Emerging and established Global Majority Artists may apply in the following disciplines: Literature, music composition, visual arts.

  • Literature: Writers of novels, short story, graphic writing, journalism, essays, biography, creative nonfiction, memoir, poetry, and translation into English are accepted.
  • Music Composition: All types of composition in all musical styles are considered at BFTA from hip hop to classical, and from post-modern jazz to electronica.
  • Visual Arts: In this wide-ranging discipline, creators of three-dimensional and two-dimensional art – photographers and printmakers to sculptors and creators of large-scale installation as well as everything in between – are considered.

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