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Submission Opportunities for Women in Theatre

(previously known as Theatre Funding Newsletter)

 

##Opportunities for selected populations.

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Project Submissions 


2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition

Risk theatre is a model of tragedy developed by critic Edwin Wong. In risk theatre, gambling acts lead to unexpected low-probability, high-consequence outcomes. Chance and uncertainty reign supreme. Risk theatre aligns tragedy with modern conceptions of chance by dramatizing the impact of the highly improbable.

  • When/Where: 2019, TBD

  • Deadline: March 2019, 2019

  • Application Fee: $45

  • Eligibility:  -The Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition (henceforth ‘the Competition’) is open to one-act and multi-act plays, 90 – 120 minutes in length (not including intermission). Generally, a properly formatted play of this length will be 80 to 110 pages long. If your script is significantly outside these parameters, it is probably ineligible.

  • -Playwrights may submit more than one script, but each script must be accompanied by a separate entry fee and entry form.

  • -Entries must be received by the Competition no later than midnight, March 29, 2019 Pacific Standard Time (PST).

  • -The Competition is open to writers of any nationality BUT all entries must be written in English.

  • -The script must be original. Adaptations of other works will not be accepted with two exceptions: 1) adaptation of works that are in the public domain will be accepted; for instance, a contemporary adaptation of a classic Greek tragedy; 2) adaptation of works to which the author holds sole copyright will be accepted; for instance, a short story written by the author at an earlier time.

  • -Scripts that have been simultaneously entered in other playwriting competitions are eligible.

  • -Scripts that have won other playwriting competitions are NOT eligible.

  • -Scripts that have gone through a workshop or been given public reading ARE eligible.

  • -Scripts that have been professionally produced at the time of submission are NOT eligible. Any public performance for which production members have been paid beyond a token honorarium will be considered a professional production.

  • -Scripts which have been commissioned are NOT eligible.

  • -Employees (or immediate family thereof) of Langham Court Theatre or of the Competition are NOT eligible.

  • Categories: Tragedy

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: tragedycompetition@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

2019 Fringe Curated Series: Requests for Proposals

Capital Fringe is commissioning proposals for productions that explore forgiveness, time and trust through storytelling, text, movement, music, etc. Proposals can be contemporary, classical, whimsical or abstract; it does not need to be tied to any specific narrative, culture or story. Capital Fringe wants to continue to connect exploratory artists with adventurous audiences and we feel you can help us do so! Final productions must be 30 - 75 minutes in length and are encouraged to be fluid, creative and innovative. Up to four selected works ranging from theatre to dance will be fully developed and presented in repertory, receiving 5 - 7 performances during the Capital Fringe Festival, July 2019 in Washington, DC at Arena Stage, the Mead Center for American Theater. All selected participants in the project are paid.

  • When/Where: July 2019 in Washington, D.C.

  • Deadline: January 2nd, 2019

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Any artist based in the continental US are able to apply. Theatre artists (playwrights, devisers) choreographers, storytellers are all encouraged to submit proposals. DC Metro artists are especially encouraged to apply, but submissions from outside the DC Metro area will also be accepted.

  • Categories: New Work

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: lee@capitalfringe.org

  • Submission Information

Manhattan Repertory Theatre Play Production Program

We have been making it possible for anyone with a good play, and for a nominal production fee, to have their play fully produced at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in Midtown Manhattan on West 45th St. We supply the director, the cast, the rehearsal space, set and props, and we bring your play to life in Midtown Manhattan for 2 to 12 performances. 

  • When/Where: 2018 in New York, NY

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: We have produced over 25 plays as part of this new Program from playwrights across the country and around the World. Playwright does not need to be in attendance for rehearsals. Any script work can be done by email, Skype or phone. And we supply a video of each performance for future promotion and reference.

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Address: 17 W 45th St #301, New York, NY 10046

  • Contact: manhattanrep@yahoo.com

  • Submission Information

A4AC Playhouse Play Writing Competition

A4AC Playhouse is a non-profit traveling theatre company. A4AC stands for, Actors for a cause. Our Traveling Theatre company is a company that focuses on topics that pertain to child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, bullying etc. 

  • When/Where: TBA

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Play must be modern

  • - NO MUSICALS

  • - Play must have limited set and actors

  • - Play must be about bullying, child abuse, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, etc.

  • - Play must be 30mins-45mins long.

  • - PLAY MUST BE WRITTEN GEARED TOWARD A CHILDREN'S AUDEINCE. AGES 5-15

  • Categories: New Work

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: a4acplays@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

 

Script Submissions


Playwrights’ Revolution

Every summer Capital Stage presents professional staged readings of new works through our new works festival PLAYWRIGHTS’ REVOLUTION. We seek submissions for new plays from December 1 – February 28.

  • Deadline: February 28, 2019

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Capital Stage is particularly interested in plays that fulfill our mission to bring bold, thought-provoking work to the region. Plays must be full-length in any genre: comedy, drama, etc. Musicals, translations, collections of one-acts, children’s plays and any play that has received a full-scale, professional production prior to submission are not eligible. Plays that have had a workshop, reading or non-professional production are still eligible. Only one submission per playwright is allowed each year.

  • Categories: New plays

  • Contact: literarymanager@capstage.org

  • Submission Information

The HRC Showcase Theatre Playwriting Contest

HRC Showcase Theatre in Hudson, New York, invites submissions of full-length plays to its annual contest from new, aspiring or established playwrights. Each submitted play should be between 70 and 90 pages in length (running time maximum 90 minutes excluding intermission), be previously unpublished, require no more than six actors, and be suitable for presentation as a staged reading by professional performers. No one-person shows, musicals or children’s plays will be considered.

  • Deadline: February 1, 2019

  • Application Fee: $10

  • Eligibility: The name of the play and playwright, contact information and The play itself and a synopsis no more than a page in length. In order to ensure a blind reading, remove a biography.

  • Categories: Full length plays

  • Contact: hrcshowcaseplaycontest@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is looking for new plays that explore the contemporary world with style, wit, and passion. We consider new plays for both its Main Series and Studio X. In general, we respond to plays with well-crafted dialogue and command of dramatic action. Our spaces are intimate—excellent for creating powerful encounters between actors and audiences, but not well-suited to multiple realistic sets. Please take a look at our current and past programming to get a fuller sense of the range of our producing interests.

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: We accept submissions from established literary agents or through direct solicitation from our artistic leadership, and program both produced and unproduced plays. We have found that we can best serve writers whose work is a good match for our institution by maintaining relationships with new work development programs, fringe festivals, and educational institutions in the US and abroad rather than accept unsolicited manuscripts.

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Contact: ahansel@studiotheatre.org

  • Submission Information

Vermont Playwrights Award Seeks Submissions

The Valley Players is now accepting submissions for their 2014 Vermont Playwrights Award. Established in 1982 by the Valley Players, a community theater group in Waitsfield, Vermont, the intent of the award is to promote the theater arts and to encourage and support the creation of original plays by residents of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

  • Deadline: Ongoing, February 1, 2019

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: The annual deadline for submission is February 1. Award submissions must be a full-length, non-musical play suitable for production by a community theater company. The contest is open only to residents of Vermont, New Hampshire andMaine. The play must not have been previously published or produced.

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Contact: Entrants may obtain the rules and entry form from our website or by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to:
    Vermont Playwrights Award
    The Valley Players
    P.O. Box 441
    Waitsfield, VT 05673

  • Submission Information

 

Panglossian Productions

What are you working on?  What are you excited about?  What would you like to discuss and develop with a creative team?  Bring it on. Panglossian is seeking new full-length plays for our new global/local developmental reading series, Plays in Progress. We work with writers across the globe to develop work locally here in Williamsburg. Selected playwrights will discuss their goals for the script with our staff, attend one or two discussion/rehearsals, and participate in a public reading, which will be streamed online. Writers who are not local may participate virtually over Skype.

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Playwrights at different stages in their careers who share our sense of daring and passion, and a desire to develop their work in a collaborative, supportive setting. Plays that show muscular language and strong theatricality and that say something universal in a unique way. While we are open to any genre, we would love to receive more comedic full-lengths and smart plays for young audiences.

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Contact: literary@panglossian.org

  • Submission Information

 

Keegan Theatre's Boiler Room Series - Search for New Plays & Musicals

Keegan Theatre, a professional, non-equity theatre in Washington, DC, is accepting submissions for development during its 2017-2018 Season AND possible inclusion as a full, world premiere production in a future mainstage season. Six pieces will be selected for inclusion in a festival sampling of new works in development at Keegan Theatre. Five pieces will be selected for a workshop process that culminates with a public staged reading. 

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: All submissions must be full length plays or musicals aligned with the theatre's mission of taking audiences to the vital heart of theatre: extraordinary artists in an intimate setting exploring the human condition. Submitted work should not have had any significant development or a full production at another theatre. We're looking for truly NEW works here.

  • Categories: Full length plays and musicals

  • Contact: jsticklin@keegantheatre.com

  • 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 


Territories

  • Seeking two actors for the Arabian Shakespeare Festival's spring production of "Territories." Synopsis: In 1187, a caravan was captured by Reginald of Chatillon, a middle-ranking French nobleman and ruler of the Crusader city of Kerak. A high-born Muslim woman was among the captives and was held as a prisoner by Reginald. She was believed to be the sister of the Islamic ruler Saladin. This story is inspired by those events.

  • Auditions: January 2019

  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin in early April in the South Bay Area; performs May 2-19 at Royce Gallery in San Francisco, CA.

  • Pay: Yes

  • Audition Information

 

The Trial of Mrs. Surratt

  • Casting "The Trial of Mrs. Surrat," a new play with music by Broadway playwright Lanie Robertson (“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”), which has never been produced or published before. Synopsis: This play is a surreal, historical exploration of the trial and final days of Mary Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the U.S. government. Mary’s crime? She owned and operated a boarding house that John Wilkes Booth and conspirators frequented, in addition to her son’s close friendship with Booth. The play bends time, jumping back and forth from the daily lives of the characters leading up to Lincoln’s assassination, to the trial itself. The sound of the piece is modern Appalachian Folk with strong harmonies, banjo, mandolin, violin, tambourine and natural percussions. The songs in the play are all old historic Civil War battle hymns, which have been completely re-arranged and re-imagined. Production states: "This is a workshop production with the potential for an Off-Broadway/Broadway transfer. Actors who know how to play the banjo, mandolin or violin are strongly encouraged to apply."

  • Auditions: January 2019

  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin Jan. 27 (4-5 times/week, based on ensemble's availability). Load-in on April 29; tech April 30-May 3; previews May 4-5; performs May 8-19 at the Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente Arts Center in NYC.

  • Pay: No

  • Audition Information

 

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

 

Backstage


Costume Design Assistant

The primary function of the Design Assistant is to assist the Designers in fulfilling the costume design.

  • Position Type: Full Time

  • Eligibility: Professional experience as a Costume Design Assistant of no less than three years, OR BFA in costume design with two years professional experience assisting, OR MFA in costume design with one year professional experience.

  • Application Information

Dean of Theatre

Boston Conservatory at Berklee is seeking a dynamic and visionary academic and artistic leader to serve as dean of its Theater Division. The Dean of Theater will be an experienced and innovative leader prepared to develop an expanding musical theater and contemporary theater curriculum while honoring the values of a rigorous conservatory learning experience.

  • Position Type: Full Time

  • Eligibility: An exceptional theater artist and scholar with a track record of achievement at the highest level.

  • -A professional with a proven track record of innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to career-building in the contemporary artistic environment.

  • -An inspirational, collegial, team-oriented leader eager to work within the conservatory/college environment.

  • -A person with strong, active relationships to the professional world and considerable teaching and curriculum design experience in higher education.

  • -A compassionate and caring mentor with strong interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence and an effective, persuasive, and inspirational communicator.

  • -An inclusive leader, committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and belonging where all can do their best work.

  • -A strong advocate for conservatory theater training.

  • Application Information

Technical Director

A key position at Ensemble Theatre Company, the Technical Director (TD) manages all the Scenic elements related to company productions and events. The TD position should be held by an individual who has extensive understanding of theater drafting, mechanical and electrical engineering, welding and great organizational skills. The TD also acts as Shop Foreman for the scenic shop facility and supervises training and scheduling of all over-hires for all fabrication and installation requirements. The TD requests bids and purchases materials in consultation with the Production Manager, creates construction drawings in consultation with the Scenic Designer, Production Manager, and Director. The TD optimizes scenic department workflow, ensures facilities and equipment are in excellent operating order, and guarantees that material resources are available on a timely basis. The TD works closely with the Scenic Designer and other creatives to make certain that designs are realized in a timely and cost-effective basis. Flexibility and positivity are key

  • Position Type: Full-Time

  • Eligibility: Coordinates with Production Management to assure that each production is installed on time and within budget. • Collaborates closely with Production Manager, Master Electrician, Scenic Artist, Props Master for safe, cost-efficient and timely construction, load-in, and strike of each production. • Monitors other department heads to ensure scheduling of stage time, needs concerning construction, and modifications needed to help any other department. • Coordinates maintenance of scene shop and some theatre facility as required. • Ensures that all shop personnel are trained in the proper use and maintenance of all power tools and mechanics necessary for daily use in the shop. • Oversees the Inventory and maintenance of all stock scenery, soft goods, and saved scenic units. • Ensures inventory of construction materials, hardware, and expendables needed for each production as well as yearly upkeep for the scene shop. • Respond in a timely manner to all e-mails and phone calls requiring technical assistance. • Basic understanding of Lighting, Sound and Projection requirements. • Engineer and develop any mechanical and/or automated scenic elements for ETC stage productions or outside builds as required.

  • Application Information

 

Props Artisan

Shakespeare and Company, located in Western Massachusetts, is looking for a Props Artisan to join our props shop staff. Our season features 8 shows on four different stages. Shakespeare and Company’s season features 8 shows on four different stages. 

  • Position Type: Contract

  • Eligibility: Ideal applicants will have knowledge of shop tools, paints, sewing, crafts and preferably some carpentry experience. All candidates should be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be comfortable working at heights, and ideally have a valid driver’s license.

  • Application Information

 

Wardrobe Supervisor

Seeking wardrobe supervisor for Off-Broadway production of a new play called "Imperfect Love" at the Connelly Theater. 2-act show with one intermission. Cast of five actors. Costume designer is Gianni Quaranta.

 

Audio/ Video Engineer

Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for an Audio/Video Engineer. This is seasonal position with benefits, contract runs approximately late August through May. Indiana Rep is a mid-sized LORT (C and D stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Position Type: Contract

  • Eligibility: Duties include operating sound and/or video for shows, dance concerts, and one-off events; assisting the Senior Engineer and the Resident Sound Designer; attending rehearsals and meetings as needed; maintenance, repair and upkeep of audio and video equipment. Skills required: Current working knowledge of large format sound systems, experience in professional theatre, multi-projector video systems, headset and 70v distributed systems, playback and editing software for audio and video, I.P. based A/V distribution, and Apple networking, proficiency with live mixing, recording and reinforcement. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work. Please send letter and resume to irtsound@gmail.com and include the words “Audio/Video Engineer Search” in the subject line.

  • Application Information

 

Funding Opportunities 


Creative Writing Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement.

The National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships program operates on a two-year cycle with fellowships in prose and poetry available in alternating years. These guidelines are for fellowships in prose.

 

SubletSeries@HERE Program

This creative curated rental program has allowed many upstart companies and emerging artists to realize their full artistic vision on a small budget. The program provides subsidized performance and rehearsal space, technical assistance, and administrative support, including a fully staffed box office. SubletSeries@HERE artists can also access equipment that is not typically available in venues our size such as video projectors, wireless microphones, color scrollers—all for free or at subsidized rates. We accept applications from artists all over the world for the opportunity to show work.

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Independent Artists and Groups

  • Address: HERE 145 Sixth Ave. New York, NY 10013

  • Contact: 212.647.0202

  • Application Information

Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation does most of their funding in the arts, culture, and humanities to organizations in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernadino, and Ventura. The Annenberg Foundation's arts and humanities grants are available to agencies that serve the greater Los Angeles region, typically with budgets over $5 million.

  • Deadline: Ongoing

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Arts, culture, and humanities in greater Los Angeles region

  • Address: 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1000S
    Los Angeles, CA 9006

  • Contact: info@annenberg.org

  • Application Information

 

Residencies 


HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP)

Created 20 years ago to address a compelling need in the field—the void of artistic, administrative, and financial support for artists with certain professional accomplishments, but without breakthrough recognition—the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) assists artists who are developing distinct artistic voices and experimenting with new approaches that expand the parameters of performance work.

  • Deadline: February 1st, 2019

  • Application Fee: Free

  • When: Varies

  • Eligibility: As one of the most robust residency programs of this nature in the country and serving as a national model, HARP provides a commission, developmental support, career planning, and a full production to cross-genre artists, within a collaborative environment of peers working across disparate art forms – including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, visual art, and new media. HARP provides significant long-term support, as well as $50,000 in cash and $50,000 in space, equipment, and services over 2-3 years to tailor each residency to each artist’s individual needs. Through significant investment of time and resources, dynamic work within a strong community is created.

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: N/A

  • Application Information

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

 

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 pages of Resources - Funding, Submissions, and more.
 

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.

 

 

 

 

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#ScreenOpps
#ScreenOppsJAN19

Submission Opportunities for Women in Film & Video

(previously known as Film/Video Funding Newsletter)

 

##Opportunities for selected populations.

**Opportunities for women only.

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SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY


Visions Film Festival & Conference

An undergraduate event run by students for students. Hosted by the Film Studies Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Visions programs a diverse range of short films and papers from the last 2 years that showcase the talents and achievements of undergraduate students. Visions was the first international joint film festival and conference catered specifically to undergraduate students and is in its 9th year!

This year, Visions will be held on April 11th & 12th, and the call for entries is open now! Our regular deadline for submitting short films and film-related papers is January 4th, 2019 and the late deadline is January 25th, 2019.  Because we want to see your awesome film work, we invite you to submit for 50% off! It doesn't cost anything to submit a paper abstract, so you really have nothing to lose.

Follow this link to submit your film: https://filmfreeway.com/Visions9FilmFestivalConference

Follow this link after you submit your film: https://goo.gl/forms/BeEn2IjZcz3UrX7j2

Follow this link to submit your paper abstract: https://goo.gl/forms/aTgh64DaFqug5P0I2

Visit our website: visionsffc.org

Not an undergraduate? That's okay! Another fun way to help our cause is by spreading the word! If you're feeling especially generous, give our Indiegogo fundraiser some love and receive awesome perks for doing including event-access badges!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/visions-9-film-festival-conference#/

Have questions? Email the Programming Director, Marika Adair, at visions9programming@gmail.com

There is a 50% discount off the submission fee for #ScreenOpps subscribers! Don't forget to email specialoppscode@gmail.com to get the special code for this month's Special Opportunity!

 


 Film Festivals


Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival

Toronto is the base for independent filmmaking in Canada and is listed as one of the most important cities on the planet for breakthrough artists. From filmmakers to screenwriters the city boasts a thriving opportunity platform for people making content from anywhere in the world.

  • When/Where: July 22-28, 2019, Toronto, CA

  • Deadline: June 3, 2019

  • Submission Fee: $50-$60

  • Eligibility: New Films

  • Categories: New Work

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: info@lift-off-festival.com

  • Submission Information

New York City Popup Film Festival

New York City Popup Film Festival celebrates quality independent films. Our goal is to bring quality short films to an audience and offer independent filmmakers a place to showcase their work. We also work to create network opportunities for future work to be created.

  • When/Where: March 11, 2019, New York, NY

  • Deadline: January 7, 2019

  • Submission Fee: $30-$60

  • Eligibility: -Films must have an online screener.

  • -Non-English films must have English language subtitles.

  • -NYC Popup Film Festival has the right to screen any film submitted to NYC Popup Film Festival

  • -Entry fees are not refundable.

  • -All selection decisions and award decisions are final and at the discretion of the festival.

  • Categories: New Films

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: nycpopupfimfest@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

Les Femmes Underground Film Festival

The International Les Femmes Underground is a film festival centred on the subversive, unique, and innovative. LEFUFF, showcases artists from all walks of life creating work which redefines the manner in which women are represented in mainstream cinema. Making its debut in 2016, Les Femmes Underground is premiering in Los Angeles as the first ever traveling women’s underground film festival. Les Femmes Underground was created as a response to the decline of feminist icons and role models in the media. As feminists, we believe it is our responsibility to empower new generations of young women to generate work which breaks away from society’s gendered roles. Les Femmes Underground seeks to premier first time under-represented emerging feminist film-makers and artists.

  • When/Where: September 1, 2019, Los Angeles, CA

  • Deadline: February 15, 2019 (Earlybird); May 15, 2019 (Regular); June 15, 2019 (Late); August 3, 2019 (Extended)

  • Submission Fee: $20-$50

  • Eligibility: Films must be produced, directed, edited or written by a woman. Films by men are accepted but they must be about women's social, economical, geographical, political or health issues. LEFUFF reserves the right to determine whether a film qualifies for this exception. All non-English language films must have English subtitles or dubbed in English. First and second time directors encouraged. Productions must be independently produced, with the maker retaining complete editorial control and copyright. Productions must have been completed after January 1, 2011, and must not have been publicly screened in Los Angeles. Selected works can be screened from 16mm or Quicktime file.

  • Categories: Narrative Short, Narrative Feature, Documentary, Animation, Virtual Reality, Experimental Animation, Experimental Short, Experimental Feature, Music Video, Webseries, Student 1 min films, Trailers, Screenplay/Screenwriting, TV Pilot Scripts

  • Contact: lefemmeunderground@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

 

Women Who Write In Film

We are Women Who Write in Film and our goal is to be the world’s foremost screenwriting competition for women. We want to support female writers and producers of all shapes and sizes, but we don’t just want to support female writers. We want to be a springboard for your success. We want to forge a festival that will discover and recognize the best emerging female talent and the most original female voices from around the world. We will go to the ends of the Earth to find the best new female talent and then do whatever it takes to put the top new female screenwriters firmly on the entertainment industry’s radar by designating them as finalists and winners in the Women Who Write in Film Screenwriting Competition.

  • When/Where: May 31, 2019, Hollywood, CA

  • Deadline: August 23, 2018 (Regular), September 20, 2018 (Extended Regular), November 15 ,2018 (Extended Standard), December 13, 2018 (Late), January 17, 2019 (Extended Late), Febraury 14, 2019 (Extended Late)

  • Submission Fee: $45-$65

  • Eligibility: We only accept submissions electronically. There is no limit to the length of the scripts you submit and they can be in script or treatment form. There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit. Scripts must be written in English and can be in any film or television genre. Entrants are prohibited from contacting the judges during the competition. Entry fees are non refundable and contest is void where prohibited by law. Employees and family members of the film festival are not eligible. Entrants must be 18 years or older to enter the contest.

  • Categories: Films by Women

  • Contact: wwwinfilm@gmail.com

  • Submission Information

 

Equinox Women’s Film Festival

Equinox Women’s Film Festival is a collection of films showcasing women. Our first year festival was an overwhelming success and we are excited for our 5th festival! We are hoping to achieve even greater success this year! We are selecting films that were directed, and/or written by women, and would like the films to be highlighting a woman's story. Equinox Women’s Film Festival is the first festival created in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The 5th annual Equinox will take place in The Glenn Massay Theater, our state of the art theater.

  • When/Where: March 20, 2019, Palmer, AK

  • Deadline: February 1, 2019

  • Submission Fee: $15

  • Eligibility: Equinox accepts films and video of all lengths and genres: experimental, narrative, documentary, animation, and whatever else you can think of. We also accept pieces produced in any year. All submissions must be directed and or written by a women, preferably highlighting a woman’s story. All films must be under 40min in length. Animation film submission fee can be waived, contact us for more information.

