Creative Opportunities

99-Hour Countdown: Last-Chance Creative Opportunities

Image by Mike Fell.

Happy December! Winter is upon us. Time flies at the end of the year, and we’re all nearing packed schedules of holiday festivities, feasts, friends, and family. Free up your holiday, maximise time with loved ones, and relieve stress as you approach the new year. Apply for a few of these creative opportunities (expiring in the next 99 hours)! Who knows—maybe you’ll wind up with a few extra pounds in your pocket (or a residency lined up for next year)! Take a few minutes to make a cuppa and send your best work to these amazing opportunities. 

1. Autism Uncut Film and Media Awards

Shed light on an oft-misunderstood and misrepresented condition—the folks of Too Much Information are seeking aspiring filmmakers and film students to create a 4-minute film that celebrates and exposes life with autism and how to understand it without stereotypes. Inspire others and build your creative aspiration! Closes Thursday, December 1 at 5pm.

2. The Big Draw Awards

The Big Draw isn’t just the world’s largest drawing festival—it’s a charity that supports literacy and creativity! They’re offering cash prizes, a showcase, and an awards show to eight winners who exhibit innovation, flexibility, and engagement. Categories include Founder’s Award, Primary School award, and Museums & Galleries Award. Closes Thursday, December 1 at midnight.

3. Award-Winning Music Hub Seeking Accompanists and Teachers

Do you love music? Do you want to foster the same passion in young learners? Newham Music is expanding their teaching team and needs instrumental teachers and accompanists. Must be able to instruct in a variety of styles (including improvisation!). Closes Thursday, December 1 at 6 pm.

4. Atopic Art Micro-Residency

Explore health and art in this collaborative micro-residency with first-ever dermatologist Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, Sara Brown. Join her in a creative response to eczema (one emerging artist, one established). Closes Friday, December 2 at 6pm.

5. Awaken and Refresh

Tell your story and put your work in the hands of 100 creative agencies! We’re commissioning an artist to create two original designs for our 2017 themes: Awaken  Creativity and Refresh Creativity. Accepting existing work only (design, typography, calligraphy, illustration, and more!). Closes Sunday, December 4 at midnight.

6. Human Rights Digital Content Creator

Can you simplify a complex story? Are you passionate about human rights? Do you have experience in digital media, graphic design, journalism (or all three)? RightsInfo is looking for you. Apply now and join their amazing content creation team! Closes Sunday, December 4 at midnight.