Spike Island

Film Open

Members of the UK’s leading artist’s support networks are invited to submit new moving image work for a screening programme to be launched at Spike Island, Bristol, in May and moving on to the ICA, London, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, Transmission, Glasgow, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester and S1 Artspace, Sheffield. The programme will be selected by Steven Cairns, ICA Associate Curator of Artists' Film and Moving Image.

We are looking for single screen work on digital files, 16mm or Super 8mm film with a duration of no longer than 30 minutes. All work must be initially submitted digitally from a Vimeo account.

To apply please send a PDF to associates@spikeisland.org.uk with the email subject: Film Open.
You may include a short statement (optional / max 200 words) and Vimeo links for up to 3 works within the PDF.

You must be a Spike Associate or Spike Island studio holder, ESP member, Transmission member, a CG Associate member or S1 Artspace member or studio holder to apply for this opportunity.

• Up to 3 single screen works with a duration no longer than 30 minutes
• Submissions by PDF with Vimeo links to associates@spikeisland.org.uk
• The PDF must list your name, address and email + phone contact and the studio/membership programme you are affiliated with, ie. Spike Associates
• A screening fee of £75 will be paid to the selected artists


Deadline for submissions: 9am, Tuesday 7 April