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Notable Acts Playwriting Competition 2023 🎭

Hello Playwrights and Theatre Makers!

Notable Acts Theatre Festival, July 26th - August 5th

Notable Acts is happy to announce our twenty-second annual province-wide playwriting competition! Contest winners will have their work featured in the 2023 NotaBle Acts Summer Theatre Festival, held in Fredericton: from July 26th – August 5th.

If you’re a New Brunswick playwright, we are seeking submissions in three main categories: one for 15-30 minute site-specific plays, one for 7-10 minute short plays, and another for 30-60 minute one-act plays. Two additional contest categories are for New Brunswick Middle and High school playwrights.

Visit our website at and click “NotaBle Acts 2023 Playwriting Competition” to find the contest rules and guidelines on submitting scripts. If you’ve submitted plays to the festival before, please review this year’s rules and regs for changes and updates.
Questions about the contest can be directed to lfalken@unb.ca or (506) 458-7406. The deadline for the main contest is April 30th, 2023. The Middle School and High School contest closes on May 15th, 2023.

The Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction đź“–

The Guernica Prize recognizes the best literary fiction novel that pushes boundaries and is cutting edge. Each entry must be an unpublished novel of at least 40,000 words. A $50 entry fee (online submission through Submittable only) must accompany each submission. Authors may submit more than one manuscript but each manuscript must include a separate entry fee. The name of the author or anything identifying the author should appear nowhere in the manuscript.

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The prize consists of $1,000 and a publication contract with Guernica Editions. The winning author agrees to publication with Guernica. Please name your file your manuscript title or the first three words of the manuscript title if the title is longer than three words.

The Guernica Prize is open to Canadian citizens and/or residents of Canada only. Please note that submissions to the prize are final. If a submission is retracted, there is no refund of the entry fee.

Click here to see a list of previous winners.

Submission period: January 1st – April 30th

Details here.

Women’s Freedom Song Contest 💪🏽

Can you write the next female anthem? Contest starts Dec.1 and runs until March 1! Winners will be announced on International Womens Day, March 8.

Women's Freedom Song Contest

Join us in celebrating this day and enter your song, poem/lyric or music video in our contest. Do they celebrate the power and strength of a woman? Well send them in. (Open to all genders). The only limit is your imagination!

Go here to apply.

New Brunswick Talent Competition 🎙

On Saturday, August 5th 2023, KIRA will be welcoming talent from across the province to perform at the KIRA Amphitheater and to compete for the titles of New Brunswick’s Talent and the top prize of $5,000.00.

Apply until February 15th, 2023.

New Brunswick's Talent

Do you have a talent to showcase in Atlantic Canada’s largest Amphitheater? If so, apply now for a chance to be crowned New Brunswick’s Talent and a $5,000.00 Cash Prize. Once Application is submitted, please forward a short video showcasing your talent to kira@kingsbraegarden.com

Registration closes Feb 16, 2023, 4:00 a.m.

Details here.

International Songwriters’ Day Contest 🎵

International Songwriters Day (April 9), would like to invite you to our fifth year of the “International Songwriters Day Song Contest” to once again, help kick off this special day. Have you written the next hit? Well we want to hear it!

International Songwriters' Day

Our contest is open to writers all around the world, from all levels of experience. This year’s theme is “Inspiration.” We are looking for songs, music videos and lyrics that inspire, think (new beginnings, second chances, starting over), etc. They can be ballads but they should have an element of hope or redemption in the storyline, to fit the theme.

Our judges are : Mike Gormley, LAPD Mgmt. who helped launch the careers of Rod Stewart, BTO, Rush, The Police, Danny Elfman, the Bangles, Martin Isherwood, Head of Music at Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), Rick Rose (former staff writer for Sony ATV Nashville & Warner Chappel), David Eaton, Producer/Engineer for (Polyphonic Spree, Dynamite Hack, Archivist for Warner/Elektra/Atlantic) and Diana Williamson who has written 2x#3 Billboard Hot Club chart songs, is author of “101 Tips and Tricks of Successful Songwriting, and VP of Themusiclibrary.org.

Go here for full details.

HUBCAP Comedy Festival Open Mic Stand-up Contest 🎤

CBC Information Morning Moncton Presents the HUBCAP Comedy Festival Open Mic Stand-up Contest.

Groucho glasses over a hubcap.

This could be your big break!

The HUBCAP Open Mic Stand-up Contest is back to kick-off the Comedy Festival, and we want to hear you stand and deliver your funniest material.

Competition day is Wednesday, February 1, 2023. at the Old Triangle Irish Alehouse at 7 p.m.

To enter for a chance to compete live on stage, email your contact information (name, address and phone #) and a youtube link to a 2 or 3 minute video of your funniest material to info@hubcapcomedyfestival.ca.

Deadline to enter is noon on Friday, January 20, 2023.

HUBCAP will upload accepted contestant Videos for viewing and fan votes to the competition’s Facebook event page.

Judges panel and online voting take place from 6 p.m. Monday, January 23 until noon on Thursday, January 26.

Full details are here.

2022-23 NB Writing Competition ✍️

The 2022-23 NB Writing Competition is now open!

 

New Brunswick Writers' Federation: 2022-23 New Brunswick Writers' Competition

 

The New Brunswick Writing Competition began in 1985, the same year as the WFNB’s date of incorporation. We’ve held it annually ever since, awarding hundreds of prizes over the decades. Many past winners have since achieved national and international publishing fame. It opens every year on December 1. See the guidelines below, and click the titles on the right for a description of each category.

Member pricing available. Please log in with your account prior to purchasing a competition submission.

Submission Categories:

  1. Fiction Manuscript – David Adams Richards Prize
  2. Short Fiction – Douglas Kyle Memorial Prize
  3. Poetry Manuscript – Alfred G. Baily Prize
  4. Single Poem – Dawn Watson Memorial Prize
  5. Books for Young People – Quantiphi
  6. Teen Writers – Sheree Fitch Prize
  7. Narrative Nonfiction
  8. Screenplay – Jane LeBlanc Screenwriting Award

Silver Wave Film Festival Submissions Open July 2nd 🌊

The annual Silver Wave Film Festival features something for everyone. The event offers a showcase of multicultural, international, French and English programming of all genres and lengths and a comprehensive industry series which brings experienced and emerging producers and filmmakers together.

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Silver Wave is jam packed with exciting events and programming with diversity and depth. The Festival is the brainchild of the board and staff at the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative and is the staff’s volunteer labour.

1) Best NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos)

2) Lex Gigeroff Excellence in Screenwriting in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

3) Excellence in Cinematography in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

4) Excellence in Art Direction in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

5) Excellence in Sound Design in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

6) Excellence in Picture Editing in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

7) Excellence in Music Composition in a NB Short Film (open to eligible short NB films/videos

8) Outstanding Performance by a NB Actress (open to eligible short NB films/videos

9) Outstanding Performance by a NB Actor (open to eligible short NB films/videos

10) Outstanding Performance by a NB Supporting Actress (open to eligible short NB films/videos

11) Outstanding Performance by a NB Supporting Actor (open to eligible short NB films/videos

12) Best Documentary Short (open to eligible documentaries under 60 minutes)

13) Best Documentary Feature(open to eligible documentaries 60 minutes and over)

14) Best Experimental OR Animated Short Film (open to eligible short films/videos

15) Best Student Short (dependent on number of submissions, open to eligible student films

16) Best Canadian Short (open to eligible Canadian shorts outside of NB)

17) Best International Short (open to eligible International shorts)

18) Best Genre Short (non-drama films including comedy (open to eligible short NB films/videos

19) Jane LeBlanc Filmmaker Award (for first and second time filmmakers
• $200 in workshops/training from the NBFC (2023)
• $800 cash from The LeBlanc Family and generous donations
• $1000 in equipment and post services from NBFC
• $80 (full membership two years) from the NBFC
• Workshopping of winning screenplay Presented by the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative, Tony Merzetti & the LeBlanc Family

20) CBC/New Brunswick Joy ($8,500)
• $2,500 in cash from CBC
• $1,000 in cash from New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative
• $5,500 in equipment or facilities from the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative

21) Brian Carty Film Volunteer Recognition Award

22) Jim Lavoie Film Professional Recognition Award

23) Silver Wave WIFT-AT Salute

24) Viewer’s Choice Award
Chosen by the fest audience online.

