The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 30th March 2020

Welcome to this week’s newsletter!!!

This week we bring you the work of Visual artists Yonas Ameha of Joyab art and design studio and as always, do check out his work, like and definitely share with others.

How this newsletter works:

Below you will find lists of open calls, residencies, competitions etc. So find your section, ie: if you are writer check out the writers’ section and once you are there:

  1. Click on the link of the opportunity you would like to apply for
  2. This will take you to their website where you can read the criteria for submission
  3. Once you have read it, APPLY!!!!!
  4. Don’t just apply to one …. It is a numbers game, so do apply to many open calls as you can

The second section of this newsletter shows you what other creatives are producing, from videos to articles etc… 

Opportunities 

To showcase your work to the world, simply click on the below links, read and apply to as many opportunities as you can. 

All Creatives:

  1. All creatives ……… Scholarships & training BigDreamEt
  2. All creatives ….….. Showcase your work on Utopiያ
  3. All creatives ………. Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs 
  4. All creatives ………. Creative online courses – fees applies 
  5. All creatives ………. Creative training by Gobeze – fees apply
  6. All creatives ………. Free online YouTube SEO Pro Training 
  7. All creatives ………. New graduates support 
  8. All creatives ……….. Social Distancing Festival 
  9. All creatives ………. MusicInAfrica is recruiting for  Project Officer 
  10. All creatives ………. Free online Copyright course
  11. All creatives ………. Free online Games Development course
  12. All creatives ………. Build your website with YegaraHost
  13. All creatives ………. Free online Gender in the media course
  14. All creatives ……….. Nominate someone for Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

Animators:

  1. Animators ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte Open call – 31st March
  2. Animators ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  3. Animators ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Animators ………….. Accra Animation Film Festival call – 30th April
  5. Animators ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Animators ………….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Animators ………….. Film Africa call $20 fees – 30th June
  8. Animators ………….. MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  9. Animators ………….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  10. Animators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Animators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Animators ………….. The Animation School’s trainingFees apply

Digital artists:

  1. Digital artists ……… 2020 Festival de Arte Open call – 31st March
  2. Digital artists ……… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  3. Digital artists ……… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  4. Digital artists ……… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  5. Digital artists ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Digital artists ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Digital artists ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  8. Digital artists ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Digital artists ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Illustrators:

  1. Illustrators ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte Open call – 31st March
  2. Illustrators ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  3. Illustrators …………..  Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  4. Illustrators …………..  Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  5. Illustrators ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Illustrators …………..  Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Illustrators …………..  Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  8. Illustrators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Illustrators ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graphics designers:

  1. Graphics designers ……. Save the Children is recruiting – 29th March 
  2. Graphics designers ……. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  3. Graphics designers ……. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Graphics designers ……. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  5. Graphics designers ……. Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  6. Graphics designers ……. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  7. Graphics designers ……. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Graphics designers ……. Creative Boom magazine call
  9. Graphics designers ……. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  10. Graphics designers ……. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Graphics designers ……. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Graffiti artists:

  1. Graffiti artists ………….. Addis based group looking for artists
  2. Graffiti artists ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  3. Graffiti artists ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Graffiti artists ………….. Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  5. Graffiti artists ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Graffiti artists ………….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Graffiti artists ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Graffiti artists ………….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  9. Graffiti artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Graffiti artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Fashion, Textiles & Designers:

  1. Fashion designers ……… World of WearableArt Awards – 30th March
  2. Fashion designers ……… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  3. Fashion designers ……… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Fashion designers ……… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  5. Fashion designers ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  6. Fashion designers ……… Next Fashion School Addis call
  7. Fashion designers ……… Tikur Fert Competition call 
  8. Fashion designers ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  9. Fashion designers ……… Free online Fashion & Sustainability course
  10. Fashion designers ……… Free online Innovation in Fashion course
  11. Fashion designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Fashion designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Textile designers ……… World of WearableArt Awards – 30th March
  14. Textile designers ……… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  15. Textile designers ………  Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  16. Textile designers ………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  17. Textile designers ……… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  18. Textile designers  ……… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  19. Textile designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Textile designers ……… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  21. Designers ………………… World of WearableArt Awards – 30th March
  22. Designers ………………… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  23. Designers ………………… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  24. Designers ………………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  25. Designers ……………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  26. Designers ………………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  27. Designers …………………  Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  28. Designers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  29. Designers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Afric

