Seattle Office of Film + Music


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ARTIST TRUST’S 2011 ARTS INNOVATOR AWARD
June 28, 2011, 9:34 am
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Artist Trust
The largest award available to Washington State artists of all disciplines is Artist Trust’s Arts Innovator Award (AIA). Two artists will receive $25,000 each for their display of originating new works, experimenting with fresh ideas, taking risks and pushing the boundaries in their fields. This is the first year that the AIA, previously a nomination-only process, is accepting open applications. So if you are a Washington State artist over the age of 18 and not currently enrolled in any degree program, get your application in by July 25.

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ARTIST TRUST LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE WITH ARTIST RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES
May 11, 2011, 12:20 pm
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Artist Trust
Artist Trust has just launched their new website with new and updated features that make it even easier to share arts events, opportunities and resources for artists. The new site features a massive listing of opportunities, including funding, residencies, employment, studio space and users can post additional opportunities themselves for free. It also boasts a statewide arts events calendar, featuring arts-related events throughout Washington where users can post events and stay updated on local arts industry happenings. Artists can access a directory of support resources including vital information on healthcare, emergency assistance, exhibit/performance venues and much more. Interested parties and organizations can add their own resource information to this page and bolster community support for local artists. These listings reach thousands of people every day, including artists of all disciplines across the state. Follow the links to post an opportunity or event or find out more about Artist Trust.



INTERNSHIP OPENING AT ARTIST TRUST
April 5, 2011, 12:50 pm
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Artist Trust
Artist Trust seeks a part-time Development Intern to aid the local arts non-profit in all aspects of development. The responsibilities for this Internship include assistance in: the collection and distribution of information about funding and opportunities; special events and award receptions; database management of donors and members and the general administration of Development activities. This unpaid internship provides exposure to Washington state arts and artists in addition to valuable insight into the arena of non-profit development. Qualified applicants should be strong communicators with interest in arts and/or non-profit administration, basic computer skills ability to work well in a team environment. Follow the above link for more information, or to apply.

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LAST CALL TO APPLY FOR 2011 ARTIST TRUST FELLOWSHIPS
February 22, 2011, 10:48 am
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Artist Trust
Heads up: The application deadline for Artist Trust’s 2011 Fellowship awards is this Friday, February 25! Artist Trust fellowships offer $7,500 in funding support to practicing professional artists of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability, and are based upon merit—not specific project proposals. Eligible disciplines for this year’s fellowship cycle include: Emerging Fields and Cross-Disciplinary; Performing; Visual ; and Traditional and Folk Arts. Applicants must be generative artists at least 18 years of age ( by the application deadline) who are Washington state residents. Award recipients are selected by a panel of three artists and arts professionals from the applicable fellowship discipline. Follow the above link for more on how to apply.

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NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ISSUES CALL FOR DOCUMENTARY FILMS
November 23, 2010, 10:12 am
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Artist Trust
The Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics program supports projects that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities through documentary film. These projects are meant to spark Americans’ engagement with the broader world by exploring one or more countries and cultures outside of the United States. Proposed documentaries must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship. Awards are for one to three years and for up to $75,000 (for development) and up to $800,000 (for production). Successful applicants will be awarded a grant in outright funds, matching funds, or a combination of the two, depending on the applicant’s preference and the availability of funds. The deadline to apply is January 5. For information or submission guidelines, check out the link.

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ARTIST TRUST ISSUES CALL FOR VIDEO PROPOSALS
November 12, 2010, 1:13 pm
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Artist Trust
If you don’t already know, Artist Trust is a local non-profit on a mission to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines so as to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Founded in 1987 by a group of artists and arts supporters, the organization has developed a set of core programs, grants and professional resources to help artists cultivate their work and thus enhance their communities. Now, Artist Trust has put out a last call for proposals for a new fundraising video that tells their story with passion and creativity. The video has a budget of $1,000 and is to be 3-5 minutes long. All genres and formats will be considered and deadline for submissions is November 15. For more information, be sure to check out the link.

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ATTEND FREE WORKSHOP FOR ARTISTS OF ALL DISCIPLINES THIS SATURDAY
April 1, 2010, 11:23 am
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Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
The “Moving Forward: Resources for Artists” workshop is this Saturday, April 3. Miguel Guillen, Artist Resources Manager for Artist Trust, will discuss the essentials of presenting your work; how to get informed about the funding and exhibition possibilities available to Washington State artists; and information on health care, insurance, emergency assistance, and legal services available to artists. Miguel will also present information about Artist Trust’s grant programs, professional resources, and the EDGE Professional Development Program. The workshops are free but pre-registration is required. Follow the above link for more information.