Music Program Update and Deadlines Reminder
Posted on May 29, 2020
Music Recording Fund Deadline: June 4, 2020
Musicians and producers have until June 4 at 5 pm to submit applications to Manitoba Film & Music’s music recording programs. This includes Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, and Out-of-Province applications, as well as the new Preproduction Level. All application documents and assessment tracks must be submitted as a Dropbox or Google Drive folder and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered.
Manitoba Film & Music's music programs are designed to support the production of culturally relevant and commercially viable music recording products by the Manitoba music recording industry. To find out more and to access the program guidelines and application forms, visit our music programs page.
Please use current application forms at http://mbfilmmusic.ca/en/music/programs.
Music Business Development Fund Deadline: June 18, 2020
Music businesses have until June 18, 2020 at 5 pm to submit applications to Manitoba Film & Music’s Music Business Development Fund.
To find out more and to access the program guidelines and application forms, visit our music programs page at http://mbfilmmusic.ca/en/music/programs/204.
Applications must be must be submitted as a Dropbox or Google Drive folder and emailed to email@example.com to be considered.
Update to the Recording Artists Tour and Online Concerts Support Program
Manitoba Film & Music is now taking applications for online concerts as part of the Recording Artists Touring and Online Concerts Support Program and has updated some of the guidelines previously released on April 30, 2020:
1) The cap on the number of applications that one artist can submit per fiscal year has been removed. Artists were previously limited to 2 per fiscal year.
2) There is no longer an annual limit on the number of applications that one applicant can submit, although the annual cap on total funding dollars remains.
3) There is no longer a requirement to have six months between applications.
4) There is a new rule that applicants seeking funding for multiple online concerts must have one week (7 days) between online concerts.
5) Performances must consist of a minimum of six songs.
Note: The rest of the guidelines and award levels remain as previously published.
The award amounts are as follows:
Applicants can be awarded up to $500 per concert for a maximum of three concerts per application (maximum $1500 per app), to a maximum of $3,000 per fiscal year.
For application forms and guidelines for online concerts, see the Recording Artists Touring and Online Concert Support Program page on our website: https://mbfilmmusic.ca/en/music/program/22.