Jobs & opps

From full time roles to part time volunteer work, our jobs and opps pages highlight some of the industry’s most sought after positions- across multiple sectors, levels of experience and business structures. Look through them today and take the first step to a new start.


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Opp: Design Council Spark - Funding Programme

Design Council Spark is a support and funding programme designed to help you turn your bright idea into a commercially successful product. Since its creation in 2014, Design Council Spark programme has helped more than 100 innovators and entrepreneurs to develop their product ideas, 31 of these have been intensively supported with mentoring, funding and specialist workshops in order to progress to market. Applications close midday Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Posted 13 days ago
By Design Council

Opp: Made in Scotland - 2018 Showcase Fund

Made in Scotland is a curated showcase promoting high-quality music, theatre and dance to international promoters and audiences at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It's a partnership between the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre, the Scottish Music Centre and Creative Scotland, and is supported through the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund - awarded to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. The purpose of the Programme is to raise the international profile of Scottish artists through the promotion of Scottish work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and this fund supports the Made in Scotland Showcase as well as Onward International Touring.

Posted one month ago
By Edinburgh Festival Fringe and partners

Opp: Made in Scotland Showcase 2018

Made in Scotland Showcase 2018 are looking for individuals, groups and organisations based in Scotland and working in theatre, dance and music to be part of Made in Scotland 2018. Applications can come from individual artists, companies, organisations, ensembles, promoters, bands and record labels. This fund is only open to applicants based in Scotland, therefore companies and organisations must be based here and individuals must be able to demonstrate that their principal home is in Scotland. Student and non-professional companies are not eligible to apply.

Posted one month ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: Call for Submissions

"Laldy!" A new literary journal is now open for submissions. Clochoderick Press, in partnership with Paisley 2021 culture bid, is a brand new, non-profit, literary organization based in Paisley itself. We are a small press who will publish individual collections of poetry and prose, along with a bi-annual literary journal, as well hosting an annual poetry competition. We also organize spoken word open mic events and we are about to undergo a series of workshops to introduce beginner writers of all ages to the world of publishing.

Posted 5 months ago
By Clochoderick Press

Opp: Digital literary journal open for submissions

Open call for submissions! 50GS is an online platform and digital literary journal, publishing fiction, poetry, non-fiction, reviews, visual art, and photography.

Posted 7 days ago
By 50Gs

Opp: New Work/Bespoke Commission

Aimed at artists, craft makers and designers who are working internationally for whom a change of scenery might offer fresh inspiration.

Posted 21 days ago
By North Lands Creative

Opp: Branding for Beginners

A professional development workshops for Not9to5 professionals. All workshops are designed with the Not9to5 professional in mind and offer a space for individuals to connect and learn. Branding is not just for large corporations with big budgets. If you are ‘selling’ anything to anyone, whether this is a product, service or idea, your customer will want to know you are trustworthy, professional and deliver what you promise. Branding is central to communicating these attributes, and you should see it as a vital asset in your Not9to5 toolkit.

Posted one month ago
By Not9to5

Opp: The John Byrne Award - Monthly Prize – November

Open call to 16-25 year olds living in Scotland. Each month the John Byrne Award gives £100 to a creative work that best expresses values. We accept works of visual art, music, video and writing. To see previous entries and to enter your own work visit our website.

Posted one month ago
By The John Byrne Award

Opp: Leonard Cheshire Disability " Can Do " Programme - Creative Partner / Facilitator needed

Edinburgh for Leonard Cheshire Disability’s ‘Can Do’ Programme. Can Do is a volunteering programme for disabled people aged 16-35. By encouraging young disabled people to volunteer in taking part in our Can Do projects. They aim to help grow confidence and independence, in the hope to improve their education and employment opportunities. These opportunities are fully funded, so all expenses are covered by Leonard Cheshire – including any travel! The Steps to Employment students at Edinburgh College have just launched a new project where they go into one of Leonard Cheshire’s care homes and have a Christmas party with homemade decorations and cooking a meal for the residents. Leonard Cheshire Disability is now looking for an organisation or individual to partner with to deliver a few sessions on homemade Christmas decorations (crackers, wreaths etc). Project costs will be covered. If interested please contact: Andrew Hood Programme Coordinator - Can Do, Edinburgh & Fife Leonard Cheshire Disability Telephone: 07793803769 Email: andrew.hood@leonardcheshire.org

Posted one month ago
By Leonard Cheshire Disability

Deadline 30 November 2017

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Opp: Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017

Annual competition seeking Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year, Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year, Junior Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year and Scottish Nature Video Award.

