Short Cut: Opportunity Listings in July 2018

Margaret Tait, Garden Pieces, 1998. Courtesy of Alex Pirie and LUX.
Each month LUX Scotland shares opportunities for artists, filmmakers, curators, and other arts professionals working in the moving image sector. If you have an opportunity to share please email scotland [at] lux​.org​.uk.

Submissions to L’Alternativa Barcelona Independent Film FestivalL’Alternativa, Festival de Cine Independiente de Barcelona invite short and feature films, with no entry fee, for consideration in their 2018 edition competitions and Panorama, and l’Alternativa Hall programmes.Deadline: 1 JulyLOOP Discover AwardThe LOOP Barcelona Discover Award is welcoming applications of video and film work which considers how we can make the Earth a habitable place. Finalists will be exhibited at the former Estrella Damm beer factory as part of the annual LOOP Barcelona programme.Deadline: 2 July

Submissions to The Happy Hypocrite: Silver BandageThe Happy Hypocrite invite submissions to their forthcoming issue, Silver Bandage, guest edited by Erica Scourti and to be published in January 2019.Deadline: 2 July

Africa in Motion Short Film CompetitionAfrica in Motion invite submissions to their Short Film Competition from filmmakers of African nationality, from the African diaspora or who identify themselves as African.Deadline: 6 July

Submissions to Norwich Film Festival 2018Norwich Film Festival invite submissions to their 2018 edition, taking place 7 – 19 November in Norwich.Deadline: 8 July (Late)

Submissions to Kassel Documentary Film & Video FestivalKassel Documentary Film and Video Festival invite filmmakers and artists to submit for their 35th edition, taking place 13 – 18 November 2018.Deadline: 8 July

Hospitalfield Graduate Residency 2018Hospitalfield’s Graduate Programme brings together a group of recent art graduates from Scotland for a two-week residency which enables the participants to make new work, new connections between approaches and a new network with which to build their own opportunities and support systems.Deadline: 9 July

Submissions to Internationale Kurzfilmtage WinterthurInternationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur invite submissions of short films of any genre completed since 2017 for their 22nd edition.Deadline: 15 July

Submissions to Art Walk Porty: At the Fair’, EdinburghArt Walk Porty calls for submissions for existing, short films to their project At the Fair’, to be screened outdoors on Portobello Promenade as part of this year’s Art Walk Porty Arts FestivalDeadline: 16 July

Art + Tech ResidencySPACE London invite applications to their Art + Tech Residency programme: Future Human. Selected artists receive 24-hour access to a studio at SPACE Mare Street, a stipend of £1800, production allowance of £500, curatorial support and a showcase of works produced.Deadline: 17 July

Scotland + Venice 2019 Project ManagerCove Park and Scotland + Venice seek to appoint a Project Manager to deliver the Scotland + Venice 2019 commission with artist Charlotte Prodger.Deadline: 20 July

FVU Curatorial Practice Award 2018Film and Video Umbrella are accepting applications for their Curatorial Practice Award 2018. An opportunity designed to enable a curatorial career with a £5,000 fee, year-long support, and match funding.Deadline: 23 July

Jerwood Visual Arts Head of Programme 1.0/0.8FTE (Maternity Cover)Jerwood Charitable Foundation seeks to appoint a maternity cover for the role of Head of Programme, Jerwood Visual Arts. Full time or 0.8FTE, Maternity Cover from September 2018. £34,000 per annum pro rataDeadline: 25 July

FVU Michael O’Pray Prize 2018Film and Video Umbrella are inviting applications to their second Michael O’Pray Prize for writing which enlivens and popularises discussion around film and video. The winning texts will be published in Art Monthly and receive £500.Deadline: 31 July

Elephant x Griffin Art PrizeThe Elephant x Griffin Art Prize offers one recent graduate a £5,000 cash stipend, studio rent in 2019, art materials and support and mentoring from the Elephant team.Deadline: 31 July

Submissions to Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, Johnson CityTransient Visions celebrates the cutting edge art of the moving image through screenings, exhibitions, performances, and other festival events. They are inviting submissions for their 2018 edition.Deadline: 31 July

Submissions to Alternative Film/​Video 2018, BelgradeAlternative Film/​Video 2018 will take place from 12 – 16 December at Students’ City Cultural Center in Belgrade. They invite submissions of work that responds to the theme: collective’.Deadline: 1 August

Submissions to London Short Film Festival 2019London Short Film Festival are looking for distinct voices in short filmmaking. A promoter of uncompromising auteurs’, the festival hosts its 16th edition in 2019, screening over 500 films across London venues.Deadline: 20 August (Late)

Aesthetica Art PrizeThe Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world.Deadline: 31 August 2018

Submissions to Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded MediaThe Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media invites submissions of short and experimental films, installations, network culture, AV performances and live-acts.Deadline: 1 September 2018Submissions to International Film Festival RotterdamIFFR invite submissions to their 2019 edition. The festival’s focus is on recent work by both emerging and established filmmakers from all backgrounds in their artistic endeavours.Deadline (short films completed before 1 July) 1 September; (short films completed after 1 July) 1 OctoberUnderneath the FloorboardsA visual arts and experimental film night at the Hackney Picture House, Underneath the Floorboards invites submissions of work that creates an interesting language of its own’.Deadline: 5 September 2018Submissions to The Face of the EarthEspacio Pla, Buenos Aires, invites submissions of video work to be part of the installation Videomundo Virtual – a recreation of a sphere-shaped structure with six TV sets. Work should respond to the following topics: Integrated World Capitalism, The problem of image, Precarious lovers, or Seduction vs. Production.Deadline: 10 October 2018Submissions to Alchemy Film Festival 2019Alchemy Film Festival, Hawick, invites submissions of work which is visually experimental, quietly poetic, formally radical, psycho-geographical, politically activist, culturally subversive, psycho-spiritual, alchemically volatile, underground and bizarre’,.Deadline: 30 November 2018