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.
Applications open on March 16th, 2020 | The next deadline is April 16th, 2020.
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
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.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAIS operations are supported by the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts