8/01/2018

#ScreenOpps #ScreenOppsAug18

and WomenArts present












#ScreenOpps
#ScreenOppsAug18

Submission opportunities for women in film/video.

##Opportunities with hashtags are for selected populations.
**Opportunities starred are for women only.

Special Opportunity 

Special Opps will continue again in September, but please watch this space (and our website) for upcoming info on Submissions. 


Film Festivals

Women Who Write In Film 
We are Women Who Write in Film and our goal is to be the world’s foremost screenwriting competition for women. We want to support female writers and producers of all shapes and sizes, but we don’t just want to support female writers. We want to be a springboard for your success. We want to forge a festival that will discover and recognize the best emerging female talent and the most original female voices from around the world. We will go to the ends of the Earth to find the best new female talent and then do whatever it takes to put the top new female screenwriters firmly on the entertainment industry’s radar by designating them as finalists and winners in the Women Who Write in Film Screenwriting Competition.
  • When/Where: May 31, 2019, Hollywood, CA
  • Deadline: August 23, 2018 (Regular), September 20, 2018 (Extended Regular), November 15 ,2018 (Extended Standard), December 13, 2018 (Late), January 17, 2019 (Extended Late), Febraury 14, 2019 (Extended Late)
  • Submission Fee: $45-$65
  • Eligibility: We only accept submissions electronically. There is no limit to the length of the scripts you submit and they can be in script or treatment form. There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit. Scripts must be written in English and can be in any film or television genre. Entrants are prohibited from contacting the judges during the competition. Entry fees are non refundable and contest is void where prohibited by law. Employees and family members of the film festival are not eligible. Entrants must be 18 years or older to enter the contest.
  • Categories: Films by Women
  • Contact: wwwinfilm@gmail.com
  • Submission Information

The Virginia Sweded Film Festival 
The Virginia Sweded Film Festival was founded in 2016 by Myron Smith and is rapidly growing as it now approaches its third year. The Virginia Sweded Film Festival is a presentation of fast-paced, low budget remakes of classic movies. In 2016, there were nearly 200 attendees who came to the first VA Sweded Film Festival. In 2017, the event was expanded into a three day event. 2018 promises to be our biggest year yet!
  • When/Where: October 5-7, 2018, Ridgeway, VA
  • Deadline: June 1, 2018 (Regular); August 1, 2018 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $25-$60
  • Eligibility: 1. You make the film at your own risk. 2. If making a parody of a copyrighted film, you must include a disclaimer at the beginning of your film. 3. Do not use copyrighted music in your film without permission. 4. Films that result in the harm of an animal will be disqualified. 5. You must be present at the Virginia Sweded Film Festival to be eligible for the Grand Prize. 6. Your film must be submitted on a playable DVD or a USB flash drive. Send submissions to: Myron Smith- P.O. Box 354, Ridgeway, VA 24148 7. No Entries (media or documents) will be returned. 8. The Best in Show award will be decided by audience vote. Since Myron Smith is founder of the VIrginia Sweded Film Festival, he will not be eligible for the Grand Prize. If one of his films is voted as Best in Show, he will forgo the prize and pass the Grand Prize along to the next runner-up. Actors and Actresses appearing in Myron's films will still be eligible for Best Actor or Best Actress award. 9. The completed film must be received before the Regular Deadline to be considered an Official Selection. 10. No more than 12 films will be accepted. The Virginia Sweded Film Festival has the right to deny a film submission for any reason.
  • Categories: New Films 
  • Contact: crazedmazes@gmail.com
  • Submission Information

World of Women Film Fair Middle East
The World of Women’s Cinema - WOW Film Fair Middle East is the first women’s short film fair that promotes and awards the talents of women directors, producers, writers, editors and cinematographers in the film industry internationally. It is an event that offers emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to screen short works giving a thematic perspective of ... “seeing the world through the eyes of women”. Created by Women in Film and Television NSW, this is the first of its kind event in the Arab world. Committed to improving the status of women, both on and off the screen, the event aims to support and advance women working in film, TV and other related screen industries.


Equinox Women’s Film Festival
Equinox Women’s Film Festival is a collection of films showcasing women. Our first year festival was an overwhelming success and we are excited for our 5th festival! We are hoping to achieve even greater success this year! We are selecting films that were directed, and/or written by women, and would like the films to be highlighting a woman's story. Equinox Women’s Film Festival is the first festival created in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. The 5th annual Equinox will take place in The Glenn Massay Theater, our state of the art theater.
  • When/Where: March 20, 2019, Palmer, AK
  • Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Submission Fee: $15
  • Eligibility: Equinox accepts films and video of all lengths and genres: experimental, narrative, documentary, animation, and whatever else you can think of. We also accept pieces produced in any year. All submissions must be directed and or written by a women, preferably highlighting a woman’s story. All films must be under 40min in length. Animation film submission fee can be waived, contact us for more information.
  • Categories: Women’s Film, Full Length, Short Film, Documentary, Animation, Experimental, Narrative, Open
  • Contact: gmt@matsu.alaska.edu  
  • Submission Information


Bex Fantastic Film Festival
First Fantastic Festival in town of Bex (Switzerland) at Cinema Grain d'sel. Fantastic,Horror,Fantasy, Indie Short,Music Video and Full Length Films Opening 2 November 2018 Awards Ceremony 4 November 2018
  • When/Where: November 2-4, 2018, Bex, Switzerland
  • Deadline: July 1, 2018 (Regular); September 1, 2018 (Late)
  • Submission Fee: $10-$50
  • Eligibility: Worldwide Short,Music Videos and Full lenghts Films Accepted in Horror,Fantastic,Fantasy Genre All Movies selected are screened in Festival. 2 November 6 P.M Grand Opening reception Full Lenght Screened 3 November 2018 Short Movies and Music Videos Screened 4 November 2018 Retrospective Night 3 November 2018 Awards Ceremony 4 November 2018 8 P.M All movies subtitled in French,English and German Fees are not refunded
  • Categories: Full Length Film, Short Film, Music Video  
  • Address: Avenue de la gare 6 Bex, Vaud Switzerland  
  • Contact: contact@radiobellerine.ch    
  • Submission Information



ONSCREEN

Polterheist– Web Series
A comedy web series about a middle school teacher who tries to help a ghost find closure and reach the other side.
  • Roles: Mariam (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 25-45; Lead); Jennifer (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 18-35; Supporting); Lisa (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian / Pacific Islander, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African Descent; 22-42; Supporting)
  • Audition: August 2018
  • Shoot Dates/Location: There will be a table-read in September and then the production will shoot at the end of the month.
  • Union: Non-Union
  • Pay: No
  • Audition Information

Stay Tonight- Short Film
This is a short film that will be submitted to film festivals as a SAG New Media project. The storyline for this film follows the lives of two men who grew up together in Brookly, New York. Michael is bisexual and Tony is heterosexual. However, as life moves on both men find themselves in a difficult situation that requires difficult decisions. This is a romance film that contains elements comedy and drama. There is a sex scene in this film which will require partial nudity (from the waist up). Creative camera angles will take care of the rest. Please keep in mind that the sex scene will be filmed professionally and in good taste.
  • Roles: Psychiatrist (All Ethnicities; 26-42; Supporting)
  • Audition: August 2018
  • Shoot Dates/Location: Rehearsal Date(s): August, specific dates and location will be updated shortly. Production Date: Being finalized with the production company. Most likely the end of August or beginning of September.
  • Union: Union 
  • Pay: Yes
  • Audition Information

For more OnScreen opportunities, visit Backstage.com; ActorsAccess.com; or Playbill.com. 


OFFSCREEN

Production Artist/Designer
DBOX is a design and digital agency dedicated to craft and innovation in the strategic development of brands. We create stories and experiences in the fields of architecture, art, hospitality, high-profile real estate development and culture. DBOX’s work in branding, CGI, illustration, renderings, web, interactive, graphic design, photography and film has been recognized by organizations including the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy® Awards) and exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Eligibility: The Production Artist position is responsible for assisting the Senior Production Artist in supporting the design teams with producing print, packaging, advertising, and digital graphics. Duties include preflight formatting, in addition to collecting, processing, checking and uploading files, maintaining the advertising media calendar and keeping relevant teams aware of upcoming print and digital advertising deadlines.
  • Application Information

