Go back

March 12, 2023

Call for Submissions: THIRD WATCH

Hosted by Third Space Gallery

Third Watch is a festival of digital video works, and a pilot project as a part of THIRD SHIFT programming. It will take place in Saint John, New Brunswick on August 19, 2023.

Third Watch aims to celebrate audio-visual content that is exploratory, challenging, and critical in nature. They encourage work that may not be commercially viable, or suitable for an installation as a part of THIRD SHIFT.


  • Submissions must be under 15 minutes in length
  • Content may be narrative, documentary, experimental, or anything in between


  • The successful applicants will be paid a screening fee in accordance with the 2023 CARFAC fee schedule ($150 per project).
  • An additional CARFAC fee will be paid to compensate applicants selected to present an artist talk or workshop.

Deadline: March 12 at 11:59pm AST.


In addition to the online application, Third Watch will also accept proposals via phone, video, or audio file as needed by the applicant. Please get in touch at thirdspacesubmissions@gmail.com to arrange. This process will be a 10-15 minute recorded interview that takes place between an organizer or committee member and the applicant where we will go through each section of the application verbally. The conversation will be recorded and shared with the Selection Committee via video or transcription.

You may submit your application in English or in French. Please note that the selection process will take place in English, so your application will be translated.


Third Space Gallery

P.O. Box 20103, Saint John, NB, E2L 5B2, Canada

Phone number: 506-703-5900

Email: tiersespace@gmail.com

Third Space is an itinerant artist-run centre for contemporary art in Saint John, New Brunswick. We are committed to representing local, regional and national professional contemporary artists.