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Submission Opportunities for women in Theatre

(previously known as Theatre Funding Newsletter)

 

##Opportunities for selected populations.

**Opportunities for women only.

For full #StageOpps Listings please scroll

or click links below for specific listings

Project Submissions
Script Submissions
Onstage
BackSTAGE
Funding
Residencies
Other Resources

 


Special Opportunity


Check back in April for more SpecialOpps!

Project Submissions 


Parity Productions
Beyond our annual productions, in concert with our mission to see more women and transgender artists employed in the theatre, we award two commissions per year to women or transgender playwrights who have demonstrated a singular talent for storytelling. The selected playwrights will receive $2,500 each. One out of every $10 we make from our Parity Store goes to them in support of their commissioned work – we call that our 10% Promise.

  • When/Where: N/A
  • Deadline: June 1, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free 
  • Eligibility: Full-length Scripts
  • Categories: Any Genre
  • Address: 450 West 17th Street, Suite 604, New York, NY 10011-5818
  • Contact: info@parityproductions.org 
  • Submission Information

 

MITF: Summer 2017
MITF: Summer is going to be the biggest theatre festival in NYC-don't miss your chance to be a part of our exciting line-up. The summer festival is a combination of short plays and musicals, full-length plays and musicals, a variety division, the Short Play Lab, and staged readings.

  • When/Where: July 15-August 6, 2017 in New York, NY
  • Deadline: April 15, 2017 (Short Subjects and Full-lengths), May 2, 2017 (Variety Acts), June 20, 2017 (Short Play Lab)
  • Application Fee: Free but $250 for Staged Readings
  • Eligibility: 30 - 60 min. long. Short plays are the mainstay of MITF: Summer and will be given preference in selection over Full-lengths. (30-45 minute plays are the most desirable of all). Easy to produce in a no-frills festival. Any genre. (Plays using guns as props will not be considered). Union and Non-Union shows accepted. Plays must be sent in Word Document or PDF File. Pages MUST be numbered and script must be in standard playscript format. For the full-length category we are looking for: Plays 61-90 min. long. Any genre. Full-length musicals can be up to 120 min. long. Full-length plays and musical using guns as props are accepted. Variety: The variety division spans cabaret, magic, improv, sketch comedy, standup, and burlesque. Acts can be solo or group affairs, so long as they fit within an hour, including setup and strike, and so long as they bring their own music director and so forth. The Festival provides a keyboard and amp for any Variety Show, if needed. SPL's: The Short Play Lab has 2 programs of about 10 short plays each (not to exceed 10 min. in length, the shorter plays receive preference in selection). Each program is performed twice
  • Categories: A combination of full-lengths, short plays, and musicals, children's plays, a Variety division (Magic Acts, Improv, Stand-up, Cabaret, Sketch Comedy, etc), the Short Play Lab, and staged readings.
  • Address: 312 West 36th Street, NYC
  • Contact: john.chatterton@gmail.com 
  • Submission Information

 

East End Fringe Festival
This diverse and intimate theatrical event will debut Summer 2017 at the historic Vail-Leavitt Music Hall.  As a catalyst for cultural and community development, The East End Fringe Festival is dedicated to connecting adventurous emerging and established artists, appreciative audiences and supportive businesses and organizations to foster the growth of creative arts on Long Island.

  • When/Where: July 26- August 6, 2017 in Riverhead, NY
  • Deadline: Early Bird December 15, 2016, Regular March 16, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free before December 15, 2016, $25 after 
  • Eligibility: We are interested in receiving new, creative and edgy works from a very diverse population, all inclusive.
  • Categories: Plays and Poetry
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: eastendfringefestival@gmail.com
  • Submission Information

 

Festival of New Theatre
We are looking for bold, theatrical voices and are passionate about supporting the craft of both emerging and established writers in service of our commitment to developing new work for the American theatre. The purpose and power of the theatrical event has always been to come together in the theatre and discover a new understanding of ourselves. By developing and producing work that explores and celebrates the human experience, we engage in a dialogue about what it means to be human, what it means to be an American and what it means to be a global citizen, in the 21st century. 