Posted one month ago
By Scottish Nature Photography Awards

Opp: Film & Moving Image Festival 2018 Submissions

Submissions for the 2018 Alchemy Film Festival (3-7 May 2018) are open! Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival is an international festival of experimental film and artists’ moving image. Submissions of artists’ and experimental film from any part of the world are welcome – we celebrate a diverse range of works: the visually experimental, quietly poetic, formally radical, psycho-geographical, politically activist, culturally subversive, psycho-spiritual, the alchemically volatile, the underground and bizarre. Conventional or commercial-style narrative dramas, animations and documentaries are less likely likely to be successful – unless they are truly original in form and content.

Posted one month ago
By Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival

Opp: Heritage Craft Awards 2018

The Heritage Crafts Association set up the prestigious Heritage Crafts Awards in 2012. They are indebted to their generous partner organisations for providing funding to allow the Heritage Crafts Association to present a unique suite of awards and bursaries specifically for traditional crafts.

Posted 21 days ago
By The Heritage Crafts Association

Opp: EIE18 - Scotland's greatest technology investment showcase [ Apply now! ]

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL Is your Company currently, or soon to be, seeking investment? Then get working on your application for EIE18 and give your company the best chance of joining us in Edinburgh next April at Scotland’s premier technology investor showcase event, the largest event of its kind in the UK outside London.

Posted 9 days ago
By Informatics Ventures

Opp: Ian Bell New Writing Award - Open for entries!

The £500 prize for young journalists accepts entries until 30 November. Launched in September by the Edinburgh branch of the National Union of Journalists and the family of Ian Bell, the prize seeks entry from journalists aged 30 or under. The prize will be judged by Iain Macwhirter, author and political commentator for The Herald and The Sunday Herald; Melanie Reid, writer and columnist for The Times; and Michael Gray, former reporter for CommonSpace.

Posted yesterday
By Edinburgh NUJ

Opp: The Contemporary Craft Festival 2018

Open to makers from across the UK and Ireland working to the highest standards in ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery, metal, wood, plastics, mixed media, leather, paper and recycled materials. No paintings, photography or musical instruments. Full criteria is available

Posted 21 days ago
By Craft Scotland

Opp: Quantum Shorts Flash Fiction Competition

Write a quantum inspired short story and stand to win cash prizes of up to US$1,500. Closing date is 1 Dec 2017. QuantIC is the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging based at the University of Glasgow.We are the UK Scientific partner for Quantum Shorts, an international flash fiction competition for quantum inspired short stories. They are looking for short story submissions of no longer than 1000 words which take inspiration from quantum physics and include the sentence "There are only two possibilities: yes or no". There are Open and Youth categories and there are cash prizes to be won for the best entries and the people's choice.

Posted 22 days ago
By QuantIC

Opp: Craft Biennale Scotland 2018 - Call for Entries: RESPONSE TO PLACE Open International Exhibition

Entries are invited for the inaugural open international exhibition ‘Response to Place’, which will be the centrepiece of a dynamic new bi-annual event - the Craft Biennale Scotland.

Posted 21 days ago
By Craft Biennale Scotland

Opp: Christmas Fair at Juniper Artland - Book your stall now!

After a brilliant inaugural edition of our Christmas Fair at Jupiter last year, we are bringing the festive spirit back to the artland for an entire weekend. Expect a wintery spectacle with wonderful crafts stalls, delicious seasonal food and drink, fun learning activities, a visit to Santa’s Grotto, carol singing and enjoy the occasional snow flurries. If you are interested in booking a stall at the Christmas Fair, please fill in our application form!

