OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding _Mar 2 2017
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from the likes of Australia Council of Arts, DCA, Community Broadcasting Foundation Ltd, Make Place plus many more…
LEARN MORE ABOUT FIRST NATIONS ARTS
The Australia Council for the Arts is offering presenters and programmers an opportunity to join a delegation to the 2017 YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival. They are looking for presenters and programmers who are seeking authentic experiences for their audiences and might not otherwise have the opportunity to see a diverse range of First Nations work. Expressions of interest close 14 March 2017.
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]
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
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.
CIRCUITWEST REGIONAL TOUR WORKSHOPS
Industry expert Rick Heath from Push Management will be conducting workshops from late January to early March in ten regional centres. He will be in Perth on Fri 3 Mar, 10.30am-12.30, at the Subiaco Arts Centre . If you’re a artist, producer, presenter, venue or tour coordinator; work with local government, an arts council, schools or community; are touring regularly, or would like to start; tour through mainstream networks, specialist touring initiatives, etc; then these workshops will help better deliver touring opportunities and outcomes.
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
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.
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.
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]
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]