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OPPORTUNITIES: More jobs, band comps & funding_ Oct 13 2016

13 Oct

More music related jobs, funding deadlines and competitions for acts and music industry peeps to get ahead, including from The Sync Report, Falls Festival, JumpClimb, Artsource, Arts Law, Revelation Film Festival and more!

COMP TO FALLS OVER FOR
moreinfoThis year’s Falls Music and Arts Festival is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet scheduled over New Year’s, but for the first time, Falls is making four stops around the country, including in Fremantle. triple j Unearthed is looking for an act to play the debut WA event, so to enter, just upload your best tracks to triplejunearthed.com by November 6.

JUMPCLIMB INTO THIS
moreinfoJumpClimb are currently in the process of bookings [email protected] for their 2016/2017 series. This is a free outdoor concert in various parks and reserves throughout the City of Subiaco. They are looking for accessible live acts that would suit this series.

FREE THE LAW
moreinfoArts Law are coming to Perth to run some advice clinics in partnership with Artsource, Thursday 20 October at the King Street Arts Centre. Arts Law have opened up the opportunity for West Australian artists and organsiations to book in for a legal advice appointment with the DirectorLegal Services Delwyn Everard. The appointments are 40 minutes long, and artists can discuss a specific legal problem or just spend some time talking about the tricky legal questions they might have with a lawyer. If you are interested in taking part bookings are essential. At the moment there are six appointments available, all the details on the appointment times and how to book here.

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 or composing a score to an existing work, we’re open to anything. Event dates are July 6-19 2017 with ideas to be submitted by November 30. Email your idea here or call Richard on 0448 007 233 to talk.


SHOWCASE YOUR WORK AT STATE REGIONAL ARTS
moreinfoCountry Arts WA are providing the opportunity for Western Australian artists, art organisations and communities to showcase their work on a state-wide level at the 2017 State Regional Arts Conference. Applicants can apply for up to $15,000 to for the development of their project, activity in all art forms including visual arts, theatre, dance, creative writing, music, multi-media and cultural projects including recording and preservation of language & stories are eligible. Successful applicants must be available to showcase their work in free presentations at the State Regional Arts Conference at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre (MPAC) on 12 – 15 October 2017. Applications close 28 October 2016.

JOB OPPORTUNITY
moreinfoPush management seeks a dynamic and motivated arts manager to fulfill the role of Business and Administration Coordinator.Involvement in this company would see you connected to a broad range of national [and increasingly international] producing and presenting contacts. Push Management programs and delivers the national annual Performing Arts Exchange and APACA Performing Arts Conference. Email [email protected] with ‘Business and Administration Coordinator’ and your name in the subject line, applications must be received by Wednesday 12 October at 6pm.

 

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED BUT STILL OPEN

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 [email protected]

CITY OF JOONDALUP ARTS DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
moreinfo The Arts Development Scheme is designed to develop new audiences within the Joondalup area. The scheme provides an opportunity for professional performing arts organisations in Western Australia to develop an audience base in the northern metropolitan area of Perth. Organisations, individuals and collectives can apply for up to $10,000.00. Applications close on Thursday 20 October 2016.

FLYING MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION 2017 SOLO MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
moreinfo 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.

FINAL CALL FOR CATALYST GRANT APPLICATIONS
moreinfoCatalyst closes 30 September 2016 for projects starting from 1 January 2017. CAN will host two FREE events to assist applicants seeking funding for their community arts project, or community artists seeking research and development grants. Catalyst funding has contributed to WAM’s regional programs and is a great place to start for community artists.

THE UNIFIED GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT
moreinfoUNIFIED announce their brand new initiative- The Unified Grant, comprising of five x $5000 grants. The grants are offered to driven young creatives who want to work in music but don’t play an instrument eg. photographers, producers, videographers, graphic designers. Applications are now open and will close on Monday 31 October 2016.

FINALISING ENTRIES FOR SHOWTIME TALENT QUEST
moreinfoThe Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showground are currently in the midst of finalising entries for the Showtime Talent Quest. Final two heats: Friday 30 September and Wednesday 26 October, with registrations still being accepted.The winning musician of the talent quest will take out the grand prize of flights to Singapore (thanks to Scoote), cash prize, trophy, as well as the chance to perform at the Canning Show’s main stage. Runner up will receive giveaways. To register click, ‘more info.’

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 [email protected]

X-PRESS.COM.AU IS BACK ONLINE!
moreinfoAfter a year of X-Press content only being visible to the public via themusic.com.au the full site for X-Press Magazine is now accessible and flowing with new content . Keep up to date online with everything entertainment in Perth including extensive event guides and reviews.

ACMF’S NATIONAL SONGWRITING COMP
moreinfoThe Australian Children’s Music Foundation (ACMF) announces their 14th annual National Songwriting Competition designed to encourage creativity and self-expression through songwriting. Open to school age students across Australia with the chance to win a share of thousands of dollars worth of musical equipment, tuition and more. Entries are now open and close at midnight 20 October 2016.

APRA FESTIVAL LINKS
moreinfoFestivals are a great opportunity to play to new audiences, but landing a coveted spot requires some serious planning and research – performer applications can open as early as a year in advance. Thanks to APRA’s How to: Get programmed on a festival page, you can find out some hot tips and check out upcoming festivals worth applying for.

PIRATE88 TRACK OF THE YEAR
moreinfoThe Pirate88 2016 Track of the Year song contest is open! There are five categories to choose from, including Fremantle, Western Australia, Youth-Global, Australia, and the World. Applications close Monday 31 October 2016.

DCA GRANTS PROGRAM
moreinfoThe new DCA Grants Program has just been announced, with changes 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.

CITY OF JOONDALUP ARTS DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
moreinfoApply for up to $10,000 for your performing arts project, performance or initiative through the City Of Joondalup Arts Development Scheme. Applications for the second round close Thursday 20 October 2016, 5.00pm. Download the information booklet to apply.

Government of Western Australia Department of Culture and The Arts Australian Government

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.