Short Cut: Opportunity Listings in May 2018

Ben Rivers & Paul Harnden, May Tomorrow Shine The Brightest Of All Your Many Days As It Will Be Your Last, 2009. Courtesy of the artists 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 Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2018Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival​is inviting submissions for their 2018 edition this September. They are looking for film and video, proposals for installations and exhibitions, and live events and performance.Deadline: 1 May

Fundación Botín Visual Arts GrantsFundación Botín, Spain, is offering 8 Visual Arts Grants targeted for training, research and production, available to artists of any nationality.Deadline: 4 May

Open Call for Edinburgh International Film Festival Works in Progress (EWiP)EIFF Works in Progress is a one-day event where invited international sales agents, distributors, producers and festival programmers can get an ahead-of-the-game look at upcoming British feature films.Deadline: 5 May

Submissions to Open City Documentary FestivalOpen City Documentary Festival invite submissions of innovative non-fiction storytelling through short, mid-length and feature length documentaries as well as cross-platform projects.Deadline: 7 May

CHASE Collaborative PhD Studentship: Circling Cinenova: A history of an evolving feminist arts organisationThis CDA investigates an important history of collaborative feminist organising in the arts. Tracing the early history of the organisation Cinenova alongside its current activities, this project will explore the resonances in its evolution for the present day.Deadline: 7 May

Syllabus IVWysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire invite applications for Syllabus IV; an alternative learning programme in its fourth year that will support ten artists across ten months.Deadline: 12 May

Open Call for LADA Screens 2018Live Art Development Agency is inviting two proposals for existing videos or films to show online as part of their regular screening programme LADA Screens.Deadline: 14 May

Open Call for Performance & Curatorial ProposalsTyneside Cinema are inviting proposals from curators and artists to curate and realise a new film programme or to create and present new performance work for the cinema space.Deadline: 15 May

Submissions to Paris Fesitval for Different and Experimental CinemasCollectif Jeune Cinéma invite submissions to their 20th Paris Festival for Different and Experimental Cinemas in October 2018. All formats and durations will be considered but work must have been made after 2017.Deadline: 20 May

Lecturer in Film Practice (FT)The Queen Mary University of London School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is looking to appoint to a Lectureship in Film Practice following the launch of the Centre for Film & Ethics, and new modules exploring the increasingly diverse modes and forms of film production, within the Department of Film Studies.Deadline: 29 May

Submissions to Uppsala International Short Film FestivalUppsala International Short Film Festival are now accepting submissions for the 37th edition. Short films of all genres with a running time of no more than 40 minutes are accepted for consideration. Submitted films must have been produced 2017 or 2018.Deadline: 31 May

Stuart Croft Foundation Award Scheme 2018Stuart Croft Foundation invite applications for their 2018 award schemes, offering three separate grants of between £2000 and £5000: the Moving Image Award, the Research Award and the Education Award.Deadline: 31 May

Submissions to Doclisboa 2018Doclisboa invite submissions to their 16th edition, taking place 18 – 28 October 2018. Doclisboa offers a place to imagine reality through new modes of perception, reflection, and possible new forms of action.’Deadline: 31 May

Submissions to 25 FPS 201825 FPS invite submissions to their 14th edition, taking place 27 – 30 September in Zagreb, Croatia.Deadline: 31 May

Applications to 2018/​2019 Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola postgraduate coursesElías Querejeta Zine Eskola, Donostia /​San Sebastián, are accepting applications to their 2018/​2019 postgraduate courses in filmmaking, film curation, or film preservation.Deadline: 31 May

Submissions to Festival du Nouveau CinémaFestival du Nouveau Cinéma invite submissions to their 47th edition. The festival accepts shorts, feature length, and New Media works (installation, interactive, VR or AR).Deadline: 31 May (Regular); 15 June (Late)

Open Call for Visions in the NunneryBow Arts invite submissions to the eleventh edition of Visions in the Nunnery’, an international showcase of recent moving image and performance work in London.Deadline: 11 June

Submissions to November Film FestivalSubmissions are now open for the second edition of the November Film Festival, to take place 22 – 25 November 2018 at the Close-Up Cinema in London.Deadline: 15 June

Submissions to Norwich Film Festival 2018Nowrich Film Festival invite submissions to their 2018 edition, taking place 7 – 19 November in Norwich.Deadline: 24 June (Regular); 8 July (Late)

Submissions to Videonale.17Videonale invites artists from around the world to submit their work for the competition section of VIDEONALE.17 on the theme Refracted Realities.Deadline: 30 June