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OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding _Apr 10 2017

10 Apr

More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from the likes of CircuitWest, CBAA Community Radio Awards, Wutz Hood Radio, Universal Audio, Kosmic, Spiderbait’s Kram via Festival of Voices, One Eye On The Stranger  plus many more…


MARKETING PROJECT MANAGER AT CIRCUITWEST

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CircuitWest is looking for a Marketing Project Manager to take the reigns of an exciting, sector-enhancing, arts marketing project. This role will work closely with professional arts presenters and venues across the regions of Western Australia to develop, and assist with the implementation of marketing strategies and initiatives. Applications close on Monday 24 April.


CELEBRATE YOUR COMMUNITY RADIO STATION 

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The CBAA Community Radio Awards promote and recognise excellence in community broadcasting, acknowledging the accomplishments of stations and their programs. To find out more about the 2017 Awards categories, criteria and how to enter, download this guide. Entries close on 8 May.


AIRPLAY ROTATION ON WUTZ HOOD RADIO

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Wutz Hood Radio is selecting up to 20 ReverbNation artists for monthly airplay rotation on its award-winning online station. In addition to the airplay, selected artists will also be promoted through Wutz Hood’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.


UNIVERSAL AUDIO PERTH WORKSHOP

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RSVPs are now open for a FREE Universal Audio Workshop at Kosmic Sound on 6.30pm Thursday 20 April 2017, covering a range of topics including:Pre-amps, Compression, Plugins, Launch of the NEW Apollo Twin Interface now with Realtime UAD Processing and Unison Technology. It’s all focused on revolutionising the way you record with microphones and guitars, with a Q&A Session for personal setup advice.



PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN


FREE SONGWRITING WITH SPIDERBAIT’S KRAM 

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Festival of Voices, One Eye On The Stranger will be running a nationwide submission process to select one emerging artist from each state and territory in Australia to participate in this exclusive workshop and showcase with Kram. For any enquires please email Claire Hodgson claire@wam.org.au. Applications close 12am 13 April 2017.


WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: MUSIC INDUSTRY INSIDE OUT 

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Music Industry Inside Out is an online educational resource devoted to helping musicians across the country learn more about the industry. WAM Members receive a 20% discount on all individual monthly or annual memberships. To redeem this benefit email Kate at WAM: admin@wam.org.au to receive the discount voucher code, then dead to the individual memberships page and add the discount voucher for the 20% discount.


APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR APRA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS’ 17

moreinfo A game changing opportunity for songwriters & composers, APRA AMCOS has announced the return of the biennial APRA Professional Development Awards, a career boosting initiative which has helped further the musical success stories of many locals. This year, a new dance/electronic category has been added to the APRA Professional Development Awards, bringing the total number of awards to nine. Each recipient will receive a $15,000 cash prize to support their development.

Applications for the 2017 APRA Professional Development Awards close at 5pm AEST on Thursday 27 April.


AMP’S TOMORROW FUND IS OFFERING $1 MILLION IN GRANTS

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AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians, puppeteers, playwrights, designers and arts champions. Grants of between $10,000 to $100,000 can cover a range of activities, including training, travel and equipment costs, living expenses, rent and research. Applications open Monday 3 April 2017 and close at 4pm (AEST) on Tuesday 16 May 2017.


KINKIN RETREAT BATTLE OF THE BANDS

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 Southwest bands/soloist FREE to register, including performers of all ages. Prizes and recording time are on offer.  Start time 5pm, and gates open at 4pm, 22 April 2017. 18yrs+. $30 per person. FREE camping, fully licensed bar no BYO. For entry form www.kinkinretreat.com.au and ticket purchase & to send entry forms kinkinmuster@gmail.com.


COMPOSER / SOUND DESIGNER CALLOUT

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Tura and In Situ will comission two composers to create two new site specific scores each (pre composed or live). Callouts will be sent in the coming days but in the mean time please email tristen@tura.com.au for more information.


REGISTER FOR WINTER SUPPER CLUB 2017

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Winter Arts Season is a three-month campaign running over June, July and August and engages local artists to deliver quality productions, showcasing the best in local food and beverage and creating attractive shopping experiences, the City of Perth is the place to be this winter.


