February 24, 2010

storyboard tv

Storyboard TV, an online community of scriptwriters, producers, and tv enthusiasts, has launched its website with a script competition awarding $5,000 to the writer with the best pilot for a television drama. Submissions will be accepted through March 31, 2010. Please visit www.storyboardtv.com to enter.

At storyboardtv.com, writers can share scripts for original shows with their potential audience members, while soliciting feedback and gauging enthusiasm for their story. Membership to Storyboard TV is free and open to all, and all members will be able to read, critique, and vote on their favorite pilots.

Storyboard TV believes in the power of the television drama to document, enhance, and transform people's lives. Established in 2009, Storyboard TV endeavors to cultivate new writers and TV scripts, to nurture the connection between the scriptwriter and the fan, and to shepherd new television drama into production during the Internet age.


IDA Mixer at The Standard Hotel, Hollywood
Tuesday, March 2, 2010

International Documentary Association
invites you & a guest to celebrate Awards Week
at The Standard Hotel, Hollywood

Join other IDA members as well as documentary filmmakers
nominated for this year's Spirit and Academy Awards as the
2010 awards season comes to a dramatic close.

IDA staff & board members will help you get connected to the
documentary community, share your projects, meet new friends
and build your professional network.

teaching the arts

Artistic Director - Academy for the Performing Arts
The University of Trinidad and Tobago (**Not in the US)

(date posted: 02/19/2010)

Chair - Theatre Arts Program, Centre for the Arts and Communications
Grant MacEwan University (**Not in the US)

(date posted: 02/19/2010)

Theater, Faculty Member Full Time Tenure-Track, Fall '10
Monroe Community College (New York)

(date posted: 02/17/2010)

Assistant Professor of Dance
Belmont University (Tennessee)

(date posted: 02/16/2010)

Instructor - Communications and Performing Arts - Theater
Madison Area Technical College (Wisconsin)
(date posted: 02/16/2010)

Head of Department of Performing Arts
American University of Sharjah (**Not in the US)

(date posted: 02/16/2010)

Technical Director/Scenic and Lighting Designer
American University of Sharjah (**Not in the US)

(date posted: 02/16/2010)

Theatre Program Director
Marywood University (Pennsylvania)

(date posted: 02/15/2010)

Faculty Positions
Kirkwood Community College (Iowa)

(date posted: 02/15/2010)

February 17, 2010

God bless the NYFA!!!!

In response to the current economic downturn, NYFA is opening its Affordable Workspace program to artists and organizations who have been directly affected by the recession—be it through loss of office space, employment, etc. Activity must be arts, literary, or culture-related; artists and organizations working in all genres, graphic designers, creative writers, journalists, and art historians are welcome to apply.

Affordable Workspace Program Benefits:

  • A private workstation within the NYFA space dedicated to you

  • High-speed wireless Internet access

  • Meeting space available by appointment (in NYFA’s small conference room and library)

  • Free scanning (black and white)

  • Free printing quota of 200 pages per month (discounted printing fee for larger printing projects)

  • Discounted rate for copying

  • Fully equipped kitchen with hot coffee, tea, and filtered water

  • Individual phone service available for additional fee

For more information and an application, click here.

New York Foundation for the Arts
20 Jay Street
Suite 740
Brooklyn, NY 11201

February 15, 2010


Kresge Foundation Seeks Baltimore Applicants for Community Arts Projects
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to individuals and groups working on projects in Baltimore that use art and culture to address issues in their communities....

Posted on February 11, 2010
Deadline: March 31, 2010

Regional Arts & Culture Council Invites Applications for Artist Fellowship Program in Performing Arts
An award of $20,000 will be given to a performing artist who has sustained high artistic quality in his or her work, is involved with the community, and acknowledges the importance of the arts to the local culture....

Posted on February 11, 2010
Deadline: March 31, 2010 (Intent to Apply)

New York Foundation for the Arts Announces 2010 Guidelines for Building Up Infrastructure Levels for Dance
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to small and mid-sized New York City dance companies working to enhance their infrastructure and management capacity....

Posted on February 10, 2010
Deadline: March 15, 2010

Theatre Producing Intensive

LA Stage Alliance is pleased to offer a discount for the first annual
Commercial Theater Institute

WEST COAST theatre producing weekend intensive

Pico Playhouse -- Los Angeles, CA
Feb 26 & 27, 2010

After the successful expansion to Chicago, CTI is offering our program to the eclectic theatre scene of Los Angeles. Open to anyone interested in producing, co-producing or investing in the commercial theatre - not only in LA, but on Broadway, Off Broadway, Touring Broadway, and elsewhere, the program will offer practical information of interest to prospective producers, general managers, and investors based in LA, as well as New York and around the country.

