Posted by: admin on Dec 13, 2010
UPCOMING SAW VIDEO GRANTS
Deadline: February 1st, 2011
ABORIGINAL VOICES FUND
The Aboriginal Voices Fund is a production support program for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit artists who wish to express themselves creatively through the medium of video. Up to three grants will be awarded. Applicants to the fund can be at any stage of their career: emerging, mid-career or established.
CULTURAL EQUITY FUND
The Cultural Equity fund is a production support program aimed at providing opportunities for visible minority artists to express themselves creatively through the medium of video. Applicants to the fund can be at any stage of their career: emerging, mid-career or established. Up to 2 grants will be awarded.
VIDEO VIRGIN FUND
The Video Virgin fund is a production support program aimed at providing opportunities for LGBT artists from the Ottawa/Gatineau region. This program is aimed at gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgendered and two-spirited artists who wish to express themselves creatively through the medium of video. Applicants to the fund must be new to filmmaking or have less than 3 videos to their credit. Only one award will be given. As part of this award, the artist will receive a weekend trip to Toronto with an invitation to the opening celebrations of the Inside Out Festival in May 2011.
All grants consist of equipment access, a one-year producing membership to SAW Video, a small cash award and access to workshops. For specific information on each grant, visitwww.sawvideo.com. Please see the SAW Video Grant Guidelines and Application Form for more information on eligibility criteria, who can apply, the grant assessment process, formatting concerns and for what you should submit with your application.
Coming up May 1, 2011: deadlines for the JumpstArt Mentorship program for emerging artists and the SAW Production Fund for mid-career and established media artists.
SAW Video is an artist-run-centre committed to support ground breaking artistic production, presentation and programming of media art. Our grant program is made possible by operating support from the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Ottawa, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Adobe Foundation Fund of Tides Canada.
SAW Video Media Arts Centre
67 Nicholas Street