dhakadoclab.org/application-guidelines/

Laura Patricia Calle Grant
Deadline: June 30, 2023

The Grant program invites artists and art collectives to present proposals for a mural to be painted in the Metro Atlanta region. The mural should inform and promote awareness on the subject(s) of: Social Equality, Feminism, Immigrants’ Rights, LGBTQIA+ Rights, and Cultural Diversity.
Official page: https://www.livingwallsatl.com/laura-calle
Download the application https://www.livingwallsatl.com/s/LPC-Grant-Application-2023.pdf

Jerusalem International Choreography Competition, which will take place in December 6th-7th, 2023.

ASH Dance House cordially invites you to apply to the 9th annual Jerusalem International Choreography Competition, which will take place in December 6th-7th, 2023. The semi-finals will be on the evening of the 6th and the finals will be on the evening of the 7th of December 2023.
MASH is seeking original works that challenge the boundaries of choreography, as a moving-body-oriented performing discipline.
Official page https://en.macholshalem.co.il/

Heritage in Motion
DEADLINE: 1 July,2023

Heritage in Motion is a multimedia competition for creators and users of films, games, apps and websites on themes related to Europe’s heritage, cultural and natural, tangible and intangible. Heritage in Motion is powered by 3 partners: EMA, Europa Nostra and the organizing Forum of Slavic Cultures.
Participants compete for prizes in the following four categories:
1) New digital experiences
2) Virtual and Augmented Reality
3) Heritage audiovisuals
4) Heritage schools
More info about application on
on Official Page – https://europeanmuseumacademy.eu/heritage-in-motion-award/
On Film Freeway- https://filmfreeway.com/HeritageinMotion

Jewish Story Partners (JSP)
Deadline: July 14, 2023

The mission of Jewish Story Partners is to stimulate and support the highest quality projects that utilize fresh, nuanced perspectives to expand audiences’ understanding of the Jewish experience—in all its diversity.
Official page: https://www.jewishstorypartners.org/apply

Art for Change Prize 2023
Deadline: July 17, 2023

Global creative company, M&C Saatchi Group and London’s iconic Saatchi Gallery have launched the 2nd annual Art for Change Prize competition.
Applications are now open for the this free-to-enter art competition open to artists working in the first five years of their career.
Official page: https://mcsaatchi.com/artforchangeprize

64th Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Deadline: 21 July 2023

The 64th Thessaloniki International Film Festival will take place from November 2nd to November 12th 2023, and has the pleasure to announce that film submissions are now open.
TIFF has four competition sections: International Competition (a program with first or second feature-length fiction films from across the Globe), Meet the Neighbors Competition (with first or second feature-length fiction films from Greece’s extended “neighborhood”; see the festival regulations for the list of eligible countries), the >>Film Forward Competition section (with first of second feature-length fiction films characterized by their innovative approach to cinema), and the Immersive: All Around Cinema Competition section (with Immersive / VR films).

TCCF (Taiwan Creative Content Fest)
TCCF Pitching
DEADLINE: 31 July (UTC+8).

Project to Screen is open to feature film, series, animation, and documentary projects worldwide. International jury will select projects for their international market potentials to encourage co-funding and co-production opportunities. Projects selected in these sessions will be eligible to apply for Creative Content Development Program and Taiwan’s International Co-funding Program funding programs from TAICCA. Sessions will give away awards to accelerate project development and productions. Selected projects will be promoted in various channels. International buyers will choose one project to win the TCCF AWARD: Best Project and US$30,000 cash prize.
Pitching rules and regulations:
Official Page of project: https://www.tccf.tw/en/pitching

Deadline: July 31, 2023

POV, public television’s premier showcase for independent, nonfiction film, seeks programs from all perspectives to showcase in its annual PBS series. All subjects, aesthetic approaches and lengths are welcomed
Official page: https://filmfreeway.com/POVCallforEntries

2024 Sundance Film Festival
DEADLINE: August 11/ September 4, September 25.

Submissions to the 2024 Sundance Film Festival are now open. You may click the button below to begin the application process. For answers to the most commonly asked questions about submitting projects to the Festival, download our FAQ document, and please read the Rules & Regulations thoroughly before you begin the process. The deadline dates and submission fees for 2024 Festival consideration are listed below.
on Official Page –https://www.sundance.org/festivals/sundance-film-festival/submit/

*PHI Immersive
Application deadline: August 15, 2023

Focused on the creative development of an immersive or interactive work, the PHI Immersive residency offers the selected project the opportunity to be supported by Studio PHI through the development and prototyping of a new creative immersive work.
For more information and to send your application to PHI Immersive:

Alter-Ciné Foundation Documentary Film Grants
Deadline: AUGUST 15, 2023

The Alter-Cine Foundation documentary film grant is aimed at young video and filmmakers born and living in Africa, Asia or Latin America who want to direct a film in the language of their choice that respects the aims of the Foundation, as explained above.
Official page: http://www.altercine.org/html/en/programme-de-bourses.php

Malta Biennale: Call for Artists

maltabiennale.art 2024 will be held in Malta. Notably, an island that has been challenged in finding its place in existing histories of contemporary Western and non-Western art due to its periods of colonisation and location; that is, being located in the centre of the Mediterranean and on the periphery of Europe.
Open call is intended for both local and international artists, curators, curatorial teams, project managers, etc., wishing to present projects in accordance with the theme of this year’s Biennale, ‘white sea olive groves’.
The maximum eligible amount per project is 13,000 EUR.
Official page: https://maltabiennale.art/call-for-artists/





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