All films suitable for festival showcasing are accepted from around the world.
The festival is focused on shorts primarily but does accept fictional feature films annually.

At the discretion of the festival programmers, please be aware that your film may be screened virtually or in person.

Films must not be older than 2 years.
The majority of the awards are focused on NB shorts made by NB resident filmmakers.
There are specific awards for films from away.
For non-English films, subtitles are required.
When submitting please include full crew & cast lists, address, email, posters, stills, headshots and bios and film project info.
Online, private links are the preferred method to view films (Youtube, Vimeo)
Filmmakers must have the rights to all images and music in their film.

Canadian Folk Music Awards Submissions 🪕

Canadian artists who have released recordings between May 1, 2021 – July 15, 2022 are eligible to submit to the 2023 CFMAs.

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Before Submitting, please review the following:  Submission Eligibility  &  Categories & Criteria

Required Materials for all Album Categories (all except Single of the Year & Young Performer(s)):

  • Proof of Album Recording (valid Internet purchase link OR document in the form of a manufacturing invoice or a letter from the artist/group record label or distributor)
  • Proof of Album Release date (if release month and year is not evident from the above)
  • Artist Photo (JPG, Colour, Medium Resolution, Max 2MB)
  • Album Cover (JPG, Colour, Medium Resolution, Max 2MB)
  • Sample mp3 (representative song from the album to be used in the event of a nomination)
  • For Songwriting Categories only: PDF of lyrics to all songs from the specified songwriter(s)
  • Full Album (this upload will take place after the form submission)

Required Materials for Single of the Year:

  • Proof of Single Release date (if the release month and year is not evident from the above)
  • Proof of Single Release (announcement, review, some other type of documentation (including radio charts, live streaming service, or other streaming report), letter from a record label or distributor, or some reasonable documentation to support the release.
  • Artist Photo (JPG, Colour, Medium Resolution, Max 2MB)
  • Single Artwork (related to the single or album where it appears) (JPG, Medium Resolution, Colour, Max 2MB)
  • Single mp3

Required Materials for Young Performer(s) of the Year:

  • Artist Photo (JPG, Colour, Medium Resolution, Max 2MB)
  • Album Artwork (any artwork related to the recordings is sufficient) (JPG, Medium Resolution, Colour, Max 2MB)
  • Sample mp3 (representative song to be used in the event of a nomination)

3-Step Submission Process:
Step 1 : Complete the submission form.
Step 2 : Submit your payment via PayPal (you will be automatically redirected to the PayPal payment page after Step 1. You do not have to have a PayPal account).
Step 3 : Upload your Album (after you complete Step 1, you will receive an email with instructions on how to upload your album. This step is not applicable for Single of the Year or submitters to only Young Performer(s) of the Year).

TNB Foundation Awards 🏆

Click this link for more information about the TNB Foundation awards.

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Stephen Graham Bird Award
(Acting, Directing or Playwriting)
DEADLINE June 10, 2022

The Stephen Graham Bird Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The Stephen Graham Bird Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration an applicant must intend to pursue, or be currently pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in acting, in directing, or in playwriting. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

Apply here.

J. Patrick Clark Award
(Design, stage management or technical production)
DEADLINE June 10, 2022

The J. Patrick Clark Award is designed to recognize and encourage New Brunswick students who have demonstrated exceptional talent and potential, and who are pursuing a career in the theatre. The J. Patrick Clark Award is for full-time study.

Objectives

To assist New Brunswick students who intend to pursue, or are presently pursuing, a career in theatre as a professional.
To increase the number of professional theatre artists in New Brunswick.
To encourage the development of New Brunswick talent in theatre arts.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must intend to pursue, or currently be pursuing, full-time studies at a recognized institution, at an undergraduate level or professional training program, for the purpose of pursuing a career as a professional theatre artist. This career may be in design, stage management or technical production. Only New Brunswick residents are eligible to receive funding. A resident is defined as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has resided in New Brunswick for at least one year immediately preceding the application deadline.

Level of Funding

One award in the amount of $3,000 will be awarded per annum. An individual may receive up to a maximum of 4 awards, which must be applied for annually.

Apply here.

Fredericton Playhouse Seeking Nominations for Playhouse Honours

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Playhouse Honours. The public are encouraged to nominate an individual or individuals from our community who have made a significant contribution to the community through their work in music, theatre, dance, spoken word, or multidisciplinary performing arts.

The Fredericton Playhouse, experience it live

Established in 2008, the Playhouse Honours annually recognizes and celebrates the important work by members in the performing arts community in Fredericton. We believe in the value people can bring to the community through their work in the performing arts, and the Playhouse strives to foster a deeper appreciation of such contributions. A permanent display in the west gallery of the Playhouse recognizes each honouree.

Nominations can be made by any person or organization. Underscoring the personal contribution that they have made in the community, recipients must be individuals, not companies or organizations. Recipients may be a professional or amateur artist, administrator, volunteer, educator, philanthropist, advocate, organizer, etc.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 30, 2022. To nominate a candidate, please submit a written submission of no more than two (2) pages describing the reasons this nominee should be considered.

For full details about nominations for the Playhouse Honours program, please visit our website or contact Lesandra Dodson.

Nominations may be sent to:

Playhouse Honours Selection Committee

Fredericton Playhouse Inc.

686 Queen Street

Fredericton, NB E3B 1C2

or

Email: lesandra@theplayhouse.ca

B-PART of Our Art: Call for Submissions

B-PART is a public art project that aims to embrace the talent of our younger artists in the Greater Saint John area. Saint John is hosting the Memorial Cup in June. During this national event we want to empower our youth to show our culture, diversity, and love for our city.

Call for young artists. Public art.
We are asking organizations, school, individuals, and teams to submit their artwork to B-PART of Our Art event happening on June 18th.

Things to consider and questions:

Designs can be submitted via digital file. Make sure the image has a good resolution It is important that the jury clearly see your design. You can use the attached template to get a better understanding of space and context (you can make it as big as you need it).

In your 100-word description we want to know about you and your age. This is an opportunity to explain your design and how will empower our youth, culture, diversity, or the heritage of Saint John the first incorporated city of Canada. (We’ll be on the National Stage during the Memorial Cup, and YOUR ART could be too).

Selected works will be giving the wood approx.. 2 x 4ft to paint. Artists are encouraged to use their own art supplies. Please note that acrylic paint is recommended for outdoor installation.

Selected works will be giving time to develop their design at home however the completion of the artwork must be done on June 18th from 11-3PM on Prince William Street. Saint John NB.

Application checklist:

  • Design on digital file
  • 100 words description (name, age, tittle of the work and description)
  • Send material to B-PART@outlook.com
  • Deadline May 9th.

Guidelines: Artists from 12-17 years old will be qualified to apply.

Ten artworks will be selected by an independent professional jury. The selection of the finalists will be based on aesthetics and originality.

Project Budget: The artists selected will be paid $200 for each painting, which will be composed on a piece of wood that will later be installed in the window of an Uptown building. We will provide the wood board. The artwork will remain in place for the duration of the summer.

If you have any questions, please contact art coordinator Fabiola Martinez, fahr@hotmail.ca

Contact East 2022, Artist Submissions

Calling all performers: artist submissions for Contact East 2022 are NOW OPEN!

