Career Development - Apply now!
This program is designed to support the economic growth and career development of emerging and established artists in the areas of sound recording, marketing, and music videos, and attract national and international artists to BC to record.
Artist-entrepreneurs and music companies are eligible to apply for a grant to cover up to 50% of eligible expenses.
Career Development Program Budget: $1.7 million
Summer intake opens June 6, 2019 | Deadline July 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST
Winter intake opens October 30, 2019 | Deadline December 11, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST
Record in BC intake for out-of-province and international artists opens July 31, 2019 | Deadline TBA.
APPLICATION information: BC Artists
For information on how to apply, please read the program guidelines for the Career Development program:
Eligible Recording Facilities
Complete this form to become an eligible recording facility for the Career Development program. A list of criteria can be found on page four of the program guidelines. If you have previously been approved by Creative BC, use this form to update your details.
Applications for Emerging and Established BC artists will be evaluated by Creative BC staff and panel of industry professionals representing a variety of genres, industry backgrounds, regions and demographics. Applications will be scored according to the priorities of the program, the economic impact of the project, and the applicant's capacity to deliver the project. The review period is 10 weeks after the deadline date. Refer to the scoring sheet below to view the weighting of the categories.
Join Creative BC staff and learn about the Career Development program. Register for your online session today.
- Vancouver | RSVP for Thursday, June 13 at 3:30 PM
- Vancouver | RSVP for Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM
- Vancouver | Learn about funding opportunities for Indigenous artists with Creative BC and the First Peoples' Cultural Council | RSVP for Monday, June 17 at 1 PM
- Vancouver | Learn about funding opportunities for Indigenous artists with Creative BC and the First Peoples' Cultural Council | RSVP for Monday, June 17 at 6 PM
- Victoria | RSVP for Thursday, June 20 at 3:30 PM
- Victoria | RSVP for Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM
- Online | RSVP for Monday, June 24 at 12 PM
- Online | RSVP for Monday, June 24 at 4 PM
- Vancouver | RSVP for Wednesday, July 3 at 6:30 PM
- Online | RSVP for Friday, July 5 at 12 PM
- Online | RSVP for Friday, July 5 at 4 PM
- Vancouver Artist Drop In | RSVP for Tuesday, July 9 from 5:30-8:30 PM
RECORD IN BC: OUT-OF-PROVINCE AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS
The Record in BC program will launch July 31, 2019, along with program guidelines and application materials.
2018/19 FINAL REPORT INFORMATION FOR FUNDING RECIPIENTS
If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Gina Loes | Program Analyst, Music
Phone: +1 604 730 2253