OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding_ Dec 14 2016
More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from the likes of HyperFest, WAM’s Sounds Of The Great Southern, Audiofly, Music Insight, Revelations Perth International Film Festival, Curtin Student Guild plus many more
HYPERFEST APPLICATIONS TO GET INVOLVED ARE OPEN
Applications to get involved at HyperFest, Perth’s biggest drug, alcohol and smoke free all ages festival are open. Applications to play, DJ, volunteer, photograph, street team and more close 16 December 2016.
WAM ‘SOUNDS OF THE GREAT SOUTHERN’ CALLOUT FOR ARTISTS
Following the successes of previous ‘Sounds Of’’ projects, WAM is excited to announce Sounds Of The Great Southern, is now on the hunt to uncover songs from a diverse range of artists from the Great Southern region of WA. Our “Sounds Of” project brings recording studios to regional centres, building a pop-up studio in a house and recording original tracks for a compilation album, all free of charge to selected artists. Register your interest to feature on the ‘Sounds Of The Great Southern’ compilation by 16 January 2017.
AUDIOfLY – MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS POSITION
Headphones and audio specialists Audiofly are looking for a fun and energetic Marketing and/or Communications graduate to join their fast paced team. If this sounds like you then go forth and apply.
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.
CURTIN STUDENT GUILD – O DAY
Curtin Student Guild’s O Day has over 10 000+ students on the Curtin Promenade for a great day of freebies, live music and general fun! Held on the 22 February from 12pm -4pm, O Day is a highlight of Curtin University’s Orientation program, and they’re looking for stallholders to be involved. So if you have a music business or something to promo, hit them up.
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.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN
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
There are two opportunities available to regional local governments, communities, artists and arts organisations, managed by the Department of Culture and the Arts:
New Work In The House is a new initiative to commission the creation and development of new performance-based work relevant to regional WA. The work will then premiere in regional venues or as part of a regional festival. It’s open now and starts with a Pitch. You can film it, animate it, digitise it, or just keep it simple and write it. Submissions close 15 December 2016.
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.
YOUTHFOCUS FUNDRAISER PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY
YouthFocus are looking for a WA local act to perform at their fundraiser held at Mojo’s Bar in Fremantle. YouthFocus is a not for profit organisation that provides free counseling services to young people aged 12-25, plus specialised mental health training to community, education and corporate clients. The fundraiser will be held on the 17 January 2017, and they’d love to hear from anyone interested in playing or help out.
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.
CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & CONFIDENCE
Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 January 2017, Murdoch University will be hosting Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Commission Summer School. A three day professional learning event (presentations, practical workshops, morning tea, plus more) designed to help teachers and teaching artists prepare for the implementation of the WA Curriculum: The Arts, P-Year 10 syllabus. Places are limited, so register now!
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]