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Contact East is the Atlantic Presenters Association’s (APA’s) hallmark showcase summit and Atlantic Canada’s premiere performing arts booking conference. The event brings together performing arts presenters, managers, and agents to see top-quality performances from a diverse range of artistic genres, including but not limited to: music, cabaret, dance, Deaf, Disability and Mad arts, circus arts, theatre, comedy, youth-oriented programming, and cultural performances.

APA acknowledges that past selection processes were not fair or equitable to all and acknowledges the value that lived- and community-based experiences and practices have in creating fair artist selection processes. APA is committed to implementing and upholding equitable practices in choosing artists to perform at Contact East 2022 and beyond. We will provide any needed support to ensure fair, adequate, and accessible representation. We will be selecting artists that represent the wide diversity of artists that we are committed to bringing to Contact East. The artists chosen by the selection committee shall have equitable representation across communities, including Indigenous, Black, racialized, 2SLGBTQIA+, disability, and MAD arts communities.

Contact East 2022 will take place in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25.

The application deadline is Thursday, May 12, 11:59pm Atlantic Time.

Artists can apply for a Contact East showcase HERE.

Read the full press release HERE.

Artist Residencies: Imago Artist-Run Print Studio

Call for submissions 2022

Deadline: May 1,  2022

Results : July 1st 2022

Available spaces : 3 to 4

The Imago Artist-Run Print Studio invites artists who work in printmaking to apply to come and work in our studio for a period of 2 to 3 weeks. Imago offers a research space, a functional studio and programming that reflects current trends in visual arts.

Eligibility:

  • The artist must be recognized as a professional artist as is defined by the Canada Arts Council.
  • The artist must have expertise in the field of printmaking they propose in their project.
  • The residency must take place between August 15th 2022 and April 15th 2023.

Benefits:

  • Chosen artists will received a 600$ artist fee per week of residency.
  • Travel expenses reimbursed (full airfare within Canada or up to a maximum of $600 for other means of transportation, with proof of receipts).
  • Accommodations provided during residency.
  • 24h access to the studio.
  • 175$ artist fee for presentation of work to the public (optional, approx. 20 mins).

Artists who wish to submit a project must submit a single PDF file (no WeTransfer) including:

  • Artist bio and CV (max. 2 pages);
  • Artist statement (max. one page);
  • A detailed project proposal that includes the print medium(s) you intend to work with and your preferred dates for the residency (max. 2 pages);
  • 8 to 10 support images or recent printmaking works;
  • Image list that includes title, medium, size and year created for each image.

Incomplete applications will not be considered by the jury.

Please submit your application by email to residences@atelierimago.com before May 1st 2022.

Follow this link to see the equipment available in our studio: equipment. For all questions about our residency program, please contact our director at direction@atelierimago.com.

Temporary Public Art Call – Phoenix Square, Fredericton

The City of Fredericton invites proposals from professional artists to install a temporary public art piece at Phoenix Square, the public space in front of Fredericton City Hall.

The installation, on display from July to mid-fall 2022, is meant to contribute to a welcoming and vibrant space for the community and visitors to enjoy throughout the summer and fall.

All of Phoenix Square can be considered for the public art display. However, the art must not impede pedestrian access or use of the space, nor pose any safety hazard. During the summer, people use the Square to enjoy a break, enjoy the weather and access office buildings.

Applicants should note that there is a prominent water fountain, bistro tables with chairs, large umbrellas, garden beds, large flowerpots, and other immovable objects that will need to be considered in the design process.

Although the public art will be ephemeral, designs should be well constructed, vandal-resistant, and able to withstand summer and fall weather.

A juried selection will take place the week following the submission deadline, and the art installed by the first week of July. Artists are to submit the following:

  • A resume and biography indicating education and body of work;
  • A proposed design concept including text and drawings or diagrams;
  • An itemized budget to a maximum of $5,000 for all costs related to production, transport, installation, removal, and artist fees; and,
  • A timeline and process for creation and installation.

For more information, including a detailed drawing of the site plan, visit www.fredericton.ca/publicart.

Eligibility: Open to professional artists in the greater Fredericton region.

Submission deadline: May 6, 2022.

