Support to professional woman photographers to complete a documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.
The below opportunities have now closed.
The Box is inviting local/regional artists to apply for 20 micro-commissions of £500 to produce a new piece of work that explores the impact of the ongoing health situation. Apply by 25 May.
Designed to support UK-based BAME music-makers exploring new ideas and collaborating with other artists, a new ‘Lockdown Edition’ of Opera North’s successful Resonance programme is open for applications now.
RIO – Real Ideas Organisation has a commission opportunity available for a marketing professional to deliver online sessions to benefit young people aged 15-24 in Cornwall, who are interested in becoming self-employed along with providing some 1:1 professional mentoring support.
Is there a one-to-one performance at 2 meters apart? Or a project that you happen upon during your daily exercise? How can we interrupt this ‘new normal’? How can we commemorate, celebrate or challenge?
Historic England – is asking the public to help record a week in lockdown. 100 images from the public and ten artists will be added to Historic England’s Archive to preserve them and officially record this moment in history
The £5,500 bursary will help new comedy writers or writing partnerships develop a script for broadcast consideration, along with guidance from established industry professionals and the BBC Comedy commissioning team.
Calling researchers, writers, data analysts, journalists, activists, academics, scientists, photographers, artists and practitioners of all disciplines to submit to RAKE’s online investigative collaboration initiative.
The Arts Institute – Art Commissions – Covid-19
Four art commissions inviting artists working across film, visual arts, spoken word and performance to give voice to the current situation and develop new work that responds to the theme ‘Everything has changed. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.’
Call for artists in Residence . The organisers welcome applications from artists, designers, biohackers, musicians, or other cultural practitioners who want to carry out artistic work with biological media.
Obsidian Coast – is looking for UK based arts to initiate Hypericum: A Code of Practice, a curatorial and artistic development project, to generate a collectively produced and ever-evolving code of practice for feminist, anticolonial and environmentally sustainable arts organising.
Beyond Quantum Music Open Call – welcomes submissions for any kind of digital art, sound installations, video works, as well as music that connects analogue and/or acoustic instruments with digital ones, the old and new sound worlds.
The Rooftop Arts Centre invites submissions of artwork, poetry, video, and sound art to an online exhibition that explores the theme of connection, something that we are all missing during this time
Commission available for 4 young people aged 18 – 25 to create hero content for our next campaign. That’s paid work for four stylists and four photographers to collaborate on an image and microfilm for Lonely Not Alone this year.
Reimagining Museums for Climate Action – In the lead-up to COP26, we invite concept and design proposals that radically reimagine the museum as an institution to help shape meaningful climate action.
Terrestrial 2020 Remote Residencies Open Call – A paid opportunity for community artists across England to develop their local connections and explore new ways of working.
Plymouth University – iLEAD is a new 12-month development programme for leaders in Plymouth. It will create and embed an ecosystem of talent that will challenge conventional wisdom and shape and grow social and economic prosperity.
Peninsula Dance Partnership Choreographic Bursary 2020 – The CPD choreographic Bursaries are supported by Hall For Cornwall, Plymouth Dance and Dance in Devon. You may apply at any stage in your career.
Unlimited’s main aim is to commission disabled artists and companies to make exceptional work. For this next round, Unlimited has over half a million pounds available for Main Commissions, Research and Development awards and Emerging Artists awards.
Oxford Contemporary Music – OCM is now accepting applications for Boom 2020/21, an annual professional development scheme for music / sound artists / musicians and producers who are interested in creating and presenting inspiring contemporary music or sound based work outside of the concert hall and gallery.
Historic England is commissioning a new piece of outdoor art that celebrates the high street today. The new artwork will have a significant presence across High Streets HAZ schemes in at least five regions and engage the public as co-creators, participants and audience.
Is inviting Creative Teams (made up of organisations and individuals from across the STEAM sectors) to apply to take part in a paid R&D project to create compelling, ambitious and jaw-dropping public engagement acts on a global-scale.
Plymouth Cultural Education Partnership
The partnership are looking to commission a SW based theatre company to devise and perform a brand-new production by/for/with children and young people (aged 8 -13) in Plymouth. The commission involves a period of research and development with 4 primary schools and 1 secondary school in the Whitleigh/Southway area.
For more details please email email@example.com
Four £500 micro-commissions aimed at those who identify as part of Plymouth’s LGBT+ community. Each commission will produce a digital piece of work that can be shared across online platforms. Professional and amateur artists, wordsmiths, photographers, film makers and musicians are encouraged to consider how they can best represent their story, which will also be added to the Plymouth LBGT+ archive.
