|Natalie Abbot, Lucy Guerin Studio Residencies & Workshops|
Workshops & Residencies, Lucy Guerin Inc
Applications are open for the 2014 studio residency program at Lucy Guerin Inc. These residencies provide studio/rehearsal space free of charge for the development of new work. Places are also available in their next Hotbed professional development workshop titled Defining Practice, presented by US/Belgian-based choreographer Eleanor Bauer (Nov 25).
Applications for studio residencies & workshop places due 23 Sept; http://www.lucyguerininc.com/studio-projects/Studio_Residency; http://www.lucyguerininc.com/studio-projects/Hotbed
Indigenous Production Scholarship, Metro Screen
Scholarships are now available for 15 Indigenous people looking to work across film producing and production management. The course starting September 13 results in a Certificate IV in Screen & Media (Partial Qualification). Metro Screen also offers free access for Indigenous filmmakers to a number of their other short courses.
Applications for Production Scholarship 2 Sept; http://metroscreen.org.au/funding/indigenous-support/
Critical Path Responsive Residencies
For 2014 Critical Path is dividing its Responsive Residencies for NSW-based choreographers into Tasters/Testers, for processes trying out new ideas (up to $10,000); and Investigate/Extend for longer-term research projects (up to $20,000). They also offer research room residencies to NSW, national and international artists (non-financial) providing artists with office and research space, including access to video editing equipment, for up to three months.
Deadline for Responsive Residencies 9 Sept; Research Room residencies no deadline, subject to availability; http://www.criticalpath.org.au/documents/2014_ResponsiveProgram_GuidelinesforApplying.pdf
Bivouac is a video exhibition with an emphasis on multichannel pieces that are not so much site-specific as site responsive. Ten works will be chosen to be exhibited at a yet to be disclosed public site in Melbourne in October/November. Preferred format is three-channel works two to nine minutes long.
Deadline 2 Sept; http://blog.cofa.unsw.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Attachment-Bivouac-2013-CALL-OUT.pdf
Next Generation Placement, ASSITEJ
The International Association of Theatre for Children & Young People (ASSITEJ) is calling for organisations to register for their Next Generation Placement program. This offers young artists opportunities to experience temporary secondments in a range of companies across the world. Artists under 35 may apply for placements via the ASSITEJ site with successful applicants eligible to apply for financial assistance.
Deadline for placement offers 30 Aug; deadline for applicants 30 Sept; http://www.assitej-international.org/next-generation/
The Forever Now team of Willoh S Weiland, Brian Ritchie, Jeff Khan, Thea Baumann and Susan Cohn are calling for content to include on the three gold discs that they intend to send into space. In one minute of sound or video you are invited to contemplate infinity and an audience a billion light years away.
Applications open until June 2015; http://forevernow.me/
Blue Mountains Film Festival
Last week to submit entries to the Blue Mountains Film Festival for a chance to win a Yowie and the $5000 grand prize. Categories for short film entries are Animation, Drama, Documentary, Comedy, Open, Music Video and Family. Feature films will also be considered. The film festival is Oct 3-7 at Scenic World.
Entries due 2 Sept; http://www.bluemountainsfilmfestival.com/enter.htm
Selected Australia Council Grants
for full list see http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curator Exchange Program - 2 September 2013
Community Partnerships: Projects - 6 September 2013
Community Partnerships: Cité Residency - 6 September 2013
Community Partnerships: Career Pathways – Structured Mentorships - 6 September 2013
Community Partnerships: Projects with Public Outcomes - 6 September 2013
Festivals Australia - 6 September 2013
JUMP Mentoring - 9 September 2013
RealTime issue #116 Aug-Sept 2013 pg. web
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