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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Accepting Submissions for Next HABLA Underground Collaborative Art Show (Los Angeles)

HABLA Underground: Harvesting Asian Black Latino Artists is accepting submissions for its "Espirituchai" show to open on October 10, 2009 in Chinatown, Los Angeles, at the HABLA Underground Gallery on Chung King Road.

HABLA Underground: Harvesting Asian Black Latino Artists is a collaborative of artists of all ethnicities (Caucasian included) who are creating a platform in the mainstream art world for the grossly underrepresented voices of non-Caucasian artists and of art in general which reflects themes and images outside of the White realm.

HABLA Underground does not fight racism with racism.

For guidelines on the collaborative and the submission process, please click on the following link.

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Kansas City FilmFest 2010 - Call for Entries

Kansas City FilmFest 2010 - Call for Entries

Presented by the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee.

All filmmakers, anywhere, are invited to submit your short or feature film - drama, comedy, documentary, animation, or experimental work. It must have been completed since January 1, 2008 .

DEADLINE DATE: OCTOBER 1, 2009 (Other deadlines: 11/15/2009 & 12/01/2009)

ENTRY FEES: Vary by short or feature and increase with each new deadline date

Go to our website - for complete details, entry form, and pay fee online. You may also submit through WAB.

Check out our special CinemaJAZZ division if you have made a work (short or feature) inspired by JAZZ

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Online film contest calls for submissions (deadline November 26)

Interested filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit works to an online film festival being offered through, an online network for filmmakers. Deadline: November 26.

Entries can only be made by registered users. Films must be active and viewable on user's profile throughout the length of contest. Any film submitted in a language other than English must contain English subtitles.

Categories include feature films and short films. Grand Prize winners will receive scholarship to the prestigious New York Film Academy - Los Angeles (Universal Studios Hollywood) or New York City campus, where they will receive a hands-on and comprehensive education, as well as US$5,000. Two Runner Up Prizes will be awarded.

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Photo competition invites entries about traveling in Europe (deadline October 18)

Russian photojournalists and amateur photographers are encouraged to participate in a photo competition about traveling in Europe. Deadline to apply: October 18.

Photos must depict traveling in any European country except Russia. Winners will receive prizes.

The competition is supported by the Web site World without Visas and the company Churinga.

For more information (in Russian), go to

from Art4Development

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Dream Surfing Art Festival, South India

Dream Surfing Art Festival invites people to get creative throughout our month-long, December 09, art-based event in and around Auroville, in South India. The festival will culminate in a celebration of the work dreamt up on the 31st December.

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Female documentarians invited to submit works on women (deadline October 16)

Female documentary makers from around the world can submit works about women who are making a difference, in their own lives or on the lives of other women, to a contest. Deadline: October 16.

The International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) is sponsoring the awards, which IAWRT President Olya Booyar said will set the scene for the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action on equality and opportunity for women.

Entries must be between 20 and 90 minutes long for television, or 15 to 60 minutes for radio, and have been broadcast during the period November 2007 to October 2009.

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Video contest invites works on civil society

Students and members of civil society aged between 18 and 30 from the 56 member countries of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are encouraged to submit videos to a competition organized to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain. Deadline: October 2.

Videos should reflect civil society initiatives in OSCE countries, which can include political, social and educational initiatives by non-governmental organizations or other groups and private citizens. Submissions, which can include slideshows with audio in addition to video, should be no longer than three minutes. They must be in English or have English subtitles.

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5th Development Film Festival on Fight Poverty (India)

The Centre for Development Communication of DHAN Foundation is pleased to invite filmmakers to take part in the
5th Development Film Festival on `Fight Poverty: Connect and Commit for MDGs' to be held in Chennai, India in September 25-27, 2009.

The film makers are invited to showcase their documentaries, short films and animation films made on any of the following themes:
•Women and Children
•Livelihoods and Food security

The entries can include the success stories, grassroots initiatives, community efforts, issues and solutions.

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Worldwide filmmakers invited to submit works on climate change (deadline October 15)

An upcoming Development and Climate Film Festival aims to provide a platform for amateur and independent filmmakers from around the world to showcase short films on issues relating to climate change. Submission deadline: October 15.

Entrants should submit a maximum 10-minute movie focusing on issues related to climate change. Selected films will be presented at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen from December 12 to 13.

The competition is organized by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).

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M.I.T. seeks Assistant Professor of Visual Arts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Seeks Assistant Professor of Visual Arts

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks applications for a full-time
Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, tenure track position. We seek an
individual with an emerging international reputation to join the faculty of
its Visual Arts Program. We seek a colleague with significant experience,
knowledge and accomplishments in the fields of techno-aesthetic and/or
techno-cultural art practice, especially in the areas of New Media and/or
Media Performance, an artist who has strong skills and experience in
teaching at the college, university or art school academic level. This
appointment will be a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor.

Minimum Qualifications:

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