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Details Announced for New Zealand Music Month Summit 2015

Details Announced for New Zealand Music Month Summit 2015

Friday 8th May, 2015 11:35AM

The NZ Music Month Summit is set to take place later this month. The free event aims to give musicians a peek behind the curtains of the music industry so they can pick up tips on how to make money from their craft. Speakers include in-the-know professionals from NZ On Air, NZ Music Commission, Recorded Music NZ, Creative New Zealand and APRA. Here are the details...


NZ Music Month Summit
Saturday 23 May, SkyCity Convention Centre, Auckland (midday-3pm)

The summit is free, however registration is essential. Please see below for the full information on how to take part.


PRESS RELEASE:

2015 NZ Music Month Summit

Meet the Music Agencies

The NZ Music Managers' Forum together with the NZ Music Commission are proud to announce the return of The Official 2015 NZ Music Month Summit on Saturday 23 May, 2015.

This year the NZ Music Month Summit is an intimate series of masterclasses where delegates can get up close and personal with music industry agencies and find out first-hand how to make money from their music, what funding is available, and hear tips and pointers on how to present the best application for success.

This FREE event will include experienced music industry specialists from NZ On Air, NZ Music Commission, Recorded Music NZ, Creative New Zealand and APRA.

Registration for these small, focussed sessions is limited and will fill quickly. To secure a place at the NZ Music Month Summit please rsvp to rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz

NZ Music Month Summit - Saturday 23 May 2015
Marlborough Rooms, Level 5, SkyCity Convention Centre, Auckland
Midday to 3pm

Navigate your way through the industry, find out how the agencies can work for you, how and when to apply for funding, earn income, create opportunities.

Q: Do you own sound recordings or are you an NZ resident recording artist? Are you missing out on broadcast and public performance income?

If you haven’t signed up with Recorded Music NZ’s Direct-to-Artist scheme you could be missing out.

Q: Do you have a song that is ready to be recorded? Or a great song that would realise its full potential when accompanied by a video?

NZ On Air may be able to help fund your next step and help get your song out there via the broadcast media.

Q: Are you aware of how Creative New Zealand supports the music industry?

Learn about new opportunities here and overseas.

Q: Would you benefit from upskilling for your business? Or is your band export ready?

The Music Commission has programmes for individual businesses and artists.

Q: Are you being rewarded for plays, performance or reproduction of your music?

APRA AMCOS can help you earn income from your music.

The Music Agencies who will be present on the day are:

Recorded Music NZ

Did you know that Recorded Music NZ run a Music Grants programme that every quarter supports various music related educational and charitable projects up to $5,000.00? They also run the Direct-to-Artist scheme which allows NZ recording artists to collect royalties when their work is broadcast on radio or television, webcast on the internet or when it is performed in public. If you are not registered with Recorded Music NZ or want to know how to apply for the Music Grants programme, then you will discover everything you need to know at this session.

NZ On Air

NZ On Air provides funding for recording songs and making music videos for broadcast via its MakingTracks scheme; delivers the best new broadcast-ready songs by New Zealand artists to the broadcast and music media every calendar month via its NewTracks scheme; funds features on radio stations to help break new songs by New Zealand artists and to champion difference and diversity in New Zealand music; and has just launched its AllTracks portal to help audiences find great New Zealand music online via curated playlists on YouTube, Spotify and Soundcloud.

Creative NZ

Find out what Creative New Zealand (CNZ) does for the arts sector, with an outline of CNZ’s funding programmes and initiatives, the type of support that is available to contemporary popular music artists and some guidance on how to put your best foot forward when applying for Creative NZ funding

APRA AMCOS

APRA AMCOS’ objective is to ensure composers/songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever, their musical works are played, performed or reproduced and help New Zealand music consumers get access to the world’s musical repertoire.

NZ Music Commission – Outward Sound

The Outward Sound funding scheme provides assistance for international market developments for New Zealand musicians, managers, labels and associated businesses. It’s a highly competitive funding, with a lot of applications for very limited money. Get some advice and guidance on the application process.





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