Posted 2 months ago
By Juniper Artland

Opp: Crafts Residencies 2018

In 2018 Cove Park will award a minimum of three funded Crafts Residencies, of between one to three months each. Individual national (UK) and international designer/makers at any stage in their professional careers are welcome to apply. We will also award one residency lasting at least one month to an emerging designer/maker based in Scotland. Please note, the above residencies will all take place during May to September 2017 – within this period residency dates are negotiable. Application guidelines are available to download here.

Posted 21 days ago
By Cove Park

Opp: Endless Different Ways - Muriel Spark Small Grants

Endless Different Ways, the Muriel Spark Small Grants Fund will offer small funding awards to individual writers, artists and groups who are looking to celebrate the work, contribution or legacy of Muriel Spark. Funding can be used to create new work; explore some aspect of Muriel’s life; travel and/or undertake a residency linked to places or ideas which were significant to Muriel; or to develop and deliver other ideas inspired by Muriel and which emerge from the artistic and creative community in Scotland. The primary purpose of all activity being supported is to allow for new work to be created alongside the foregrounding and discussion of Muriel Sparks’ own contribution. Who can apply: We would like to support individual writers, artists, creative practitioners, groups and organisations through the fund. We are keen to support ideas and projects from artists at every stage of their career – but applicants must be outwith full time education, including any postgraduate study, before the date of submission. Individuals and organisations already in receipt of Creative Scotland Funding can apply, but you need to clearly demonstrate that this funding is for a new discrete project, and is not being used as co-funding for other activity. All applicants must be based in Scotland. Budget available: 12 awards of up to £1,500 are available to support people and projects across a range of art forms.

Posted 21 days ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: Artists Bursaries

Visual artists within 10 years of graduating or establishing their practice are invited to apply for a bursary of £1,000 for the development of their practice Applications Now Open Artist Bursaries - 12 bursaries providing an opportunity for artists to define and determine their own development needs. Visual artists within 10 years of graduating or establishing their practice are invited to apply for a bursary of £1,000 for the development of their practice. This could be for the costs of making new work or exploring a new collaboration, mentoring, professional or skills based training, travel or a combination of these. There are 12 bursaries available and there is no application fee.

Posted one month ago
By Jerwood Visual Arts

Opp: Summerhall Lab

Summerhall are looking for a company or group of artists to undertake a supported mini-residency at Summerhall for 1 week to develop a new work. Summerhall has been awarded funding from Creative Scotland for a pilot programme of artist development initiatives. The pilot comprises: two Labs, offering artists time, space and money to develop new work, two Scratch nights, offering artists the chance to try out an idea in front of an audience, and four Space development weeks, offering artists in-kind space to develop new work. Our aims are to formalise the ad hoc ways in which we currently support artists, to extend and diversify our networks, to test out some ways of working and to identify where Summerhall can helpfully contribute to creative development opportunities for artists in Edinburgh in particular, and also including those based elsewhere in Scotland.

Posted 8 days ago
By Summerhall

Opp: Visual Arts Residencies 2018

In 2018 Cove Park will award a minimum of three funded Visual Arts Residencies of between one to three months each. Artists based throughout the UK are welcome to apply to this programme. With support from the Bridge Awards, Cove Park will also offer a four-week residency for an emerging visual artist based in Scotland. The above residencies will take place during May to September 2018. Within this period residency dates are negotiable. Please note, international artists are not eligible to apply for the above residencies in this round. Cove Park has established an International Visual Arts Advisory Board and residencies for international artists will be awarded through partnership projects and, with support of our Board, via direct invitation

