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Latin American photographers and filmmakers are invited to submit their
best works to "Documentales y Fotografías de América Latina," an
exhibit organized by Asociación ProDocumentales Cine y TV, based in
The event is scheduled to take place on April 18 in Albacete, Spain.
Selected entries will be featured during the event.
The documentaries must be no longer than 50 minutes, in DVD format,
with subtitles in Spanish (if produced in another language), and
produced between 2007 and 2009. The organizers also recommend sending
extra copies with subtitles in English, French or Portuguese.
Photos must be in color or black and white, 30x40 centimeters or 30x30
centimeters (for square negatives), and produced between 2007 and 2009.
Up to five photos can be submitted.
Worldwide photo competition to focus on new ways to portray gender
Photojournalists and amateur photographers can now submit images
that "challenge conventional understanding of `femininity'
and `masculinity' and help to break the mold of male-female `divide'"
to a photo competition.
The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) is hosting
the photographic competition, "Portraying Gender." Winners will be
awarded cash prizes that range from US$500 (first prize) to US$200.
The competition is an effort of WACC in collaboration with the online
photo service Flickr. To be submitted, photos must be uploaded on
To learn more click here:
Short-story contest calls for writers from across the world
Tell your story to the world by participating in a monthly Global Short
Story Competition, which is designed to attract writers worldwide.
Deadline: end of each month.
Entries on any theme must be no more than 2,000 words and be written in
English. There is a UK £5 (about US$7.50) entry fee per story. Each
month a winning story receives a cash prize of UK £100 (about US $150)
and is published on the contest's Web site. At the end of 12 months,
each winner will be considered for an annual cash prize.
The contest is supported by the Darlington Arts Centre in England.
To learn more or submit an entry, visit
INVITATION: applications for Ithaca, NY outdoor public art exhibition
Thanks for passing this invitation along to appropriate others. Questions, contact PATRICIA HAINES (607-339-9472 ), Coordinator, Art in the Heart of the City, Downtown Ithaca Alliance.
Invitation: Art in the Heart of the City 2009
The Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA) is pleased to invite artist applications for its 10th annual outdoor public art exhibition, Art in the Heart of the City. The deadline is April 15th for 2-5 works to be installed in mid-June, for exhibition June - November, 2009 on and around the famous outdoor Ithaca Commons pedestrian mall.
World AIDS Campaign: Participants for Youth Video Production Needed!
The World AIDS Campaign is producing a video about HIV and AIDS, human rights and young people as leaders. The concept for the video still needs to be decided. Since a video about young people should be made by young people themselves, WAC has created a blog (http://wacyouthvideo.wordpress.com) in which young people can:
- Brainstorm and decide the visual style and messages of the WAC video
and the best channels for distributing it
- Post their own short videos (made with cell phones) proposing concepts
for the WAC video
- Learn the basics of video making by discussing the cell phone videos
that everyone posts, and
- Agree upon the final concept for the WAC video.
Film Festival seeks works celebrating indigenous and underrepresented cultures
National Geographic is inviting filmmakers from around the world to submit entries for its All Roads Film Festival 2009, a unique cultural multimedia event that celebrates indigenous and underrepresented cultures. The deadline for submissions is March 15.
The festival provides an international opportunity for filmmakers to shed light on their lives and communities through first-person storytelling.
To be held in three US cities, the festival is accepting entries in the following categories: Dramatic Feature; Long Documentary; Short Documentary; Live Action Short; Animation; Music Video. Entry fees vary depending on the category.
Entry requirements include:
CALL FOR ENTRIES -- "CARDBOARD FETISH"
In July 2009, in conjunction with its 11th Annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day, the Baseball Reliquary will present "Cardboard Fetish," a major exhibition celebrating baseball trading cards, past and present. The exhibition will be held at the Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California.
A major component of the exhibition will be a display of original and one-of-a-kind baseball trading cards designed by artists. The Baseball Reliquary is now accepting submissions for this unique exhibition in any format: original drawings, altered or manipulated cards, collages, computer-generated, etc.
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2009
Exhibition Dates: July 6 - July 31, 2009
Project and Curatorial Research Grants
The French-American Fund
for Contemporary Art
Application deadline: April 15th
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Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art offers financial support in the form of grants to projects in the fields of visual arts, architecture and design.
The project grants are allocated to:
• American nonprofit institutions organizing exhibitions, installations, artist residencies, publications, or other projects involving living French artists.
• French nonprofit institutions presenting the same types of projects with living American artists.