Submissions for the PRIX MNB AWARDS 2022 Now Open

All entries and submissions to the Prix MNB Awards must be received by 23:059 pm (Atlantic) on May 2, 2022.

MUSIC CATEGORIES

  1. Recording of the Year
  2. Enregistrement de l’année
  3. SOCAN Song of the Year
  4. Chanson SOCAN de l’année
  5. Video of the Year · Vidéo de l’année

MVP CATEGORIES

  1. Indigenous Artist of Year · Artiste autochtone de l’année · Elnoeg notji pipogotitjg genatagen · Skicinowək noci-amalhəcəssawet likətənək
  2. Breakthrough Artist of the Year · Révélation de l’année
  3. Champion of the Year · Champion·ne de l’année
  4. Innovator of the Year · Innovataire de l’année

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

  1. Venue of the Year · Salle de spectacle de l’année
  2. Festival | Event of the Year · Festival | Événement de l’année
  3. Music Industry Professional of the Year · Professionnel·le de l’industrie de la musique de l’année

ELIGIBILITY

The eligibility period for the 2022 Prix MNB Awards is May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022, inclusive.

Except for the Recording of the Year and Enregistrement de l’année, all entrants must be Music·Musique NB (MNB) members at the time of application to be considered eligible.

Eligible entrants must have lived in New Brunswick during the full eligibility period. For groups, at least fifty percent (50%) of members must have lived in New Brunswick during the full eligibility period.

Instrumental recordings are eligible. Compilations are ineligible for nomination.

All submission requirements must be met. Incomplete entries are not accepted. Any occurrences of questionable eligibility are dealt with at the discretion of the Prix MNB Awards Committee. No refunds will be given for ineligible entries or entries made to categories which do not open.

Music·Musique NB encourages submissions from members of diverse communities, including Indigenous people, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQ+ community, and people who identify with other intersectional and equity-seeking groups.

DEADLINE

Entries must be filled out online and received by 23:059PM (Atlantic) on May 2, 2022. For all categories in which a recording is being considered, a physical copy must be sent to the MNB office (140, rue Botsford Street, suite 30, Moncton, NB, E1C 4X4). If the recording is only released in a digital format, a download code must be provided.

For full details and eligibility requirements, please visit the MNB website.

Jane LeBlane Legacy Fund Awards and Deadlines

Arnold LeBlanc Songwriter Award – Amount: $2,000 – Deadline: May 20, 2022. Eligible Music Categories: roots, folk, and country music

The Arnold LeBlanc Songwriter Award seeks to spotlight talented New Brunswick songwriters at all levels in honour of Miramichi-born Arnold LeBlanc. Arnold was gifted with a golden singing voice. As a young child, he sang in the church choir and continued to sing well into his golden years. Arnold could whistle entire songs with perfect pitch and sang every day of his life.

We have confirmed Lennie Gallant, Joel Plaskett, Jenn Grant, Rose Cousins, and Catherine MacLellan for the music jury, and we are excited! The Arnold LeBlanc Songwriter award value has now increased to $2,000!

For submission guidelines, visit: https://www.janeleblanclegacyfund.com/awards/arnold-leblanc-songwriting-award

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    Jane LeBlanc Film Post Award – Amount: $1,000 – Deadline: June 1, 2022

    This cash post-production award enables New Brunswick emerging filmmakers to hire resident indie post

    specialists to take their film to completion. Eligible Post Work the cash award can be used for includes:

    • ď‚·  Sound Design
    • ď‚·  Music Score
    • ď‚·  Colour Correction
    • ď‚·  Dialogue Replacement
    • ď‚·  Picture Edit

      This cash award can be used to top up other grants/awards the filmmaker has received. It is important to disclose in your submission that you have received funding for your project already. This cash award must hire New Brunswick resident creatives to do the post-work on a project. This cash award can be used to cover your festival submission fees.

      For submission guidelines, visit https://www.janeleblanclegacyfund.com/awards/film-post-award.

