FACTOR Approvals for Aboriginal Artists & Industry March 2011

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Sadie, Elisapie Isaac, Shayne Koyczan, Jerry Sereda, and Mike Denney’s MDM Recordings are the latest group of Aboriginal artists and industry to receive support from the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR).

FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry. Support is available for recording demos, recording albums, touring, marketing, showcasing, delivering conferences, and a number of other music-related activities.

Please visit www.factor.ca for more information about FACTOR and the support that is available.

The FACTOR approvals for Aboriginal artists and industry in March 2011:

Domestic & International Business Development
MDM Recordings Inc. $900
MDM Recordings Inc. $675


Domestic Showcase
MDM Recordings Inc. (applicant), Jerry Sereda (artist) $2,000
MDM Recordings Inc. (applicant), for 5 other artists $10,000


Emerging Artist Program
MDM Recordings Inc. (applicant), for a non-Aboriginal artist $37,500

International Showcase
Avalanche Productions (applicant), for Elisapie Isaac (artist) $3,816

Marketing & Promotion – DBS
Black Hen Music Inc. (applicant), for Shayne Koyczan (artist) $19,550

New Talent Demo Award
Trish Mann (applicant), for Sadie (artist) $1,500

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The upcoming deadlines for FACTOR programs are:
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Business Development Program (formerly, the Label, Manager & Distributor Business Development Support Program)
June 30, 2011

Business Travel
May 27, 2011, July 29, 2011, September 30, 2011, November 25, 2011, January 27, 2012

Collective Initiatives
April 15, 2011, June 17, 2011, August 26, 2011, October 28, 2011, January 13, 2012

Demo and Commercially-Released Single Program (“the Demo Program”)
June 30, 2011, October 28, 2011

Direct Board Approval - Sound Recording
May 27, 2011, August 26, 2011, November 25, 2011

Domestic & International Business Development
Nov. 30th, 2010 and Jan. 17th, 2011

Emerging Artist Sound Recording Program
June 17, 2011, September 16, 2011, December 16, 2011

Juried Sound Recording Program
June 30, 2011, October 28, 2011

Marketing & Promotion for FACTOR-Supported Sound Recordings Program (“MP Program”)
May 13, 2011, July 15, 2011, September 30, 2011, January 27, 2012

Marketing & Promotion for Non-FACTOR-Supported Sound Recordings Program (“MPN Program”)
June 30, 2011, November 10, 2011

Showcase Support
May 13, 2011, August 12, 2011, October 14, 2011, January 13, 2012

Songwriter's Educational Workshop & Seminar Support Program (“SW Program”)
June 17, 2011, October 14, 2011

Tour Support
May 27, 2011, July 29, 2011, September 16, 2011, November 10, 2011, January 27, 2012

Video Program (“VI Program”)
May 13, 2011, July 15, 2011, September 30, 2011, December 16, 2011

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