Documentary Filmmakers The Catapult Film Fund offers development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story and are ready to shoot and edit a piece for production fundraising purposes. Their mission is to enable filmmakers to develop their film projects to the next level at a stage where funding is hard to find. Learn more.
Deadline: Rolling basis
Call for Artists The Brookline Arts Center is currently accepting entries for their annual artists marketplace on December 1-4, 2016. Part of their tradition has been to offer opportunities for artists to sell their handmade work. This year, they are looking for clothing, jewelry, pottery, original prints and note cards, fabulous soaps, glass, home goods, toys, etc. Learn more.
Deadline: August 12, 2016
Call for Art SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 20 – November 19, 2016. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2016
Artists in the Northeast The New American Paintings’ 2016 Northeast Competition is accepting submissions. This year’s juror is Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Artists residing in the following states may apply: CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI and VT. Learn more.
Deadline: August 31, 2016
Photography The Cultural Center of Cape Cod is currently accepting entries for their photography competition APERTURES. All winners will be displayed in their online gallery. First Place: $500 cash prize, second place: $200 cash prize, third place: $100 cash prize. Six honorable mentions will be recognized in landscape, seascape, people, animals, floral, and abstract. Entry is done through Cafe site.
Deadline: September 9, 2016 (11:59pm)
Photography Entries are currently being accepted for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography. This prize is given to North American photographers pursuing work of creative or social importance. The winner receives $3,000, publication of a book of photography, a solo exhibit, and inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts in Duke University’s Rubenstein Library. Learn more.
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Cape Cod Artists Grant Opportunity Letters of inquiry are now being accepted for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod’s grants for artists. These grants provide cash awards in support of the artistic and cultural activities of local organizations and individuals. Learn more.
Deadline: September 16, 2016
Call for Artists The Nave Gallery in Somerville, MA is currently accepting entries for their exhibition Out of the Woods: Fairy Tales Re-imagined. The invite artists to submit work that uses fairy tales, myths, legends, or folk tales as a point of reference or departure. Work that is loosely based on a particular tale, legend, or myth, or conveys the sense of magic, danger, and humor found in these stories is eligible. All 2D and 3D media will be considered. Small, site-specific installations, video work, and performance are encouraged. Artists submitting video will be required to provide their own equipment. Learn more.
Deadline: September 18, 2016
Image credit: Photograph of a 1970’s Boston youth painting a portrait.