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3 Mar

More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including career opportunities with

and more!

I LOVE LIVE MUSIC 60 SECOND FILM COMP
The inaugural film competition is now open for entries with $12K of prizes on offer for filmmakers and musicians as part of the new national initiative to focus on the importance of Australian contemporary live music. Entries close April 1.
More info here.

DCA GRANTS PROGRAM
The new DCA Grants Program has just been announced, with changes now allowing for individuals, groups and arts organisations to apply for different types of funding in five categories including Creative Development, Commercial Development, Community Engagement, Aboriginal Arts, and Scholarship and Fellowships.
More info here.

YOUTH SONGWRITER GRANT
Applications are now open for the Young Songwriter Grant with Nanga Music Festival, aimed at people aged between 14- 25 who write their own music and are looking for a place to showcase their work. You could receive mentorship from a Nanga Music Festival artist, a free weekend ticket and accommodation at the festival, and opportunities to perform as a solo artist and more.
More info here.

DRUMMER OPPORTUNITY
Previous WAM Song Of The Year metal nominees All This Filth are looking for a new drummer. They have gigs in the pipeline and recording planned for later this year with a good chunk of new songs already written. If you are interested either contact them on Facebook or email at [email protected].

APRA AMCOS x JOSH PYKE PARTNERSHIP
APRA AMCOS
, in conjunction with Josh Pyke, is bringing back the Josh Pyke Partnership for 2016, awarding a lucky Australian musician with a $7500 grant to kick-start their music career. In addition to the financial reward, the winning artist will receive mentorship from Josh Pyke himself and a meeting with Gregg Donovan (Wonderlick Entertainment) and Stephen Wade (Select Music). Applications close on March 31.
More info here.

RADIO FREMANTLE SEEKING ARTISTS
Radio Fremantle are seeking out local music to play on their Fremantle Doctor show, which showcases local and upcoming music of all genres. To get your music played, just send a message to the Fremantle Doctor Facebook page here.

 

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN

 

COUNTRY ARTS + WA
Country Arts WA  are seeking applicants for the Regional Arts Legacy Grants. Do you have an arts idea that will create lasting change? Are you a regional Western Australian; artist, not-for-profit organisation, community group or local government? Do you struggle to find the right grant for your projects? If you can answer yes to all these questions then apply now.
More info here.

WOMEX 2016 PROGRAM
One of the leading platforms for global music, WOMEX has ushered in the call for proposals for their 2016 edition. Musicians, industry insiders and filmmakers from all around the globe can apply for the Showcase Festival, the DJ Summit, as well as for the Conference and Film programs at WOMEX 16, which takes place in Spain this October.
More info here.

APRA AMCOS: HILLTOP HOODS INITIATIVE
Looking for some help to get your career off the ground? Think you can put $10,000 to good use releasing an album or EP?  The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers an up-and-coming Australian hip hop or soul artist a grant to help fund the manufacture, marketing and distribution of a release of five or more songs.
More info here.

THE BEAT STARTS HERE
Applications are now open for The Beat Starts Here 2016. The conducting course for teachers and community conductors takes place in Sydney from 9 – 13 April. Tailored to suit you, this course will enhance and develop your conducting skills. You’ll conduct professional pianists and instrumentalists while receiving expert instruction.
More info here.

WANTED: TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR (AUDIO AND FILM)
One of the world’s leading educators in creative media industries, SAE are seeking a Technical Supervisor who will provide outstanding technical support, assistance and advice to students and staff in all areas of audio and film production. You will be part of a team of experts who also ensure the continued and smooth operation of the equipment in the SAE Institute studios and labs.
More info here.

WA’S MUSEUM ARTS PROJECT
The State Government is inviting expressions of interest from local and international artist teams with WA’s new Museum scheduled to open in 2020. Artists will play a significant role in defining what will make the New Museum extraordinary and memorable. As a driving principle, the Public Art Project will explore multiple opportunities for engagement, drawing on artists and artist teams to work alongside architects, designers, curators, diverse cultural groups and the wider community.
More info here.

MUSIC BUSINESS FACTS PODCAST
Music Business
Facts will host a free online music business summit 14 -20 March. The summit will provide invaluable content and knowledge to artists, songwriters, managers, producers and other music industry entrepreneurs. The online conference will stream a series of interviews with some of the world’s top music industry professionals, including some high profile artist managers, tour managers, PR experts, concert promoters, record label owners, festival directors, artists and songwriters.
More info here.

Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.