  • When/Where: 2017 in Rochester, NY
  • Deadline: Window to submit January 1- April 30, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free 
  • Eligibility: Please do not send us the first draft of a play. Due to the number of scripts we receive, we can only read any play one time, so make sure you are sending us your best work. Plays for consideration in our play development series must not have had more than one production at another theatre.
  • Categories: Full-Length Plays
  • Address: 75 Woodbury Boulevard, Rochester, New York 14607
  • Contact: 585.232.4382
  • Submission Information

 

 

Script Submissions


WomenArts Blog
As part of our celebration of SWAN Day 10, we want to feature new voices in the WomenArts Blog. We are especially interested in writers who can provide diverse perspectives in terms of race, class, religion, age, sexual preference, gender identity, disability or other characteristics.  We will pay for every article we publish that has not been published elsewhere.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Our maximum fee will be $200 for articles of 500 – 1,000 words that we publish that have not been published elsewhere.  The fee will be negotiated on a case by case basis for shorter or previously published articles. WomenArts reserves the right to edit every article, and we will retain non-exclusive publishing rights. The author will have the right to publish the article on her own website or elsewhere after we have published it.
  • Eligibility: We prefer articles that are 500 – 800 words in length. It is extremely rare for us to publish articles longer than 1,000 words.  We will also consider shorter articles if they fit one of the categories below.
  • Categories: Inspiring Women – Articles about extraordinary or inspiring women artists and their accomplishments; articles about women artists overcoming obstacles; reports on festivals of women artists. Gender Parity Research & Actions – Articles summarizing research studies, legal actions, demonstrations or other activities related to the struggle for gender parity in any art form. Helpful Resources – Articles with tips for women artists on publicity, fundraising, crowd-sourcing, job-hunting or other business aspects of their work; articles about helpful directories, websites or other resources.
  • Contact: 510.868.5096
  • Submission Information

 

Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award
Our $500 Emerging Playwright Award (coupled with press coverage) is given to playwrights who show excellence and dedication throughout this process – from development to the stage. Out of hundreds of submissions a year, we select 15-20 plays for readings. From these, we select 1-3 plays annually to go on to our workshopping phase. Our workshops are meant to prepare a play for our Off-Broadway stage. From our workshops, we select 1-2 plays for full productions, complete with a playwright’s contract and compensation (separate from the award).                                      

  • Deadline: Submissions are ongoing.
  • Application Fee: None.
  • Eligibility: Plays may have been developed or produced elsewhere, but never produced in New York City. Plays from overseas and throughout the US are accepted and considered, but special attention will be given to playwrights who live in or near New York.
  • Categories: Full Length Plays
  • Contact: (212) 421-1380
  • Submission Information

 

Onstage 


Commedia del'Whatè

  • Casting "Commedia del'Whatè," a 45-minute comedic play for The Actors Project that will tour local children's hospitals and elementary schools. The play features many of the classic characters of the Commedia del'Artè, such as Pantalone, Il Capitano, and Arlecchino. Synopsis: The story follows a classic Commedia premise of two lovers longing to be with each other, with Pantalone and Il Capitano standing in their way. The zanni characters, Pedrolino, Columbina, and Arlecchino try their best to get the two lovers together so they can live happily ever after. The play also shows the audience a style of theater that has been around for a long time.
  • Auditions: March 2017
  • Production Dates: Rehearses Mar. 21-Apr. 20 (Tues. and Thurs., 8 a.m.-12 p.m.) at the Salesian Youth Renewal Retreat Center, 8301 Arroyo Dr., Rosemead, CA. Performs March 21-June 22 (Tues. and Thurs.); times for children's hospitals will depend on the convenience of the hospital to maximize the patient attendance; performances for the elementary schools will be mornings at the schools.
  • Pay: No
  • Audition Information

 

One More Productions

  • One More Productions is casting "The Music Man" to play in Garden Grove at the GEM Theater.
  • Auditions: March, 2017
  • Production Dates: All auditions, rehearsals and performances take place at The GEM Theater located at 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, CA 92840. Auditions are March 6th & 7th at 7pm and callbacks are March 8th at 7pm. Rehearsals begin March 13th with performances beginning April 20th and running thru May 14th.
  • Pay: No
  • Audition Information

