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Call for Submissions - Open City Documentary Festival 2019

Open City Documentary Festival creates an open space to nurture and champion the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers, and over 4,000 people attended last year's festival to enjoy some of the very best in contemporary and international documentary. Submit your film or project now for your chance to be a part of London's documentary festival.

Submissions for Open City Documentary Festival 2019 are now open. We're looking for the most exciting and innovative non-fiction storytelling in short, mid-length and feature length documentaries, short audio documentaries, as well as cross-platform projects.

Prizes are awarded in three categories:

Open City Award 
Best Emerging International Filmmaker Award 
Best UK Short Award

'The Sound of Colour' art exhibition

'The Sound of Colour’ is a music-inspired collaborative exhibition, in which we invite emerging artists to showcase with us for our first exhibition of 2019 at Creative Arts Hub in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.

We're returning to the Creative Arts Hub in Mirfield, West Yorkshire to start 2019 with a creative bang! 

'The Sound of Colour' is our first exhibition of the year, set to feature an exciting collaboration of painting, print and photography works inspired by music! We're looking for creations based on portraits of celebrated musicians (living and deceased), as well as abstract works inspired by both modern and contemporary festivals, dance and music.

Exhibition dates: Sat 12 January - Sat 23 February 2019

Call for Artists - The Mind - Wake up screaming Edition #17

Wake up screaming is an online arts zine released with the New Moon. We are currently accepting submissions for our 17th edition, themed “The Mind” to be released via www.wakeupscreaming.com in January.

We are very intrigued to find out how artists work with and approach the Mind in their creative work. How humans deal with the mind from day-to-day. We are seeking people with interesting things to express about their own conscious experience.

We would like to hear from people who are exploring the mind with a particular focus on consciousness, psychology, mental health, meditation, dreams, myth, Jungian theory and the exploration of these through art.

Open Artist Series: Community Building & DIY Networks

The next event in our Open Artist Series will take place at Manchester’s most exciting new music venue YES – with a focus on ‘community’.

Aimed at musicians in the early stages of their career, you’ll get the chance to hear from and chat to other emerging musicians, established artists and industry professionals including:

  • Adrian McNally (The Unthanks)
  • Steve Pycroft (Riot Jazz, Kaleidoscope Orchestra)
  • Girl Gang Manchester
  • Dan Valentine

In a relaxed and informal setting, together you’ll explore:

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ART, ArtMaze Magazine Winter Edition 11 (first issue of 2019)

ArtMaze Magazine is pleased to announce an open call for the Winter Edition 11!


Art Maze Magazine is an independent artist-run and ad-free international print and online publication dedicated to showcasing and promoting experimental and progressive contemporary art, which reflects modern society and its environment, provokes conversation and action; fosters innovation and diversity of mediums which make today’s art scene so intriguing and versatile.


ELIGIBILITY: Artists are welcome to submit works in any visual medium: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, textile, installation, mixed media, digital, film etc. All visual art mediums are welcome.


Call for Artists - A5 Portfolio #22 (January)

A5 magazine wants to try and shine a light on some of the amazing artists working today. We are now taking entries for the January edition of the zine.

Brief: send us a large digital image of your work. Also send us any information you think is relevant. Any text needs to be kept brief as we get hundreds of submissions.

Deadline: 5th January 2018

Entries can be emailed to us at january@afive.co.uk

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Twitter: @a5zine

Website: www.afive.co.uk


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