Posted 21 days ago
By Cove Park

Opp: Youth Poets Café sessions

Sessions [ Sun - Oct 22nd – 10th Dec 2017 // 1.30pm - 3.30pm ] Aged 14-18 this is an exciting opportunity to be mentored from page to stage by Anita Govan and former Stirling Makar and a lead teaching artist in performance poetry and spoken word. In our sessions; join a welcoming social circle and other like-minded young people, share ideas and views, collaborate in creative writing and performance projects and challenges, input and take part in our live youth poet café and much more. • Creative writing exercises, games and challenges • English/Advanced English Exam assistance with poetry • Dyslexic and neuro-diverse aware • Friendly and constructive feedback (8 weeks) For fees and more information or if you’d like to be included on our mailing list about opportunities and session taking place in other areas | Please email anitagovan@gmail.com | Web anitagovan.com | Tel 07897 802 864

Posted one month ago
By Anita Govan

Opp: Student Art Pass [£5]

Explore world-class museums all over the UK and enjoy a year of endless inspiration with friends, for your studies, or just for you. Miss nothing with a Student Art Pass. From the V&A and Tate Modern to Cardiff Castle and Jupiter Artland, a pass brings you free access to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses, and 50% off major exhibitions. Plus, grab a tasty refreshment or memento at a bargain price with loads of café and shop discounts too. The Student Art Pass is available until 10 December for just £5. We’ve a limited number, so get yours before they go.

Posted 9 days ago
By Art Fund

Opp: Local Film Festival Challenge Fund

The Local Film Festival Challenge Fund will offer one-off grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 for activity to take place in the first quarter of 2018, which are intended to help with developing the concept of, building interest for, or planning the format of, a new local film festival, anywhere in Scotland.

Posted 14 days ago
By Regional Screen Scotland

Opp: Film & Artists' Moving Image Residencies

In 2018 Cove Park, in association with LUX Scotland and Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, will award up to four funded Experimental Film & Artists' Moving Image Residencies. This new programme of residencies will run between April and September 2018. The residencies will be between 2 to 4 weeks each and emerging or established artists and filmmakers, based in Scotland, are welcome to apply.

Posted 8 days ago
By Cove Park

Opp: Literature Residencies 2018

In 2018 Cove Park will award a minimum of three funded Literature Residencies for writers established in their field of between one to three months each. National (UK) and international artists are welcome to apply to this programme. In addition Cove Park will offer a four-week residency for an Emerging Writer based in Scotland. Cove Park will also offer a minimum of one funded Translation Residency of four weeks. For the Literature Residencies applications are invited from established writers in any of the following genres: adult fiction, memoir, poetry, biography. Writers who cross or combine these genres are also welcome to apply. To be eligible, writers should have published, with a traditional publisher, at least one book. Writers who are established with a strong track record in one genre and wish to develop or experiment in another where they are not established are welcome to apply. Applicants for the Scottish Emerging Writer residency need not have published a book, but must show exceptional promise. Applicants to the Translation Residency should have a commission to translate a Scottish book into their chosen language. ‘Scottish’ means the author who may be living or dead, was born or lives/has lived in Scotland, or the book takes Scotland as its central subject, or is published by a publisher based in Scotland. Please note, the Residencies take place during May to September 2018 – within this period residency dates are negotiable.

Posted 21 days ago
By Cove Park

Opp: IASH/Traverse Creative Fellowship

Edinburgh University's Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and the Traverse Theatre are delighted to announce their continued partnership in a Creative Fellowship for a playwright to be based within the University and affiliated to the theatre. IASH and the Traverse will commission a play on or inspired by any aspect of the Institute's current interests. The stipend will be £10,000 and the recipient will have a private office and full Fellowship at IASH, and contribute to the Institute's events, including giving at least one work-in-progress seminar during the tenure of the Fellowship. During the period of the fellowship, the playwright will receive dramaturgical support from the Traverse's Literary Department. The recipient must be Edinburgh-based for the duration of the residency, as their regular presence at IASH is expected and they will be encouraged to play a part in the artistic life of the theatre.

