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Submission Opportunities for Women in Theatre

(previously known as Theatre Funding Newsletter)

 

##Opportunities for selected populations.

**Opportunities for women only.

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Project Submissions
Script Submissions
Onstage
BackSTAGE
Funding
Residencies
Other Resources

 


Special Opportunity


Special Opps will continue again in September, but please watch this space (and our website) for upcoming info on Submissions.

Project Submissions 


Modern Works Festival
Urbanite Theatre is seeking work from emerging and established female and female-identifying playwrights.

  • When/Where: October 2-14, 2018, Sarasota, FL
  • Deadline: August 12, 2018
  • Application Fee: $20
  • Eligibility: Submissions must be from female or female identifying playwrights. Playwrights must reside in the United States. Plays must be unproduced and unpublished with limited development. Approximate running time must be between 60 and 95 minutes with no intermission. No musicals, translations, or adaptations. Plays must require five performers or fewer. Plays must have an equal or greater representation of women, both in quantity and quality of roles. Plays must include a contact page and character breakdown. One submission per playwright. Any plays that do not follow these requirements will be dismissed, and no refund of the entry fee will be given. Submissions will be capped after the first 350 scripts are received.
  • Categories: New Plays
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: modernworks@urbanitetheatre.com 
  • 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

 

Adirondack Theatre Festival
ATF produces new scripts of the highest caliber throughout each season. To help fulfill this mission, we welcome the opportunity to read submissions from skilled playwrights who feel their work would be a good fit at the Adirondack Theatre Festival.

  • When/Where: 2019 in Adirondacks
  • Deadline: August 15-October 1, 2018
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Full PDF version of the script (Word also accepted) •    Brief (3-5 sentence) synopsis of the play. Production history—including any readings, workshop or full productions the play has received thus far. Professional playwright resume or bio
  • Categories: New Plays
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: Literary@ATFestival.org
  • Submission Information

 

Humana Festival
Our current program to identify emerging playwrights is the National Ten-Minute Play Contest. This contest for one-act plays of ten pages or less is open to any and all playwrights. Information about the contest can be found on our website under the section "10-Minute Play Contest." Or, if you prefer, send us your snail mail address and we will be glad to send you a copy of the brochure.

  • When/Where: Ongoing in Louisville, KY
  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Although we accept plays throughout the year, we complete most of our reading between April and October, and most playwrights are notified of the status of their submissions in the late summer or fall. The Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville's main venue for producing new work, is an annual event held in February and March.
  • Categories: Our current program to identify emerging playwrights is the National Ten-Minute Play Contest. This contest for one-act plays of ten pages or less is open to any and all playwrights. 
  • Address: New Play Program Attn: Tanya Palmer Actors Theatre of Louisville 316 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202-4218
  • Contact: boxoffice@actorstheatre.org
  • Submission Information

 

Script Submissions


Edgemar Center for the Arts
Edgemar Center for the Arts, which is a theatre based in Santa Monica, California is currently looking for original content for our 2018 season. We are accepting all types of genres, and specifically looking for material that has not made a LA premiere yet. 

  • Deadline: August 1, 2018
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: We ask for a synopsis of the work, full work, bio of author, etc. so we may learn as much possible about the author and work.
  • Categories: New Full-Length and One Act Plays
  • Contact: edgemarliterary@gmail.com
  • 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

 

Synergy Theatre Project
Synergy are looking for new plays written by prisoners and ex-prisoners. There are no restrictions on the basis of the content of these plays. You can submit your play by email or by post. It is useful if you are also able to enclose a covering letter telling us a little about yourself and the play.

 

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 


For Fate Has Chained It So

  • Casting "For Fate Has Chained It So," a workshop reading. Synopsis: As Julian arrives to visit his brilliant physicist friend in a psychiatric hospital in Princeton, NJ, he finds that Richard has stopped speaking. He wheedles it out of him that it is all because of Kurt Gödel, and what this man, considered the greatest logician since Aristotle and the only person that Albert Einstein considers an equal, has proved. But to understand exactly what Kurt Gödel did prove we must delve back over forty years, retracing the story of this motley crew of mathematicians and physicists as they discover the secret of the first atom bomb, struggle with terrible prejudices within the scientific community, and risk madness to discover the mind of god. For Fate Has Chained It So is a full length drama, with a running time of about 90 minutes. The cast includes one woman, 40s, and five men, early 30s to early 70s, with one case of doubling. Actors will be asked to read the play before the workshop, and be prepared to go straight into a recorded reading. The reading will be followed by a discussion. Developmental History: For Fate Has Chained It So (previous title Gödel)was workshopped at Pulse Ensemble Theater in NYC as part of their Writer's Lab from August 2015-November 2015. In March 2018 the play was presented as a staged reading at Theatre For The New City, part of their Scratch Night series.
  • Auditions: August 2018
  • Production Dates: Runs Aug. 8 (2-6 p.m.) at Dixon Place in Bayonne, NJ.
  • Pay: No
  • Audition Information

 

Dirty Linen

  • Casting "Dirty Linen," a play by Ofem Ajah. Synopsis: A sexy thriller about how far a person will go to be right. Production states: "Three characters, probably about 80 minutes. This play will be double cast so each actor will get six performances and they will be on call for the other six performances in case of illness."
  • Auditions: August 2018
  • Production Dates: Rehearses on weekday afternoons (2-5:30 p.m.) and Saturday morning/afternoons, dates TBD. Performs Sept. 13-15, 20-22, 27-29, and Oct. 4-6 at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre in NYC.
  • Pay: No 
  • Audition Information

 

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

 

Backstage


Costume Shop Manager
Kean University and Premiere Stages are seeking a Costume Shop Manager. Under the supervision of the Kean Theatre Conservatory Costume Designer, assist with the build of all productions and oversee costume shop producing 4 productions for the Department of Theatre and 2-3 productions for Premiere Stages, the Equity theatre on campus. We have a small staff and this is a hands-on position; a strong costume technician is required.

  • Position Type: Contract
  • Eligibility: Actively participate in the cutting, draping, stitching, pulling, fitting and strike of costume elements and for 7 shows on 3 stages within budgets and deadlines. Coordinate fittings and production workflow. Assist in the training of student staff/crews as needed. Supervise costume shop student staff/crews, occasional over hire, and summer intern. Care, laundering, and maintenance of show clothes, wigs, costume accessories, quick changes. Maintain shop inventory of costumes, supplies, fabrics, etc. and coordinate loans and rentals. Manage costume shop equipment, repairs, and maintenance. Supplemental costume design work may also be offered, but is not guaranteed. Attend production and planning meetings as needed. Assist with University functions and special events as needed.
  • 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 


Translation Projects
Translation Projects enable recipients to translate work from other languages into English. Non-matching grants are for $12,500 or $25,000, depending upon the artistic excellence and merit of the project.

  • Deadline: August 2018
  • Application Fee: Free
  • Eligibility: Through fellowships to published translators, the National Endowment for the Arts supports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English.
  • Address: N/A
  • Contact: LitFellowships@arts.gov 
  • 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 


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 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
#ScreenOppsAUG18

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


Special Opps will continue again in September, but please watch this space (and our website) for upcoming info on Submissions.

 


 Film Festivals


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

 

The Virginia Sweded Film Festival
The Virginia Sweded Film Festival was founded in 2016 by Myron Smith and is rapidly growing as it now approaches its third year. The Virginia Sweded Film Festival is a presentation of fast-paced, low budget remakes of classic movies. In 2016, there were nearly 200 attendees who came to the first VA Sweded Film Festival. In 2017, the event was expanded into a three day event. 2018 promises to be our biggest year yet!

