FLAMIN Bulletin - 25 February 2009

Date posted: 25.02.2009

  • Bristol Mean Time 2009 – Open for Applications *
  • Film London Vacancy – Internship Production *
  • Film London Film-makers' Festival Fund *
  • Own-It Event for Archives *
  • 'Working In Locations' Workshop *
  • The Good Pitch at SILVERDOCS
  • Artquest Artist's Residency
  • Milan Film Festival International Competition - Call for entries
  • LAFVA Artists Exhibitions and Screenings
  • Reminder: Free to Air – Call for Submissions
  • Reminder: Visions in the Nunnery 2009
  • One Night Only at Artprojx

  • Bristol Mean Time 2009 – Open for Applications *

    FLAMIN, in partnership with Picture This, are inviting London based artists to apply for the three month moving image residency, Bristol Mean Time, based at Spike Island in Bristol.

    The residency will take place between July and September 2009 and will offer curatorial and technical mentoring and support as well as accommodation and a production budget of up to £4,000 and artist's fee of £3,000.

    The deadline for applications is 5pm, Tuesday 14 April.

    Full selection criteria and details of how to apply can be found in the Residencies section of the FLAMIN website.
  • Film London Vacancy – Internship Production *

    Film London is offering a six month internship for an enthusiastic new entrant to the film and moving image industry. The successful candidate will be based at our offices in Shoreditch working with and supporting the Production department.

    The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 27 February.

    For further details see the Film London website.
  • Film London Film-makers' Festival Fund *

    The Film London Film-makers' Festival Fund (FFF) is now open for applications. The fund aims to support the development of moving image artists' and film-makers' careers, by providing travel grants for attendance at a number of overseas festivals where films have been selected and are in competition.

    Artist film-makers previously supported through the scheme include Sarah Pucill, Michael Maziere, David Austen, Osbert Parker, Ben Rivers and Stephen Connolly.

    The final deadline for the fund is 17 March.

    For more information and the full list of up-coming deadlines please visit the FFF section of the Film London website or call 020 7613 7696.
  • Own-It Event for Archives *

    On Tuesday 24 March (6-8.45pm) Film London and Own-It present a seminar at the London College of Communication addressing issues around the use of archives.

    This event will cover topics including, the rights you need to clear before making it available to others (music, soundtrack, performance etc), 'due diligence' when trying to establish the identity of a rights holder, how to deal with 'Orphan Works' where the copyright holder couldn't be found (but is somewhere out there), and rights issues involved in copying to new formats.

    Further details including how to book a place can be found on the Film London website.
  • 'Working in Locations' Workshops *

    Do you work in the TV, commercial and film industries and want to know more about filming safely and legally on location? Then this one-day workshop is for you.

    Film London are running two locations workshops aimed at those who are not yet experienced enough to make locations a career, but are interested in finding out more.

    The workshops will run on Saturday 14 March and Wednesday 25 March from 9am until 5pm and will be held at Film London.

    The cost is £50 + VAT per person, payable in advance.

    For more information and to book your place, visit the Assistant Location Manager Training section of the Film London website.
  • The Good Pitch at SILVERDOCS

    The call for entries is now open for the Good Pitch at SILVERDOCS. The Good Pitch brings together inspiring social-purpose film projects and a group of expert participants from charities, foundations, brands and media to form powerful alliances around groundbreaking films.

    The Good Pitch are looking for documentary film projects which tackle important global and national issues and enhance our understanding of the world. The deadline for applications is 16 March.

    Full information can be found on The Good Pitch website.
  • Artquest Artist's Residency

    Artquest, in collaboration with Parramatta Studios and ACAVA, are offering their third, three month residency (starting 15 June) in western Sydney, Australia.

    The deadline for this opportunity, which is open to London-based visual artists, is 9am on 2 March.

    Full residency details including how to apply can be found on the Artquest website.
  • Milan Film Festival - Call for entries

    Apply now for the International feature and shorts film competitions at the Milan Film Festival.

    Both competitions are open to first and second films of any genre, language, format and running time, provided they were completed after 1 January 2008. The deadline for all applications is 31 May.

    Further details on entry requirements and how to submit work can be found on the Milan Film Festival website.
  • LAFVA Artists Exhibitions and Screenings

    Susanna Wallin's LAFVA 2007 film Marker is screening at the Birds Eye View Film Festival as part of the Shorts 1 programme at 6.30pm on Saturday 7 March and 6.30pm on Thursday 12 March in Cinema 2 at the ICA.

    Shezad Dawood's LAFVA 2008 film Feature is screening as part of 'Natural Wonders. New Art From London' at Bersenevskaya Naberezhnaya in Moscow from 21 February until 5 April. Feature is also showing as part of Altermodern at the Tate Triennial, Tate Britain (3 February – 26 April).

    Work by LAFVA funded artists Marcus Coates and Pil & Galia Kollectiv showing in Ventriloquist at Timothy Taylor gallery from 27 Feb – 28 March.

    Jane and Louise Wilson's new work Unfolding the Aryan Papers is on show at the BFI Southbank Gallery (13 Feb – 19 April).
  • Reminder: Free to Air – Call for Submissions

    Film and Video Umbrella (FVU) are inviting London-based artists to submit proposals for moving image projects to form part of Free to Air.

    Funded by London Councils, Free to Air is a major new four-year programme of artistic activity intended to address the under-representation within the cultural sector of artists and communities from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

    This is an opportunity for a practicing artist to produce a major new film, video or digital media work that will be commissioned and produced in collaboration with Film and Video Umbrella during 2009. The work will be staged at two London venues, and form part of a UK-wide programme of touring exhibitions.

    The deadline for applications is 12 March. Full details can be found via the FVU website.
  • Reminder: Visions in the Nunnery 2009

    Visions in the Nunnery is a showcase opportunity for new and established artists who are pushing the elements of film, video and moving image practice. It is also an opportunity for audiences to engage with contemporary moving image work.

    The curators are looking for new and compelling work created in any format (that is moving image, film or video based). The work selected will be either projected or be monitor based. They are also interested in performance works that relate to the moving image.

    The deadline for submissions is 27 March.

    Further information about this opportunity can be found on the Nunnery website.

Visit the Calls for Submissions page on the Film London Artists' Moving Image Network website for listings of forthcoming deadlines for a range of festivals, funds, residencies and other opportunities open to artists working in the moving image.

And Finally…

  • One Night Only at Artprojx

    On Saturday 28 February (6-9pm) Artprojx Space presents an evening of screenings and drinks.

    'Performance for Video' is taken from the Neuer Berliner Kinstverein archive. 'The City As A Stage' presents a selection of video works that use the city as a place for staging various actions and performances that are documented on video and 'My favourite pastime / London' explores the role that theatricality plays in video in a series of staged performances that examine the way in which a shift in context can alter the viewer's perception and understanding of an art work.

    The programmes will be screened consecutively with a brief introduction by the curators, Katherine Becker (Head of Video Forum, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) in association with David Thorp.

    Further information can be found on the Artprojx Space website.

* Event supported or directly run by the Film London Artists' Moving Image Network or Film London

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