WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. ANNOUNCES
THE 2018 COLLABORATION AWARD:
WOMEN WORKING WITH WOMEN
REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS
THE WOMEN IN THE ARTS AND MEDIA COALITION, INC. will present the 2018 Collaboration Award recognizing
Women Working With Women.
The $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work. As the aim of the award is to encourage women to work collaboratively with women of other disciplines, each collaborative team must be comprised of female members of different Coalition associations, unions, guilds or affiliate member organizations. Eligible teams may submit any form of creative collaboration on a new work that had its first public performance within the last two years, 2016-2018. A Public Performance can include--but is not limited to--a staged reading, gallery show, screening, concert series, festival, etc.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of artistic excellence and diversity. All topics and subjects will be considered. Special attention shall be given to those projects which reflect the goals of the Coalition: to advance women
's work and women
The team that has been selected and the honorable mentions will be invited to be recognized at an awards ceremony in New York in October 2018. Women outside of New York may send a designee to speak about their project and accept the award.
Teams of two or more women working together on the creative project may apply for the 2018 Collaboration Award. Applicants must be members in good standing of two different organizations and/or affiliates with The Coalition.
Member Organizations include: Actors
' Equity Association, Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802 AFM, Dramatists Guild, League of Professional Theatre Women, New York Women in Communications,
New York Women in Film & Television, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and Writers
' Guild of America, East.
Affiliate Member Organizations include: BOLD, Drama Desk, International Center for Women Playwrights, Inc., The Lambs, Inc., Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, National Theatre Conference,
Professional Women Singers Association,
Theatre Resources Unlimited, 365 Women A Year: A Playwriting Project, WomenArts, The Women
s Media Center, Women Make Movies, and Women in Music.
The link to the application can also be found online at
Deadline: The deadline for the return of completed applications is 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, February 14th, 2018. Award winners will be announced by September, 2018.
Send all inquiries and questions to: