Vancouver Music Fund + Amplify BC
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The seventh annual Creative Industries Week is bringing industry associations, stakeholders and creators together to showcase and celebrate B.C.’s dynamic creative sector the week of May 16, 2022. The diverse creators from the book publishing, interactive + digital...
Headbanging from Stage to Suplex in Armstrong: Live Music program funding enables local metal festival to thrive
In 2009, Jesse Valstar and Bretton Melanson were just two twentysomethings with an idea. 13 years later, they're proudly known as the co-founders of Western Canada’s Armstrong Metal Fest. When Valster returned from a European sojourn that included attendance at...
With support from Amplify BC’s Career Development Program, re:Naissance Opera charts a powerful new course for equity, representation, and relevance
As a field and a medium, opera is facing a systemic reckoning. Concepts like equity, representation, and access are being questioned by producers, artists, and audiences alike. At the heart of this effort lies a fundamental question: In 2022, what stories is opera...
On April 28, 2022, Creative BC launched three programs supporting Indigenous and underrepresented groups. Previously supporting artists and industry living and working in the City of Vancouver, the Province of BC has matched funding to extend these programs across B.C.
Funding will be distributed provincewide through three programs: Demo Recording, Music Video, and Industry Catalyst. These programs will support new and emerging artists and industry professionals who experience systemic barriers, funded through the Vancouver Music Fund and Amplify BC.
Browse the list of 2021/22 recipients and watch previously funded music videos. Subscribe to Creative BC’s Music Industry Newsletter for announcements regarding future program launches, eligibility criteria and application deadlines.
Learn more about each program and apply by June 23, 2022.
Supports new and emerging artists from underrepresented groups throughout B.C. to create demo recordings and engage in mentorship with a B.C. producer.
Supports the creation of music videos to build audiences for new and emerging artists from underrepresented groups living in B.C.
Supports projects that build the capacity of underrepresented groups in B.C.’s music ecosystem.
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