FLAMIN Animations: £3K Commission available for Early Career Black Artist Animators in the UK

Updated: 10 April 2024

FLAMIN Animations is a commissioning program for early-career Black-identifying artist animators living in the UK, offering £3,000 to create a new short animation. Part of Film London Artists' Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), the program aims to support artist animators as they take their first steps into a career working with moving images, with development support and funding for a new work. FLAMIN Animations look to commission Black-identifying* practitioners as a considered acknowledgement of the underrepresentation of Black artists within the art, film, and animation industries.

Eligibility: Applicants must be 18-30 years old For Black-identifying* artists (*Artists and Creatives of African or Caribbean Descent, Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African-American heritage, including those of mixed-Black heritage who identify as such). Applicants should have a UK address Current students are not eligible. No formal education in animation or art is necessary. FLAMIN is open to artists working in partnerships.

What you get: If selected, you will receive £3,000 to create a new animation as well as development support and advice from the FLAMIN Team. You will also be entitled to a bespoke workshop programme with animation professionals in the art and film industries. Artists will be featured in an ongoing profile and promotion through Film London's newsletter and social media channels as a FLAMIN alum.

Deadline 27 May 2024

Film London Artists' Moving Image Network, London

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