Open call for artists and designers to make proposals for 1 or more of the 7 commissions for The Amelia Scott Building as part of the Artscore programme.
Smart Citizens is opening Fab Lab Plymouth to communities. The programme offers workshops to design and make almost anything, tech & sustainability talks, community meet-ups, and training in digital design and fabrication.
The opportunity will be open to everyone and will give ten filmmakers, and their teams, the chance to make a short documentary film with a budget of between £20,000 and £40,000 each. All teams will be under the guidance of Netflix and other filmmaking professionals, to ensure that filmmakers and everyone involved in the production are fairly paid, and in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry.
The Royal Society of Literature and Sky Arts are delighted to invite applications for a new set of Awards to celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers.
Five Awards are available, providing each winner with ten free mentoring sessions over the course of 12 months with an RSL Fellow writing in their form, as well as two sessions with Awards Ambassador Bernardine Evaristo. Thanks to funding from Sky Arts, mentorships are fully funded.
Experimentica is looking for three artists based in the UK whose practice, prior to COVID, focused on live art or contemporary performance and who need support to explore ways of adapting their approach to making and sharing their work.
Royal Docks are looking for ambitious and bold ideas that can creatively, and practically, position the Royal Docks as a place of innovation, making, ideas, and experimentation and be inspired by, and rooted in, the people and place of the Royal Docks.
A mentorship programme that offers free mentoring to talented writers from underrepresented backgrounds who are unable to pay for such support.
Fourteen mentorships are available, each delivered by a freelance editor.
CulturA’Toi promote cultural exchanges between France and abroad through various projects.
La Lorgnette is a comic strip competition on the theme of an enchanted world.
Deadline: May 2021
Looking for an energetic, pro-active and organised Assistant Stage Manager to join the stage management team.
The right person will have experience working in stage management, being fast and responsive as part of a large scale project, and ideally have some outdoor art experience. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential.
Deadline: 23.04.2021 at 12pm
Opportunity for any actor, puppeteer, physical theatre, circus performer or dancer that wants to perform with Trigger on our spectacular event The Hatchling. Experience with large scale puppets is useful but not essential.
Deadline: 16.04.2021 at 10am
Trigger are looking for an organised, motivated and personable Stage Manager & Show Caller for Trigger’s upcoming production of a major new site-specific work, working alongside a world-class creative team.
The right person will have experience working with large scale ensemble casts, calling complex shows, and ideally have some outdoor art experience. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential.
Deadline: 23.04.2021 at 12pm
The Board of Theatre Royal Plymouth is seeking an exceptional Chief Executive to succeed Adrian Vinken OBE.
Building on the achievements of one of the most respected and highly successful regional theatres in the UK, the new Chief Executive will provide inspirational and entrepreneurial leadership for the organisation and its many stakeholders, ensuring strategic vision, artistic excellence, financial resilience, commercial success, and long-term stability and growth.
Opportunity for both emerging and established artists to showcase their work and gain recognition for their talents on a global level.
submitted artwork should reflect the diversity of art and culture, whilst promoting an exchange between Eastern and Western creative cultures.
There is a total cash fund of £6,000 available for successful entrants.
Season For Change invites all artists and cultural organisations to host events, artworks and actions across the UK that inspires urgent and inclusive action on climate change.
February- July 2021
Celebrating the best contemporary photography from the past year. The Awards give exposure, visibility and opportunity to photographers worldwide on an annual basis.
A total prize fund of $60,000 (USD) plus the latest Sony digital imaging equipment is shared between winning photographers.
The Awards are free to enter and open to all photographers operating in the photographic industry across the world.
Deadlines: 30.11.2021 for the Student category; 31.12.2021 for the Youth category; 7.01.2022 for the Open category; and 14.01.2022 for the Professional category.
Through the months of September October and November 2020 is offering free residency space in Bill’s Attic to individual artists, or a group of artists/ company who can demonstrate that they can work together while adhering to social distancing regulations, for a maximum period of 4 days.
Mayflower 400 Community Soarks Programme: ‘You Are Welcome Here’ aims to develop international and cultural inclusivity within The Imperfect Orchestra and the wider music community in Plymouth.
The Low Carbon Devon Internship and Leadership Programme is a 3-month fully-funded internship opportunity placing current students or recent graduates of the University of Plymouth within Devon SMEs to work on a low carbon project.
Coventry City of Culture is inviting creatives to submit their interest and links to their work or portfolio to create a diverse catalogue/database of work and a register of interested artists that can be considered for public realm projects.
SeaChange Arts- The Drill House Artist Residencies for artists that work in outdoor arts and circus, but also those that work in other disciplines who are keen to work collaboratively with or extend their practice into these art forms.