Call for Artists: Graphic Design

Call for Artists: Graphic Design Guidelines


W&M Dance Projects proudly presents the third edition of WildDogs International Screendance Festival, a festival of international screendance works presented virtually (online) and in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on September 19th through 21st, 2022.

WildDogs is committed to dance on film as an independent art form. WildDogs builds an audience for new and established screendance artists and encourages dialogue within the international Screendance community.


The project partners invite all artists to submit proposals for the design of Wilddogs 2022 graphic art for apparel and branding. This may be of interest to artists and designers with a background in painting, drawing, printing, design composition, or graphic design.

The winning design will receive $400, and Wilddogs 2022 apparel featuring their work.

Please note: specific Graphic design criteria below


Graphic design guidelines

– This project requires the creation of original art.
– The art must focus on elements: Imagery relating to film, wild dogs and wolves.
– Artists may submit either a single design or multiple distinct designs.
– The design should be simple, not be complicated or confusing, and all elements must be visible when reproduced in smaller sizes.
– The design should be made available in high-res formats like: VECTOR, PSD, EPS, AI.
– Submit only the final complete design. The final design should be completed in a digital format—the electronic version must be included in the submission.

Artist Info guidelines

– The proposal should be accompanied by a brief explanation (one paragraph) of the design and the main ideas represented
– Submissions should also include a bio of the artist (one paragraph).
– Artists may submit their portfolio for consideration.
– Please note: design submissions will be considered first. If a design cannot be selected, reviewer will move to submitted portfolios to commission an artist(s).
– Artists may choose to submit work developed individually or in collaboration with other(s).
– The artist budget available for this project is $400.
– The successful artist(s) will relinquish legal ownership of their design(s) upon receipt of payment.
– The design will be utilized for Wilddogs 2022 marketing; banners, posters, apparel and online media, etc,.


– Submissions will be accepted to, with the subject line “WILDDOGS DESIGN”and forwarded to the reviewing team.
– Deadline for artist submissions is July 29th, 2022