TAIS 2017 Artist in Residence Call for Proposals

By Mike Valiquette

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) announces its CALL FOR PROPOSALS for Year Four of its Artist in Residence program

This program supports the production of new animated work by artists through a combination of funding and in-kind resources. After the success of the first three years of TAIS’ artists in residence, anticipation is
high for this call for proposals for Year Four of the Research and Production in Animation Residency Program.

The fourth year of the program is seeking ONE (1) Canadian artist and ONE (1) International artist to both engage in self-directed work, towards the completion of a new independent animated film or video. This residency comes with a combination of monetary funding and in-kind use of studio space, equipment and resources at TAIS Studios, located at 1411 Dufferin Street, in downtown Toronto.
Submissions for the 2018 Residency are open until September 29, 2017.

-The Canadian Artist Residency is three-months long, taking place over consecutive months between April 2018 and October 2018. The goal for this Canadian Artist Residency is to emerge with a finished work. The selected Canadian artist will be awarded with $9,000, comprised of $3,000 in-kind towards 3-months of studio space, equipment and resources at TAIS Studios, and $6,000 in cash funding for the project.
-The International Artist Residency is one-month long, and will take place over consecutive weeks between April 2018 and October 2018. The goal for this International Artist Residency is to experiment with the resources available at TAIS to advance or complete a work. The selected International artist will be awarded with $3,500, comprised of $1,500 in-kind towards studio space, equipment and resources at TAIS Studios, and $2,000 in cash funding for the project.

TAIS MANDATE
Founded in 1984, the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) is an organization dedicated to exploring and promoting the art of animation through production, screenings, workshops and exhibitions. As an artist-run
production centre, TAIS provides affordable access to space and equipment; offering services to independent artists who make animated films within contemporary art practices.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Review instructions, eligibility and guidelines:
http://tais.ca/events/call-for-proposals-tais-artist-in-residence-program/
QUESTIONS Contact:  info@tais.ca

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