Jon Appel Former Fellow at Jacob Burns Film Center

#SundaySubmissions: New Year, New Opportunities!

Happy 2017 everyone! Start your year off right by submitting your films, applying for grants and residencies, and more! Hampton International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab is seeking screenplays. ‘The Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab, going into its 17th year, is an intimate gathering that takes place each Spring in East Hampton, New York (April 7- 9, 2017). The Lab develops emerging screenwriting talent by pairing established writers & creative producers with up-and-coming screenwriters (chosen by HIFF in collaboration with key industry contacts).’ **Without a Box extended deadline 1/16**:

IFP is seeking teleplays by, for or about women for their Made in NY: Series Competition. **Deadline extended to 1/13**:

Apply for the Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship or the Sally Burns Shenkman Women Filmmaker Fellowship at the Jacob Burns Film Center by 1/15! ‘The SPRING 2017 Fellows will be in residence at the Jacob Burns Film Center for sixteen weeks, and will be awarded a $4,000 honorarium. The Fellows are provided with a dedicated work space, tuition-free enrollment in Media Arts Lab classes, and access to Lab resources, including use of the recording studio, sound stage, and state-of-the-art filmmaking equipment. The Fellows are expected to serve as Teaching Assistants for JBFC education programs, and will assist with school partnerships and outreach initiatives as needed. The required time commitment to the program, including teaching time, is an average of 25 hours per week. The Fellowships will culminate in a public presentation of the completed projects, and will include participation in the JBFC’s Creative Culture Initiative.’

The Bogliasco Foundation seeks applications for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters of their artist residency in Bogliasco, Italy, with 1/15 and 4/15 deadlines, respectively. They are particularly interested in applications from the Dance, Theater, Film/Video, Music, and Architecture communities. The Yard is offering a Media and Communications Internship for Summer 2017, May 15 – September 8. You can apply by 1/15 for Priority Consideration but the final deadline to apply is 2/15: Apply to show your dance at Porch View Dances 2017 (July 19 – 23) in Toronto, organized by KAEJA D’DANCE by 1/16! BRIC seeks applicants for their BRICLab Residency, an opportunity that grants artists ‘stipends and an intensive residency in BRIC’s Artist Studio with development time, opportunities for artistic mentoring, and work-in-process performances.’ Apply by 1/17: Residency Unlimited seeks ‘six US based artists for three months residencies each, from March 1 to November 30, 2017. Each artist will receive a stipend of $1000.’ Learn more and apply by 1/20: ‘A nine-month studio residency program that focuses on creative practice development for emerging artists working across all disciplines, LMCC’s Workspace program offers space for experimentation and dialogue with peers and arts professionals, as well as career-advancement opportunities.’ Information session on 1/12! Appy by 1/26: In Situ Dance Festival is ‘accepting submissions from high quality choreographers/dance companies for site-specific choreography / performance / dance installation proposals. All work must be new and original and created in response to a specific site along the festival route.’ Learn more and apply by 2/1: American Dance Festival seeks Production and Administrative Interns for summer 2017! Deadline to apply 2/3: The Bureau of Creative Works is seeking applications for their #ShortFilm Grant. Learn more and apply by 2/6: Learn more about NEFA‘s grant opportunities on their website: Head to Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.‘s website to learn more about their 2016 grant opportunities and deadlines: FILM SUBMISSIONS: Short of the Week has on-going submissions: Big Vision Empty Wallet has rolling submissions for their Kickstart Diversity program. They seek feature films with inclusive teams. Learn more here: Cascadia Dance & Cinema Festival has a regular deadline of 1/31 and a late deadline of 3/31: NewFilmmakers is accepting submissions for their summer screening! The earlybird deadline is 1/15, regular 2/15, late 3/15, and extended 4/1: Dallas Medianale has a late deadline of 1/20: Tribeca Film Festival: is still accpeting submissions in certain categories: Check out their grants while you’re at it: F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded Movement) seeks dance films by 2/1: American Dance Festival’s Movies by Movers Dance Film Festival has a 2/12 deadline: Picture Farm Film Festival seeks short Narratives, Documentaries, Animated Films, Experimental Works, Music Videos, and Teaser / Trailers by 2/17: New Directors/New Films Festival in Portugal is accepting films until their 2/28 deadline: Submit your dance film by 3/3 for the 4th Annual N.C. Triad Choreography Showcase’s Evening of Dance on Film  
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