The Arts Mailing List newsletter – 14th Oct 2019

This week we bring you ‘Capturing the capturor’ by the young photographer Rebeka Negatu check out her work, like and share with others. 

The Arts Mailing List: below you will find an extensive list of open calls, residencies, competitions etc. So find your section, ie: if you are writer check out the writers’ section. 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, simply apply!!!!!
  4. Don’t just apply to one only …. It is a numbers game, so do apply to many open calls 

The second section of this newsletter showcases what else are other creatives are producing, from videos to articles, check out the links this may inspire you.

Until next week, wishing you a fabulously productive week.

Opportunities 

To showcase your work to the world, simply follow the below links, read and apply to as many opportunities that you qualify for. 

Opportunities for All Creatives:

  1. All creatives ……….. Leza Show Awards Vote now!!! 
  2. All creatives ……….. Scholarships & training BigDreamEt
  3. All creatives ……….. Showcase your work on Utopiያ
  4. All creatives …….….. Eternal Media & Communication is recruiting 
  5. All creatives ………… Freelance Ethiopia for Jobs 
  6. All creatives ………… Swiss Post-grad Scholarship for the artist 
  7. All creatives ………… Chevening UK Scholarship
  8. All creatives ………… NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  9. All creatives ………… Creative online courses fees applies 
  10. All creatives ………… Gobez Open call – 31st Oct 
  11. All creatives ………….VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  12. All creatives ………… Event: Alle School Graduates Exhibition – 14th Oct 
  13. All creatives …………. Event: Adey Dance Festival #2 – 14th Oct
  14. All creatives …………. Event: Urban Planning Global Lessons – 25th Oct
  15. All creatives …………. Event: Capture Addis Photo Exhibition 26th Oct – 2nd Nov
  16. All creatives …………. Event: Group Art Exhibition until 27th Oct

Opportunities for Animators, Digital & Illustrators:

  1. Animators …………….. Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  2. Animators …………….. Kontra #2 Open Kall20th Oct
  3. Animators …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  4. Animation …………….. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  5. Animators ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec 
  6. Animators ……………… MIFA Pitches Various Open Calls
  7. Animators …………….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  8. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Animators …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Digital artists ………… Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  11. Digital artists ………… Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  12. Digital artists ………… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct 
  13. Digital artists ………… Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  14. Digital artists ………… 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  15. Digital artists …………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  16. Digital artists …………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  17. Digital artists …………. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  18. Digital artists …………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  19. Digital artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  20. Digital artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  21. Digital artists ………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  22. Illustrators …………….. Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  23. Illustrators …………….. Embracing Our Differences call – 8th Oct
  24. Illustrators ……………… Super Competition – fees apply 18th Oct 
  25. Illustrators ……………… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  26. Illustrators ……………… BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  27. Illustrators ……………… Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  28. Illustrators …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  29. Illustrators ……………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov
  30. Illustrators ……………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  31. Illustrators  ……………… Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  32. Illustrators ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  33. Illustrators  ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  34. Illustrators ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Fashion, Textiles & Graphics Designers:

  1. Fashion designers ……… Africa Mosaique incubator Open call – 15th Oct 
  2. Fashion designers ……….. H&M Foundation Open call – 16th Oct
  3. Fashion designers ….……. Next Fashion School Addis Open call
  4. Fashion designers ……….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  5. Fashion designers ………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  6. Fashion designers  ………. Tikur Fert Competition Open call 
  7. Fashion designers  ………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Fashion designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Textile designers …………. H&M Foundation Open call – 16th Oct
  10. Textile designers …………. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  11. Textile designers …………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  12. Textile designers …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  13. Textile designers ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  14. Graphics designers …….…. Frestudios is recruiting 
  15. Graphics designers ……….. DesignLab is recruiting 
  16. Graphics designers ……….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  17. Graphics designers ……….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  18. Graphics designers ………. 10secs Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  19. Graphics designers ……….. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  20. Graphics designers ……….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  21. Graphics designers ……….. Creative Boom magazine Open call
  22. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. Graphics designers ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Filmmakers, Video artists & Screenwriters:

  1. Filmmakers…………….. Mobile Film Festival Open call – 16th Oct 
  2. Filmmakers …………….. Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  3. Filmmakers …………….. Gobez Open call – 31st Oct 
  4. Filmmakers …………….. iamAFRICA Short Film Competition – 31st Oct 
  5. Filmmakers …………….. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  6. Filmmakers……………… The Miller/Packan Fund Open call – 16th Nov
  7. Filmmakers ……………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  8. Filmmakers……………… IBF Classic Fund Open call – 10th Dec 
  9. Filmmakers …………….. Filmmakers Without Borders  call 1st Jan 2020
  10. Filmmakers……………… Coca Project Documentary call – 21st Feb 2020
  11. Filmmakers …………….. Promote your work on EtMDB
  12. Filmmakers……………… La Fabrique Cinema Open Call
  13. Filmmakers …………….. Docubox Open call 
  14. Filmmakers ……..……… Congo Film Fest Open call
  15. Filmmakers ……..……… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Filmmakers ……..……… Sundance Various Open calls
  17. Filmmakers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Filmmakers …………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Video artists ……………. Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  20. Video artists ……………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  21. Video artists ……………. 10 seconds Animation Competition – 31st Oct
  22. Video artists ……………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  23. Video artists ……………. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  24. Video artists ……………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  25. Video artists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  26. Video artists ……………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  27. Screenwriters …………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  28. Screenwriters …………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Photographers:

  1. Photographers …………….. Capture Addis Open Call – 15th Oct
  2. Photographers …………….. Magnum Photo fellowship – 15th Oct
  3. Photographers …………….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  4. Photographers ………..…… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  5. Photographers …………….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  6. Photographers …………….. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  7. Photographers …………….. Female photographers FotoAward – 15th Nov 
  8. Photographers …………….. Vohh Foto Fest Open Call – 20th Nov
  9. Photographers …………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  10. Photographers …………….. Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov
  11. Photographers ……………… Sony World-Photo Awards – 7th Jan 2020
  12. Photographers ……………… Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  13. Photographers ….……..…… YET Magazine Open call 
  14. Photographers ….………….. Semi Magazine Open call 
  15. Photographers ….……..…… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  16. Photographers ….…………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  17. Photographers ….…………… LifeFramer Variety of Open calls
  18. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Photographers ……………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Visual, Graffiti & Multi-media artists:

  1. Visual artists ……..………… Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  2. Visual artist  ……………….. Magnum Social Justice fellowship – 15th Oct
  3. Visual artists ……………….. NABA’s Masters in the Arts – 18th Oct
  4. Visual artists …………..…… Opal Mag Open call – 25th Oct
  5. Visual artists ……………….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  6. Visual artists ……………….. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  7. Visual artists ………………. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  8. Visual artists ………………. ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  9. Visual artists ………………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  10. Visual artists ……………….. The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  11. Visual artists ……………….. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  12. Visual artists ……..………… Fake Art Fest Open call- 31st Jan 2020
  13. Visual artists ……………….. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  14. Visual artists  …………….… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  15. Visual artists  …………..….. Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Visual artists ………………… Creative Boom magazine Open call
  17. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  18. Visual artists ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  19. Graffiti artists ………………. Addis based group looking for artists 
  20. Graffiti artists ………………. VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  21. Graffiti artists ……………… Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  22. Graffiti artists ………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  23. Multi-media artists ……….. Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  24. Multi-media artists ……….. Blender Competition – 18th Oct 
  25. Multi-media artists ……….. BIC® Art Open call – 31st Oct 
  26. Multi-media artists ……….. Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  27. Multi-media artists ……….. Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  28. Multi-media artists ………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  29. Multi-media artists ………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  30. Multi-media artists ………… The NordArt Open call – 30th Nov 
  31. Multi-media artists …………. Art Science Labs Residency – 30th Nov
  32. Multi-media artists ………….. Pixels Fest Open call – 5th Dec
  33. Multi-media artists …………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  34. Multi-media artists …………. Espacio Gallery London Open call
  35. Multi-media artists …………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  36. Multi-media artists ………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Writers, Poets, Vloggers & Bloggers:

  1. Writers …………………… Storytelling workshop – 12th Oct 
  2. Writers …………………… Short Story Day Africa Open call – 31st Oct
  3. Writers …………………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship Open call – 1st Nov 
  4. Writers  ………………….. Norbrow Short Story Competition – 9th Dec
  5. Writers  ………………….. LeEgna Open call
  6. Writers …………………… Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  7. Writers …………………… Melkam 74 magazine Open call
  8. Writers …………………… CultureCult Magazine Open call
  9. Writers …………………… Harvard’s Transition Open call 
  10. Writers ….……..………… YET Magazine Open call
  11. Writers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  12. Writers ………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  13. Poets ……………………… Piano Microstories Open call – 31st Nov 
  14. Poets ……………………… New Voices Open call 
  15. Poets ……………………… Strange Horizons Magazine Open call
  16. Poets ………………………. CultureCult Magazine Open call
  17. Poets ………………………. Autumn House Open call – Fees apply
  18. Poets ………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  19. Poets ……………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  20. Blogers …………………….. LeEgna Open call
  21. B & Vloggers .…………… Storytelling workshop – 12th Oct 
  22. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  23. B & Vlogers ……………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Dancers, Circus & Storytellers:

  1. Dancers ……………………… VisionarIAs Residency4th Nov 
  2. Dancers ……………………… Combustible Residency Open call – 6th Dec
  3. Dancers ………………………. Blois Dance Open call – 20th Dec
  4. Dancers ………………………. DanceGathering Lagos Open call – 30th Dec
  5. Dancers ………………………. ViDEOSKiN Open call – April 2020
  6. Dancers & Circus ……….. Physical Theatre Austria call – Fees apply
  7. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  8. Dancers & Circus ……….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  9. Storytellers ………………… Storytelling workshop – 12th Oct 
  10. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  11. Storytellers ………………… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for Musicians & Composers:

  1. Composers & Producers ……. Sound engineering course – Fees applies 
  2. Composers & Producers ……. Music Production course – Fees applies 
  3. Composers & Producers ……. Sound & Production course – Fees applies
  4. Musicians & Producers ……… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  5. Musicians & Composers ……. African Culture Fund Open call – 12th Oct 
  6.  Musicians & Composers …….. ACCES 2019 Conference Open call 
  7. Musicians & Composers …….. MusicInAfrica online Profile 
  8. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Musicians & Composers …….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

Opportunities for other creatives:

  1. Journalists …………………… IFFR Film Critics training 
  2. Journalists  …………………… ArtsEverywhere Fellowship call – 1st Nov 
  3. Curators ………………………. Helsinki Curatorial Programme – 31st Oct 
  4. Web designers ………………. Spectrum Brand Solutions is recruiting 
  5. Developers ……………………. Euromena Awards Open call – 12th Dec
  6. Architects  ………..………….. Lexus Design Award 2020 – 14th Oct
  7. Architects ………….…………. Laka Open call Fees apply – 1st Nov 
  8. Architects ……………………… Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  9. Architects ………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  10. Sculptors ………..……………… Artist Grant Open call – 15th Oct
  11. Sculptors ………………………… Art Best Artists Open call – 31st Oct 
  12. Sculptors ………………………… Artist of the Month Open call – 31st Oct 
  13. Sculptors …………………………. Coca Project Open call – 21st Feb 2020
  14. Sculptors …………………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  15. Sculptors ………………………….. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  16. Creative directors ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  17. Creative directors ………………. Travel Grant to the rest of Africa
  18. Festival organisers ………………. Festival workshop in Uganda – 15th Oct
  19. Festival & Events organisers ….. Travel Grant to the rest of East Africa
  20. Festival & Events organisers …… Travel Grant to the rest of Africa

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