 

Shakespeare Theatre Company of DC 2017-2018 Season

  • Casting the Shakespeare Theatre Company Of DC 2017-2018 Season. Season includes “Othello (Free For All)” (William Shakespeare, playwright; Ron Daniels, dir. Runs at Sidney Harman Hall. Rehearsals begin July 25; runs Aug. 16-27), “The Lover & The Collection” (Michael Kahn, dir. Runs at the Lansburgh Theatre. Rehearsals begin Aug. 21; runs Oct. 2-29 or Nov. 12), “12th Night” (William Shakespeare, playwright; Ethan McSweeny, dir. Runs at Sidney Harman Hall. Rehearsals begin Oct. 10; runs Nov. 20-Dec. 17), “Hamlet” (William Shakespeare, playwright; Michael Kahn, dir. Runs at Sidney Harman Hall. Rehearsals begin Dec. 11, 2017; runs Jan. 22-Feb. 25 or Mar. 4, 2018), “Show TBD” (Runs at the Lansburgh Theatre. Rehearsals begin Jan. 2, 2018; runs Feb. 12-Mar. 18 or Apr. 1, 2018), and “Camelot” (Frederick Loewe, music; Alan Jay Lerner, book-lyrics; Alan Paul, dir. Runs at Sidney Harman Hall. Rehearsals begin Apr. 17, 2018; runs May 29-July 1 or 8, 2018).
  • Auditions: March 8, 2017
  • Production Dates: Season runs in Washington, DC.
  • Pay: Pays $936 or $861/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Agreement. (Harman Center LORT B+, Lansburgh Theatre LORT B.)
  • Audition Information

 

For more Onstage opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; and Playbill.com.

 

Backstage


Properties Master
DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL, an acclaimed AEA summer company in Vermont, seeks experienced professional properties master for its 2017 summer season (early June to late-August). DTF is known for its high production quality; designers, directors and performers work nationally, and most have Broadway credits. In this small company, all staff staff are critical and highly valued. Charming 300 seat proscenium theater (with shops on site) in beautiful rural location. Responsibilities include properties for 4 plays, and supervision of props apprentice. Housing is provided. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until position is filled.

  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility: Professional experience is required. Ideal candidate will have artistic sensibility and sensitivity, as well as strong collaborative skills, and will work with world class designers on a tight time-line and budget, while maintaining high quality and standards and also have some experience as a teacher/mentor.
  • Application Information

 

Audio Engineer
We are a Design and Production company based in NYC, looking to hire well qualified Audio Engineers for live events, ranging from Corporate Product launches to festivals and everything in-between.

  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility: The ideal candidate would be well versed on all industry standard practices and equipment, including but not limited to Yamaha, JBL, Soundcraft, etc. Being timely, personable, and able to interact with a client are all top priority, as you are representing the company every time you step onto the job site. Anyone working with us must be able to lift at least 50lbs. Appearance must be presentable and corporate ready.
  • Application Information

 

Costume Designer
Cortland Repertory Theatre, a professional summer theatre celebrating our 46th year is accepting resumes for Costume Designer positions in our 2017 summer season. We are located in upstate New York, a half hour south of Syracuse, on the edge of the Fingerlakes Region.

  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility: We are specifically looking for someone to design the final two shows of our summer season: "Nana's Naughty Knickers" and "Life Could Be a Dream". We are hoping to have one designer do both shows. You will need to arrive onsite July 31, 2017 and the final show opens August 30, 2017. We are looking for someone with experience in designing for farce and with a good comedic design sense.
  • Application Information

 

Funding Opportunities 


Inviting Performance Proposals
The New York Society Library invites applications from women playwrights, composers, and musical performers, or writers who focus on theater, ballet, art music, and opera, for grants toward a one-session performance of new or recent work.

