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.
The Artist Development Program offers a $2,000 subsidy toward one year of artist development activities including sound recording, touring & showcasing, video production, marketing and promotion. These activities must be detailed in an which will be submitted to FACTOR as a required element of the application.
With your application, you must submit:
- An MP3 of a recent demo along with lyrics, known as the Assessment Track
- A current Artist Biography (uploaded to your artist profile)
- An Artist Development Plan, which sets out all the intended artist development activities to be undertaken if the project is approved for funding
At the end of the Artist Development year, successful applicants are required to deliver to FACTOR one new, previously unreleased, professional quality sound recording, called the Delivery Track.