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The AFC’s Reactivation Program provides direct financial assistance to independent and self-employed workers in the live performance sector who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic and who need emergency support to maintain or regain work in the sector.
→Deadline March 31. Click here for details

The OFFTA team is currently seeking proposals for the programming of its 17th edition, which will be held in late May/early June 2023. This festival allows artists to share performances that displace festival-goers and open up new artistic spaces.
→ Deadline November 1. Click here for details. 

The McClure Gallery of The Visual Arts Centre is currently accepting submissions for their 2023-2024 programing. Contemporary artists of all media and curators with an exhibition proposal are invited to apply.
→ Deadline October 15. Click here for details. 

Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) has an open call for three research programs in 2023: the CCA-WRI Research Fellowship, the CCA Virtual Fellowship and the CCA Research Fellowship.
→ Deadline September 25. Click here for details

Ministère de la Culture et des Communications has a call for projects in culture related to the mental health of youth aged 12 to 18 open!
→ Deadline September 23. Click here for the English-translated document

Safely Connected McGill is publishing Volume 3 and looking for Zine submissions.
→ Deadline September 21. Click here for details

University de Montreal’s Artist Residency — Constructing Participatory Multimedia Performance is for a 4-day artist residency that aims to provide an opportunity to a small group of artists/performers to workshop projects in their final stages of completion.
→ Deadline September 18. Click here for details

The Road to Art International Residency Program supports international residency projects with established partners and spinoffs for the Montréal arts community through innovation, knowledge sharing and a window on the world.

The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network has an open call for proposals: “Belonging & Identity in English-speaking Quebec.”
→ Deadline September 1. Click here for details. 

The Montreal Makers Market is accepting applications for market participants
→ Deadline September 1. Click here for details

Pervers/Cité is a collaboratively organized radical queer & trans summer festival. They are looking for artists, organizers, creatives, freaks, clowns, musicians, teachers, mentors, activists, and others to bring their ideas to life with us!
→ Deadline August 31. Click here for details

Heritage Lower Saint-Lawrence is having a photo contest, the theme is “Then and Now”. All photos will become part of the final exhibit that will happen in September of 2022.
→ Deadline August 31. Click here for details

Le Frigo Vert is seeking vendors to apply to participate in their Queer, Trans and two-spirit Maker Market taking place August 27-28.
Click here for details

MFF Creative Network and Grenade MTL are teaming up to bring poets and musicians together, Grenade MTL features poets every month and is looking for more people to sign up for their show in August!
Deadline August 28. Click here for details

The MFF Creative Network has an open Call for Neurodivergent/ diverse Creators and Organizations.
Click here for details

Visual Arts & New Media Arts

Centre CLARK invites artists, collectives, and curators to submit exhibition projects as part of its general call for submissions for the period of September 2023 to June 2024.
→ Deadline October 1. Click here for details

Art Bank Launches 50th Anniversary Call for Purchase. Submissions to the 2022 Call for Purchase are now open.
→ Deadline September 14. Click here for details

Art Cible’s call for artists for their 2022-2023 season is now open! Art Cible has been organizing pop-up exhibitions and networking evenings with the next generation of artists and culture since September 2010.
→ Deadline September 1. Click here for details

The Tour des Arts is presently accepting applications from artist and artisans
for the 34th edition which will take place from July 15 to 23, 2023.
→ Deadline August 31. Click here for details

The City of Montreal, in partnership with the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications, is launching a call for projects aimed at supporting Indigenous artists by producing a first project involving the integration of a work of public art, in collaboration with an Indigenous mentor.
→ Deadline August 26. Click here for details

The FASA FEST x CSU Art Exxhibit is looking for students and local vendors/Montreal artists to showcase their work, sell their pieces and connect with the Concordia student body! Submit your business/artist practice for a chance to table at the market and create lasting business connections.
→ Deadline August 24. Click here for details