  • Deadline: March 15, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: The work’s title, author(s)/composer(s), and length, The style or genre of the presentation (sung music, play reading...), The number of performers or presenters involved, A list of setup or logistical needs (e.g. a platform, special lighting), A brief synopsis of the work, A brief explanation of why the work is appropriate for support, Full contact information for one or more people making the proposal
  • Address: 53 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075
  • Contact: events@nysoclib.org  
  • Application Information

 

Princess Grace Theatre Awards
APPRENTICESHIPS and FELLOWSHIPS for artistic compensation for an individual artist (exclusive of benefits) nominated by a professional, non-profit theater company. Nominees may not have worked with the company for more than five years at the time of application. Please note, the strength of the partnership between the company and the artist is taken into serious consideration during the adjudication process.

  • Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Please make sure the link submitted is live and accessible by March 31, 2016 through July 31, 2016 to give the panel ample time to view the sample. It is strongly recommended that live streaming links be secure and you must provide the Princess Grace Foundation-USA with passwords. The total of all selections must not exceed 10 minutes. Samples longer than 10 minutes will not be viewed. Please submit at least one monologue and one scene work sample. Please ensure that the performer is clearly visible. In at least one piece, please position the camera to enable a static shot framing the performer’s body from the waist up.
  • Address: PGF-USA 150 East 58th Street, 25th Floor New York, NY 10155
  • Contact: grants@pgfusa.org 
  • Application Information

 

Residencies 


ARTerra
ARTErra is a private structure of incentive for artistic creation which aims to facilitate encounters between different artists and aesthetic disciplines. ARTERRA is strongly committed to offering the residents a cheerful and productive stay. Because of that, partnerships have been established with several partners such as the Municipality of Tondela and Lobão da Beira and many others crafters, schools and artists.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • When: 1 week- 6 months
  • Eligibility: Curriculum Vitae; and Bio, Portfolio, videos, photos , music; Description of the project to be undertaken at ARTERRA, including the project’s objectives, needs and expectations of residence ,work methodologies, and all the details necessary to understand the proposal
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: arterra.geral@gmail.com
  • Application Information

 

Green Olive Arts
Green Olive Arts is an international art studio and urban art residency in Tetouan, Morocco, specializing in connecting the creatives of the world with the culture, beauty and creatives of Morocco. Our mission is to resource creative individuals of both emerging and established artistic talent from around the world in seasons of inspiration, production, collaboration and cultural exchange here in Morocco.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • When: 1 week to 4 months
  • Eligibility: 8 studio spaces are available. Applications will be assessed and Residencies awarded by our local Selection Panel according to caliber of the artist's work and fit of the artist's residency proposal with the goals and capacity of Green Olive Arts. Approved applicants may expect a phone interview request before a final decision.
  • Address: B.P. 10001 Sidi Al Mandri, Tetouan, Tetouan 93000, Morocco
  • Contact: arthouse@greenolivearts.com
  • Application Information

 

Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities
Residencies of an average of 2-8 weeks for visual artists, writers, actors, and performance artists. Residency provides housing, studio, and meals; artist responsible residency fee ($40/day), deposit (10% of residency fee), travel, materials, and local transportation.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: $25
  • When: 2-8 weeks
  • Eligibility: Residencies are available to established and emerging visual and literary artists 18 years of age and older without regard for race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.
  • Address: Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities, 2075 Johnson Rd., Carlisle, KY 40311
  • Contact: artcroft@msn.com
  • Application Information

Other Resources 


NOTE: For more resources, visit our Funding Resources pages.
 

NYFA SOURCE - The New York Foundation for the Arts maintains the most comprehensive national directory of awards, services and publications for artists in the NYFA Source section of their website at:

http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp?id=47&fid=1.

 

 

 

#Screenopps


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#ScreenOpps
#ScreenOppsMAR17

Submission Opportunities for Women in Film & Video

(previously known as Film/Video Funding Newsletter)

 

##Opportunities for selected populations.

**Opportunities for women only.

For full #ScreenOpps Listings please scroll

or click links below for specific listings

Film Festivals
Onscreen
Offscreen
Funding
Residencies
Other Resources   

 

 

 

SPECIAL Opportunity


Check back in April for more SpecialOpps!

