Monthly newsletter & upcoming deadlines for film artists

aemi compiles a monthly newsletter which includes information about events, exhibitions, festivals, and opportunities of particular interest to Irish and Ireland-based artist and experimental filmmakers

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The Crespo Foundation, Artist-in-Residence ‘ArtNature/NatureArt’ – Deadline: 30 January
Braziers International Film Festival – Regular Deadline: 30 January, Late Deadline: 31 March
PhotoIreland, New Irish Works 2022 – Deadline: 30 January
Fastnet Film Festival – Late Deadline: 31 January
Flatpack Festival – Final Deadline: 31 January
Still Voices Short Film Festival – Earlybird Deadline: 31 January, Regular Deadline: 30 April, Late Deadline: 31 May, Extended Deadline: 30 June
Kilkenny County Council Arts Office, Emerging Curator Development Programme Call Out 2022 – Deadline 31 January
MIA Journal, Moving Image Artists, call for articles – Deadline: 1 February
Culture Ireland – Deadline: 1 February, 1 April
2022 International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany – Deadline: 1 February
Arts Council of Ireland, Film Bursary Award – Deadline: 3 February
Arts Council of Ireland, Agility Award – Deadline: 3 February
Catalyst International Film Festival – Regular Deadline: 4 February
Videoclub: Screening, exhibition & commission opportunities for Third Thursdays -Deadline for ‘Environment’ theme: 10 February, Deadline for ‘Memory’ theme: 10 March
Sheffield Doc Fest, Films and Alternate Realities programmes – Standard Deadline: 11 February, Late Deadline: 4 March
The Oberhausen Seminar 2022 – Deadline: 15 February
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Recent Graduate Residency Award – Deadline: 22 February
Prismatic Ground, virtual and NYC – Deadline: 1 March
arebyte Gallery, Open Screen, open call for digital artists who self-identify as disabled – Deadline: 7 March
Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) – Early Bird Deadline: 7 March, Regular Deadline: 1 August, Extended Deadline: 5 September, Script & Features Final Deadline (4 Categories): 26 September
67th Cork International Film Festival – Early Bird Deadline: 11 March, Regular Deadline: 20 May, Late Deadline: 15 July, Irish Shorts Late Deadline: 5 August
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival – Earlybird Deadline: 31 March, Regular Deadline: 5 May, Late Deadline: 9 June
GAZE International LGBTQ+ Film Festival – GAZE West Deadline: 4 April, Regular Deadline: 6 June, Late Deadline: 29 June
OFFline Film Festival, Birr – Early Bird Deadline: 9 April, Regular Deadline: 4 August, Late Deadline: 25 August
Open City Documentary Festival – Regular Deadline: 22 April, Late Deadline: 13 May
Bloomsday Film Festival, Dublin – Regular Deadline: 31 May