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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L’Alternativa, 29th Barcelona Independent Film Festival – Late Deadline: 8 July
39th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival – Deadline: 8 July
IndieCork Film Festival, – Regular Deadline: 11 July, Late Deadline: 1 August
Ardán / RTÉ Short Film Commission Scheme – Deadline: 11 July
Irish Film Festival London – Regular Deadline: 11 July, Late Deadline: 22 August
TG4 and The Arts Council  ilDÁNA 2022/2023 – Deadline: 15 July
67th Cork International Film Festival – Late Deadline: 15 July, Irish Shorts Late Deadline: 5 August
Fire Station Artists’ Studios: Open Call for 3 x Short term residencies – Deadline: 18 July
Celluloid Now, The Chicago Film Society – Deadline: 22 July
Waterford International Film Festival – Late Deadline: 23 July, Extended Deadline: 14 August
The Arts Council Film Project Award – Deadline: 28 July
Screen Service, ‘Launch’ online exhibition open call – Deadline: 30 July
The Otherness Archive trans masc film and video art – Deadline: 31 July
San Diego Underground Film Festival – Regular Deadline: 31 July, Late Deadline: 24 September
Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan – Early Deadline – 31 July, Regular Deadline – 31 August, Late Deadline – 30 September
Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) – Regular Deadline: 1 August, Extended Deadline: 5 September, Script & Features Final Deadline (4 Categories): 26 September
Culture Ireland – Deadline: 1 August, 1 October
Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media – Deadline: 1 August
OFFline Film Festival, Birr – Regular Deadline: 4 August, Late Deadline: 25 August
London Short Film Festival – Late Deadline: 8 August
Fisura, International Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Mexico – Regular Deadline: 10 August, Half-time Deadline: 12 October, Late Deadline: 30 November
MA Film & Screen Media, UCC – 13 August
PÖFF – Pimedate Ööde FilmiFestival/ Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn- Extended Deadline: 17 August
International Film Festival Rotterdam – Deadline for Short and Mid-length films (up to 63 mins) completed before 1 July:  23 August, Deadline for Short and Mid-length films (up to 63 mins) completed after 1 July: 20 September, Deadline for Feature films: 4 October
CPH:DOX 2023, Copenhagen – Deadline for films finished by 1 September: 1 September, Deadline for film finished after 1 September: 1 December
Swedenborg Film Festival, London – Deadline: 1 September
Festival Prisme #5, Nantes – Deadline: 4 September
Bloomberg Green Docs, Los Angeles – Deadline: 16 September
Arts & Disability Ireland Connect scheme – Option 2 Deadline: 1 November
Underneath the Floorboards, London – Regular Deadline: 10 November, Late Deadline: 20 March