Opportunities and Competitions

 
At Kurious Arts, we strive to support artists and creatives by offering and advertising various opportunities/competitions to inspire and encourage innovative work. Keep an eye on the page for ways of getting your work out into the world! If you want to know more about what we're doing to help creatives throughout the current Coronavirus Pandemic, check out our support page here.

 

Short Film Competition

Open for submissions until July 30th

As part of our pledge to help support artists and creatives during and after the current Coronavirus pandemic, we will commission 3 short films to be produced, funded and released by the end of the year.  Submissions are open until July 30th and the chosen three will be announced in August.

What we are looking for: Short film scripts of up to to 10 minutes in length, set in a single location with up to 4 characters.

What we need from you: A script (properly formatted) with a logline and a 100 word bio about yourself (with links to your previous work) attached.

You can enter here and all proceeds from the competition will be donated to the South Yorkshire Creatives Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

 

 

Novel Competition

Open for submissions until July 30th

As part of our pledge to help support artists and creatives during and after the current Coronavirus pandemic, we will commission 3 novels to be produced and released by the end of the year. Submissions are open until July 30th and the chosen three will be announced in August.

What we are looking for: A completed novel of over 60,000 words.

What we need from you: The first chapter (up to 3,000 words) with a synopsis of the rest of the novel and a 100 word bio about yourself (with links to your previous work) attached.

You can enter here and all proceeds from the competition will be donated to the South Yorkshire Creatives Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

 

 

Podcast Competition

Open for submissions until July 30th

As part of our pledge to help support artists and creatives during and after the current Coronavirus pandemic, we will commission one podcast series to be produced and released by the end of the year. Submissions are open until July 30th and the chosen podcast will be announced in August.

What we are looking for: A podcast series (either factual or narrative) of 6 episodes.

What we need from you: A short treatment (up to 2 pages) including a breakdown of the concept and episodes, a 100 word bio about yourself (with links to your previous work).

You can enter here and all proceeds from the competition will be donated to the South Yorkshire Creatives Covid-19 Hardship Fund.

 

 

Masterclass: A Positive Choice: Being Your Own Publisher

Short Story Competition

Closed for Submissions

Write a short story on the theme "curious" & you could win £500!

Word limit: 2,000 words maximum (no minimum). Title not included.
Entry fee: £5 for each short story submitted. 

There is a single prize of £500. The ten short-listed stories will be published on-line and as an anthology in which authors may include their own profile page. A special commendation will be given to each judge’s favourite story.

This Competition is now closed!  We are currently working through all submissions and will announce the winner in May!

 

 

Volunteering

At Kurious Arts we are always looking for volunteers who want to help with the various projects we are working on. This could be with

  • Events (workshops, masterclasses, launches etc.)
  • Services (podcasting, filming, music recording etc.
  • Or generally helping out!

If you're interested or want to start a conversation send us an email here!