Animating Artists' Health Programme, 7/12/18-1/2/19

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
07/12/2018 - 01/02/2019
Toronto, Canada
Final submission deadline
Submission/Registration Fee

Artists’ Health Alliance (AHA) is partnering with Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) to present an intensive opportunity for 8 emerging animators to create ONE- MINUTE long animated films about artists’ health.

•The selected artists will be awarded $1000 plus in-kind use of studio space and equipment at TAIS
•Selected artists will receive a one-year TAIS Studio membership
•The work must remain in the artistic control of the artist.  Projects servicing a third-party producer are not eligible
•AHA and TAIS will retain a copy of the work for archiving, dissemination and presentation.
Please note that  artists retain distribution and presentation rights to their work produced through this  project
•The Toronto Animated Image Society, Artists’ Health Alliance, and the Canada Council for the Arts must  be acknowledged in the credits of in the finished work, and acknowledged in all future presentations of  the work produced
•Production  during the project period must to be done in TAIS studios, located at 1411 Dufferin Street, Unit B, in  downtown  Toronto

For this Intensive program, it is imperative that projects proposed  be primarily animation (of any  style including hand  drawn (digital or classical), stop motion, 3D/CGI, or other experimental forms) , and focused on project production . Project proposals that are research or pre-production based  will  not be eligible. The proposals will be adjudicated using the following criteria

• The subject matter is clearly focused on issues that arise in artists’  health, including but not limited  to: precarious work, mental health issues, food and/or housing insecurity, issues of  identification/gender/culture, harassment, and physical  injuries

•A script, storyboard, and/ or  project pitch must be submitted.  The proposal should include a clear  detailed description  of the story or narrative,  or, if  experimental in nature, include a clearly articulated  outline or visual approach (readers should be able to visualize the work through the description provided)

•The proposal must outline a project that is achievable within the time allotted  for production - December 7, 2018 to February 1, 2019
•A detailed,  clear , step-by-step work plan for  production of the project, achievable within the time  allotted for the project


Event Dates

  • From 07/12/2018 to 01/02/2019



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