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TRANSLATION GRANTS FOR COMICS & ILLUSTRATED WORKS T HE DANISH ARTS FOUNDATION
Grants for covering translation fees upon publication can be applied for by publishers and theatres. Grants may also be applied for to cover production costs for illustrated works. Deadlines: March 1, 2019 INSTITUT D'ESTUDIS BALEĂ€RICS Grants and funding for translations of Balearic Literature may be applied for by foreign publishers and translators. Grants may also be applied for to cover travel costs, printing costs, and promotional costs for translations of Balearic books recently published abroad. Deadlines: TBA FINNISH LITERATURE EXCHANGE Grants and funding for translations of Finnish literature can be applied for by foreign publishers and translators. Grants may also be applied for to cover travel costs, printing costs, and promotional costs for translations of Finnish books recently published abroad. Deadlines: February 1, 2019 ITALIAN MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION The Foreign Ministry grants two types of financial incentives: 1. Grants for the translation of unpublished Italian work abroad and to the production, dubbing and subtitling of short and feature films and TV series. 2. Awards to Italian works translated abroad. Deadlines: March 31, 2019 SWEDISH ART COUNCIL The Swedish Art Council gives out grants for production, translation, and author's visit to foreign countries. For translation, the applied sum should correspond to the sum agreed with the translator according to the translator contract. A maximum sum of SEK 10 000 can be applied as production support, only for fully illustrated four-colour picture-books, non-fiction or comics and graphic novels. Deadlines: October 1, 2019