2/17/2014

News from Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.



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Newsletter IV:2                                                          February 2014
In This Issue
Free Event - On Her Shoulders
LPTW Events - Member Discounts
Bistro Awards & Stage Left Studio - Member Discounts
Funding Newsletters
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Upcoming Exciting Events
with Discounts
for All Coalition organization
members!

We have four current and upcoming shows and events where Coalition members gets a discount and one that's free!

REMEMBER:  if you are a member of any of our member organizations, you are a member of the Coalition!  

Check them out below, and find more member org events on our Online Calendar. If you have any problem reading any of these flyers, you can see them on our Online Blog. Many member org events are livestreamed online and/or archived on youtube and/or the organization's website, so there's so much great content available to you, even if you're not able to attend events  Keep checking.

Hope to see you at one or more of these events,
Shellen Lubin and Avis Boone
Co-Presidents
for the Board of Representatives
Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, Inc.


Free Event - On Her Shoulders LPTW
 
On Her Shoulders
Click on the SHOULDERS to make an INSTANT DONATION to support this series of readings of plays by women from the past!

New Perspectives Theater's program in association with the New School for Drama, begins its second season with a staged reading of A Fool of Fortune by Martha Morton on Wednesday, 2/19Admission is FREE to the public!  
A Fool of Fortune is an 1896 Wall Street melodrama that still resonates today as we are challenged with another "Gilded Age". Morton focuses on two "national follies" popularly skewered on the stage: the reckless pursuit of wealth by speculation and the hunt for titled bridegrooms. The play is directed by Melody Brooks; dramaturg Sherry Engle delivers The Play in Context, introducing the script in its historical time and place at the top of the evening. She is joined by a unique guest-Ms. Martha Morton herself (in the person of Karen Eterovich)!  
Doors open at 6:30pm; The Play In Context begins at 6:45pm and the reading starts at 7:00pm. The performance is at the New School, 66 West 12th Street (Auditorium formally called Tishman). 
 

LPTW Events - Member Discounts LPTW
 

  
 
All Coalition organization members pay the $100 LPTW member price!
Order by Friday, February 14 for the $75 Early Bird Rate! 
More info at www.theatrewomen.org.  
LPTW Members Free. 
All Coalition organization members pay $10 (instead of $15 for non-members) at the door. 




Reduced Price for All Coalition Organization members: 
Discount of $10 off the General Admission ticket price of $75
and $20 off the Premium ticket price of $125.
All tickets 
include an After Bistros Supper Buffet and Party.

The following link will take you directly to the discount page:


Coalition Discount:  Both shows for a combined price of $25 
Each piece is 50 minutes
Friday nights through March @ 7 (Gifted) & 9 (Made)
For more info:  www.stageleftstudio.net  

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Link to ongoing additional Funding Resources
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Members
Member Organizations:              

Actors' Equity Association, Dramatists Guild, League of Professional Theatre Women, New York Women in Film & Television, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television Artists New York Local, Stage Directors and Choreographers, Writers Guild of America East
Affiliate Member Organizations:
Dancers Over 40, Professional Women Singers Association, The Rehearsal Club, The Women's Media Center, WomenArts, and Women Make Movies

We have new Member Organizations pending--announcement soon!

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2/10/2014

2014 Bistro Awards 3/4




Reduced Price for All Coalition Organization members:

Discount of $10
off the General Admission
ticket price of $75
and $20 off the Premium
ticket price of $125.
All tickets 
include
an After Bistros
Supper Buffet and Party.


Produced by Sherry Eaker
Special Advisor to our Board--
Directed by Shellen Lubin
our current Co-President.

The following link will take you directly to the discount page:
 
http://bistroawards.com/buy-discount-tickets/

LPTW Presidents Day Networking Celebrating LPTW Presidents and Founders!



LPTW Members Free. ALLCoalition organization members pay $10 (instead of $15 for non-members) at the door. Please RSVP to networking@theatrewomen.org or call 1-888-297-3117. Make sure you say you are a Coalition org member when you RSVP.

2/03/2014

Film/Video Funding News – February 2014 from Women in the Arts & Media Coalition and WomenArts

Women in the Arts & Media Coalition
and WomenArts
Film/Video Funding News –
February 2014


Film Festivals/Calls For Entry
Ongoing Festivals/Calls for Entry
Funding Opportunities
Residencies
Other Resources


Film Festivals/Calls for Entry
International Black Film Festival of Nashville (October 9-12, 2014 Nashville, TN) – Celebrating the richness, diversity and creativity of storytelling for the cultural enrichment, progression, and education of communities worldwide. Seeking entries in the following categories: Documentary, Short (under 40 minutes), Feature, and Stage Play (stage plays must be intended to be transitioned to film for theatrical release; a few plays may be selected for performance during the festival. FEE: $20-$90. International Black Film Festival of Nashville, 810 Dominican Drive, Nashville, TN 37228, T: (615) 565-9256, FAX: (615) 255-4111, info@ibffnashville.com, http://ibffnashville.com. Deadline: February 24, 2014 (early), May 6, 2014 (regular), June 20, 2014 (late), July 11, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Boston LGBT Film Festival (April 3-12, 2014, Cambridge, MA) – The largest, longest running LGBT media event in New England seeks films about topics of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in the following categories: Documentary Feature, Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Experimental. FEE: $0-$35. Boston LGBT Film Festival, 955 Massachusetts Ave. #361, Cambridge, MA 02139, T: (617) 233-1190,bostonlgbtprogramming@gmail.com, http://www.bostonlgbtfilmfest.org. Deadline: February 1, 2014 (late), February 15, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


**Female Eye Film Festival** (June 18-22, 2014, Woodbridge, ON, Canada) – An annual competitive international independant women directors film festival. Seeking entries in the following categories: Drama (Shorts: Maximum 40 minutes, Features: Minimum 40 minutes), Comedy (Shorts: Maximum 40 minutes, Features: Minimum 40 minutes), Documentary (Shorts: Maximum 40 minutes, Features: Minimum 40 minutes), Experimental (Shorts: Maximum 40 minutes, Features: Minimum 40 minutes), Animation (Shorts: Maximum 40 minutes, Features: Minimum 40 minutes), Canadian Feature (Minimum 40 minutes), Foreign Film (Minimum 40 minutes), Late NIGHT [horror, suspense, thriller] (any length). FEE: $20-$100. Female Eye Film Festival, 50 Wallace St., Woodbridge, ON L4L 2P3, Canada, Phone: (905) 264-7731, femaleeyefilmfestival@gmail.com, http://www.femaleeyefilmfestival.com/. Deadline: February 28, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Frameline: The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June 19-29, 2014, San Francisco, CA) – Aims to strengthen the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and further its visibility by supporting and promoting a broad array of cultural representations and artistic expression in film, video, and other media arts. Entries by women and people of color strongly encouraged. Seeking diverse works by, about, and of interest to the LGBT community in the following categories: Narrative Feature (40 minutes or longer), Documentary Feature (40 minutes or longer), and Short (under 40 minutes). FEE: $35-$55. San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, c/o Frameline, 145 Ninth St., Ste. 300, San Francisco, CA 94103-2636, T: (415) 703-8650, FAX: (415) 861-1404, programming@frameline.org, http://www.frameline.org. Deadline: February 14, 2014 (late), February 27, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (July 10-20, 2014, Los Angeles, CA) – Aims to “protect our past, showcase our present and nurture our future by fostering gender, sexuality and LGBTQ culture and its transformative social impact on the world.” Seeking LGBTQ films in the following categories: Narrative Feature (minimum 50 minutes), Narrative Short (maximum 50 minutes), Documentary Feature (minimum 50 minutes), Documentary Short (maximum 50 minutes), Experimental Feature (minimum 50 minutes), and Experimental Short (maximum 50 minutes). FEE: $0-$50. Outfest, 3470 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 935, Los Angeles, CA 90010, T: (213) 480-7088, FAX: (213) 480-7099, outfest@outfest.org, http://www.outfest.org. Deadline: February 17, 2014 (early), March 17, 2014 (regular), March 31, 2014 (late), April 1, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival (June 10-15, 2014, Honolulu, HI) – Celebrating and highlighting LGBTIQ culture and filmmakers. Seeking narrative and documentary films with LGBTIQ content in the following categories: Short (under 30 minutes) and Feature (over 30 minutes). FEE: $0-$65. Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, 1670 Makaloa St., #204, PMB #370, Honolulu, HI 96814, T: (808) 728-3026, hrffsubmissions@gmail.com, www.hglcf.org. Deadline: February 17, 2014 (late), March 7, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


**Indie Boots Film Festival** (Spring, 2014, Chicago, IL) – “For films that are a little unruly.” Seeking independent short films (under 20 minutes) with different perspectives –  particularly that are by, for, and/or about women, people of color, and queer people, on topics such as activism, class, disability, the environment, gender, living outside the mainstream, etc. See website for complete guidelines and submission instructions. Postal or electronic submissions accepted. NO FEE. Indie Boots Film Festival, mudgeonsoul productions, PO Box 577948, Chicago, IL 60657, info@indieboots.org, http://indieboots.org/submissions.html. Deadline: February 15, 2014 (late)


**Bluestocking Film Series** (Spring, 2014, Portland, ME) – Seeking short films (30 minutes or shorter) that pass the Bechdel Test for Women in Movies (film must include 2 or more female characters with names who talk to each other about something other than a man). FEE: $20-45. Bluestocking Film Series, Gitgo Productions, 161 Fort Rd., South Portland, Maine 04106, http://bluestockingfilms.com/submityourfilm. Deadline: March 1, 2014 (early), April 1, 2014 (regular), May 1, 2014 (late), May 21, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (May 30 - June 7, 2014, Hartford, CT) – Dedicated to bringing the community together to introduce, celebrate, and rediscover the ideas and values that make the LGBT community unique. Seeking films of interest to the LGBTQ community in the following categories: Fiction, Documentary, Experimental, and Animated. Entry form available on website. NO FEE. Out Film CT, PO Box 231191, Hartford, CT 06123, T: (860) 586-1136, director@outfilmct.org, http://www.OutFilmCT.org. Deadline: March 1, 2014 (regular)


AFI DOCS Documentary Festival (June 18-22, 2014, Silver Spring, MD) – Honors the creativity and passion of independent, non-fiction filmmakers and the power of the moving image to alter our perspective and expand our world-view. Seeking Feature (41 minutes or longer) and Short (40 minutes or shorter) documentaries that demonstrate a bold commitment to subject matter, excellence in cinematic craft, and innovation in storytelling. FEE: $30-$70. Silverdocs, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910, T: (301) 495-6720, FAX: (301) 495-6798, info@silverdocs.com, http://www.SILVERDOCS.com. Deadline: February 7, 2014 (regular), February 28, 2014 (late), March 7, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (July 24-August 10, 2014) – Seeking films that reflect those traditions in Jewish thought and history that respect the human rights and dignity of all people, explore the nature of racial prejudice, generate thought-provoking cross-cultural dialogues with other ethnic communities and encourage audiences to question their deeply held values and beliefs in the following categories: Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, Narrative Short, and Documentary Short. FEE: $20-$35. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, 145 Ninth St., Ste. 200, San Francisco, CA 94103, T: (415) 621-0556, FAX: (415) 621-0568, jewishfilm@sfjff.org, http://www.sfjff.org. Deadline: February 15, 2014


San Francisco Black Film Festival (June 12-15, 2014, San Francisco, CA) – Aims to celebrate African American Cinema and the African Cultural Diaspora by showcasing a diverse collection of films from emerging and established filmmakers that reinforce positive images and dispel negative stereotypes, while providing local, national and international filmmakers a forum for their work to be viewed and discussed. Seeking entries in the following categories: Documentary, Short, Feature, Animation, Student (made by a college student or younger; submit copy of current student ID with submission), Youth 5-12 (for a young audience, grades 5-12), African (films shot in Africa), Music Video, Lesbian/Gay, HIV/AIDS (films of any length about the effect of HIV/AIDS on community, family, etc.). FEE: $35-$50. San Francisco Black Film Festival, PO Box 15490, San Francisco, CA 94115, T: (415) 400-4602, sfbff@sfbff.org, http://www.sfbff.org. Deadline: February 15, 2014 (early), April 15, 2014 (regular), April 30, 2014 (late)


Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival (October 9-19, 2014, Seattle, WA) – Aims to provide the Pacific Northwest with a venue for films by, about, and for transgender people, while encouraging visibility and positive representations of transgender issues. Seeking Feature (40 minutes or longer) and Short (under 40 minutes) films with content about or relevant to the transgender community. FEE: $10-$20. Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival, 1122 E. Pike St. #1313, Seattle, WA 98122, T: (206) 323-4274, FAX: (206) 323-4275, programming@threedollarbillcinema.org, http://www.threedollarbillcinema.org. Deadline: February 28, 2014 (regular), March 7, 2014 (late)

Maverick Movie Awards (September 14-15, 2014, Hollywood, CA) – Aims to help talented moviemakers achieve the recognition they deserve by awarding independent/underground movies that have a sense of style, a foundation in craft, and the power to communicate. Seeking all genres of narrative, documentary, animated, musical, experimental, and/or performance-based pictures in the following categories: Feature, Short, and Student. FEE: $25-$80. Maverick Movie Awards, Hollywood Distribution Hub, PO Box 23, Marion, CT 06444-0023, T: (323) 521-6759, info@maverickmovieawards.com, http://www.maverickmovieawards.com/. Deadline: March 15, 2014 (early), April 30, 2014 (regular), May 30, 2014 (late), June 20, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)



Ongoing Festivals/Calls For Entry


**LunaFest Film Festival** (Ongoing, traveling) – National traveling festival of short films by, for, and about women. Seeking a diverse range of films which embody the unique, humorous, touching, and inspirational roles of women in our local, national, and international communities. All entries must be 20 minutes or shorter and are accepted in the following categories: Documentary, Drama, Fiction, Animation, Comedy, and Narrative. FEE: $0-$25. LunaFest Film Festival, 1451 66th St., Emeryville, CA 94608, T: (510) 596-6607, lunafest@clifbar.com, http://www.lunafest.org/. Deadline: March 1, 2014 (regular), April 15, 2014 (late)


*Opportunities in red are for selected populations.**Opportunities starred and in red are for women only.

Funding Opportunities
**Open Meadows Foundation Grants** – Funds projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities. Grants up to $2000 to projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls, reflect community diversity and build community power, promote racial, social, economic, and environmental justice, and that have limited financial access or are unlikely to receive funding from more traditional sources. Organizational budgets should not exceed $150,000; small and start-up organizations strongly encouraged to apply. NOTE: For questions about project eligibility, use e-mail. Open Meadows Foundation, PO Box 1363, Bronx, NY 10475, T: (718) 885-0969, openmeadows@igc.org, http://www.openmeadows.org/. Deadline: February 15, 2014


National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) Fund for the Arts – Grants from $1,000-$20,000 for U.S.-based Latino artists and arts organizations to assist in the development, creation, presentation, and sustainability of artistic excellence, as well as the opportunity to participate in activities that contribute to professional and organizational growth. They are particularly interested in supporting artists and organizations in their efforts to promote social justice and social change through the arts. Artists and ensembles in all disciplines are eligible; there are three levels of grants to which they may apply: Project Grant, Fellowship, and Master Artist Grant. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. NOTE: Application must be submitted online. NALAC, 1208 Buena Vista, San Antonio, TX 78207, T: (210) 432-3982, info@nalac.org, www.nalac.org. Receipt Deadline: February 6, 2014


Cinestory Fellowship and Awards – Seeking up-and-coming screenwriters for developmental mentorship program. Prizes include cash award, free tuition, room and board at the Cinestory Writers Retreat, 12-month fellowship with 2 Hollywood professionals, and other prizes for first place; cash, mentorship, and other prizes for second and third place. Submit original feature-length screenplay (85-130 pages) in any genre. Your name and contact information must not appear on the title page or in the file. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. FEE: $35-$80. Cinestory, PO Box 661962, Los Angeles, CA 90066, T: (323) 900-0502, info@cinestory.org, www.cinestory.org. Deadline: February 15, 2014 (late), March 5, 2014 (extended, via withoutabox.com)


Sundance Creative Producing Fellowship and Lab (July 1, 2014-June 31, 2014) – Year-long program designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support through labs, grants, and long-term advisor relationships. Focuses on the holistic producer who identifies, options, develops, and pitches material; champions and challenges the writer/director creatively; raises financing; leads the casting/packaging process; hires and inspires crew; and navigates the sales, distribution, and marketing arenas. Five producers will be selected for a one-year fellowship, with fellows supported to participate in the following: Feature Film Creative Producing Lab; Creative Producing Summit; Sundance Film Festival attendance; $5,000 living stipend; $5,000 pre-production grant; year-round mentorship from 2 industry advisors; community building among fellows; year-round support form Sundance Institute staff. Candidates must have produced at least one short or feature-length narrative or documentary film (but no more than 2 narrative features total), and have a completed, legally-optioned, scripted narrative project in hand with a director attached to the project. Candidates may not be the writer or director of submitted project, and must reside in the U.S. See website for complete guidelines and application procedure. Creative Producing Fellowship, Sundance Institute, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, producers@sundance.org, http://www.sundance.org/programs/creative-producing-fellowship-and-lab/. Deadline: February 7, 2014


San Francisco Film Society / Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grants Program – Provides funding for narrative feature films made in the San Francisco Bay Area that, through plot, character, theme, or setting, significantly explore human and civil rights, anti-discrimination, gender and sexual identity, and other urgent social justice issues of our time. Grants support screenwriting and script development, preproduction, and post-production expenses. In addition to a cash grant, recipients will receive a range of benefits through the society’s filmmaker services programs. Applicants must be in a key creative role (screenwriter, producer, or direct), be at least 18 years old, have a strong connection to the San Francisco Bay Area, and be SFFS members at the Filmmaker Pro level or above (membership is $90/year and can be purchased at time of application). Full-time students ineligible. Application process begins with submission of Letter of Inquiry on the SFFS website; finalists will be asked to submit further materials. FEE: $25-$45.  SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grants, c/o San Francisco Film Society, 39 Mesa St., Ste. 110, San Francisco, CA 94129, Grants Coordinator, (415) 561-5043, twest@sffs.org, http://www.sffs.org/content.aspx?catid=938,1006&pageid=3076. Deadline (LOI): February 5, 2014 (late)


**The Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grants** – Grants for women and trans artists (including those identifying as transgender, transsexual, and/or genderqueer) who live in the Delaware Valley region of Bucks, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties who are involved in art for social change and have financial need. Seeks to recognize artists who are marginalized because of the nature of their art or their identity. Funds projects that promote social change by raising consciousness; creating a vision of a more just world; providing tools or strategies for organizing and movement-building; reclaiming traditional cultural practices as a form of resistance or community building; challenging racism, classism sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ageism, ableism, and other forms of oppression; and questioning mainstream culture and beliefs. Visit website for application forms and guidelines. The Leeway Foundation, The Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 832, Philadelphia, PA  19107, T: (215) 545-4078, FAX: (215) 545-4021, http://www.leeway.org/apply-for-grants/about-the-grants.html. Deadline: March 1, 2014


**Kentucky Foundation for Women Art Meets Activism Grant Program** - Supports feminist artists and organizations in actively engaging individuals and communities in the development, creation or implementation of art activities that are directly focused on progressive social change in Kentucky. Art Meets Activism applicants should demonstrate a commitment to community involvement and be able to illustrate that they have a concrete plan to accomplish social change. Applicants may request funds for a range of activities including: arts education programs focused on women or girls, community participation in the creation of new art forms, community-based projects involving new partnerships between artists and activists, and arts-based community projects with social change themes or content.Applicants must demonstrate high artistic quality in the work sample, and should be able to demonstrate their commitment to feminism and their understanding of the relationship between art and social change. Open to individual artists and arts organizations based in Kentucky. Applicants may apply from grants from $1,000-$7,5000; typical awards are between $3,000-$5,000. Kentucky Foundation for Women, 1215 Heyburn Building, 332 West Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202-2184, Phone: (502) 562-0045, Toll Free: (866) 654-7564, Fax: (502) 561-0420, team@kfw.org, http://www.kfw.org/artact.html. Deadline: March 7, 2014 5pm

Vision Maker Media Public Media Content Fund – Supports video projects with significant Native involvement – particularly projects that profile Native American leaders, activists, and artists – and helps bring the projects to national broadcast on public television. Projects in any phase of production are eligible. Awards for research and development range from $5,000-$20,000; awards for production or completion can be up to $100,000, and new media awards range from $5,000-$20,000. Vision Maker Media does not fully fund programs; applicants must seek additional funding from other sources. See website for complete guidelines and application instructions. Vision Maker Media, 1800 N. 33 St., Lincoln, NE 68503, Contact: Jessica Kinser, Marketing Director, T: (402) 472-8607, Jessica.kinser@unl.edu, http://nativetelecom.org/2014_public_media_content_fund. Deadline: March 10, 2014



Residencies

NOTE: Visit WomenArts' Residencies With Ongoing Deadlines page for more opportunities.

Djerassi Resident Artists Program (4-5 week sessions, mid-March-mid-November, Woodside, CA) – Residencies, including living space, studio space, and all meals, for national and international visual artists, composers, choreographers, performance and media artists, and writers. Artists at all stages of their careers, from emerging to established, are encouraged to apply. Collaborative artists must send individual applications and fees, including a separate page describing the collaborative proposal. Artists in residence will share their work in progress during an annual open house. Applications must include resume, work samples (for filmmakers, video artists, multimedia artists, and performing/theater artists, a DVD, video tape, or CD with samples should be submitted), brief descriptive paragraph about their work, SASE for notification and SASPostcard for receipt of application acknowledgment. NOTE: Applications must be submitted by regular mail; all supporting materials must be submitted with application form (available on website). FEE: $45. Admissions 2014, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Rd., Woodside, CA 94062-4405, http://www.djerassi.org/residencies.html. Deadline: March 15, 2014

Vermont Studio Center (Year-round, Johnson, VT) – Residencies of an average of 4-12 weeks for serious, emerging, or mid-career visual artists and writers of all types from all over the world. Residency provides housing, meals, and studios; artist responsible for travel and residency fee ($3,950/month; fellowships available; see website). FEE: $25. Vermont Studio Center, 80 Pearl St., PO Box 613, Johnson, VT 05656, T: (802) 635-2727, FAX: (802) 635-2730, info@vermontstudiocenter.org, www.vermontstudiocenter.org. Deadline: February 15, 2014

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (January, 2014-June, 2014, Omaha, NE) – Residencies of an average of 3 months for artists working in all visual media, including video and performance art. Residency provides housing, studio, and general stipend ($500-$1,000/month); artist responsible for deposit ($150), food, travel, materials, and personal living expenses. Artists are expected to give at least one informal public slide presentation about their work and to leave on piece of work made during the residency as a donation. FEE: $40. Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, 724 South 12th St., Omaha, NE 68102, Heather Johnson, Residency Program Manager,  T: (402) 341-7130 x12, FAX: (402) 341-9791, heather@bemiscenter.org, www.bemiscenter.org. Deadline: February 28, 2014

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency (July-December, 2014, Nebraska City, NE) – Two, four, six, or eight-week residencies for visual artists, writers, composers, interdisciplinary artists, and arts and arts education scholars.  Some “transitional” residencies reserved for recent masters degree program graduates.  Residents receive free housing and a studio as well as a $100 per week stipend. FEE: $35.  See website for application form and requirements. NOTE: Applications must be submitted online. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, 801 3rd Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410, T: 402-874-9600, info@khncenterforthearts.org, http://www.khncenterforthearts.org. Deadline: March 1, 2014

Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts (Summer, 2014, Miramonte, CA) – Residencies of an average of 4 weeks for all types of visual artists and writers. Residency provides housing, meals, and studios; artist responsible for deposit ($150 – applied to contribution) and contribution ($300 toward food and consumables). NO FEE. Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts, PO Box 52, Miramonte, CA 93641, T: (509) 336-9985, hha_art@lml.net, jhuneke@eaglabs.com, www.stonehouseresidency.org. Deadline: March 1, 2014

Ucross Foundation Residency Program (August-December, 2014, Ucross, WY) – Residencies of an average of 4 weeks for visual artists, writers of all types, and musicians. Residency provides housing, food, studios, and some local transportation. Aritst responsible for refundable deposit ($50) and travel. Application available online. FEE: $40. Ucross Foundation Residency Program, 30 Big Red Lane, Clearmont, WY 82835, T: (307) 737-2291, FAX: (307) 737-2322, info@ucross.org, www.ucrossfoundation.org. Deadline: March 1, 2014

Edward Albee Foundation/William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center (May-October, 2014, Montauk, NY) – Residencies of either 4 or 6 weeks for visual artists, writers, and composers. Residency provides housing and studio; artist responsible for food, travel, and materials. NO FEE. Edward F. Albee Foundation, 14 Harrison St., New York, NY 10013, T: (212) 226-2020, FAX: (212) 226-5551, albeefdtn@aol.com, http://www.albeefoundation.org/Guidelines%20&%20Application.html. Deadline: March 1, 2014

Byrdcliffe Arts Colony/Woodstock Guild (May-September, 2014, Woodstock, NY) – Residencies of an average of 4 weeks for writers, visual artists, and composers. Residency provides housing and studio. Artist responsible for food, travel, materials, and residency fee ($600/month). Writers under the age of 35 who need financial assistance may apply for a $100 scholarship from the Patterson Fund (see website for more information). Additional fellowships for artists of all ages available based on financial need. FEE: $50. Byrdcliffe Colony/ Woodstock Guild, 34 Tinker St., Woodstock, NY 12498, T: (845) 679-2079, FAX: (845) 679-4529, franne@woodstockguild.org, www.woodstockguild.org. Deadline: March 15, 2014



Other Resources

NOTE: For more resources, visit WomenArts' Funding Resources pages.
**Women’s Studio Workshop Internships** (September-December, 2014, Rosendale, NY) – Currently accepting applications for two internships at Women’s Studio Workshop:
Studio Internship – Works with WSW staff on projects including papermaking, book arts, and arts administration. In addition to assisting with the ongoing operations of the facility, interns assist artists-in-residence with their projects, work with artist-educators, and participate as studio assistants during classes.
Arts Administration Internship – For people considering a career in arts administration. Intern works alongside WSW’s administrative staff and learns how to keep an arts organization functioning smoothly. Projects include database management, membership systems, donor and grant research, event planning assistance, writing and distributing press releases, archiving documents, answering phones, and sending e-communications. Graphic design and web skills are a plus; experience with Filmaker Pro, Dreamweaver, InDesign, and Phootshop are beneficial, but not required.
Internships include housing and a stipend of $250/month. Interns work 40 hours a week and the session culminates with an exhibition of work created during their stay. Submit application form (available on website), letter of interest addressing why the internship is important to you and what type of experience you would bring to WSW, 3 current letters of reference, resume, CD with 10 images of recent work and slide script, and SASE. Women’s Studio Workshop, PO Box 489, Rosendale, NY 12472, T: (845) 658-9133, FAX: (845) 658-9031, info@wsworkshop.org, http://www.wsworkshop.org/program/internships/studio/, http://www.wsworkshop.org/program/internships/admin/. Deadline: February 15, 2014



WOMENARTS FUNDING LISTS - WomenArts maintains annotated lists of funders
categorized by art form in the Funding Resources section of our website at:
NYFA SOURCE - The New York Foundation for the Arts maintains the most
comprehensive national directory of awards, services and publications for
artists in the NYFA Source section of their website at:
WITHOUTABOX - Film/Video artists can check Withoutabox at http://www.withoutabox.com for a more comprehensive list of general-interest
film festivals.

Follow this link to the Theatre Funding Newsletter
on the website of our member organization, the



Follow this link to our affiliate member organization WomenArts 
who originally created the Film/Video and Theatre Funding Newsletters and
who list many ongoing Funding Opportunities.



Follow this link to Submit a Listing for the Funding Newsletters.