AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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Call for Submissions: January iotaSalon!

iotaSalon: January 7th, 2010

Start out the new year by coming out to the iotaSalon on January 7th. The theme for this screening is Text and Speech. We will be examining works that explore the confluence of abstraction and language. What choices do artists make when using text in abstraction? How do speech and poetry compliment or complicate visuals?

We are still accepting submissions for the Salon, so if you have any work you would like to screen and discuss, please submit it to us.

For DVD submissions, please send to:

The iotaCenter
10401-106 Venice Blvd. #330
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Additionally, please send an email to with:
1. your name, and contact information
2. The title, date, and running time for the work

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India film festival seeking film submissions from around the world (deadline December 31)

Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to submit short films and documentaries to an international film competition being held in Jaipur, India. Deadline: December 31.

The Jaipur International Film Festival will be judging films in two categories: short films, not exceeding 15 minutes, and documentaries, not exceeding 30 minutes.

Submissions must have been shot between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2009. If a film is in a language other than English or Hindi, English subtitles are required.

The Festival will designate a judging panel who will issue final decisions. Prizes and certificates will be awarded to directors and producers of winning submissions.

For more information and entry details, visit

from Art4Development

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Singaporean video makers invited to submit short works to competition

A competition for Singaporean video makers invites submissions of video entries no longer than three minutes under the theme "Learn Media Live Media."

The Creative Video Awards welcomes video entries in four categories: Overall Best Video, Best Story, Best Picture and Best Audio. Winners will be announced on January 23, 2010. The overall best video will be awarded SGD3,000 (US$2,166) and other winners will receive SGD1,000 (US$722).

The competition is being held by the Singapore Media Academy.

For further information, click here.:

from Art4Development

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Festival seeks short films that promote social change worldwide (deadline January 22)

Filmmakers seeking to make social change through their work are encouraged to submit short films to Media that Matters Film Festival. Deadline: January 22, 2010.

Submission should be no longer than 12 minutes and and focus on social or environmental issues. This year's festival will focus on Media Literacy, Human Rights, LGBTQ & Sexual Identity, Youth Activism and International issues in particular. Entries must be submitted online (via a link) or through DVD.

Selected films will be screened in New York City.

Registration fees range from US$10 to $25. Submission is limited to two films per individual, while youth and community media centers may submit up to five films.

The festival is a project of Arts Engine, Inc.

For more information, please visit here.:

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks artists for faculty positions

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars in the arts since
1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) now seeks
exceptional artists for full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions
in its undergraduate and graduate programs for Fall 2010.

SAIC seeks accomplished and versatile artists with relevant teaching
experience in contemporary approaches, concepts, techniques, and critical
issues as they pertain to current art practices in the departments of
Ceramics; Designed Objects; and Film, Video, and New Media production. For
its First Year Program, the School seeks a full-time faculty member who will
also fulfill the role of administrative director of the program. All
applicants are expected to include an artist's statement, a philosophy of

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Elsewhere Collaborative, Greensboro, NC, offers residencies

Dear Fellow Organizations and Arts Supporters,

Hello from Elsewhere Collaborative, a living museum and experimental
production environment in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. We wanted to
inform you about residency opportunities for artists, organizers, curators,
writers, musicians, designers, gardeners, makers, builders, scholars,
producers, and creatives across media during our 2010 season which runs from
mid-March to early November.

Elsewhere is set within a three-story former thrift store, boarding house,
and warehouse containing one woman's enormous 58-year collection of American
surplus, thrift, and antiques. Elsewhere residencies invites experimental
creators to join our collaborating community in utilizing this immense

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Cape Cod residencies available, deadline Feb. 15

Artist & writer residencies in Cape Cod National Seashore

Residencies in primitive dune shacks in Cape Cod National Seashore in
Provincetown for visual artists and writers, 1-3 weeks, one residency offers
a $500 fellowship. Deadline February 15, 2010. No fee to apply.

from Franklin Furnace

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Artists sought for project in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, deadline Jan. 18, 2010

Deadline date: January 18, 2010; Source: Peter Baren

Will you be my guest?

I, Mariëlle Videler, am looking for four artists working in different
disciplines to take part in the project BLINDED TOURIST for seven days. I
need artists who have never been to Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and who are
able to stay for the entire last week of March 2010. There is one rule: they
cannot leave the installation. During our journey, I will be your host and
will do all I can for you. I will develop a “travel programme” with
vegetarian food, images, stories and movement. We will also be able to meet
the visitors to W139 and our installation during the opening hours of our
venue, W139. During your stay, I want you to create a work, a visual

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Call for short films, deadline Jan. 18, 2010



A call for films of up to three minutes. Any genre.

Please submit films on data DVD/CD with name, phone and email by JANUARY
18th, 2010.

Screening on February 13.

Juried selection - audience awards for top films.

Submit by mail to

4609 Grape Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545



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Future Generation Art Prize: Call for Applications

The Future Generation Art Prize is a world-wide art prize of 100,000 USD.

Open to all artists up to the age of 35.

Online application starts from 18 January till 18 April 2010
at the website,

The prize is established to discover and provide long-term support for a generation of emerging artists, wherever they may live and work, this unique artist-focused prize aims to make a major contribution toward the production of new work by young artists.

The biennial Prize is distinguished by:

• its global dimension;
• its focus on a young generation of artists;
• its open and democratic Internet application process;
• the long-term commitment of leading artists of our time;
• a distinguished Board, Jury and Selection Committee;

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