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Jobs and Opportunities

Accessible Arts is committed to advancing opportunities for people with disability or who are d/Deaf to develop and sustain professional careers in the arts.

Arts practitioners with disability or who are d/Deaf are encouraged to apply for the below positions and opportunities. The organisations listed have demonstrated a commitment to provide access where possible.

Creative Opportunities

Screenrights Cultural Fund
Applications are now open for the 2023 Screenrights Cultural Fund. This year’s annual focus is NEW VISIONS. Do you have a project that benefits the screen industry in Australia and/or New Zealand? Could a grant of up to $50K help you to achieve it? If you could use some guidance in shaping your application, you can access an EOI process that provides free advice. Applications close Wednesday 12 April.
The Fringe Fund – Melbourne Fringe
The Fringe Fund helps emerging and independent artistic talent achieve incredible things, supporting artists to find the money they need to make ground-breaking, innovative and brilliant art. The Fringe Fund provides commissioning opportunities, concessions on fees, and cash to ease financial pressure on artists so they can do what they do best. There are nine opportunities across five grants, ranging from $10K to $100K.
Applications for Round One are now open until 17 April.

Olive Cotton Award – Tweed Regional Gallery
The Olive Cotton Award is a $20,000 biennial national award for excellence in photographic portraiture in memory of photographer Olive Cotton. The exhibition is selected from entrants across Australia and is a significant opportunity for established and emerging photographers. The winning work is acquired for the Gallery’s collection. Entries close 30 April.

Creatives Collective are looking to play the work of musical artists with disability during the creative part of the meeting as background music while people work. They will be paying $5 per play per work. A maximum of 10 songs/pieces will be played each month (mixed artists). Details of the songs played will be available to people attending Online Art Friends and in the marketing material each month.

Musician / Artist Opportunity
Ability Beyond Boundaries is looking for a musician or artist who would like to collaborate with a lovely team of people with disability in developing lyric writing skills. If you have a passion to utilise your experience and musical talent to support song writing for people with disabilities, contact Zhila Hasanloo via mobile 0428 307 052 or email People with disability are encouraged to apply and be involved.

Showcast – Casting Opportunities
The Casting Guild of Australia together with Showcast have launched a free professional tool aimed to increase the representation of performers with disability or who are d/Deaf by showcasing the pool of talent to industry professionals. The dedicated platform will be hosted on Showcast’s website and be made available to national casting directors, agents and producers, and include self-taped video footage of individual performers, as well as a headshots and CVs.

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