Submit your project to Composite a bimonthly networking event dedicated to digital creativity. This event aims to create a recurring meeting space between the art world and the industry of the digital sector
→ Deadline August 22. Click here for details

PHI Montréal is an annual public engagement residency exploring art making and presentation through the concept of the ecosystem.
→ Deadline August 14. Click here for details

Café Bloom is seeking artists from Pointe-St-Charles and surrounding South-West boroughs to showcase their work in the Cafe. Opportunity for early career artists working across mediums with an exhibition of period of ~ 4 months.
→ Deadline August 17.
Click here for details

The non-profit organization Aussenwelt invites emerging and professional artists in the visual and digital arts of the city of Montreal to submit an exhibition project for its 2022 program in its new venue.
→ Click here for details

Calling all artists, artisans and cultural organizations of Rawdon. Would you like to benefit from more exposure on the Municipality’s various social media platforms and take part in evening discussion groups to talk about various cultural themes? Apply for the Municipality of Rawdon call for submissions
Click here for details is on the lookout for Montreal visual artists to have their works featured on the website. Membership is free for 2021, but starting Jan. 1, 2022, the membership fee will be $10 for the year per artist. AIM takes no commission on works sold. Members of Artists in Montreal are invited to enter their virtual art show on August 14, 2022, and the Auction on August 21. Deadline to enter is July 21, 2022, at midnight. Click here for the call for submissions details
Ongoing. Click here for details

Film & TV

The Concordia University Television(CUTV) Grassroots Coverage Fund provides funding for video and other coverage of underreported issues, social movements, and topics important to communities underserved by the corporate media.
→ Click here for details

Call for Submissions for the 41st Edition of The International Festival of Films on Art (Le FIFA) [Application fee].
→ Deadline October 31. Click here for details

The Bell Fund for Short Form Digital Series aims to  support Canadian,
independent producer/creators by funding premium, original series for online
distribution, specifically the production of fiction (drama, comedy, and children’s and
youth programming) and non-fiction (documentary and lifestyle/factual programming)
Deadline September 26. Click here for details

Specializing in children’s films and young audiences (3-17), the Carrousel International du film de Rimouski is currently accepting submissions for its 40th edition – March 2 – 5, 2023.
→ Deadline September 18. Click here for details

The Annecy Festival Residency has an open call for projects relating to Graphics development for an animation future film.
→ Deadline September 9. Click here for details

Forum RIDM is pleased to announce the return of the Cuban Hat Pitch, This event will allow the selected filmmakers to present their projects in front of an audience of decision makers and documentary film industry professionals, as well as to meet new partners and find potential funding.
→ Deadline September 5. Click here for details 

Apply for The Episodic TV Writers’ Lab, a 4-month program designed to mentor and train BIPOC writers who are working towards getting their first job in a comedy or drama writing room.
→ Deadline September 2. Click here for details 

DESTA Black Youth Network and CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals (CEE) are piloting “Introduction to Production!”, a 5-week paid, part-time training program for Black youth ages 18-35.
Click here for details

RIDM Forum launches the call for projects for the twelfth edition of the First Pitch, this allows 10 Quebec-based emerging filmmakers to meet 10 well-established producers from the Quebec documentary film industry, and will offer training and networking activities during the First Pitch.
→ Deadline August 29. Click here for details

The Rogers Documentary Fund fosters the growth of documentary film production in this country in both official languages. Its creation helps sustain Canada’s tradition of quality, independently produced documentary projects and ensures that these productions are seen by the widest possible audience.
→ Deadline August 24. Click here for details

The Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) seeks applications from self-identifying emerging artists, in any medium, to take part in a collaborative project drawing from or responding to CFMDC’s collection of moving image and film.
→ Deadline August 21. Click here for details

Apply for the CEED Concordia’s Video Documentary Internship Program which aims to examine the journeys of 4 black women in STEM each representing one part of the acronym (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
→ Deadline August 21. Click here for details