  • When/Where: October 5-7, 2018, Ridgeway, VA
  • Deadline: June 1, 2018 (Regular); August 1, 2018 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $25-$60
  • Eligibility: 1. You make the film at your own risk. 2. If making a parody of a copyrighted film, you must include a disclaimer at the beginning of your film. 3. Do not use copyrighted music in your film without permission. 4. Films that result in the harm of an animal will be disqualified. 5. You must be present at the Virginia Sweded Film Festival to be eligible for the Grand Prize. 6. Your film must be submitted on a playable DVD or a USB flash drive. Send submissions to: Myron Smith- P.O. Box 354, Ridgeway, VA 24148 7. No Entries (media or documents) will be returned. 8. The Best in Show award will be decided by audience vote. Since Myron Smith is founder of the VIrginia Sweded Film Festival, he will not be eligible for the Grand Prize. If one of his films is voted as Best in Show, he will forgo the prize and pass the Grand Prize along to the next runner-up. Actors and Actresses appearing in Myron's films will still be eligible for Best Actor or Best Actress award. 9. The completed film must be received before the Regular Deadline to be considered an Official Selection. 10. No more than 12 films will be accepted. The Virginia Sweded Film Festival has the right to deny a film submission for any reason.
  • Categories: New Films 
  • Contact: crazedmazes@gmail.com
  • Submission Information

 

World of Women Film Fair Middle East
The World of Women’s Cinema - WOW Film Fair Middle East is the first women’s short film fair that promotes and awards the talents of women directors, producers, writers, editors and cinematographers in the film industry internationally. It is an event that offers emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to screen short works giving a thematic perspective of ... “seeing the world through the eyes of women”. Created by Women in Film and Television NSW, this is the first of its kind event in the Arab world. Committed to improving the status of women, both on and off the screen, the event aims to support and advance women working in film, TV and other related screen industries.

 

 

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

 

 

Bex Fantastic Film Festival
First Fantastic Festival in town of Bex (Switzerland) at Cinema Grain d'sel. Fantastic,Horror,Fantasy, Indie Short,Music Video and Full Length Films Opening 2 November 2018 Awards Ceremony 4 November 2018

  • When/Where: November 2-4, 2018, Bex, Switzerland
  • Deadline: July 1, 2018 (Regular); September 1, 2018 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $10-$50
  • Eligibility: Worldwide Short,Music Videos and Full lenghts Films Accepted in Horror,Fantastic,Fantasy Genre All Movies selected are screened in Festival. 2 November 6 P.M Grand Opening reception Full Lenght Screened 3 November 2018 Short Movies and Music Videos Screened 4 November 2018 Retrospective Night 3 November 2018 Awards Ceremony 4 November 2018 8 P.M All movies subtitled in French,English and German Fees are not refunded
  • Categories: Full Length Film, Short Film, Music Video  
  • Address: Avenue de la gare 6 Bex, Vaud Switzerland  
  • Contact: contact@radiobellerine.ch    
  • Submission Information

Onscreen


Polterheist– Web Series
A comedy web series about a middle school teacher who tries to help a ghost find closure and reach the other side.

  • Roles: Mariam (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 25-45; Lead); Jennifer (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 18-35; Supporting); Lisa (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 22-42; Supporting)
  • Audition: August 2018
  • Shoot Dates/Location: There will be a table-read in September and then the production will shoot at the end of the month.
  • Union: Non-Union
  • Pay: No
  • Audition Information

 

Stay Tonight- Short Film
This is a short film that will be submitted to film festivals as a SAG New Media project. The storyline for this film follows the lives of two men who grew up together in Brookly, New York. Michael is bisexual and Tony is heterosexual. However, as life moves on both men find themselves in a difficult situation that requires difficult decisions. This is a romance film that contains elements comedy and drama. There is a sex scene in this film which will require partial nudity (from the waist up). Creative camera angles will take care of the rest. Please keep in mind that the sex scene will be filmed professionally and in good taste.

  • Roles: Psychiatrist (All Ethnicities; 26-42; Supporting)
  • Audition: August 2018
  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearsal Date(s): August, specific dates and location will be updated shortly. Production Date: Being finalized with the production company. Most likely the end of August or beginning of September.
  • Union: Union 
  • Pay: Yes
  • Audition Information

 

 

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

 

Offscreen 


Production Artist/Designer
DBOX is a design and digital agency dedicated to craft and innovation in the strategic development of brands. We create stories and experiences in the fields of architecture, art, hospitality, high-profile real estate development and culture. DBOX’s work in branding, CGI, illustration, renderings, web, interactive, graphic design, photography and film has been recognized by organizations including the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy® Awards) and exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Eligibility: The Production Artist position is responsible for assisting the Senior Production Artist in supporting the design teams with producing print, packaging, advertising, and digital graphics. Duties include preflight formatting, in addition to collecting, processing, checking and uploading files, maintaining the advertising media calendar and keeping relevant teams aware of upcoming print and digital advertising deadlines.
  • Application Information

 

Studio Assistant
Slate Studios is seeking an energetic and self motivated Studio Assistant responsible for supporting studio operations, equipment handling, rental and studio maintenance on the night crew in a high traffic studio and rental facility. The Studio Assistant will work in coordination with the Studio Manager in ensuring standard operating practices are being performed.

    • Position Type: Full Time
    • Eligibility: 1 year experience in photo, tv, film industry. Knowledge of grip, electrical, lighting, and digital equipment. Must be able to adopt and deal with a fast paced environment. Patience, reliability, intuitive sense of what needs to be done. Strong focus and attention to detail. Attention to customer service and how all areas of production work towards achieving a high customer perception. Must be currently in college of having had obtained a college degree
    • 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 

     

    Videographer/Editor
    We are a small but aggressive digital production team with a big appetite. We all wear many different hats and do many different things in the world of digital production, but together we create projects that are great. Shoot To Kill NYC is currently seeking a highly capable and experienced Videographer/Editor to join our team full-time. Applicants should meet the qualifications below and follow the instructions outlined to apply.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Eligibility: 3+ years of professional video production experience from a Production-House and/or Agency level, or from a personal but WELL VERSED freelance level with proven track record of shooting, editing, media management, project management and storytelling capabilities •    Heavy experience shooting with DSLR video and RED Digital Cinema Cameras •    Fluent in Adobe Premiere Pro and the Adobe Creative Cloud family of applications •    Experience in Final Cut Pro Studio and FCPX •    Experience in Adobe After Effects a plus •    Ability to work on tight deadlines and keep a positive attitude while under pressure •    Experience managing video projects start to finish without direct supervision, but capable of working within a team setting under direct supervision •    Experience operating as a “one man production band” ie: You can show up, shoot, produce, direct, then bring back media and edit •    Ability to maintain and balance a schedule to meet client driven deadlines and milestones •    Ready and willing to travel for location shoots
    • Application Information

    Residencies 


    NW Documentary Artist in Residence
    As a center for non-fiction storytelling, NW Documentary seeks to encourage and foster documentary storytellers. The success of a creative, thriving environment is based on a variety of artists of different experience levels, working under one roof. The center is a place where upcoming storytellers gain inspiration, insight, and encouragement from experienced and established professionals. Likewise, active professionals benefit from a lively community consisting of support, creative exchange, and resources that would not be available to them as solo artists working from their homes. In addition to our regular workshops, internships, and volunteer opportunities, NW Documentary offers the Artist-in-Residence program to fulfill this need.

    • Deadline: Ongoing
    • Application Fee: Free
    • When: Ongoing
    • Eligibility:  The Artist-in-Residence is an opportunity for non-fiction storytellers who have demonstrated a passion and commitment to their craft, an original artistic vision, and a desire to develop their work within a creative community. The term “non-fiction storytellers” is not exclusive to a single documentary medium, but may include: film/video, audio, photography, literary non-fiction, multi-media or other.
    • Address: 6 NE Tillamook, Portland, OR 97212
    • Contact: info@nwdocumentary.org    
    • Application Information

     

    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