Posted one month ago
By Traverse Theatre

Opp: 8 Week Tutored Portrait Class

Thursday mornings from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm 26 October - 14 December, 2017 St Margaret House, London Rd Price: £90 Are you or any of your friends keen on learning how to draw a portrait? Have you ever tried to draw your loved ones but found it was a bit more difficult than you thought it was going to be? All levels are welcome to my Portraiture class so don't miss the chance to book your place in the Drawing Room (an awesome studio and art community space) at St Margaret House, only a couple of bus stops from the city centre. (Lifts are in the building) Class sizes are kept small so you will be given ample 1 to 1 tutoring in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere with other like minded, creative folks! Life models are provided. For booking and more information contact: orsiportrait@gmail.com or call 07478002702

Posted one month ago
By Orsi Portrait

Deadline 14 December 2017

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Opp: 8 Week Tutored Portrait Class [multiple dates]

Thursday mornings from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm 26 October - 14 December, 2017 St Margaret House, London Rd Price: £90 Are you or any of your friends keen on learning how to draw a portrait? Have you ever tried to draw your loved ones but found it was a bit more difficult than you thought it was going to be? All levels are welcome to my Portraiture class so don't miss the chance to book your place in the Drawing Room (an awesome studio and art community space) at St Margaret House, only a couple of bus stops from the city centre. (Lifts are in the building) Class sizes are kept small so you will be given ample 1 to 1 tutoring in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere with other like minded, creative folks! Life models are provided. For booking and more information contact: orsiportrait@gmail.com or call 07478002702

Posted one month ago
By Orsi Portrait

Deadline 14 December 2017

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Opp: BOP Artists (Rural) - Artist call out

BOP Artists (Rural) is part of Connecting Creative Communities, a project which will investigate the relationship between promoter, artist and community. Over a two year period the project will explore new ways for artists, promoters and communities to work together to make tours which resonate with and are relevant to Highland communities.

Posted 8 days ago
By Birds of Paradise Theatre Company

Opp: International Showcase Fund

[ continuos opportunity ] The International Showcase Fund offers vital support for artists, bands, songwriters and producers based in England and Scotland who have been invited to play an international showcasing festival or conference.and are able to build further opportunities to network and creatively collaborate around these showcase and conference commitments. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to help cover the costs of travel, visas and accommodation. The International Showcase Fund is a partnership between PRS for Music Foundation, UK Trade & Investment, British Underground, Arts Council England, the Musicians’ Union, PPL and Creative Scotland and in association with PledgeMusic. As well as offering grant support, partners offer advice, guidance and workshops for some events. Associate partner, PledgeMusic provides bespoke advice to any applicant wanting to include Direct to Fan income as part of their showcase budget, as well as ongoing support for ISF grantees.

Posted one month ago
By The International Showcase Fund

Opp: Open Project Funding

This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries, with projects that help them explore, realise and develop their creative potential, widen access to their work, and enrich Scotland’s reputation as a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. We want to encourage applicants to generate great ideas and projects that we can then help them to make happen. The overall budget for 2017-18 is approximately £10.5m, coming predominantly from National Lottery funds. You can apply for funding from £1,000 to £100,000. We will also consider applications up to £150,000 by exception and only with prior written approval.

Posted one month ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: Screen Funding

Screen Funding has an allocation of £4m for the period 2017/18 and there are five routes for funding: Market and Festival Attendance Single Project Development Funding Production Funding Distribution and Exhibition Funding Slate Development Funding (the deadline for this route was May 2017) [ continuous programme ]

Posted one month ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. The programme is a partnership between the Big Lottery Fund Scotland, sportscotlandGoes to different website and Creative ScotlandGoes to different website The success rate for this funding is 74%. This is based on decisions made between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017. Please read our blogGoes to different website for more information on success rates.

Posted one month ago
By Big Lottery Fund

Opp : Open Project Funding

This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries, with projects that help them explore, realise and develop their creative potential, widen access to their work, and enrich Scotland’s reputation as a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. We want to encourage applicants to generate great ideas and projects that we can then help them to make happen. [ continuous programme ]

Posted 4 months ago
By Creative Scotland

Opp: ‘Shared Vision – Your Decision’? Funding Opportunity

Over the past few months Police in Edinburgh and the City of Edinburgh Council have been working in partnership with representatives from the City's Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities to deliver this funding opportunity. We are inviting you to apply for funding to deliver projects which will help create a city free from Islamophobia. Individuals and groups, supported by a charity or organisation, as well as charities and organisations themselves, can submit an application to receive up to £5,000 worth of funding per project.

Posted one year ago
By Edinburgh Council

Deadline 31 December 2017

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Opp: Scottish Enterprise Research Service

Scottish Enterprise Service provides free desk-based research for any company in the Digital & Technology and Engineering & Manufacturing sectors working with Scottish Enterprise. Offering free and up-to date business intelligence help you grow your business domestically and internationally. Scottish Development International is a joint venture between Scottish Government and its economic development agencies, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Posted 7 months ago
By Scottish Development International

Opp: Call to participate in 'Postcards from home'

POSTCARDS from HOME is an art community project that brings together local communities, refugees, immigrants and artists to reflect, create and send a postcard on the idea of HOME. Each postcard has on one side the picture taken from the participant and on the back side of the postcard the story of the photo, along with the details of the participant, if he/she want to share them. You send us •the image/drawing and the story, •some thoughts on what is home for you, •the location and •a link to your website/instangram or fb account and we make the postcard.

Posted 5 months ago
By Postcards from Home

Opp: Freelancer Sustainability Survey

The aim of the survey is to gather the thoughts, experiences, and opinions of freelance/self-employed people as to the ways in which they approach issues of the environment and reducing carbon emissions in their day to day work. Importantly, it's to find out how we can support freelancers/self-employed individuals to reduce their carbon footprint.

Posted 2 months ago
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Opp: Hidden - Call for Film proposals

For the first time, Hidden Door is running an open call for film submissions for its 2018 Festival taking place next May/June. We are also delighted to announce the Hidden Door Film Innovation Award.

Posted 14 days ago
By Hidden Door

Opp: unDependence Film Festival 2018 Submissions Open

unDependence Film Festival are a Scottish film festival looking for shorts and features from all of the world that deal with the broad topic of (in)dependence and what it means to be an individual in a dynamic society. They are now open for submissions so apply while you can! Find them on FilmFreeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/UNDEPENDENCEFilmFestival to submit your film!

Posted 2 months ago
By unDependence Film Festival

Opp: OPEN CALL

OPEN CALL The Centre of Unsuccessful Submissions invites creatives from all disciplines, working with any medium and at any stage of their career to take part in an exhibition which will take place in February 2018, in Edinburgh. This opportunity is open to individuals or groups who have been kindly informed by means of a written, signed and dated form (email or letter) that unfortunately, the work has not been selected on this occasion’ and cordially wished good luck with their future endeavours. TO APPLY Please send us a very short bio (max 100 words) and your rejected work along with your email correspondence with the event/exhibition’s organiser for which your application was declined/denied/ignored at: unsuccesfulsubmissions@gmail.com Deadline: 8th January 2018 @ 00.01

Posted one month ago
By Centre of Unsuccessful Submissions

Opp: Performing Arts Micro Bursaries

The Performing Arts Micro Bursaries support independent artists and producers with awards of between £250 and £1,000. We are interested in proposals for development activities in the performing arts where a clear and specific learning opportunity has been identified. This could be for the making of new work, research, travel, training or mentoring. The awards are for individuals who have been practicing professionally for no more than 10 years, have completed their formal education and are resident in the UK. We cannot accept applications for course fees or any associated study or living costs. This fund has been created using legacy funds from the BBC Performing Arts Fund to provide individuals with direct support for their professional and creative development, without the expectation of an specific product output and/or public engagement.

Posted 21 days ago
By Jerwood Charitable Foundation

Opp: Craft Film Festival - Call for applications

Calling all filmmakers! Applications now open for Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival 2018. Produced by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine, Real to Reel is the first UK festival dedicated to craft and moving image. Now in its third year, the festival highlights the extraordinary talent and technique of the making and film communities. Real to Reel will return to Picturehouse Central London on 8th, 9th and 10th May 2018, to coincide with London Craft Week. Applications for submissions are now open, until 15 January 2018. We are interested in all genres: documentaries, story-led films, animation and more, whether celebrating the skills involved in prop making, following the sometimes surreal journeys of individual makers, or exploring ways making brings people together. For full terms and conditions and information on how to apply, please visit the website. We have introduced a submission fee to help support the production of the festival and increase its reach.

