Catherine Elwes, Introduction to Summer, 1993. Courtesy of the artist 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.
Museums Galleries Scotland Learning Placements
Scotland’s national body for museum development are offering vocational programmes to provide an alternative route of entry into the museums sector for non-graduates from diverse backgrounds.
Deadline: 6 June
Stuart Croft Foundation Award Scheme 2018
Stuart 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: 7 June
Open Call for Visions in the Nunnery
Bow 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
Open Call for Artists’ Moving Image Festival 2018
The programmers of AMIF 2018, a co-production between LUX Scotland and Tramway, invite submissions of film, video, and sound work to the festival, taking place 28–29 October 2018.
Deadline: 15 June
Submissions to Festival du Nouveau Cinéma
Festival 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: 15 June (Late)
Submissions to November Film Festival
Submissions 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
Alchemy Film Festival Residency Programme
Alchemy Film Festival continue their residency programme at Café Tissardmine on the edge of the Sahara Desert in Morocco, 13 October – 6 November. The cost is €700 including accommodation and board for 25 days.
Deadline: 17 June
Submissions to Norwich Film Festival 2018
Norwich Film Festival invite submissions to their 2018 edition, taking place 7–19 November in Norwich.
Deadline: 24 June (Regular); 8 July (Late)
Submissions to London Short Film Festival 2019
London 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: 29 June (Regular); 20 August (Late)
Submissions to Videonale.17
Videonale 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
Submissions to The Happy Hypocrite: Silver Bandage
The 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
Hospitalfield Graduate Residency 2018
Hospitalfield’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
FVU Curatorial Practice Award 2018
Film 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
FVU Michael O’Pray Prize 2018
Film 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