Current Commissions

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Each year Exeter Phoenix commissions new work from filmmakers and visual artists as part of our commitment to supporting artists. These bursary schemes nurture great talent and support the production of new work.

2022 FILM & MOVING IMAGE Commissions

Applications open on Wed 2 Feb 2022.

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South West Short Film Commission

The South West Short Commission 2022 is open to individuals or groups who reside in South West, UK and is aimed at those who have some experience in making short films previously and are now looking for funding to take their filmmaking to the next level.

Exeter Phoenix will award one South West Short Film Commission to the value of £1500 for the development of an inspiring and original narrative, which is up to 12 minutes in length.

Apply here

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Devon Short Film Commission

The Devon Short Commission 2022 is open to individuals or groups who reside in Devon, UK and is aimed at those who have some experience in making short films previously and are now looking for funding to take their filmmaking to the next level.

Exeter Phoenix will award one Devon Short Film Commission to the value of £1500 for the development of an inspiring and original narrative, which is up to 12 minutes in length.

Apply here

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Micro Short Film Commission

The Micro Short Film Commission is open to individuals or groups who reside in Devon. Exeter Phoenix is looking for concise, innovative stories that can be delivered as an engaging narrative in only 3 minutes. Successful applicants will be awarded £500 to support the production of the film. You can apply for support with all genres of film, live action or animation, fiction and non-fiction.

Apply here

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Artists Moving Image Commission

The Artists Moving Image Commission is open to individuals (or groups) who reside in the South West region, as defined by Arts Council South West.

Exeter Phoenix will offer one Artists Moving Image Commission award of £1500. We are looking for applications which outline original and engaging ideas, whether more traditional or experimental, conceptual, narrative or abstract in form and structure.

Apply here