FUNDING – FACTOR MARKETING AND PROMOTION FOR NON-FACTOR-FUNDED SOUND RECORDINGS PROGRAM

The FACTOR Marketing and Promotion for Non-FACTOR-Funded Sound Recordings Program supports the marketing of commercially released full-length sound recordings that were not acquired or produced with FACTOR funding. The sound recording must have been commercially released and achieved a qualifying sales threshold or had a track charting on commercial radio.

FUNDING – FACTOR LIVE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

The FACTOR Live Performance Program¬†subsidizes the cost of domestic and international performances including showcases and tours. There are two components to this program: Tour Support and Showcase. To qualify for either of these components, you must either have a current release (released no longer than 24 months prior to the component submission date) or an … Continued

October 17

FUNDING – FACTOR JURIED SOUND RECORDING PROGRAM

The FACTOR Juried Sound Recording Program funds a portion of the cost of production of an original full-length sound recording, and contributes to the marketing and promotion of that sound recording under the Marketing, Tour Support, Showcase, Radio Marketing, and Video components. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals.

October 17

FUNDING – FACTOR ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The FACTOR Artist Development Program offers a $2,000 subsidy (FACTOR will reimburse 75% of the eligible costs up to $2,000) toward one year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring & showcasing, video production, marketing and promotion. These activities must be detailed in an artist development plan, which is incorporated into the application on … Continued

February 28

Factor – Annual Profile Review Deadline

Following the review, artist ratings and company ratings can go up or down. New ratings go into effect on April 1, 2019. Go to our website to get some tips, important notes and reminders for music companies and artists.

FACTOR – ARTIST DEVELOPMENT AND SOUND RECORDING APPLICATIONS

MusicNL would like to remind its members that FACTOR Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM PT on September 27, 2018. To note, you can only submit an application to one of these programs per deadline.

January 31

FACTOR: Artist Development / Juried Sound Recording

As of the next Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording deadline on January 31, 2019 - new applicants submitting Applicant Profiles and Artist Profiles for review may do so at any time, including the same day you submit your project application. To do so, complete only the Mandatory Information section of the Artist Profile. You do not need to complete the Additional Information section of the Artist Profile to get the General Artist Rating.

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