Below you will find information on Humanities Montana grant deadlines, a film festival for K-12 filmmakers, a TED talk referenced by the Artful Manger blog (just because I found it so fascinating), and opportunities for visual arts, film, dance and crafts – CERF+ would like to make sure that any professional craft artist seriously affected by the flooding is aware of the disaster relief assistance available from CERF+.
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Humanities Montana Grant Deadlines:
Applications for $5000 and less – 20th of Feb, May, August, and Nov
Applications over $5000 – 20th of April, August, and Dec
Film and digital production – 20th of August
Opportunity grants ($1000 max) – At least two weeks prior to program
School is out so maybe some of you know K-12 filmmakers and can pass this along:
NW Film Center
Rules & Eligibility
Any young filmmaker in grades K-12 living in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, or Utah may enter a film, video, animation, or multimedia work in any theme or style made after September 1, 2009. Filmmakers should select from two categories: grades K-6 or grades 7-12. Group projects as well as individual works are acceptable. All entries must be student produced. Adult guidance and instruction is permissible, but the planning, production, and selection of subject matter must reflect student effort. Submission deadline is June 30, 2011. There is NO entry fee. http://www.nwfilm.org/festivals/youngfestival/submit
JUNE 30, 2011
A jury panel of media professionals and educators will select winning entries. Criteria for selection include: age/grade, originality, artistic merit, technical achievement, and conviction in investigation of subject matter. The use of original music is strongly encouraged.
Mail Entries To:
Northwest Film Center
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
Contact Festival Coordinator, Kristin Konsterlie at 503-221-1156 x16 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE ARTFUL MANAGER | a weblog on the business of arts & culture by Andrew Taylor, email@example.com
THE ART OF THE (DIGITAL) INTERFACE… (interesting visual representations of data and something for musicians too – Beck)
I’ve already admitted my fascination with data visualization in many prior blogs. This talk by interface and data visualization designer Aaron Koblin offers a particularly plentiful smorgasbord.
Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011
MONTANA ARTISTS – CALL FOR ARTWORK
MONTANA: PRESERVING PLACE
Deadline for submissions: August 1, 2011
Are you interested in joining the collective vision of artists interested in preserving Montana place? Art Mobile of Montana invites artists to submit art work for the 2011-2012 season, that reflect on important land, air, water, and wildlife issues of our time. What do you see as the most pertinent issues to preserving Montana?
Art Mobile of Montana tours an educational exhibit of Montana artists’ works throughout Montana, each year. Our exhibits pique the imagination, promote thoughtful discussion and appreciation for craftsmanship, color, composition, and design. We serve schools and community groups, bringing art lessons and teacher education to the schools.
For submission guidelines contact:
(or open the AMM Call attachment – Beck)
The Montana CINE International Film Festival features films on a broad range of topics and issues that lead to dialogue on critical and contemporary issues, and help to complete a global snapshot of our world.
Films entered may relate to environmental issues, cultures, native and indigenous peoples, land use, water, socio-political issues, outdoor recreation, hunting and conservation, climate change, energy and in general, the world around us and our place within it.
Films entered may be features or documentaries, shorts or long form; professional, amateur or student made. They may be from any production year.
Call for entries: deadline: August 15, 2011
Executive Director position at ODC in San Francisco, California.
ODC is a groundbreaking contemporary arts institution with longstanding roots in the San Francisco community. Its mission is to cultivate artists, inspire audiences, and engage a diverse community through dance. The organization was formed by faculty member Brenda Way in 1971 as a collective of artists at Oberlin College in Ohio where the name ODC originates (Oberlin Dance Collective). … Read More…
Greetings from CERF+.
This message is going out to CERF+’s contacts in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota due to current and potential flooding in your state. We hope you have avoided loss from the flooding and any additional flooding this spring and summer is minimized.
CERF+ would like to make sure that any professional craft artist seriously affected by the flooding is aware of the disaster relief assistance available from CERF+.
If, as a craft artist, you have suffered loss, please contact us when able. If, as an arts organization representative, you know of craft artists in the flood areas, or plan to correspond with your artist constituents in the near future, please pass this information on. If there are organizations that directly work with artists in your community that you think we should know about, please send us their contact information.
CERF+’s programs include:
· Grants up to $2,500;
· No-interest loans up to $8,000;
· Booth fee waivers at craft shows;
· Discounts on materials and equipment from suppliers and manufacturers;
· Assistance with business development through referrals to consultants and other low or no-cost resources
For eligibility requirements and more detailed information, please click here or contact us at:
PO Box 838
Montpelier, VT 05601
We also want to remind you that CERF+’s Studio Protector website not only has disaster planning resources, but also information and resources to help artists and those helping them in the post-disaster cleanup effort. Here are links to the Cleanup and Salvage sections of the website.