OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding _Mar 16 2017
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from the likes of Hilltop Hoods, X-Press, AMIN, APRA AMCOS, Clipped, Community Arts Network WA, DCA, Emergence Festival, Kitty Kitty Bang Bang, Country Arts WA, Music Industry Inside Out, PICA, WA State Volunteering plus many more…
HILLTOP HOODS INITIATIVE – $10K
Ready to release an album or EP? Need a bit of help to cover all the extra costs? The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers $10,000 to an emerging Australian hip hop or soul artist with music that’s ready to be unleashed on the world. Closes 5pm AEDT Tue 21 March.
OPPORTUNITY TO OWN LOCAL MUSIC ICON X-PRESS MAGAZINE
Publishers 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: [email protected]
WAM MEMBERS RECEIVE DISCOUNT ON ‘MUSIC MAYHEM PASS’
Emergence Creative runs from Wednesday March 29 to Saturday 1 April, 2017. Although the festival embraces a massive diversity of panel subjects and disciplines cover, we’ve teamed up with Emergence to create cheaper tickets for the music events. As such, people receiving this news via WAM members will receive a further discount on the ‘Music Mayhem Pass’!
AMIN ANNOUNCE PRIZES FOR THE ‘ LOVE LIVE MUSIC’ 60 SECOND FILM COMPETITION
AMIN (Australian Music Industry Network) has announced the prizes for the LOVE LIVE MUSIC 60-Second Film Competition. The competition is a national initiative to focus on the importance of Australian contemporary live music, and is calling for filmmakers and musicians to collaborate on a 60-second film. Entries close March 31 2017.
CATALYST COMMUNITY ARTS FUND – UP TO $15K
Projects funded through Catalyst assist the WA community to learn new skills and experience and participate in the arts. Available across three categories; Innovate, Create and Develop. CAN will be will holding two FREE funding workshops to guide you through the process. Check out the workshop flyer here. The next round of Catalyst closes 30 March 2017 for projects starting from 1 July 2017.
Do you have a great arts idea? Perfect, the Project Fund can assist regional, remote and very remote communities and individuals to create high quality arts projects in their local communities. If you want more information, please contact Tegan Morey, Regional Arts Development Officer, on regional freecall 1800 811 883 (or 08 9200 6200) or click here. Closing date is 17 March 2017.
LOUDER TOURING PROGRAM
LOUDER is Country Arts WA’s leading regional contemporary music touring program that supports organisations in extending their existing, original contemporary music activities to regional and remote Western Australia. Applicants can apply for funding up to $17,500 to help cover the costs of professional fees, travel, accommodation, marketing, and administration. Closing date: 31 March 2017.
FESTIVALS AUSTRALIA OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
Applications are now open for the Festivals Australia program. Funding is given to activities which can include but are not limited to a parade, performance, workshop, installation, or exhibition held as part of a festival or a significant one-off community. $1.2 million is given each financial year for high-quality arts and cultural projects in regional and remote Australia that support community participation and audience engagement. Applications close on Friday 24 March at 5.00 pm AEDST
The guidelines and application form are available on the Festivals Australia page arts.gov.au/Festivals
PUCKER UP PERTH! APPLY NOW FOR KISS CLUB 2017
Emerging and established practitioners, groups or collectives from any live art form who are keen to test out a component of an idea or embryonic work in progress in front of a live audience. It can be raw and unresolved as long as you are able to contextualise your intent with the idea.
Applications are now open.
Closing date for applications | Sun 19 Mar, 11:59 pm
Rehearsals available week of Mon 8 May – Thur 11 May 2017
KISS club event date | 24 Apr to 2 Jun
MUSIC INDUSTRY INSIDE OUT DISCOUNTED MEMBERSHIP RATES
We’re upping our price-points on Friday 17 March, 2017. That gives any of you who have been interested in buying a membership (but haven’t quite gotten around to it yet) a little bit of time to get in at the starting prices of $20 monthly or $150 annually. From next Friday, the revised prices will be $37 monthly or $277 annually for NEW memberships.
BUSKERS BY THE CREEK FESTIVAL CALL OUT FOR PERTH PERFORMERS
Returning 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
In 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
CLIPPED 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.
MUSIC INDUSTRY ONLINE SUMMIT
Respected music industry trainer Rodney Holder from successful business podcast www.musicbusinessfacts.com is hosting a free online music industry summit. This FREE online conference will provide invaluable content and knowledge to artists, songwriters, managers, producers and other aspiring music industry entrepreneurs. Running through April 3 to 12 2017, the online conference will stream a series of interviews and presentations with some of the world’s top music industry professionals.
- 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
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
COMMUNITY RADIO & TV IS YOU COMP
The 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
Based 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 [email protected]
GENDER IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY SURVEY
A 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: [email protected]
WAM MEMBER BENEFIT: AUDIOFLY
Leading 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 [email protected] 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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]
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]