Open Calls

Open Calls © Goethe Institut, Groupe Dejour

Here you will find a selection of current international and national open calls and opportunities (i.e. competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, residencies and grants) across art forms for artists, creators, translators and makers to participate in exciting international programmes.

If you would like to see an opportunity added to our listing, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Listings are regularly updated.

Application deadline: 9 June 2022
Round 3 of the British Council Unlimited Micro Awards

In partnership with the British Council, Round 3 of the Micro Award will give ten pairs of disabled artists the opportunity to make connections and work collaboratively on an international level. Projects can take place between start of July and end of October 2022. Artists can now apply for up to £2,500.

Application deadline: 16 June 2022
Script Pitch Competition 2022

Script writers and writer-directors are welcome to apply with their script and a project presentation for the 9th international Script Pitch competition at the 38th International Short Film Festival interfilm Berlin. Be part of an inspiring 6-days Script Lab incl. a Pitch Training and informal meet & greet opportunities for film professionals. Script Pitch will take place from 15 to 20 November 2022 in Berlin. In October 2022 the authors will prepare their scripts in a two-day online workshop together with their tutors.

Application deadline: 19 June 2022
Making Tracks

Every year Making Tracks selects eight Fellows via their open call for artists. Applicants are asked to write about their musical background and interests, as well as provide some other basic information, including samples of their solo and collaborative work. This year, Making Tracks takes place between 19th September and 18th October. It comprises a two-week residency at Cove Park on the west coast of Scotland, during which new collaborative works are incubated, followed by a series of 10 public concerts throughout the UK. 

Application deadline: 1 July 2022
Rupert Residency Programme 2023

Rupert is inviting applications for residencies, calling local and international cultural practitioners and thinkers (artists, writers, curators, researchers, managers and academics) willing to live and work in Vilnius from 1 to 3 months in 2023 (January–December) and develop individual or collaborative projects, reflections and research while immersing themselves in the region’s contemporary art field.

The Arts Infopoint UK initiative © The Arts Infopoint UK initiative

The Arts Infopoint UK initiative

Arts Infopoint UK is a pilot initiative to support the arts sector with information on practical issues relating to artist mobility. The project will look at ways to provide support for international artists visiting the UK as well as venues or companies in the UK who want to invite an international artist or company to perform here.