 


 Film Festivals


The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema
The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema is a non-profit organization established to support the development and help expand the audiences of independent cinema from around the globe. The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema was founded by four local independent filmmakers with a passion to get movies made and to have those artistic voices heard. Understanding the struggle in todays film environment in showcasing independent cinema, their aim is to establish a presence and awareness of cinematic creativity throughout Kew Gardens Queens and the neighboring communities.

  • When/Where: August 4-13, 2017, New York, NY
  • Deadline: January 8 (Early Bird); February 19 (Regular); March 26 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $15-$75
  • Eligibility: Must be available to screen by August 4, 2017. Filmmakers must provide the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema with a clean, clear print for projection. Filmmakers must provide the film for presentation in DCP or other acceptable HD digital formats (MUST be professionally authored) at the Festival’s sole discretion. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the digital transition of our screening location, we are unable to show film, HDCAM, or BetaCam formats.
    Not have been commercially screened in the US, or available for video or internet distribution prior to August 4, 2017. Be in their original language with English subtitles when applicable. Have been completed production within 2014-2017.
  • Categories: Non-Fictional or Fictional feature films of ALL GERNES accepted including Animation and Experimental. Must have a running time over 70 minutes in length. **UPDATE** Films that are over 40 minutes may also submit under this category.
  • Address: Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, 60 1 ave 12C, New York, NY 10009
  • Contact: info@kewgardensfestivalofcinema.com  
  • Submission Information

 

The Writer's Lab
The Writers Lab, produced by IRIS and New York Women in Film & Television and funded by Meryl Streep, in collaboration with the Writers Guild of America, East, opens February 1st for submissions. The Lab, now in its third year, welcomes screenplays by women over 40 (birth date on or before 3/30/77).

  • When/Where: September 14-17, 2017, New York, NY
  • Deadline: March 23 (Regular); March 30 (Late); March 30 (Member)
  • Submission Fee: $35-$65
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have a birth date on or prior to March 30, 1977, and must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Submissions must be full-length narrative screenplays in English (no TV scripts, shorts or documentaries) exclusively by writers who identify as female. The Lab invites submissions from all racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural groups. Previous applicants reapplying should do so with revised drafts.
  • Categories: We seek a broad selection of screenplays across all genres of fiction. Scripts by more than one writer will be considered, but all writers must be female, and only one writer can attend the Lab. We welcome submissions from novices to professionals; anyone who has a story to tell and a cinematic vision. Selections are based on the script’s artistic merit and craftsmanship, not the applicant's level of professional experience.
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: contact@thewriterslab.nyc  
  • Submission Information

 

Fantastic Fest
Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world.

  • When/Where: September 21-28, 2017, Austin, TX
  • Deadline: February 22, 2017 (Earlybird), April 26 (Regular), May 31 (Late), June 21 (WAB Extended)
  • Submission Fee: $35-$70
  • Eligibility: Running time for all feature films must be 70 minutes or more. Running time for all shorts must be less than 30 minutes. Selected films must be made available in a 35mm composite print, Bluray, or DCP. Film submissions in a foreign language must be subtitled in English.
    Acceptable screening format is an online screener. We do not accept hardcopy screeners. If submitting more than one film, a separate completed entry is required for each title.
  • Categories: Short Films and Feature Films 
  • Address: 916 N. Formosa Ave. c/o The Actors Company Los Angeles, CA 90046 United States
  • Contact: info@fantasticfest.com   
  • Submission Information

 

Chicago International Film Festival
The Chicago International Film Festival celebrates the best that cinema has to offer. Showcasing films from established masters and emerging storytellers, the Festival welcomes films from around the world. Offering an impressive selection of competitive and non-competitive programming, the Chicago International Film Festival brings films both domestic and international to silver screens in Chicago.

