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The target group is European animation professionals who have technical experience in the fields of graphic design, animation, story-board or lay-out and who would like to experiment with film-making in order to add to their professional skills base with a view to moving towards supervisory and managerial roles within a film-making team; animation graduates who would like to focus upon a career in film-making, and more specifically in TV projects. Deadline: 27 March 2017.
Call for Contemporary Dancers from the Middle East and North Africa > Dancing on the Edge Scholarship Programme (The Netherlands)
Dancing on the Edge is offering scholarships to talented dancers from Arab countries and Iran to attend a summer dance workshop programme in Amsterdam. The scholarship programme is offered in collaboration with Henny Jurriëns Foundation (HJS). HJS is the most prominent dance training institute for professional-level dancers in The Netherlands. Dancers must be below 30 years old. Deadline: 15 February 2017.
International seminar > Cultural institutions in the service of urban and territorial development (France)
This seminar is being offered by the Ministry of Culture and Communications (General Secretariat, Division of legal en international affairs) within the framework of its visitor programs, implemented by the Maison des Cultures du Monde. This seminar is intended for high level English-speaking professionals (cultural structure administrators, cultural project managers, cultural managers of territorial authorities, person in charge of the elaboration and steering of cultural policies), contributing in their countries to the carrying out of cultural projects having a structuring impact on the development of territories. Deadline: 31 January 2017.
China has experienced dramatic changes over the past four decades - while the country is becoming more affluent, it’s also facing complex social issues. A number of Chinese artists have responded to these issues through powerful art (site specific, related to migrant workers etc.) The focus of this course is not only on why the artists initiated these projects, but also on how they developed their ideas, overcame challenges, and pushed artistic boundaries. The course starts on 6 February 2017.
“Stücke” festival Mülheim and the International Theatre Institute (ITI Germany) are inviting translators of German plays to a translators workshop in Mülheim from May 12th to 21st 2017. Deadline: 10 February 2017.
The Photography and Social Justice Program builds capacity and community among a diverse, international network of Fellows who have not had access to mentorship or training in photography but can demonstrate a commitment to activism and social justice. Priority will be given to applicants from regions and communities where freedom of expression is limited. Deadline: 24 January 2017.
EXCITE is a project under the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) programme, a programme aiming to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship throughout Europe by financially supporting young entrepreneurs looking for experience and senor knowledge abroad. Within this programme, EXCITE represents a consortium of 7 partners with a particular focus on stimulating entrepreneurship in the Creative and Cultural Industries. On-going application.
With tight public budgets, many creative organisations are looking for alternative ways of raising money. Here’s the free course by Creatives' Europe on Crowdfunding – an interesting and viable model to not just raise funding, but also create stronger bonds with audiences. Creatives' Europe curated the ‘Gibbon Online Class’ to help you understand what crowdfunding is all about, how it could be relevant to your work and how to start a campaign.
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries. Apply now!
Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers from countries in transition and developing countries. Deadline: 15 September each year.