Filmmakers:

Featured Open Call: Mobile Film Festival apply before 4th May 

  1. Filmmakers …………. MTN Bushfire Festival31st March 
  2. Filmmakers ………….. East Africa Community call – 31st March
  3. Filmmakers ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  4. Filmmakers …………. ViDEOSKiN call – 1st April
  5. Filmmakers …………. We Art Water Film Festival – 2nd April
  6. Filmmakers …………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  7. Filmmakers …………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  8. Filmmakers …………. The Fools Film Festival call – 10th April 
  9. Filmmakers …………. Addis Film Festival call – 10th April 
  10. Filmmakers …………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st May 
  11. Filmmakers …………. GUTSY Women Film Competition – 10th May
  12. Filmmakers …………. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  13. Filmmakers …………. Filmmakers without Borders call – 1st June
  14. Filmmakers …………. Film Africa call $20 fees – 30th June 
  15. Filmmakers …………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st Aug
  16. Filmmakers………….. La Fabrique Cinema call
  17. Filmmakers …………. Docubox call 
  18. Filmmakers ….……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  19. Filmmakers ……….… Sundance Various Open calls
  20. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Filmmakers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Video artists & Script writers:

  1. Video artists ………… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  2. Video artists ………… ViDEOSKiN call – 1st April
  3. Video artists …………  Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Video artists …………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  5. Video artists …………  Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  6. Video artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  7. Video artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  8. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Script writers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Photographers:

  1. Photographers ………… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  2. Photographers ………… The Independent Competition Fees applies – 31st March 
  3. Photographers ………… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Photographers ………… Lens Culture Street Photo call – 22nd April 
  5. Photographers …………. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Photographers ………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Photographers ………… YET Magazine call 
  8. Photographers ………… Semi Magazine call 
  9. Photographers ………… Creative Boom magazine call
  10. Photographers ………… Harvard’s Transition call 
  11. Photographers …………  LifeFramer Variety of open calls
  12. Photographers ………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  13. Photographers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Photographers ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Visual artists:

  1. Visual artists ………… 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  2. Visual artists ………… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  3. Visual artists ………… les Décades de la peinture Festival 15th April
  4. Visual artists ………… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  5. Visual artists ………… Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Visual artists ………… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  7. Visual artists ………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Visual artists ………… ArtOpenCalls 
  9. Visual artists ………… Harvard’s Transition call 
  10. Visual artists ………… Strange Horizons Magazine call
  11. Visual artists ………… Creative Boom magazine call
  12. Visual artists ………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  13. Visual artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  14. Visual artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Multi-media artists:

  1. Multi-media artists ……….. 2020 Festival de Arte  – 31st March
  2. Multi-media artists ……….. Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  3. Multi-media artists ……….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  4. Multi-media artists ……….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  5. Multi-media artists ……….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  6. Multi-media artists ……….. Espacio Gallery London call
  7. Multi-media artists ……….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  8. Multi-media artists ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Multi-media artists ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Writers, Poets, B & Vloggers :

  1. Writers …………………. Young African Leaders Forum – 31st March 
  2. Writers …………………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  3. Writers …………………. Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  4. Writers …………………. Bridport Prize Short Story call – 31st May 
  5. Writers …………………. Bridport Prize Flash Fiction call – 31st May
  6. Writers …………………. Writers Space call 
  7. Writers …………………. The Living Acts  call
  8. Writers …………………. Children Books call
  9. Writers  …………………. LeEgna call
  10. Writers ………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine call
  11. Writers ………………….. CultureCult Magazine call
  12. Writers ………………….. Harvard’s Transition call 
  13. Writers …..……………… YET Magazine call
  14. Writers ………………….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market Open call 
  15. Writers ………………….. Free online Fiction writing course
  16. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Writers …………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Poets …………………….. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  19. Poets …………………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  20. Poets ……………………… Coproduction Fund – 15th April
  21. Poets ……………………… Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  22. Poets ……………………… Bayimba International Festival – 30th April 
  23. Poets …………………….. Bridport Prize Poetry 31st May 
  24. Poets …………………….. Writers Space call
  25. Poets …………………….. New Voices call 
  26. Poets …………………….. Strange Horizons Magazine call
  27. Poets ……………………… CultureCult Magazine call
  28. Poets ……………………… Autumn House call – Fees apply
  29. Poets ……………………… Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  30. Poets …………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  31. Poets ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  32. B & Vloggers …………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  33. B & Vloggers …………. Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  34. B & Vloggers …………. Writers Space call 
  35. B & Vloggers …………. The Living Acts call
  36. B & Vloggers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  37. B & Vloggers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers ………………. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  2. Dancers ………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – 1st April
  3. Dancers  ………………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Dancers ………………. Coproduction Fund – 15th April
  5. Dancers ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  6. Dancers ………………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July 
  7. Dancers ………………. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  8. Dancers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Dancers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Circus  ………………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  11. Circus  ………………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  12. Circus  ……………….  IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  13. Circus  ……………….  Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  14. Circus  ……………….  Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Circus  ……………….  Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Storytellers ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  17. Storytellers ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  18. Storytellers ………….. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  19. Storytellers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Storytellers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Singers, Musicians & Producers:

  1. Singers ………………. Rebel Sounds call – 25th March
  2. Singers ………………. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  3. Musicians ………….. Dream Records call
  4. Musicians ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte 31st March
  5. Musicians ………….. Visa For Music call – 31st March 
  6. Musicians ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  7. Musicians ………….. Coproduction Fund – 15th April 
  8. Musicians ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  9. Musicians ………….. Free online making music with others course 
  10. Musicians ………….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  11. Musicians ………….. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile
  12. Musicians  ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Musicians …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Producers …………… Dream Records call
  15. Producers …………… 2020 Festival de Arte 31st March
  16. Producers …………… Visa For Music call – 31st March
  17. Producers ……………  Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  18. Producers ……………. Coproduction Fund – 15th April 
  19. Producers ……………. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  20. Producers ……………. MSH funded summerschool – 1st May
  21. Producers ……………. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call
  22. Producers ……………. MusicInAfrica create your online Profile 
  23. Producers ……………. Free online making music with others course 
  24. Producers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  25. Producers ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  26. Producers ……………. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  27. Producers ……………. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  28. Producers ……………. Sound & Production course – Fees applie

Architects:

  1. Architects ………..  AEA action against Covid-19 call
  2. Architects ……….. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  3. Architects ……….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Architects ………… Urban Confluence Silicon Valley – 3rd April
  5. Architects ………… Etan Comics call – 6th April 
  6. Architects ………… Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  7. Architects ………… Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  8. Architects …………. IDFA 2020 Festival call – 1st July
  9. Architects …………. Swinburne University Scholarship
  10. Architects …………. Salford University Scholarship
  11. Architects …………. AU-EU Youth Digital Cluster call
  12. Architects …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Architects …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa.

Sculptors:

  1. Sculptors ………….. 2020 Festival de Arte call – 31st March
  2. Sculptors ………….. Copper Leg Art Residency1st April
  3. Sculptors ………….. Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  4. Sculptors ………….. Bayimba Festival – 30th April
  5. Sculptors ………….. Virtual National Arts Festival call – 15th May 
  6. Sculptors ………….. Future Generation Art Prize call – 20th May
  7. Sculptors ………….. ArtOpenCalls
  8. Sculptors ………….. Yesras Gez’s Sunday Market call 
  9. Sculptors ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  10. Sculptors …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Other creatives:

  1. Journalists …………………. Save the Children is recruiting – 29th March 
  2. Journalists ………………….. Young African Leaders Forum – 31st March
  3. Journalists ………………….. Best of Africa call – 30th April 
  4. Journalists ………………….. Writers Space call 
  5. Journalists ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  6. Journalists …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  7. Web designers ……………… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  8. Web designers …………….. AU-EU Youth Digital Cluster call
  9. Web designers …………….. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  10. Web designers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Web designers ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  12. Developers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Developers …………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Creative directors ………… Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  15. Creative directors ………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  16. Creative directors …………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  17. Festival & Events organisers … Tibeb Be Adebabay call – 2nd April
  18. Festival & Events organisers Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Festival & Events organisers Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Inspirational 

We just can’t stop watching this video by Digital artist & Dancer Dagmawi Mulugeta

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