Funding Programs Announcement

Published On: March 28th, 2008Categories: News0 Comments

The first round of industry funding in the history of this organisation has now been completed. Over 40 applications were submitted for funding from Island artists and industry professionals. Unfortunately only 27 were able to be approved due to the money available in this round. The following artists were successful in the Export Development Program:
Two Hours Traffic
Paper Lions
Tim Chaisson and Morning Fold

The following artists were successful in the Emerging Music Program:
John Connolly
Nudie & the Turks
Saddle River String Band
Pat Deighan and the Orb Weavers
Dan Currie and What Happened Tomorrow
Smothered In Hugs
Nathan Wiley

The following Industry Professionals were successful in the Emerging Music Program:
Sandbar Music Group Inc
Panda Digital
Many Lives Publishing

The following artists were successful in the Targeted Demo Program:
Collette Cheverie
Bryson Guptill
Chuck & Albert
Christian Gallant
Anastasia DesRoches
Meaghan Blanchard
The Mystery System
Trinity Bradshaw
Jace Patkai

The deadline for the next round of funding will be May 15th, 2008. Artists are strongly encouraged to contact the office to review your application or discuss the requirements. New application forms will be available on-line shortly.

Music PEI would like to acknowledge that this funding for the music industry is made possible by the PEI Provincial Government department of Communities, Cultural Affairs and Labour.

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