Friday, July 10, 2015

Announcing the MusicNL Statoil NewFound Talent Contest Folk Festival Edition

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MusicNL and Statoil Canada Ltd. are proud to announce the Statoil MusicNL NewFound Talent Contest, Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival Edition, with prizes valued over $6000 aimed at kick starting a budding musician's career. Prizes include a professionally recorded demo, a micro website, a music video, your own manufactured CD, music gift certificates and more!


Young Musicians aged 19 and under will perform for a panel of judges. The event will take place at the 39th Annual Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, August 8th in Bannerman Park, St. John's, NL, on the Neil Murray Stage for youth performers, which is devoted to showcasing and fostering young talent.

"Supporting talented young people in the arts is a pillar of Statoil's Heroes of Tomorrow program, which is why we are thrilled to be part of this talent search," says Dave Ralph, Operations Manager, Offshore Newfoundland for Statoil Canada. "It gives youth the opportunity to explore their musical passions while promoting Newfoundland and Labrador's emerging artists."
 
1st Prize:

  • A website domain (winnersname.ca OR best closest option) for year duration (Presented by Dc Design House - $2000 value)
  • Professionally produced demo including professional arrangement and recording at Record Time Productions Studio (Presented by Record Time Productions  - $1500 value)
  • 50 complete retail ready Demo packages (Presented by Atlantic Disc & DVD - $550 Value)
  • Completed demo specialized mixing (Presented by The Blue Room - $500 value)
  • A music video production by Tom Cochrane (Presented by Tom Cochrane - $500 value)
  • Professional promotional photography by Chris Crockwell (Presented by Crockwell Photography - $200 value)
  • $150 Gift Certificate from Long & McQuade (Presented by Long & McQuade)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2015 Conference Delegate Passes and one year MusicNL Membership (Presented byMusicNL - $300 value)

 
2nd Prize:

  • $100 Gift Certificates from Long & McQuade (Presented by Long & McQuade)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2015 Conference Delegate Passes and one year MusicNL Membership (Presented byMusicNL - $300 value)

 
3rd Prize:

  • $50 Gift Certificates from Long & McQuade (Presented by Long & McQuade)
  • 2 MusicNL Week 2015 Conference Delegate Passes and one year MusicNL Membership (Presented byMusicNL - $300 value)

 
Submission Requirements:

  • Applicants must pre-register artist's name, age, instrumentation, song choice and contact information. Solo and duo performances only. Original music is encouraged but not required.
  • Applicants must send information via email to info@musicnl.ca on or before Friday July 24, 2015 at 5:00pm. No exceptions.
  • Applicant must be 19 years of age or under and must be resident of Newfoundland and Labrador

 
Please note:

  • Applicant who places 1st will make arrangements for recording time with Record Time Productions and arrangements to record music video with Tom Cochrane.
  • Dc Design House website domain includes 1 hosting purchase, set up and implement on the Dc server: one year duration, 1 microsite design and development that features the winner's song and video. This is a onetime design. No Content Management System. Dc Design House will leave option for artist to take over after year one.
  • Applicants who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd will be invited but are not required to attend the MusicNL Conference in St. John's October 12-18. Travel and accommodations must be provided by artist and their parent or guardian.
  • Atlantic Disc and DVD presents 50 complete retail ready packages includes; 2 hours of layout & design, 1 File Check, 1 Bar Code, 50 Printing 1 panel eco sleeve full colour, 50 Short run CDs on diamond back discs with disc face printed full colour and 50 Insertion assembly and wrap.


Sponsored by Statoil Canada Ltd., MusicNL, Record Time Productions, Dc Design House, Atlantic Disc and DVD, The Blue Room, Tom Cochrane, Crockwell Photography and Long & McQuade.

For more information about this contest please contact the MusicNL office at info@musicnl.ca or 709-754-2574. 

 

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