OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding _ Wed 15 2017
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from the likes of Scorcherfest, Kosmic, Department of Culture and the Arts’, Hilltop Hoods Initiative, APRAA AMCOS, plus many more
SCORCHER FEST NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR ACTS
Applications from acts to play Scorcherfest (now at Badlands) are being taken now. Tickets are priced at $10 and acts receive $7 for every online ticket they sell online from scratch. Engineer and venue expenses supplied. Get in early or miss the boat for a huge 30 act show at Badlands. All genres, ages and backgrounds accepted.
Apply now for the May 2017 event.
SOUNDCRAFT UI MASTER CLASS
Andrew Crawford (JANDS Technical Representative, Production Audio) will be presenting a FREE Soundcraft Ui Master Class covering a range of topics including: Ui Tips and tricks, Network connectivity, Console programming, Launch of the NEW Soundcraft Ui24R, VI2000 digital console and JBL PRX800 Speakers,Q&A Session for personal setup advice.
Masterclass held Wednesday February 22nd, 6pm at Kosmic Sound.
INFORMATION SESSION – DCA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM
The Department of Culture and the Arts’ Community Engagement Grants Program provides funding for activities that promote the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in arts and culture.
An information session will be held Thursday 16 February, 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Old Midland Courthouse for those interested in discussing the program in detail and to talk one-on-one about future applications.
Applications close 23 March 2017 for the 15k-plus category. For projects under 15k, applications are open year-round.
HILLTOP HOODS INITIATIVE LAUNCHES, $10K UP FOR GRABS
Offering a grant of $10,000 to cover costs associated with manufacturing, promoting and distributing an album or EP, the Initiative is open to APRA AMCOS members who have not yet released a commercial album on an industry recognised label.
Applications are open now and close Tuesday 21 March 2017, 5pm AEDT.
BROOME MUSICIANS – GIGS, GEAR AND NETWORKING
Realise you need to join APRA AMCOS but don’t know how? Keen to earn royalties from your live shows? Meet APRA AMCOS representative Michael Hutchings and learn everything you need to about becoming a member and claiming your royalties. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet your fellow songwriters! Connect at Zeebar Broome, Sunday 27 February 11am – 1pm
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
The Western Australian New Music Archive is an interactive web portal presenting a collection of content related to the history of new music in Western Australia. You will find a range of material here including audio and video recordings, images, and a range of documents. The original collection has been drawn from the Tura and ABC Classic FM archives, but it is hoped that the collection will be added to through the participation of those involved in the new music scene in Western Australia. They’re also looking for WA releases to be added.
2017 ART MUSIC FUND: APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Art music composers are now invited to apply for the 2017 Art Music Fund. A pool of A$100,000 is on offer for the creation of new commissioned work that is innovative, displays professional compositional craft and represents a benchmark of excellence in its field. Launched in 2016, the Art Music Fund has already provided grants to 12 Australasian composers including Liza Lim, Sandy Evans, Cat Hope, Erkki Veltheim and Dan Thorpe. Applications close 21 February 2017, 5pm AEDT.
BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND - NOW OPEN
Building Better Regions Fund supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the future. The program will run over four years from 2016-17 to 2019-20.
There are two streams of funding available under the program:
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS STREAM- The minimum grant amount is $20,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million. You must complete your project by 31 December 2019.
COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS STREAM – The minimum grant amount is $5,000 and the maximum grant amount is $10 million, however given the nature of eligible projects we expect most grants will be under $100,000.
You must complete your project within 12 months of executing the grant agreement with the Commonwealth and by 31 December 2019.
CITY OF JOONDALUP $10,000 GRANT ROUNDS
The Arts Development Scheme closing dates for 2017. The aim of the scheme is to bring professional performing arts companies and artists into the City of Joondalup. Funding is available to professional performing arts organizations in Western Australia to develop an audience base in the northern metropolitan area of Perth. They are looking for exciting interdisciplinary projects to bring into Joondalup!
Round 1: 5.00pm, Thursday 13 April 2017
Round 2: 5.00pm, Thursday 19 October 2017
MUSIC INSIGHT CALL OUT FOR WRITERS
Love live music and festivals, WAMFest partner and music media gems Music Insight are calling out for WA music writers to join their teams over the packed summer festival season.
REVELATION PERTH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – ENTRIES OPEN
Call for entries for the 2017 Revelations Perth International Film Festival are now open. Welcome to all genres, (including music docos and even film clips) entries close 15 April 2017.