Studio Assistant 
Slate Studios is seeking an energetic and self motivated Studio Assistant responsible for supporting studio operations, equipment handling, rental and studio maintenance on the night crew in a high traffic studio and rental facility. The Studio Assistant will work in coordination with the Studio Manager in ensuring standard operating practices are being performed.
    • Position Type: Full Time
    • Eligibility: 1 year experience in photo, tv, film industry. Knowledge of grip, electrical, lighting, and digital equipment. Must be able to adopt and deal with a fast paced environment. Patience, reliability, intuitive sense of what needs to be done. Strong focus and attention to detail. Attention to customer service and how all areas of production work towards achieving a high customer perception. Must be currently in college of having had obtained a college degree
    • Application Information

    Sesame Studios YouTube Channel
    An All-New YouTube Destination for Kids, From the Makers of Sesame Street! Sesame Studios features the same educational goodness as Sesame Street, but completely different. We are looking for fresh creative talent to dazzle and delight preschoolers. 
    • Position Type: Flexible
    • Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older and be submitting original content
    • Application Information 

    Videographer/Editor
    We are a small but aggressive digital production team with a big appetite. We all wear many different hats and do many different things in the world of digital production, but together we create projects that are great. Shoot To Kill NYC is currently seeking a highly capable and experienced Videographer/Editor to join our team full-time. Applicants should meet the qualifications below and follow the instructions outlined to apply.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Eligibility: 3+ years of professional video production experience from a Production-House and/or Agency level, or from a personal but WELL VERSED freelance level with proven track record of shooting, editing, media management, project management and storytelling capabilities •    Heavy experience shooting with DSLR video and RED Digital Cinema Cameras •    Fluent in Adobe Premiere Pro and the Adobe Creative Cloud family of applications •    Experience in Final Cut Pro Studio and FCPX •    Experience in Adobe After Effects a plus •    Ability to work on tight deadlines and keep a positive attitude while under pressure •    Experience managing video projects start to finish without direct supervision, but capable of working within a team setting under direct supervision •    Experience operating as a “one man production band” ie: You can show up, shoot, produce, direct, then bring back media and edit •    Ability to maintain and balance a schedule to meet client driven deadlines and milestones •    Ready and willing to travel for location shoots
    • Application Information



    FUNDING


    **Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographer**
    The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days.
    • Deadline: Ongoing
    • Application Fee: Free
    • Eligibility: Grant is open only to productions that engage a female director of photography. Grant is only open to films shooting in the Continental United States.
    • Address: Digital Bolex, 707 S Broadway Suite #1223, Los Angeles, CA, 90014
    • Contact: +1 213 628 3191
    • Application Information
        

    RESIDENCIES

    NW Documentary Artist in Residence
    As a center for non-fiction storytelling, NW Documentary seeks to encourage and foster documentary storytellers. The success of a creative, thriving environment is based on a variety of artists of different experience levels, working under one roof. The center is a place where upcoming storytellers gain inspiration, insight, and encouragement from experienced and established professionals. Likewise, active professionals benefit from a lively community consisting of support, creative exchange, and resources that would not be available to them as solo artists working from their homes. In addition to our regular workshops, internships, and volunteer opportunities, NW Documentary offers the Artist-in-Residence program to fulfill this need.
    • Deadline: Ongoing
    • Application Fee: Free
    • When: Ongoing
    • Eligibility:  The Artist-in-Residence is an opportunity for non-fiction storytellers who have demonstrated a passion and commitment to their craft, an original artistic vision, and a desire to develop their work within a creative community. The term “non-fiction storytellers” is not exclusive to a single documentary medium, but may include: film/video, audio, photography, literary non-fiction, multi-media or other.
    • Address: 6 NE Tillamook, Portland, OR 97212
    • Contact: info@nwdocumentary.org    
    • Application Information

    18th Street Arts Center
    18th Street Arts Center values art making as an essential component of a vibrant, just, and healthy society. Its mission is “to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art making.” Founded in 1988, 18th Street Arts Center has fostered and supported the work of many of Los Angeles’ most engaging artists, and has built bridges to artist communities around the globe.
    • Deadline: Ongoing
    • Application Fee: Yes
    • When: Ongoing
    • Eligibility:  The Visiting Artist Residency Program accepts applications from working, professional artists who demonstrate a deep commitment to their practices. The program is open to artists of all generations, nationalities, and disciplines. Applicants are required to cover studio rental costs themselves. Although we primarily support visual artists, 18th Street Arts Center will consider applications from performing artists, writers, and filmmakers as well.
    • Address: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica CA 90404
    • Contact:  (310) 453-3711 
    • Application Information

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