The Artist Relief Project provides COVID emergency relief to artists, musicians, and performers impacted by event cancellations and venue closures in two ways: short term relief and long-term assistance.
The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2,000, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Nikon, will be granted to a professional woman photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay, which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.
Women from any stage of their careers are welcome to apply, whether emerging, mid-career or established. They must already have started the photo essay for which they are seeking funding and be able to show work in progress.
The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists.
All artists aged 35 or younger from anywhere in the world, working in any medium are invited to apply for the Prize. An outstanding selection committee, appointed by a distinguished international jury, reviews every application and nominates 20 artists for the short list. These artists will be commissioned to create new works that go on display at the PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv.
Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives. All African designers, both residing in Africa and anywhere else in the world, can apply to be part of this scouting project
Submissions are open each month, January to December
BREAKOUT FILM FESTIVAL
Breakout Film Festival is a monthly contested international short film festival with an annual event held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Best Short Film (held at the event in January 2021) will be awarded $500 USD, official selection laurel and our coveted trophy.
South African artists are invited to apply for their contemporary artwork to be considered for acquisition by the Art Bank of South Africa (ArtbankSA). The ArtbankSA annually considers acquiring special pieces of art for its own growing collection.
The ArtbankSA is tasked with purchasing artworks from South African artists, particularly that of emerging artists in order to lease and sell the artworks to South African government departments, private companies and private individuals.
PERFORMING ARTS / CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL / VISUAL ARTS
12 October 2020
African Culture Fund
Solidarity Fund for African Artists and Cultural Organizations
The African Culture Fund is a pan-African organization that aims to support the professionalization of the cultural and creative sector of African countries through innovative artistic projects that it finances.
International Women's Media Foundation IWMF - Global
The IWMF works to unleash the power of female journalists to transform the global news media. Their fellows and grantees — both freelance and staff journalists — become experts in reporting in under-served regions, generate must-read stories, align with top outlets, and bring critical issues affecting women and others to light.
The Global Investigative Journalism Network is an international association of journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists—with special attention to those from repressive regimes and marginalized communities.
The African Writers Trust is a body that aims to bridge the divide between African writers and publishing professionals living in the diaspora and on the continent, bringing them together in order to promote synergies and to foster knowledge and learning between the two groups.
The site is intended both as a resource for working journalists in Southern Africa and a teaching tool for the (Wits) university programme. It also allows media companies to find new talent, to promote services, award programmes, training or events in a multitude of ways.