KISS MY WAMI CD AVAILABLE NOW
Holy shamoley, #WAMFest was WAMAZING!!! Please be reminded that all WAM Members can swing by the WAM office to pick up a FREE copy of Kiss My WAMi right now. You can also stream the CD on our website, just follow the link.
SHOOT THE MOO IS BACK FOR 2017
The SHOOT THE MOO competition is returning for its fourth year, offering budding snappers aged between 16 – 25 the opportunity to shoot D.R.A.M. from the pit at the front of stage at Groovin The Moo, under the guidance of one of the touring GTM photography team. You’ll need to submit three of your finest photos and explain in 150 words or less why you should win. Submissions close 13 February 2017.
ROYALTIES FOR REGIONS CREATIVE REGIONS FUNDING
Managed by the Department of Culture and the Arts, the Artists In The House is a residencies fund for Local Government Authorities (LGAs) or not-for-profit organisations that own or operate eligible performing arts venues and entertainment centres in regional WA. Funding will support the costs of professional WA performing artists to be in residence at a venue, and collaborate with local communities and arts organisations. Artists in the House opens in February 2017.
APRA AMCOS ART MUSIC FUND GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Art music composers have the chance to share in $100,000 worth of funding to create new commissioned, work thanks to the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund. The funding is available for the creation of commissioned work that is innovative, displays professional compositional craft and represents a benchmark of excellence in its field. Applications close on the 21 February 2017 at 5pm (AEDT).
SUPPORTING LOCAL MUSIC WITH THE PACK
The Pack Australia is a web-based streaming platform that will enable any business playing recorded music to stream curated, all original, all local music tailored to their individual spaces and business types. Follow the steps in the link to support a new player in the web streaming industry and possibly have your sound heard. There is also an opportunity to become an official ‘Pack’ Ambassador, with cross promo as part of the deal.
DCA GRANTS PROGRAM
The new DCA Grants Program has been changed, 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. DCA encourages all applicants to ensure their applications are in alignment with all criteria and to read all applicant resources.
NOW OPEN: FAIRBRIDGE FESTIVAL QUEST YOUTH SONG-WRITING COMPETITION
Now in its sixth year, the folk, world and roots music original song-writing competition for young West Australians is back in 2017 with four chances to win – Song: Craft, Song: Performance, Age 12-15 and Age 16-18. Entries must be submitted by 5 pm, 3 March 2017!
VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NANNUP MUSIC FESTIVAL
Help bring the Nannup Music Festival to life and be part of a community that loves music! Applications are now open for various volunteer positions, be sure to sign up quick to avoid missing out.
THAT SYNCING FEELING
Music company The Sync Report has hit the DIY market with a series of colourful videos that highlight the importance of sync licensing in the music industry. ‘The Slapman Series’ the animated short films introduce Slapper and his mohawked dog Mr Rex who promptly slap people who tell them that they are too lazy to build a fan base, get media attention and earn an income with their music. Designed for music managers and savvy artists, check it out.
Rev is calling out to WA musicians to come forward with music meets film ideas for possible presentation at the July 2017 event – which is incidentally celebrating its 20th anniversary. Rev has a long history in presenting high-quality music/film concepts from Goblin Plays Suspiria, to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Steven Severin to Phillip Johnston playing Melies to Viola Dana playing Buster Keaton to Sonic Youth’s Lee Renaldo’s own brand of performance. If you have an idea we’d love to hear it – whether it be moving image art based experimentation.
WANTED: MUSICIANS AND MUSIC FANS FOR INTERVIEWS ABOUT MUSIC IN RURAL SPACES
Would you like to be interviewed for an innovative PhD project about music making and consuming within rural spaces? Are you involved in or know about a rural based music scene? Are you between the ages of 14 and 30 years and live in the Margaret River region? In conjunction with Griffith University School of Cultural Research, this research project is recruiting participants for 45 minute face –to-face interviews. If you are available for an interview contact Lisa Nikulinsky on [email protected]
FLYING MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION 2017 SOLO MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
The 2017 Solo Music Scholarship program will fund scholarships to high school students who have been nominated by their band/music director. This scholarship is unique as it offers the recipient the opportunity to learn to fly. The selected student will be awarded a flight training scholarship with a participating flight instructor or school in his or her area. Flying Musicians Association members will be there to mentor that student pilot in both aspirations — aviation and music. Deadline for nominations is Tuesday 31 January 2017.
FREE PROMO OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTS/CULTURAL EDUCATION
Do you offer a workshop for school students K-12 in 2017 or a curriculum linked production, school group discount or professional learning opportunities for teachers? ArtsEdge invites you to submit information about your arts or cultural education activities happening in the 2017 school year. Download and submit a content submission form to [email protected]