  • Categories: Women’s Film, Full Length, Short Film, Documentary, Animation, Experimental, Narrative, Open

  • Contact: gmt@matsu.alaska.edu

  • Submission Information

 

Onscreen


Jack & Crystal– Feature Film

Casting a trailer for "Jack & Crystal" about a married couple, Jack and Crystal, both from Beverly Hills lost their twin daughters at the age of five years old in a tragic car accident. They cope by shooting up heroin, smoking meth, and snorting cocaine. After finding out the truth of this tragedy, their lives take a turn for the worst and a deadly choice is made.

  • Roles: Crystal (Middle Eastern; 15-26; Lead)

  • Audition: January 2018

  • Shoot Dates/Location: Shoots two days (Saturday and Sunday) in late January or early February in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Union: Non-Union

  • Pay: No

  • Audition Information

 

Ghosted- Student Thesis Film

Casting "Ghosted" an LMU thesis film. Synopsis: Morgue-an, a ghost from the 13th century, currently lives with her roommate Stephanie in the modern day. Stephanie shows Morgue-an her favorite TV show, which she has the box copies of, and Morgue-an is hooked. She tries to binge watch the show, however Stephanie's human antics, such as sleeping and going to work, prevent her. Morgue-an quickly learns when she tries to change the disk that she cannot interact with technology. Morgue-an brainstorms and gets creative (and a little destructive) in her attempt to continue watching.

  • Roles: Morgue-an (All Ethnicities; 18-25; Lead)

  • Audition: January 2018

  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearses mid/late January (weekend); shoots Feb. 8-10 in Los Angeles.

  • Union: Non-Union

  • Pay: No

  • Audition Information

  

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

 

Offscreen 


Media Instructor

The Media Instructor should be organized and focused. They should be dedicated to empowering youth The Media instructor will be responsible for developing and facilitating video and audio related lessons for the participants. These lessons will teach the youth about radio personalities and how radio shows are produced and operated. The participants will also learn about television broadcasts and how they are produced. The instructor will also help the youth develop podcasts that focus on youth issues such as youth rights, the criminal justice system and strategies for creating better communities just to name a few. Production and satisfactory completion of public service announcements, short documentary films and other media projects

 

Editor

Callisto Media was inspired by a single, transformational idea: harness the power of big data to produce timely content that enables consumers to lead richer, healthier, more fulfilled lives.

With deep roots in technology and publishing, Callisto Media harnesses the disruptive power of Big Data, creating unparalleled insights into consumer demand and the science of content. Our titles uniquely serve the needs of the reader, enjoy consistent profitability, and delve into the long tail of opportunity.

 

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

 

Video Editor

Thrillist means fun. We're eaters, drinkers, travelers, and doers. We serve the curious and believe that new experiences are what drive the richest lives. We bring our passion, expertise, and taste to bear on the things that are truly worth your time and money. Life is for living, and that's why we're here. Today will be great. 

Thrillist is hiring a Video Editor, Snapchat. This person works closely with the Art Director, Snapchat and other designers on the Snapchat Discover team, and assists across other emerging platforms as needed. Video editors will create original storytelling through design and illustration while utilizing video footage in unique and innovative ways. This role liaises closely with the entire Snapchat Discover team to remain on brand and will collaborate with the expanded Thrillist design team when the editorial teams produce content around a special event. 

  • Position Type: Full-time

  • Eligibility: Be aware of modern design, typography and illustration styles and able to adapt

  • Be resourceful, have excellent research skills, and is creative with storytelling

  • Be collaborative and receptive to feedback and direction

  • Be able to sketch ideas, animate content, and edit video compositions at a high level

  • Be comfortable managing both small and large projects

  • Be excited about the Thrillist brand and creative potential of our unique content

  • 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 pages of Resources - Funding, Submissions, and more.
 

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.

backHer- Women specific grants for all fields

https://www.backher.com/toolbox/women-specific-grants

WITHOUTABOX - Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox at:

 http://www.withoutabox.com