  • When/Where: October 12-26, 2017, Chicago, IL
  • Deadline: April 7 (Early); June 16 (Regular); July 17 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $20-$200
  • Eligibility: 1. Films completed on or after September 1, 2016 are eligible. 2. Films previously submitted to the Chicago International Film Festival are NOT eligible. 3. US premieres are given priority, but films must be at least a Chicago premiere. Films that (a) have screened publicly in the Chicago area, (b) have had a theatrical run in the US prior to the Festival dates, (c) have aired on US television prior to the Festival dates, or (d) are available for purchase in North America are NOT eligible. 4. Feature-length films (narrative or documentary) that are available for public online viewing in their entirety are NOT eligible. Short films (under 40 min) may be available online. 5. Films shown at private screenings not open to the public (for crew, investors, etc.) are eligible. 6. All entries must be either in English or subtitled in English. Dialogue lists are not accepted. 7. Entrant confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival and to use all music, images, and content in the entry.
  • Categories: Documentary, Feature Film, Short Film
  • Address: 212 W. Van Buren St. Ste. 400 Chicago, IL 60607 United States 
  • Contact: entries@chicagofilmfestival.com  
  • Submission Information

 

AMIIWorkFest
The AMII International Workshop and Film Festival highlights the creativity of a new generation of filmmakers inviting first, second and the third-time directors. Organized by Audiovisual Arts Industry Incubator (AMII) -- one of biggest audiovisual educational centers in the Baltic States. It is a modern well-equipped facility with quality filmmaking gear that participants will use to make their films.

  • When/Where: May 19-21, 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Deadline: October 30 (Early Bird); January 30 (Regular); March 31 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $10
  • Eligibility: AMIIFest invite young professionals with his first, second and the third-time films aplicate and participate in the festival Event. During the Festival will be held at the seminars and international resellers team consultating. AMIIWorkFest will take place at AMII in Vilnius, Lithuania and invites to participate filmmakers all over the world.
  • Categories: We are open to works in any format, including narrative, documentary, experimental, and uncategorizable styles, with no minimum or maximum run time. Part of the program are the ability to complete the movie. We hope that will be a good chance young filmmakers to get inspiration and continue their dream.
  • Address: Senojo Minsko pl. 92 Rukainai parish, Bareikiškiai village Vilnius, Vilnius district LT-01110 Lithuania 
  • Contact: amiiworkfest@gmail.com 
  • Submission Information

 

 

Onscreen


The Pretender –Student Film
Casting "The Pretender," a feature-length psychological thriller about a 1920’s theater director named Hitch Ludrick and his quest to outwit his ghost writer, a playwright named Arnold. No longer satisfied with the other's existence, the pair risk terrible repercussions as they attempt to manipulate and outsmart, and, perhaps, eliminate one another.

  • Roles: Rose Winters (All Ethnicities; 18-35; Lead), Honey (All Ethnicities; 27-49; Supporting)
  • Audition: March 2017
  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearsals TBA. Production approximately 3 shooting days a month for six months between March-August, in and around the Chicago, IL area. Number of actual days varies by role.
  • Union: Non-Union
  • Pay: Day rate varies by role, plus travel and meals provided. No participation fees required
  • Audition Information

 

A Happy Divorce- Short Film
An unfaithful wife finds out the meaning of until death do us part in this interracial drama.

  • Roles: Mother (Middle Eastern; 40-50; Supporting); Elle (All Ethnicities; 21-28; Supporting)
  • Audition: March 4, 2017, 12-2pm
  • Shoot Dates/Location: TBD
  • Union: Non-Union
  • Pay: Lead actors will receive $200 a day. Supporting actors pay TBD
  • Audition Information

 

 

For more OnScreen opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; or Playbill.com. 

 

Offscreen 


Video Editor
Atlantic Studios explores multimedia storytelling in the rapidly evolving world of online video. We produce original documentaries, interview series, and other nonfiction video content for The Atlantic’s digital properties and beyond. We also feature a diverse selection of videos by independent creators on the Atlantic Video channel. We seek an experienced staff editor who is equally comfortable cutting documentaries, sizzles, and hosted explainers. The editor will be primarily responsible for working closely with The Atlantic’s in-house producers to edit our ongoing and new off-platform series (e.g., YouTube, Facebook). We value sharp storytelling skills, a web-native sensibility, and a no-frills, get-it-done attitude. Above all, we’re looking for that rare blend of breathtaking speed and attention to detail. The editor will report to the executive producer and work out of The Atlantic’s offices in New York. 

