CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Studio Production Support Program

 


TAIS is committed to supporting animation production by independent and emerging artists. TAIS actively enables affordable access to resources and skills development opportunities through the STUDIO PRODUCTION SUPPORT PROGRAM. This program allows eligible artists the opportunity to book TAIS studios at significantly reduced rates. Selected artists must become TAIS Studio Members.


The next deadline is October 15, 2018

APPLICATION FORM BELOW


BOOKING RATES for projects accepted for the program:

Studio 1 $8 Day / $25 Week / $100 Month 
Studio 2 $10 Day / $30 Week / $120 Month 
Studio 3 $10 Day / $30 Week / $120 Month 
Studio 4 $8 Day / $25 Week / $100 Month 
Studio 5 $12 Day / $40 Week / $150 Month


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

WHAT DOES THIS PROGRAM SUPPORT?
Artists are invited to submit a project proposal for an animation project for production using TAIS studios and resources at drastically reduced rates. Project timelines can be for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 4 months.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE PROGRAM?
Those eligible include students, those who are unemployed or underemployed (in low-income jobs), or employed as a non-profit arts worker. Also eligible are exploratory animation production projects in the early stages of development that have no funding support attached (grants or sponsorship).

Those selected for the subsidized rates offered through this program must be/must become TAIS Studio Members in order to accept the offer.

All applicants will be asked to explain why TAIS Self-Funded rates are cost-prohibitive for them at this time.

HOW IS THE PRODUCTION SUPPORT PROGRAM FUNDED?
This program is partially supported by donations made to TAIS. If you or someone you know would like to make a charitable donation toward this program, please visit www.tais.ca/donate.

APPLYING TO THE TAIS PRODUCTION SUPPORT PROGRAM
SUBMISSION FORM BELOW. 

REVIEWING YOUR APPLICATION FOR TAIS PRODUCTION SUPPORT PROGRAM
Your application will be reviewed internally by TAIS Studio Production Committee within 1-2 weeks of the deadline. You will receive results within 3 weeks.

ACKNOWLEDGING TAIS
Productions/artists offered support through this program must acknowledge the Toronto Animated Image Society and abide by TAIS TERMS OF USE POLICY, details available HERE.

Questions? Please contact studio@tais.ca.

 

TAIS operations are supported by the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts

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