SKIP/INTRO is a new film commissioning programme which will support emerging moving-image artists through the challenges of the present day. The scheme provides a platform for young filmmakers to look beyond the horizon and showcase something about the world at large.
Three new moving image works from artist-filmmakers aged 18-25 in England will be commissioned. The programme will actively support those from under-represented backgrounds, and includes a specific commitment:
The scheme will support a variety of artistic practices that are self-sufficient, that do not require substantial external production support via crew, cast, specific equipment, etc, while still offering production and curatorial support.
The commissioned artists will each receive:
The final works will be streamed through the Satellite Films’ digital channels and through an online broadcast partner.
The deadline for applications to be submitted is 20 July 2020 (12:00 BST).
The sponsor anticipates that the £1,500 fee/budget will pay for applicants’ time to work on the project, as well as any additional costs identified, for example editing or animation software, or rights to use found material. It will be up to the artist to manage the budget, and to decide what they spend it on.
How To Apply
The call for entries is now live and will close on 20 July 2020 (12:00 BST).
Application information is available online. Applicants must have completed:
Useful documents & links
Scheme - Guidance Document