  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility: A track record of proven success editing compelling, shareable video for the web. A creative, innovative sensibility and high editorial standards. A deep knowledge of industry-standard software (Adobe CC), digital video production, Premiere editing system, and online video platforms. A love of story, collaboration, and experimentation. 
  • Application Information

 

EP/Showrunner, The Liz Plank Show (Name - TK)
Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. We're looking for a producer with experience in both digital and television to help launch a new digital series hosted by Liz Plank, that will span multiple platforms, including television. The producer must understand how and why people consume content on the Internet, and have a clear vision for how something started online could work on television, or vice versa.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: Demonstrated experience working across different mediums. A deep understanding of the online video landscape. Ability to tell complex stories in simple ways, with a distinct point of view. A track record of creating unique, shareable videos.
    Writing experience in comedy or satire a plus
  • Application Information

 

Sesame Studios YouTube Channel
An All-New YouTube Destination for Kids, From the Makers of Sesame Street! Sesame Studios features the same educational goodness as Sesame Street, but completely different. We are looking for fresh creative talent to dazzle and delight preschoolers. 

  • Position Type: Flexible
  • Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older and be submitting original content
  • Application Information 

 

 

Production Coordinator
Method Studios is currently in search of a Production Coordinator to join its Production team. The Production Coordinator is responsible for the assignment and tracking of tasks for assigned area of responsibility. They will facilitate the movement of shots between teams, coordinate daily reviews, and communicate status updates ensuring the delivery of shots on schedule.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Eligibility: BA or BS in film, art, communications, or related field strongly preferred. Minimum 3 years experience in visual effects production or feature animation
  • Application Information

Funding Opportunities 


Franklin Furnace Fund
The Franklin Furnace Fund awards grants annually to emerging artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. Grants range between $2,000 and $10,000 based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace. 

  • Deadline:  April 1, 2017
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Artists from all areas of the world are encouraged to apply; however, artists selected by the panel are expected to present their work in New York. Full-time students are ineligible. 
  • Address: Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc. Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205
  • Contact: 718 687 5800 
  • Application Information

 

 

**Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographer**
The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Grant is open only to productions that engage a female director of photography. Grant is only open to films shooting in the Continental United States.
  • Address: Digital Bolex, 707 S Broadway Suite #1223, Los Angeles, CA, 90014
  • Contact: +1 213 628 3191
  • Application Information

                                    

         

Residencies 


18th Street Arts Center
18th Street Arts Center values art making as an essential component of a vibrant, just, and healthy society. Its mission is “to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art making.” Founded in 1988, 18th Street Arts Center has fostered and supported the work of many of Los Angeles’ most engaging artists, and has built bridges to artist communities around the globe.

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Yes
  • When: Ongoing
  • Eligibility:  The Visiting Artist Residency Program accepts applications from working, professional artists who demonstrate a deep commitment to their practices. The program is open to artists of all generations, nationalities, and disciplines. Applicants are required to cover studio rental costs themselves. Although we primarily support visual artists, 18th Street Arts Center will consider applications from performing artists, writers, and filmmakers as well.
  • Address: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica CA 90404
  • Contact:  (310) 453-3711 
  • Application Information

 

 


Other Resources 

NOTE: For more resources, visit our Funding Resources pages.

HOLLYWOMEN GRANT LIST- Hollywomen offers news, interviews, profiles, spotlights, historical perspectives & research, resources and dedicated tools for & about filmmakers.  From pre-production to filming and post, discover our detailed list of active grants for women filmmakers.

http://hollywomen.com/grants/
 

NYFA SOURCE - The New York Foundation for the Arts maintains the most comprehensive national directory of awards, services and publications for artists in the NYFA Source section of their website at:

http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp?id=47&fid=1.
 

WITHOUTABOX - Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox at:

 http://www.withoutabox.com