Posted 22 days ago
By Crafts Council

Opp: Inches Carr Craft Bursaries

The Inches Carr Craft Bursaries were devised to encourage makers to push the boundaries of their practice and to make innovations in the development of their practice. Awards are not given for applicants who wish to prepare their existing work for an exhibition. There is no set application form, but applicants should visit Inches Carr to find full details of how to apply.

Posted 21 days ago
By The Inches Carr Trust

Opp: Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2018

As part of the 2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Day celebrations, Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers is now open.

Posted yesterday
By Scottish Book Trust

Opp: The John Byrne Award

The John Byrne Award is a monthly competition open to 16-25 year olds in Scotland. We accept creative works in any medium that express the artists' values. £100 monthly prize + £1000 annual prize.

Posted one month ago
By The John Byrne Award

Opp: The John Byrne Award - Open for Entry!

The John Byrne Award is a monthly competition open to 16-25 year olds in Scotland. We accept creative works in any medium that express the artists' values. £100 monthly prize + £1000 annual prize.

Posted one month ago
By The John Byrne Award

Opp: NCEM Young Composers Award 2018 - Call for Entries

National Centre for Early Music and BBC Radio 3 call for entries to the 2018 Young Composers Award are now open!

Posted 14 days ago
By National Centre for Early Music

Opp: Culture & Business Fund Scotland

Arts & Business Scotland have just introduced a new Culture & Business Fund Scotland which brings creative projects – large and small – vividly to life.

Posted one month ago
By Arts & Business Scotland

Opp: Line Producer Training for HETV

This funding scheme is seeking training providers able to deliver industry-standard training to support the development of Line Producers for High End TV Creative Skillset’s high-end TV levy (HETV) Fund is fully funded by industry investment from levy contributions paid on high-end TV drama productions since April 2013. The HETV Levy Fund addresses the skills and training needs of the HETV industry to create jobs and training opportunities, and to strengthen and build skills to ensure the robust growth of the sector is secured with a fully skilled and growing workforce.

Posted 3 months ago
By Creative Skillset

Opp: Year of Young People Skills Share Event

Call for proposals for Creative Scotland Year of Young People skills share event for arts practitioners and organisations working in creative learning, participatory arts and with young people.

Posted 14 days ago
By Creative Scotland Creative Learning

Opp: The John Byrne Award 2017 - Open for entries!

Call for entries to The John Byrne Award 2017. We are looking for works of visual art, music, video & writing from 16-25 year olds living in Scotland. Deadline midnight 31/1/18

Posted 14 days ago
By The John Byrne Award

Opp: The John Byrne Award, November Prize

Call for entries to The John Byrne Award's monthly prize draw. We are looking for works of visual art, music, video & writing from 16-25 year olds living in Scotland. Deadline midnight 30/11/17

Posted 14 days ago
By The John Byrne Award

Opp: Lighting in Edinburgh

The 'Scottish Lighting Network', are forming a network in Scotland for anyone interested in light and lighting to collaborate, discuss, request services and generally geek out on lighting. Architects, design & build companies, product designers, lighting designers, theatre/set designers, artists and anyone else interested in light, lighting and space in are all welcome. Promotion of events involving light / lighting are encouraged. Networking of members to help each other is encouraged.

Posted 3 months ago
By Scottish Lighting Network

Opp: Join the "Scottish Lighting Network" in Edinburgh

The "Scottish Lighting Network", are forming a network in Scotland for anyone interested in light and lighting to collaborate, discuss, request services and generally geek out on lighting. Architects, design & build companies, product designers, lighting designers, theatre/set designers, artists and anyone else interested in light, lighting and space in are all welcome. Promotion of events involving light / lighting are encouraged. Networking of members to help each other is encouraged.

Posted 3 months ago
By Scottish Lighting Network