Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Archived August 25, 2021 Emerging Animator Production Scholarship & Residency The 2021 Chris J. Melnychuk Scholarship and Residency accepting applications until September 3, 2021, at noon! Named for the much-missed local animator and QAS community member, the Melnychuk Scholarship and Residency is a production-focused program intended to assist individuals in making their first independent animated short film. We provide a mix of education, mentorship and production resources, all aimed at getting an emerging animator through the full process of creating a short. What is the CJM Memorial Scholarship and Production Residency? The Chris J. Melnychuk Memorial Scholarship and Production Residency is a production-focused program offered by the Quickdraw Animation Society (or QAS) intended to assist individuals in making their first independent animated short film, and targeted towards emerging animators developing their practice. This is a non-cash award open to Calgary, AB (and area) artists of all disciplines, at all stages in their careers, who are interested in the art of animation. No previous animation experience is necessary to apply for this program. The 2021 CJM Memorial Scholarship and Production Residency will foster the development and training of one emerging animator through classes, mentorship, free production space, free equipment and resource access, technical support, and a modest supply budget to create their first independent animated short film. QAS will publicly screen the completed film, ideally at our annual GIRAF International Animation Festival in November, following the successful completion of the program. The successful applicant will receive: Up to three free animation courses at the Quickdraw Animation Society during the 2021/22 scholarship window. A professional animation mentor to help lead you through the program. A two-year producing membership at the Quickdraw Animation Society (value of $50/year) granting access to our studios, equipment, and animation library. Free studio space and computer station for 1 year upon successful completion of classes and acceptance of film pitch. 1,200 production credits (equivalent to $1,200 in equipment and studio/production desk rental) to be used at the Quickdraw Animation Society for the rental of animation equipment. A $200 supply budget (dependent on project needs) available upon successful completion of classes. Access to an animation mentor for the duration of the scholarship. Grant writing support. Public screening of your finished animation. Applications must include: Cover letter. One page project proposal. Resume or CV. Artistic portfolio. Completed application form. Please visit quickdrawanimation.ca for full application details including the application form.