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.

 

 

Job Opportunity: Festival Manager
Glasgow International Festival

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (more commonly known as GI) is a biennial city-wide, multi-venue Festival that takes place over 18 days in April/May in every even year. The Festival Manager is responsible for the operations of the organisation, ensuring that the festival programme is delivered to the artistic vision of its Director, on time and to budget with sound administrative procedures in place.

Deadline: 6 January


Job Opportunity: Festival Coordinator
Glasgow International Festival

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (more commonly known as GI) is a biennial city-wide, multi-venue Festival that takes place over 18 days in April/May in every even year. The Festival Coordinator works closely with both the Festival Manager and Director to ensure that the operations and administration of the festival runs smoothly.

Deadline: 6 January


Job Opportunity: LUX Programme Assistant (Maternity Cover)
LUX Moving Image, London

LUX is seeking a creative and highly organised Programme Assistant to join its small friendly team as maternity cover until March 2020. The role is central to the development and delivery of LUX’s ambitious programme, including its monthly exhibition series BL CK B X, as well as screenings, performances, workshops and courses.

Deadline: 7 January


Job Opportunity: Programme Coordinator
Edinburgh International Film Festival

EIFF is looking for a super organised and detail oriented Programme Coordinator with a very good memory and a willingness to learn. The Festival’s Programme Planning team is responsible for researching and securing films; for planning and scheduling screenings and events; and for seeing to it that all other parties have the information, instructions, materials, and additional support they need to implement all our screenings and events successfully. Programme Planning is EIFF’s central operational control unit.

Deadline: 9 January


Call for Applications: Goethe @ LUX Residency 2019

Goethe @ LUX Residency offers a three-month residency for artists based in Germany and working with moving image. The residency provides the opportunity to research and develop new work in London. The residency comprises a comparably generous stipend as well as a well-equipped setting for working and living, including the accommodation of partners or family, if desired.

Deadline: 11 January


Call for Applications: LUX External Acquisitions Advisor
LUX Moving Image, London

LUX are looking for emergent London-based curators and programmers who are actively engaged with contemporary artists’ moving image practice in the UK and internationally to join the team as external acquisitions advisor. They will work with the LUX staff on the selection of new works and artists for the LUX Distribution Collection. Read about the collection and how it works here.

Deadline: 21 January


Widening the Lens Developing New Filmmaking Talent
ScreenSkills, Bristol

Designed to remove barriers and increase opportunities for under-represented filmmakers, Widening the Lens 2019 will be delivered across three days in Bristol and will consist of masterclasses, roundtable discussions, workshops and film screenings. Applications are sought from filmmakers at the entry stages of their career, looking for guidance on how to progress their ambitions.

Deadline: 21 January


Call for Applications: Young Films Foundation 2019

The Young Films Foundation’s main aim is to find and foster new Scottish writing, producing and directing talent.The residency offers an opportunity for the development of an idea for a TV or Film project that would benefit from the space, encouragement and the new relationships formed that help to make a project progress.

Deadline: 25 January


Call for Submissions: Intermedia Gallery
CCA, Glasgow

Intermedia is an independent gallery space funded by Glasgow City Council and managed by the CCA in partnership with Glasgow Life. The gallery is located within CCA but operates independently of CCA’s curated exhibition programme.

Deadline: 28 January


Job Opportunity: Creative Director
Alchemy Film Festival, Hawick, Scottish Borders

The Creative Director is responsible for ensuring Alchemy Film & Arts remains at the forefront of developments in experimental film and artists’ moving image, in a national and international context. The role requires significant prior experience in artists’ film programming and curatorial practice. The Creative Director is responsible for the overall artistic and strategic direction of the organisation, and the role requires the focussed application of a range of senior managerial skills alongside essential film and curatorial expertise.

Deadline: 31 January


Call for Submission: Summer Residency
Hospitalfield, Arbroath

Dedicated to contemporary art and ideas, Hospitalfield is a historic house in Arbroath, East Coast of Scotland. Applications are invited from artists who have a specific project or period of work to focus on and for whom this time will be invaluable. The funded residency programmes (Summer and Autumn) are devised for those developing their working lives within the scope of contemporary visual art practice.

Deadline: 4 February


Call for Submission: Autumn Residency
Hospitalfield, Arbroath

Dedicated to contemporary art and ideas, Hospitalfield is a historic house in Arbroath, East Coast of Scotland. Applications are invited from artists who have a specific project or period of work to focus on and for whom this time will be invaluable. The funded residency programmes (Summer and Autumn) are devised for those developing their working lives within the scope of contemporary visual art practice.

Deadline: 4 February


Applications Open for Summer School Programmer 2019
Hospitalfield, Arbroath

Dedicated to contemporary art and ideas, Hospitalfield is a historic house in Arbroath, East Coast of Scotland. FIELDWORK is an annual 2.5 day discursive, residential summer school that brings between 50 and 80 participants to camp in the grounds of Hospitalfield to participate in a programme of presentations, workshops, discussions and outings. It is an intensive experience, which brings people together to think about a central theme or question developed by the selected programmer. Hospitalfield is seeking an individual or collaboration who are able to produce a well-considered outline proposal that Hospitalfield can assist in delivering.

Deadline: 4 February


Call for Applications: BellRock 2019 Screenwriting Workshops
Hospitalfield, Arbroath

Dedicated to contemporary art and ideas, Hospitalfield is a historic house in Arbroath, East Coast of Scotland. BellRock is an inspiring, challenging and practical programme giving filmmakers and screenwriters a chance to work with a team of established international industry mentors to develop original screenplays during a series of residencies and discussions. his project arises from an identified strategic need for additional support for filmmakers and screenwriters based in Scotland highlighted within Creative Scotland’s Film Strategy, and is a partnership with Producer, Mentor and Script Consultant Olivia Stewart of Three Rivers Film; and Hospitalfield.

Deadline: 4 February


Call for Applications: Banff Artist in Residence, Spring 2019
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada

The Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) program is designed for visual artists to focus on their own practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research and time, and cultivate new directions in their work — all while surrounded by a community of peers within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.

Deadline: 7 February


Open Call for Proposals: Projections at Tyneside Cinema
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyneside Cinema invites applications from curators interested in curating and presenting an original programme as part of the Projections series. They are seeking proposals that investigate particular contemporary currents or concerns which might be articulated by artists’ moving image practice. Given the context of the series, the ability to respond meaningfully to the site of the cinema – the specific experience of viewing artists’ moving image in the cinema space – is important.

Deadline: 28 February


Call for Entries: Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2019

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) is one of the UK’s leading festivals for new cinema and artists’ moving image. Based in England’s most northerly town, BFMAF is a dynamic forum where fresh artistic voices develop and audiences hungry for complex and challenging art are nurtured. The 15th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is now open for submissions. Entries will be considered for all areas of the programme including cinema screenings – all lengths and formats, and moving image-based installations & performance works.

Deadline: 5 April


Submissions Open for Aesthetica Short Film Festival
ASFF, York

Submissions are now open for the 2019 edition of the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival. There are 11 categories for submission, including short films, narrative and documentary features.

Deadline: 31 May