Filmmakers Now in its 5th year, the LEF/CIFF Fellowship is an opportunity for 5 New England-based filmmaker teams to attend the 2022 Camden International Film Festival and connect with other filmmakers and industry leaders through a series of mentor-led project development workshops, networking events, and curated 1:1 meetings taking place both in-person during the festival and virtually in the weeks following. Developed in partnership with LEF New England, whose goal is to fund the work of independent documentary film and video artists in the region and broaden recognition and support for their work, both locally and nationally. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: May 16, 2022
Call to Artists Gallery 263 invites artists of all media and experience levels to apply for our Artist-in-Residence program. The residency is a non-live-in opportunity and will be awarded to one artist who will have sole use of our 700-square-foot space and amenities. The program, which includes a $250 stipend, culminates in a one-week solo showcase. This year’s residency runs from July 11 to August 20, 2022, with a solo showcase from August 22 to 28, 2022. Learn more.
Deadline: May 22, 2022
Call to Artists Art Fluent invites artists to submit artwork to their online exhibit, WABI-SABI. WABI-SABI is a Japanese term that refers to that which is impermanent, imperfect, aged, humbled, and unconventional. It is a state of mind and a way of being. It expresses a whole new world of seeing. Perhaps being open to mistakes and accidents will lead us somewhere new, beautiful, and authentic. As artists, we know this all too well. Visually it is the simplicity of composition and exploring the meaning and beauty of everyday objects. Over $1,200 in cash prizes. Learn more.
Deadline: May 27, 2022 at midnight (MST)
New England Filmmakers LEF New England is now welcoming applications for Pre-production and Early Development grants through the Moving Image Fund. A maximum of 6 grants of $5,000 each will be awarded to projects in the Pre-production phase, and a maximum of (6) grants of $2,500 each will be awarded to projects in the Early Development phase. Primary creative personnel (director and/or producer) must reside in New England. Learn more.
Deadline: June 3, 2022
Documentary Filmmakers The IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund supports in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories that integrate journalistic practice into the filmmaking process. The Fund, with major support from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, provides production support up to $100,000 to documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories. Inclusion and diversity, both in terms of the filmmaking team and subject matter, are a priority of the fund. Applications for the 2022 cycle will be accepted starting Monday, May 16th. Learn more.
Deadline: June 10, 2022
Environmental Art Grants for Women Identified Artists The Anonymous Was A Woman Environmental Art Grants (AWAW EAG) program, administered by NYFA, will distribute a total of $250,000 in funding to support environmental art projects led by women-identifying artists in the United States and U.S. Territories. The AWAW EAG will support environmental art projects that inspire thought, action, and ethical engagement. Projects should not only point at problems, but aim to engage an environmental issue at some scale. Proposals should illustrate thorough consideration of a project’s ecological and social ethics. Projects that explore interdependence, relationships, and systems through Indigenous and ancestral practices are encouraged to apply. Learn more.
Deadline: June 14, 2022
Free Online Workshops for Artists
MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists is offering free workshops for Massachusetts artists.
Financial Strategies for Artists w/ Amy Smith | Thursday, May 12, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. | For those in the greater Lowell, Mass., area
Negotiating Pay and Pricing as a Musician w/ Billy Dean Thomas NEW OFFERING!
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. | For Massachusetts
Business Strategies for Artists w/ Shey Rivera Ríos | Wednesdays, June 15 & 22, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. | For Massachusetts’ South Coast Region
Instagram Basics: Build a Following, Increase Engagement, and Understand Analytics w/ Francesca Olsen | Thursday, July 7, 2022 | 2 – 4 p.m. | For Massachusetts
Poems about Dolly Parton Editors seeking poems for a forthcoming anthology from Madville Publishing celebrating all things Dolly Parton. Learn more.
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Image credit: From Writers and their Typewriters. Author Margaret Atwood writing The Handmaid’s Tale in West Berlin, 1984. Photograph by Isolde Ohlbaum.
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