The Sound Recording program attracted business to BC studios through the funding of recording projects for BC artists at various stages of their careers.
Through this program, more than 270 diverse BC artists, and over 200 labels and music companies of different sizes are being supported. Read our Sound Recording Artist Profiles to learn about our recipients and their upcoming recording projects.
75 projects supporting live music events, festivals and venues from across BC were supported, increasing performance opportunities for BC artists and audiences, and investing in business capacity and infrastructure upgrades.
CAREERS OF BC ARTISTS
The Careers of BC Artists program funded marketing activities for 107 artists across BC, helping musicians of every genre build audiences across the globe.
This program has supported a wide variety of initiatives to build the capacity of BC's music industry, funding training opportunities, panels & workshops, artist development programs, showcases, conferences, B2B meetings, and new online platforms. Funding is still available through this program.
This program has invested in 2 research studies to collect sector data for the long term sustainability of BC's music industry. Funding is still available through this program.
This program attracted 6 internationally renown artists to British Columbia for sound recording, tour pre-production and video projects, creating jobs and making a significant impact on the provincial economy.
MUSIC COMPANY DEVELOPMENT
This program funded 36 business development projects supporting BC companies, including record labels, artist managers, booking agents, publishers, recording studios and other types of music companies.
This program supported 10 projects that explored multimedia and cross sector collaboration, and supported the evolution of BC’s music industry.