National Endowment for the Arts: Call for Media Arts Grant Applications
In April of this year, the Media Arts area of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded seventy-nine grants to an unprecedented variety of media arts organizations representing a wide range of creative disciplines. The grants included television and radio, video games, and other digital media projects. They embraced every art form including music, dance, theater, folk arts, media as art, and more. The grants reflected the Endowment's support of traditional media forms as well as an awareness of the evolving methods of producing and consuming art.
The NEA is once again accepting applications for the production, distribution, and preservation of media art. The deadline is August 9, 2012.
Media Art can be but is not limited to multi-part or single radio and television programs (fiction or non-fiction, live-action or animation), webisodes or podcasts, video games or mobile apps, and interactive or transmedia projects. Projects can be about art or be considered as works of art; they can be at any stage: research and development, production, distribution, or engagement.
For the August 9th deadline we are also accepting proposals for the preservation, restoration, or archiving of media art works, as well as publications on issues pertinent to the media arts field.
Eligible applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization. An organization may submit more than one application under the Art Works category. Applications through fiscal agents are not permitted.
Please read the guidelines carefully and begin the upload of your application at least two weeks prior to the deadline.
Please refer to the Media Arts: Grants for Arts Projects Web page for all the details. If you still have questions, please contact Media Arts Specialist Mary Smith at [email protected] or send an email to [email protected].