• Showcase your talent at the heart of Shoreditch
  • Free to participate
  • Promotion on all of Zealous’s online channels
  • Your work seen by an exciting independent panel of judges and media partners (full list to be announced soon)
  • 51% of the value of all tickets sold to go to the showcased creatives Zealous X
  • Your opportunity to sell your art (with a small 20% commission)
  • Build lasting and valuable relationships across the creative sector
  • Discover amazing creatives like you to collaborate with


Submissions open

12:01 am

Submissions close

11:59 pm

Shortlist Announced


Results Announced


Zealous X Opening


Zealous X Closes


Unfortunately, we will NOT consider any submissions outside this period. All times in GMT

Selection process

Selecting the finalists for Zealous X will happen in two rounds.

Our first round will shortlist 45 entries in each discipline. The final 15 in each category will then be selected from those 45 by a panel of independent industry specific judges.

All finalists, from those 7 disciplines will then be invited to showcase their works at Rich Mix in January 2016!

The Judges

The work to be showcased will be selected by an independent panel of industry professionals spanning some of the UK’s largest and coolest creative institutions

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I submit?
This very much depends on your field (before you submit you’ll see a set of guidelines related to your field). But the gist of it is, each submission you make defines a work / body of works which will be showcased at Zealous X. Make sure you give our judges a good understanding of what your work is about (quality photos of your art, good video footage of your performance…) and if you include text please don’t submit more than 2 A4 pages.

What happens once I submit?
As soon as you submit, you should receive an email from us confirming your application has been received (check your junk mail, just in case!). We will then automatically keep you updated at each step in the process regardless of the outcome of your submission.

Be aware that Zealous X is not the only opportunity on Zealous, so be sure to update your profile and upload more projects to have the best possible presence for when opportunities come knocking!

Can I submit password protected videos
Yes you can, we’ll ask you for the password in the application form. This will only be shown to our judges.

Can I submit multiple projects
Yes you can, so long as the projects you are submitting are different. Anyone submitting the same project twice will be disqualified.

Submit now

Pick your discipline:



Film making


Fine Arts

Visual Arts

Interactive and Gaming

Interactive & Gaming







We can’t wait to see what you create!