Upcoming Arts Council of Ireland Awards for Film Artists – Film Project Award, Open Call (Phase 2)

Film Project Award
This award supports specific projects in the field of Film commencing on or after 1 January 2022.

The maximum awarded to individual artists will be €70,000
Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 19 August 2021
The application Guidelines and more information on the Film Project Award are available here

Open Call
Open Call* is a programme for artists and arts organisations to develop and shift their practice and profile work on a national scale, creating high-profile arts central to people’s lives. The Open Call application process takes place in three phases. Phase 2* is for those whose proposals have been shortlisted and invited to submit further detail of what they propose for an International Jury. A reduced final shortlist will be selected by the International Jury for interview for Phase 3.

The purpose of the award is to support projects which:
Are led by the vision of the artist(s) or develop the ambition of the artist(s)
Are brave in the pursuit of creative risk-taking
Encourage collaboration between artforms and art-practice areas (i.e. cross artform, interdisciplinary or combined-arts practice)
Extend the reach and impact of a project, with a fresh and dynamic approach to public engagement; in this context, public engagement may refer to participants and/or audiences
Demonstrate effective project partnerships, planning and project management.
Demonstrate a commitment to a research-and-development phase in project planning
Encourage and enable diversity and inclusivity in the arts.
Expand new territories of arts practice
Include high-profile international dimensions and collaborators in terms of public visibility and resource-based partnerships

The maximum awarded to individual artists will be €400,000
Deadline: 17:30, Thursday 23 September 2021
The application Guidelines and more information on Open Call (Phase 2) are available here