Theatre/Performing Arts

Apply for the Black Theatre Workshop Artist Mentorship Program designed to give practical opportunities to emerging professional artists within their discipline.
→ Deadline September 15. Click here for details 

Infinithéâtre is accepting submissions for Write-on-Q, Infinitheatre’s annual playwriting contest, open to Québec writers and Indigenous writers from across North America. Selected by a jury of industry professionals, the winner will be awarded a cash prize of $3000 and will be featured as part of The Pipeline, their annual public play reading series.
→ Deadline September 6.  Click here for details

Theatre Wakefield is looking for emerging and aspiring young artists aged 16+ to create a brand new show in December 2022. If you have a talent or a story to tell, we want to hear from you!
→ Deadline August 19. Click here for details

Teesri Duniya Theatre database submissions are now open. Teesri exists to produce and present bold, groundbreaking and culturally diverse plays that encourage conversation.
→ Click here for details

Digital Dramaturgy Clinic – Playwrights Workshop Montreal. This digital dramaturgy “first-aid” program offers creators a one-time session (up to 2 hours) with tech and digital specialists
→ Click here for details

The Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund offers a $ 2 500 contribution to artists and/or cultural workers in the performing arts. This project of financial support has been made possible by the Government of Canada and is managed by the Artists’ Foundation.
→ Click here for details

Montreal Improv’s Inclusion Scholarship program exists to remove access barriers and increase representation in the classroom, particularly for individuals who are BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+, as well as those with disabilities. At least one full-class scholarship will be made available for each class.
→ Ongoing. Click here for details


The Canadian Dance Assembly has responded to Canadian Heritage’s call for applications to the Performing Arts Worker Resiliency Fund. As a result of the competition, Canadian Heritage awarded them a $3.88 million fund to provide direct support to independent and self-employed dancers.
→  Click here for details

Envol Prize is dedicated to recognizing the diversity of Montréal’s dance community and showcasing its essential contribution to the city. The Envol Award highlights an important contribution or remarkable achievement over the last season (from July 1 to June 30).
→ Deadline September 15. Click here for details

Music & Sound

Writing/Literary Arts

Submissions for The Foster Poetry Prize 2022 are open, winning pieces will be published in CV2 magazine, with authors paid for publication.
→Deadline November 2. Click here for details

Renaissance Press has two calls for submissions open, and anthology titled There’s no place and Mighty an anthology about disabled heroes.
→Deadline September 30 & November 15. Click here to submit to There’s no place and here for Mighty. 

Metonymy Press is excited to be publishing El Ghourabaa, a queer and trans Arab and Arabophone anthology edited by Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch and Samia Marshy. Submit up to four poems or 6 pages for consideration.
→ Deadline September 15. Click here for details

The Canadian Book Club Awards are accepting submissions for books.
Click here for details

Metatron Press is accepting poetry submissions for their #MicroMeta series. Encouraging submissions from marginalized individuals.
→ Click here for details

Lantern Magazine is accepting submissions. Established in 2007, Lantern Magazine is a poetry periodical specifically catered to promoting writers in the Montreal literary community.
→ Ongoing. Click here for details

Write-on-Q 2022: Infinithéâtre’s Annual Playwriting Competition. Québec playwrights and Indigenous writers from across North America are eligible to enter.
→ Deadline September 6. Click here for details

ESPACE Art Actuel has an open call for papers for their Winter 2023 Issue.
→ Deadline September 5. Click here for details

Canada-Japan Literary Awards recognizes literary excellence by Canadian writers who are writing on Japan, Japanese themes, or themes that promote mutual understanding between Japan and Canada.
→ Deadline September 1. Click here for details


Spectrum Live is looking to feature the creative talents of autistic and neurodiverse artists from across Quebec after recently receiving funding from Canadian Heritage to produce a new season of Spectrum Live, an online variety show.
→Deadline September 12. Click here for details

Canada Media Fund has a number of available funding programs with 2022 deadlines.
Click here for details