Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Closing date: Aug 21, 2017

Rec Ya Shorts
Screenwave

[REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival shines a spotlight on young filmmakers throughout the Mid North Coast of NSW, giving young people aged 12-25 an opportunity to tell their stories, to develop as filmmakers and win some amazing prizes!

Closing date: Aug 25, 2017

Full Time Producer Position Available
Brunswick Picture House

Challenging and exciting a professional hands-on leader capable of working across all levels of a small not-for-profit arts organisation, the new Producer role will deliver a film, event and live performance program. For further info contact BPHouse.

Closing date: Aug 30, 2017

Exhibition Call Out
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

The NRCG welcomes proposals from artists, designers, curators, community and cultural groups in all art forms including: visual arts, sculpture, craft, design, digital media, performance, installation/site specific works and cultural heritage works.

Closing date: Sep 1, 2017

Regional Touring Grant
Music NSW and Create NSW

Designed to encourage artists, managers, promoters and agents to support live music in regional NSW. Funding of up to $15,000 per application is provided to cover artist fees, travel costs, marketing and publicity, and production costs.

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Closing date: Aug 21, 2017

Rec Ya Shorts
Screenwave

[REC] Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival shines a spotlight on young filmmakers throughout the Mid North Coast of NSW, giving young people aged 12-25 an opportunity to tell their stories, to develop as filmmakers and win some amazing prizes!

Closing date: Aug 25, 2017

Full Time Producer Position Available
Brunswick Picture House

Challenging and exciting a professional hands-on leader capable of working across all levels of a small not-for-profit arts organisation, the new Producer role will deliver a film, event and live performance program. For further info contact BPHouse.

Closing date: Aug 30, 2017

Exhibition Call Out
Northern Rivers Community Gallery

The NRCG welcomes proposals from artists, designers, curators, community and cultural groups in all art forms including: visual arts, sculpture, craft, design, digital media, performance, installation/site specific works and cultural heritage works.

Closing date: Sep 1, 2017

Dreamfarm Eco Arts Residency
Dreamfarm Village

Dreamfarm Eco-Arts Village is a rural arts, education and environment centre located in the beautiful Huon Valley, Tasmania. We are passionate about uniting creative practice and environmental stewardship to create a living model of visionary life.

Closing date: Sep 1, 2017

Regional Touring Grant
Music NSW and Create NSW

Designed to encourage artists, managers, promoters and agents to support live music in regional NSW. Funding of up to $15,000 per application is provided to cover artist fees, travel costs, marketing and publicity, and production costs.

Closing date: Sep 4, 2017

Regional Cultural Fund
Create NSW

The fund will invest $100 million over four years to drive growth in arts, screen, cultural and heritage infrastructure for the social, cultural and economic benefit of communities in regional NSW.

Closing date: Sep 8, 2017

2017 NCEIA Dolphin Music Awards
North Coast Entertainment Industry Association

NCEIA supports and encourages unsigned original musicians in the 02 66 telephone area code by holding these awards for artists/bands to submit their songs. Entries NOW OPEN. Awards Night - 24 October at Ballina RSL Club.

Closing date: Sep 22, 2017

2017 CVIAA | Entries Open
Grafton Regional Gallery

Entries for the Grafton Regional Gallery's 2017 Clarence Valley Indigenous Art Award are now open. First prize: $5,000. Encouragement award: $1,000 For full details and entry forms visit our website.

Closing date: Sep 23, 2017

Visual Arts Fellowship
NAVA

Two x $20K fellowships are open to mid-career artists to undertake a self directed program of professional development. Image | 2016 Fellowship recipient Michelle Nikou 'No Vacancy'

Closing date: Sep 29, 2017

FLiCKERFEST call for entries
Flickerfest

Flickerfest is an Academy® Accredited and BAFTA-recognised festival, and Australia’s premier international short film festival. 27 years of screening the best short films from Australia and around the world in competitions and special showcases.

Closing date: Sep 30, 2017

Fremantle Artist Residency
Fremantle Arts Centre

Fremantle Arts Centre’s Artist in Residence program attracts a Myriad of Artists. Home to 11 studios and a residential apartment in a beautiful Heritage Building. FAC can accommodate a variety of disciplines and project requirements.

Closing date: Oct 3, 2017

Australia Council | Grant Programs
Australia Council

Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity. Follow the link to find full list of available grants. 2017 funding rounds close Feb 7, June 6 and Oct 3.

Closing date: Oct 30, 2017

UnScene | Short Film Competition
UnScene Films

Make an engaging film, answer the brief to share in an amazing prize pool worth in excess of $20,000. First prize includes $10,000 cash and a slew of gear courtesy of Blackmagic to help you keep creating!

Closing date: Oct 31, 2017

Young Art Journalism Awards
Art News Portal

YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving journalism, media and art students the chance to showcase their talent in presenting art and culture in a creative way. Open to all higher education students and recent graduates.

Closing date: Oct 31, 2017

30 x 30 Art Prize
art piece gallery

This inaugural art prize event offers an acquisitional first prize of $6000 and three highly commended awards. Judges include Susi Muddiman, Director of The Tweed Regional Gallery and Amanda Penrose Hart, winner of this year's Galipolli art prize.

Closing date: Nov 1, 2017

Varuna Writers Residency
Varuna Writers House

Varuna is Australia's National Residential Writers' House in the former home of writers Eleanor and Dr Eric Dark. Located in the stunningly beautiful Blue Mountains Region. Supports intensive work, conversation and community for writers at all levels

Closing date: Dec 30, 2017

Broken Hill Artist Residency
Broken Hill Arts Exchange

The residency provides private live-in studio apartments and self-contained rooms with access to communal spaces. Residents can pursue their own practices, participate in community activities, or conduct workshops. Apply all year round.

Closing date: Dec 31, 2017

Art Residency Beijing
Where Where Art Space

The International Art Residency Beijing, operated by the Where Where Art Space, welcomes innovative and explorative artistic projects that intersect with the dynamic contemporary artistic community in China. Apply anytime.

Closing date: Jun 1, 2018

Artist Support Quick Response Funding
Create NSW

The funding provides professional development opportunities for NSW-based professional artists and arts/cultural workers to support skills development, take up outstanding opportunities of significance for their practice and/or develop markets.

Closing date: Jun 9, 2018

Quick Response Grants
Regional Arts NSW

Available under the Regional Arts Fund allocation for NSW, Quick Response Grants offer funding of up to $1,500 for regional artists, arts organisations and communities to respond to unique opportunities that present themselves at very short notice.