OPPORTUNITY TO OWN LOCAL MUSIC ICON X-PRESS MAGAZINE
moreinfoPublishers of X-Press Magazine and X-Press Digital Media, iconic Australian brands in the field of entertainment and culture, is seeking expressions of interest from an interested party to purchase or licence the digital media business. For more information contact Joe Cipriani: publisher@xpressmag.com.au


BUSKERS BY THE CREEK FESTIVAL CALL OUT FOR PERTH PERFORMERS

moreinfoReturning for its fourth year, Buskers by the Creek is ready to hear from performers who will surprise, delight and entertain at Winders Park, Currumbin Creek, 14 and 15 October 2017, with applications open 10 March at  www.buskersbythecreek.com.au/buskers


DCA GRANT WRITING INFORMATION SESSION
moreinfoIn partnership with Artsource, the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) is hosting a FREE full-day Grant Writing workshop for Artsource members at the King Street Arts Centre on Saturday 29 April 2017. The workshop consists of a morning Information Session from 10am–12pm and an afternoon Masterclass from 12-4pm.Registrations are open now.


CLIPPED MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

moreinfoCLIPPED Music Video Festival is Australia’s premiere music video festival, dedicated to promoting and celebrating the best of Australia and New Zealand’s artists in the field. We have just announced that submission for the video clip competition are now open until May 1st 2017.


ANZAC CENTENARY PRODUCTION AND COMMISSIONING FUND
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Supports high-quality, wide-reaching artistic creations and events that commemorate the Anzac Centenary. The objectives of the fund are to:

  • give every Australian the opportunity to access high quality arts and cultural activities that commemorate the Anzac Centenary
  • enable Australia’s cultural institutions, artists and arts organisations to explore Anzac Centenary issues and themes to enhance our understanding of the Anzac legacy.

Closes 30 June 2017.


STATE VOLUNTEERING CONFERENCE REGIONAL GRANTS

moreinfoOffering grants to cover travel and accommodation costs for around 50 Conference attendees from regional WA to attend the WA State Volunteering Conference 2017 being held in Perth on 12 &13 June.


COMMUNITY RADIO & TV IS YOU COMP
moreinfoThe Community Broadcasting Foundation aka CBF have opened their Community Radio & TV is YOU – Photo Competition 2017. Win up to $1,000 CASH! PLUS, winning images are featured in the CBF Annual Report, online and promoted to the media.  There is a $500 station prize too! The theme?  YOU – the people of community radio and TV. There are two categories:
1.      CREATORS – volunteers and staff of community radio & TV stations
2.      CONSUMERS – listeners and viewers of community radio and TV, including online

Competition is open now and closes on 30 June 2017.


MAKE PLACE- MONTHLY GIGS
moreinfoBased in Mandurah, Make Place will be available one Thursday night per month for music artists to play a gig. Tickets will be $10 at the door with all proceeds going to whoever is playing.  All events will be BYO. Thursday 2nd March will feature a Songwriter’s Session by Jasmine Atkins and Nate Lansdell supported by Navana. More on that will be out on social media shortly. The other dates we have booked in at this stage are 6 April and 4 May. If you are interested in playing a gig solo or with other musos on either of these dates please contact john.lambrecht@rdapeel.org.au


GENDER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY SURVEY
moreinfoA survey is being conducted by an honors student in Adelaide. and are conducting research into how people working in the music industry in Australia experience and perceive the effect of gender. Participants must be 18 and over, live in Australia and have worked, or been working in the music industry for 5 years or more. The survey is available here. If you have queries or concerns about this research, please contact: hannah.fairlamb@student.adelaide.edu.au


WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: AUDIOFLY

moreinfoLeading Perth headphones and audio business Audiofly are offering 20% off their entire Audiofly range to WAM members. For the members to receive this discount, they just need to email sales@audiofly.com with their WAM members number or you can call the store directly on 08 6555 1800 with your membership number to arrange a listening session and purchase in-store.


SCORCHER FEST NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR ACTS
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 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.


 WANMA PORTAL
moreinfoThe 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.


BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUND NOW OPEN
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supports the Australian Government’s commitment to create jobs, drive economic growth and build stronger regional communities into the futureThe program will run over four years from 2016-17 to 2019-20.

There are two streams of funding available under the program:
INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS STREAMThe 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 
moreinfoThe 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


REVELATION PERTH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – ENTRIES OPEN
moreinfoCall 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.


ROYALTIES FOR REGIONS CREATIVE REGIONS FUNDING
moreinfoManaged 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.


SUPPORTING LOCAL MUSIC WITH THE PACK
moreinfoThe 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
moreinfoThe 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.


 THAT SYNCING FEELING
moreinfoMusic 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 UP
moreinfoRev 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
moreinfoWould 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 lisa.nikulinsky@griffithuni.edu.au


FREE PROMO OPPORTUNITY FOR ARTS/CULTURAL EDUCATION
moreinfoDo 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 artsedge@dca.wa.gov.au.

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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.