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BRIClab is a multi-disciplinary residency program created to advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. 

The BRIClab: Film + TV residency track incubates innovative and ambitious storytellers working in both established and experimental forms of media. Three residencies will be awarded to create opportunities for emerging and mid-career media makers.

Applications for the 2021/2022 BRIClab: Film + TV residency are now closed, please check back soon for information on the 2022/2023 application. If you're interested in applying for the 2022/2023 BRIClab: Film + TV residency, sign up for updates about "Artist Opportunities" to receive a notification when submissions open.


  • A stipend of $2500
  • Access to courses through BRIC's Media Education program at no fee
  • Access to BRIC production studios and post-production resources
  • A mentor with industry experience relevant to your project
  • A collaborative cohort community with group critiques and access to BRIC networking events
  • A public presentation of your work upon completion of the program
  • Access to industry gatekeepers through professional development workshops and collaboration opportunities


You must be: 

  • A local creative, 18 years of age or older.
  • A media-maker with a proven degree of competence in production. 
  • An individual artist and/or a creative team of two.
  • Either not employed by BRIC full-time, or a non-salaried BRIC staffer who works fewer than 500 hours/year.

We are interested in:

  • Project proposals in film, tv, podcasting, multimedia, animation, post-production, or other time-based media. 
  • Thoroughly-researched, original concepts for content to be created during the residency.
  • Proven potential for the project to be completed in six months.
  • A variety of project programming areas that maximize the use of our facilities and resources.
  • Applicants must demonstrate their ability to complete their projects remotely. 

Applications will be reviewed by a panel consisting of BRIC internal staff members and reputable industry professionals.

Information sessions are not required, but are an opportunity to speak directly with program staff and to see the Media Incubator space. There are no information sessions at this time, but check back soon for more information!