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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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Script Submissions
Onstage
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Special Opportunity


Play Submission Opportunity for Itinerant Theatre’’s “Women Leading” Season

Itinerant Theatre is accepting scripts for our 4th annual 10-Minute and Short Play Staged Readings series “The Play’s the Thing”. The Play’s subject matter should fit this season’s theme of “Women Leading”. There will be a $25 flat royalty honorarium to playwrights per play chosen for readings. Itinerant Theatre is an affordable, professional theatre company that brings new works and the modern classics to artistically under-served communities.   Itinerant Theatre is a 501(c)3 non-profit theatre company.  People want to tell their story, interpret their times, write and act with truth and beauty…before their peers & for the stage. Itinerant Theatre makes that possible.

Submission Guidelines:

1. Only TWO plays per category may be submitted per playwright. There is no submission fee.
2. Submissions via email only. Email submissions (in pdf or Word format only) to 
joypace@itineranttheatre.com
3. Plays must include contact info (name, phone number, email address, home city and state, country) on the cover sheet.
4. Plays will require no more than 6-8 actors.
5. 10 Minute Plays will run no more than 10 minutes, no exceptions.
6. Short Plays will run no more than 1 hour, no exceptions.

Timeline

1. Playwrights whose pieces have been chosen for readings will be notified via phone call and email in Late November.
2. The plays selected will have staged readings produced in Spring as part of our “The Play’s the Thing: New Play Series” in Itinerant Theatre’s studio.

TO SUBMIT: Email joypace@itineranttheatre.com.

There is an extended deadline of November 15th for #StageOpps subscribers! Don't forget to email specialoppscode@gmail.com to get the special code for this month's Special Opportunity!

Project Submissions 


2019 Premiere Play Festival
Premiere’s flagship new play program is a regional competition that develops four exciting new plays each year. 

  • When: March 2019

  • Deadline: December 15, 2018

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Plays must be full-length, have a cast size of no more than 8, and be previously unproduced & unpublished.

  • Playwrights must have a strong affiliation to the greater metropolitan area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware).

  • One script per playwright.

  • No musicals, solo shows, or adaptations.

  • Playwrights must be available for the development process of their play.

  • Playwrights with agents can send full-length scripts; all other writers must submit a 10-page sample, synopsis, character breakdown, and writer bio. 

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Address: N/A

  • Contact: pfsubmit@kean.edu

  • 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

 

 

Script Submissions


The Best Ten Minute Plays, 2019
For the past 15 years, The Best Ten Minute Plays of the Year has been one of S&K's biggest selling books. Results? Promotion for thousands of playwrights leading to countless productions and script sales! This year, True Acting Institute enters a strategic partnership with S&K to build on that foundation with a playwriting contest, new promotional components in the book and online strategies to support you and your work. We invite Ten Minute Producing Theaters and Playwrights to submit 10 minute plays for the chance to be published in the 2019 book!

  • Deadline: October 30th, 2018

  • Application Fee: Free

  • Eligibility: Fill out the email form below. You will receive an email with a private submission link. 

  • Submissions must be made by October 30, 2018.

  • You may enter as many plays as you choose. 

  • Categories: Full length plays

  • Contact: info@trueacting.com

  • Submission Information

Playwrights Foundation
Playwrights Foundation is strongly committed to developing the work of emerging and mid-career writers, and the Bay Area Playwrights Festival is dedicated to that sector. We offer other opportunities for more established playwrights and long-time alums to continue sharing work with us. Playwrights Foundation selects playwrights who demonstrate exceptional talent, and are pursuing a professional playwriting career; special attention is given to writers currently in or just emerging from graduate playwriting programs, and/or 0-3 professional productions, and our play selection process insures gender parity and  ethnic and racial diversity. We are interested in fostering a diverse aesthetic, and in developing work that pushes the American theatrical cannon.

  • Deadline: September 1- October 15, 2018

  • Application Fee: $20

  • Eligibility: Submissions must be full-length plays (60 - 130 pages), unproduced and original  in PDF form. We do accept adaptations, but not translations. Plays that have previously received a workshop or university production are considered unproduced.

  • Categories: New Plays

  • Contact: literary@playwrightsfoundation.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 


Original Short Play Festival, Spring 2019

  • Casting versatile actors and seeking directors for a short play festival of new works to be showcased at Open Hydrant's theater in the Bronx, under an Equity Showcase Code.

  • Auditions: October 2018

  • Production Dates: Rehearses in Hunts Point in the Bronx, NY; actor must be available Monday evenings during rehearsal process; performs this spring with agreed dates with all cast members at the Open Hydrant Theater Company in the Bronx, NY.

  • Pay: Equity Showcase Code

  • Audition Information

 

Dark Matters

  • Casting "Dark Matters," a play. Project description: "In an isolated house at the edge of a cornfield, in the mountains of Virginia, something almost beyond belief is happening to the Cleary family. When Bridget Cleary goes missing, in the dead of the night, her husband Michael and son, Jeremy, scramble to help Sheriff Richard Egan find her. Then, as suddenly as she vanished, Bridget reappears, talking about strange visitations and otherworldly beings. Is she lying? Or are supernatural forces at work? 'Dark Matters' is a suspense thriller about the secrets that hold families together and the terrible truths we sometimes choose to ignore in the people we love."

  • Auditions: October 2018

  • Production Dates: Rehearsals begin Dec. 4, 2018, in Chicago, IL. Runs Jan. 10-20, 2019.

  • Pay: Yes

  • 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: December 5, 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

 

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.

 

 

 

 

#Screenopps


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#ScreenOpps
#ScreenOppsOCT18

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


Social Impact Media Awards

The annual SIMA AWARDS champion eye-opening impact cinema that exemplifies excellence in its potential to inspire social change. Each year, films are selected from over 140 countries around the world, competing for honors, cash prizes, industry accolades, media features, distribution opportunities, and entry into SIMA’s signature film programs. 

https://simaawards.org/sima-awards-competition

There is a 20% 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


Final Girls Berlin Film Festival
Final Girls Berlin Film Festival showcases horror cinema that’s directed, written, or produced by women*. We are holding the fourth edition of FGBFF from February 7-10 2019 at B-ware Ladenkino in Berlin. We are looking for horror films (as well as films with horror elements or films that pay homage to horror), of all lengths. We are also extra excited if female filmmakers wish to visit the festival in order to participate in panels, or give talks or workshops on a particular aspect of horror cinema. We are committed to creating space for female voices and visions, whether monstrous, heroic, or some messy combination of the two, in the horror genre.

  • When/Where: January 31 – February 3, 2019, Berlin, Germany

  • Deadline: November 26, 2018

  • Submission Fee: $5-$10

  • Eligibility: Final Girls Berlin accepts submissions of both short and feature-length films, as well as films that don't fit neatly in either of those formats. 
    All submitted films must be written, directed, or produced by women, trans, or non-binary filmmakers. 
    All submitted films must be considered horror, or at least have horror elements. 
    You may submit films regardless of prior screening status or year of completion. 
    Preferred formats: mp4 with aac sound codec, blu-ray discs; DCP 
    Promo materials such as posters, t-shirts, etc. are very welcome and will be distributed to the audience at the festival. 
    Once a film has been accepted into the official festival program it can no longer be withdrawn. 
    The filmmaker grants permission to FGBFF to screen the film at the advertised festival as well as future FGBFF events (unless indicated otherwise in a cover letter with the submission form). 
    The filmmaker agrees that the festival can use up to 5 stills from the movie for promotional purposes.

  • Categories: Horror

  • Address: 19 Gärtnerstraße
    Berlin, Berlin 10245
    Germany

  • Contact: finalgirlsfilmfest@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

 

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

 

Onscreen


No Forks in the Road– Short Film
We are casting a thesis film titled "No Forks in the Road", a mini road movie about a woman named May struggling with her duality as an Asian American through her newly found friendship with Annie, a teenage vagabond who reminds her a bit of her younger self and the Chinese diner on-site of their greyhound rest stop.

  • Roles: May (Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander; 20-36; Lead); Annie (Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander; 18-27; Lead); Restaurant Owner (Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian/Pacific Islander; 40-65; Supporting)

  • Audition: October 2018

  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearses twice in late October/ early November with shoot dates on November 16-17. Depending on location, additional dates TBD and some overnights will be required.

  • Union: Non-Union

  • Pay: $100/shoot day with meals and transportation

  • Audition Information

 

A Song for Three- Short Film
A woman lets go of her dying mother with the help of her son. A one scene film. We will provide footage for your reel within two weeks of filming and will have the film on Vimeo publicly by November 1.

  • Roles: Liara (All Ethnicities; 60+; Supporting); Mary (All Ethnicities; 45-60; Lead)

  • Audition: October 2018

  • Shoot Dates/Location: Shoots 10/13/18 in Boston's South End neighborhood. Daytime shoot.

  • Union: Non-Union

  • Pay: Yes

  • Audition Information

  

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

 

Offscreen 


Film/TV Production Coordinator
The Coordinator would primarily work in SoHo production office coordinating film and video shoots as well as equipment rentals. The coordinator would be responsible for bidding and invoicing our clients via QuickBooks OnLine.

  • Position Type: Full-Time

  • Eligibility: Maintenance of the on-line production calendar, and preparation of call sheets, etc is part of the job

    Coordinator would work with American Movie Company producers to receive and respond to phone calls and emails from clients and would need to be knowledgeable about film and video production.

    Coordinator would occasionally work from one of our Green Screen and White Cyc studios in Manhattan, Astoria and Brooklyn or on set but most work would be in our Manhattan production office

    Excellent phone and writing skills, a knowledge of film/video production, proficiency in QuickBooks OnLine as well as good computer and social media skills are required.

  • Application Information

 

Production Assistant
Peraino Entertainment is looking for Production Assistants for several upcoming projects.

  • Position Type: Contract

  • Eligibility: Good written skills

    - Strong communication

    - Desire to grow with a company

    - Basic understanding of film

    - Ability to take direction

  • 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

 

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