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FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 21, 2019

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. The deadline for two Manitoba Film and Music recording grants (pictured) is Jan. 24.

FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Jan. 21, 2019

By Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

Now Open

CIMA Road Gold certification. Awarded to artists selling at least 25K tickets during their Canadian tour(s) over a12-month period.

 


 

Grants and Funding Deadlines

 

Now open

SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Program

 


 

24-Jan-19

Applications for Manitoba Music Recording Program & Out Of Province Artist Recording Program

 


 

25-Jan-19

Applications for Midem Artist Accelerator Program

 


 

31-Jan-19

Applications for FACTOR Artist Deveopment & Juried Sound Recording Programs

 


 

Other Conferences and Business Opportunities

 

13-17-Feb-19

Folk Alliance International conference, Montreal, PQ

 


 

5-8-March-19

International Live Music Conference, London, UK

 


 

8-17-March-19

South By Southwest festival and conference, Austin, TX

 


 

6-12 -May-19

Canadian Music Week, Toronto, ON

 


 

1-5-May-19

East Coast Music Awards, Charlottetown, PEI

 


 

16-18-Aug-19

DIY Musician Conference, Austin, TX

 


 

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Stingray Joins with Independent Canadian Broadcasters to Call for Government Support of Local Radio
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Stingray Joins with Independent Canadian Broadcasters to Call for Government Support of Local Radio

The major media company has joined forces with independent broadcasters to send a letter to the federal government, calling for specific measures to support the local radio sector, like tax incentives for advertisers and dedicated advertising spends.

A lot is at stake for Canadian broadcasters and musicians in the upcoming federal budget.

Canadian media company Stingray, which manages over 100 radio stations, has joined forces with independent radio broadcasters to call on strong support from the federal government for the local radio sector. Stingray and the group of broadcasters have made their message clear in a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister of Canadian Heritage Pasale St-Onge, calling for measures that will assist local radio amidst declining advertising revenues.

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