Click here for schedule

Sessions to include:
Why produce at all?; the care and feeding of investors; legal aspects; production budget analysis & royalty pools; artist relationships; how to make the deal; moving your show to nyc; script & story development; marketing techniques; what makes a good producer?

Who should attend:
Theatre managers and producers (commercial and non-profit), aspiring theatre producers, artists who wish to learn more about producing, investors, and general and company managers.

Special Price: $275 - regular price $300
Use Code: LAStage
Register online at

For more information call: 212.586.1109

Speakers scheduled to present include:
Gail Berman, BermanBraun
Charles Dillingham, Center Theatre Group

Michael Filerman
David Lee, Grub Street Productions
Jeff Loeb, Pantages Theatre
Neil Meron, Storyline Entertainment
Clint Mitchell, William Morris Agency
Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly
Ken Novice, Geffen Playhouse
Michael Ritchie, Center Theatre Group
Michael Rosenberg, La Jolla Playhouse
Jim Stern, Endgame Entertainment
Lou Spisto, The Old Globe
Paula Tomei, South Coast Repertory
Jack Viertel, Jujamcyn Theaters
Craig Zadan, Storyline Entertainment

Presenting partners include:

LA Stage Alliance and Nederlander Producing Company of America

February 08, 2010

grants and deadlines

American Library Association Diversity Office Seeks Research Grant Proposals
Grants of $2,000 will be awarded to ALA members working to develop programs that address critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity issues within library and information science....

Posted on February 5, 2010
Deadline: April 30, 2010

Institute of Museum and Library Services Accepting Applications for 2010 Native American Library Services Enhancement Grants Program
Grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded to Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages working to improve existing library services or implement new services, particularly those relating to the goals of the Library Services and Technology Act....

Posted on February 5, 2010
Deadline: May 30, 2010

Kresge Community Arts Program Offers Grants for Projects in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park
One- or two-year grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to individuals, community groups, and service agencies working on community projects, especially those that engage underserved and new audiences as well as children, teens, and families....

Posted on February 4, 2010
Deadline: March 12, 2010

Joyce Foundation Releases the Call to Entry for the 2011 Joyce Awards
Grants of $50,000 will be awarded in the areas of dance, music, visual arts, and theater to arts organizations in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and St. Paul/Minneapolis....

Posted on February 4, 2010
Deadline: April 5, 2010 (Letter of Inquiry)

Emerging Jewish Artists in New York City Invited to Apply for Six Points Fellowship
Project grants and stipends of up to $20,000 will be awarded to nine individual artists in New York City between the ages of 22 and 38 working in the visual, music, or performing arts and developing projects with a Jewish focus, theme, or elements....

Posted on February 4, 2010
Deadline: March 1, 2010 (Letter of Intent)

National Film Preservation Foundation Invites Applications for Avant-Garde Masters Grants
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to public and nonprofit film archives working to preserve a film or films by a single filmmaker, or in support of a cinematic movement significant to the development of avant-garde film in America....

Posted on February 4, 2010
Deadline: March 19, 2010 (Registration)

National Endowment for the Arts Seeks Design Proposals for New "Art Works" Logo
Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded for graphic representations depicting the logo "Art Works" in three themes: embodying works of art, art as inspiration or challenge, and the contributions of arts workers....

Posted on February 3, 2010
Deadline: February 26, 2010

teaching the arts

Associate or Full Professor to serve as Chair
(date posted: 02/05/2010)

Faculty-Various disciplines
Marymount Manhattan College (New York)
(date posted: 02/05/2010)

Bethel University College of Liberal Arts (Tennessee)
(date posted: 02/04/2010)

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Eureka College (Illinois)
(date posted: 02/03/2010)

Multiple Faculty Positions
Central Florida Community College (Florida)
(date posted: 02/03/2010)

Multiple Faculty Positions
MiraCosta College (California)
(date posted: 02/03/2010)

Faculty Position in Voice: Musical Theatre Styles Specialist
Shenandoah University Conservatory (Virginia)
(date posted: 02/02/2010)

Associate Provost for Arts & Sciences
Gardner-Webb University (North Carolina)
(date posted: 02/02/2010)

Assistant Professor of Theatre
Morehead State University (Kentucky)
(date posted: 02/01/2010)

Multiple Positions
Ithaca College (New York)
(date posted: 02/01/2010)

extinction comes to ny

EXTINCTION commercial from RED DOG SQUADRON on Vimeo.