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  • Jane LeBlanc Acting Support Award – Amount: $700 – Deadline: June 1, 2022


    This Acting Support Award is for any New Brunswick resident actor at any level who needs support moving their education and craft forward. Eligible activities the cash award can be used for:

    • ď‚·  Mentorships (paying for any costs associated with the mentorship, including a fee for your mentor)
    • ď‚·  Workshop & Lab Intensives (costs related to the workshop whether in person or online)
    • ď‚·  Artist-in-Residence (costs related to the residency)
    • ď‚·  Memberships (costs associated with joining an acting organization)
    • ď‚·  Educational Material (costs related to the purchase of any educational acting material).

      For submission guidelines, visit https://www.janeleblanclegacyfund.com/awards/acting-support-award.

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      Jane LeBlanc Music Award  – Amount: $3000 (In-kind Support) – Deadline: June 25, 2022

      The Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund has created an award for emerging New Brunswick resident singer/songwriters to assist them in the recording and mastering of one of their original songs.If the music jury selects you, you will receive:
      • • Full assistance with recording and mastering (Eastern Hive Studio).
        • 1 to 2 session musicians (we pick), if needed, for the professional studio recording.
        •One-year membership with Music•Musique NB, and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick.
        • One-on-one professional development session with Kate Butler of She Said Feck! Records and Colin Fowlie of Colin Fowlie Music.
        • One-on-one consultation with award-winning singer/songwriters Laurie LeBlanc, Rose Cousins, Catherine and Lennie Gallant.
        • One-on-one consultation with artist manager & record label owner Nigel Jenkins.
        • Mentorship with Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI).
        • Complimentary pass to the ECMA’s and potential showcase opportunity.
      • One award will be given out annually through the fund.
      • https://www.janeleblanclegacyfund.com/awards/music-award.

INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS DAY SONG CONTEST

PRESS RELEASE INFO:https://www.prlog.org/12897837.html

 

Website: https://www.internationalsongwritersday.com

Dates: Runs from Dec. 19 to April 2, 2022

Announcement Dates: April 9, International Songwriters Day

Seeking “Inspirational” songs, music videos and lyrics/poems.

Prizes from Broadjam, Indiebible, AirPlay Direct, The Music Registry, Book “101 Tips and Tricks of Successful Songwriting”

Judges: Martin Isherwood, Mike Gormley, Rick Rose, Daniel Ho, Diana Williamson

Entry is through the FilmFreeway platform or from the site:

See site for more details.

LINKS:

https://www.internationalsongwritersday.com

https://filmfreeway.com/InternationalSongwritersDaySongContest

https://www.facebook.com/internationalsongwritersday

https://twitter.com/intlsongwtrday

Contest is run by CEO Diana Williamson who has written 2 x #3 Billboard Hot Club Chart Songs, authored the book “101 Tips and Tricks of Successful Songwriting” and is Head of Themusiclibrary.org that places music in Film & TV.

WOMENS FREEDOM SONG CONTEST

PRESS RELEASE: https://www.prlog.org/12897849.html

 

Website: http://www.womensfreedomsong.com

Runs Dec. 19 to March 1, 2022

Announcement Dates: March 8, International Women’s Day

Seeking Female Anthems, Music videos and Lyric/Poems that deal with issues of concern to women. (Open to all genders)

Prizes from Broadjam, Indiebible, AirPlay Direct, The Music Registry, Book “101 Tips and Tricks of Successful Songwriting”

Judges: Ruth McCartney, Sara Knight, David Eaton, Brent Backhus, Diana Williamson

Entry is through the FilmFreeway platform or from the site:

See site for more details.

LINKS: http://www.womensfreedomsong.com

https://filmfreeway.com/WomensFreedomSongContest

https://twitter.com/Wfsongcontest

https://www.facebook.com/womensfreedomsong

Contest is run by CEO Diana Williamson who has written 2 x #3 Billboard Hot Club Chart Songs, authored the book “101 Tips and Tricks of Successful Songwriting” and is Head of Themusiclibrary.org that places music in Film & TV.