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Documentary Filmmakers The LEF Foundation‘s Moving Image Fund supports independent New England film and video artists creating new documentaries. The program has deadlines throughout the year. The deadline for Letters of Inquiry for the program’s Production and Post-Production grants is approaching. For Production, competitive grants of $15,000 support shooting picture and sound, equipment costs, materials, travel, and staffing (creative, technical, or otherwise). For Post-Production, competitive grants of $25,000 each support editing costs, rights, online, sound mix, color correction, transfers, and distribution strategy. Note: Applicants for Post-Production funding must be previous recipients of LEF support. Learn how to apply.
Deadline: Letters of Inquiry must be received by 5pm on Friday, January 28, 2011.
Call to Artists The Cape Cod Art Association is looking for artists to submit to their upcoming show 2011 Breath of Spring. Categories include oil/acrylic; pastel painting; watermedia; printmaking; mixed media; drawing; fine art photography and sculpture. Prospectus available here.
Deadline: February 6, 2011
Ceramic Artists The Greenwich House Pottery in New York City has a call out for artists for their national juried exhibition YUNOMI (The Other Tea Vessel) to take place in the Jane Hartsook Gallery during summer, 2011. Sam Chung is the juror.
Deadline: February 21, 2011
Summer Residencies for Time-Based Performance Groups White Pines Productions has created a new summer artist residency program at the Elkins Estate in PA. Three one-week sessions are available for ensemble groups. All meals are included. Travel expenses are not included. The ensemble has to be some kind of time based performance group (of any kind) between 3-10 people.
Deadline: March 1, 2011
Film/Video and Visual Artists Creative Capital’s next grant round will open February 1, 2011. To be eligible to apply, an artist must be A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, at least 25 years old, a working artist with at least five years of professional experience, and not a full-time student. To apply, an artist must first submit an online Inquiry Form regarding his or her project. Forms will be available on Creative Capital’s site February 1, 2011.
Deadline for Inquiry Forms: March 1, 2011
Image credit: Clown-topped garbage can is used at an ice cream stand in inlet to encourage its use and cut down on litter in the Adirondack Forest Preserve, 08/1973 ARC Identifier 554615 / Local Identifier 412-DA-12163 Item from Record Group 412: Records of the Environmental Protection Agency, 1944 – 2006.