Call for applications to:Â The Toronto Animated Image Society
Remembering Helen Hill: A Mentorship Residency with AmyÂ Lockhart
Submission Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012
The Toronto Animated Image Society is seeking proposals for aÂ commissioned, mentored project. Selected artists will be inspiredÂ by the work of the late Helen Hill, her style of animation, andÂ contribution to the animation community. As a former student ofÂ Helen Hill, Amy Lockhart will facilitate the residency; mentoringÂ artists in the creation of their new works. Media and themes canÂ include but is not limited to: mix cut-outs, collage imagery, foundÂ elements, social activism, home made- hand made, Super 8,Â 16mm or new tech-low tech.
Selected artists will receive:
-TAIS Full Studio Membership, worth $150 Â includes studioÂ space & equipment access
-$400 cash honorarium
-Two day intensive workshop with Amy Lockhart
-Mentoring & support from an experienced instructor
Each application must include:
-Project description Â 200 to 300 words
-CV, resume, or brief bio
-Samples of recent work (i.e., CD or DVD for time-based artists;Â maximum of 10 images on CD for visual artists)
-A self-addressed, stamped envelope. Submissions without aÂ SASE will not be returned.
This mentorship residency will culminate in a full day celebration!
In Summer 2012 at Cinecycle, Amy Lockhart will facilitate anÂ afternoon children’s animation workshop in the format of a “tea party”. In the evening, theÂ commissioned works will be presentedÂ in conjunction with the Toronto premiere of The Florestine Collection (which was started by Helen Hill and completed byÂ Paul Gailiunas) as well as a retrospective of Helen Hill’s films, highlighting her experimental animation practice, and herÂ invaluable contribution to the animation community.
Selected artists will be announced on Friday, March 9, 2012
Contact and mailing address for submissions: TAIS ProgrammingÂ Committee Toronto Animated Image Society 60 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 102 Toronto. Ontario, M6K 1X9 Email:Â [email protected] Phone: 416-533-7889
Digital submissions can be submitted via email through a fileÂ hosting site or via ftp link. Please do not send large files via email.