• January 25, 2018 – Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline

    If you plan to submit to the Artist Development or Juried Sound Recording deadline by January 25th 2018, now is the time to update your artist profile bio, determine your project goals, write your Artist Development Plan, or prepare your JSR marketing plan.

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  • FACTOR
    Budget Updates for Completions and Applications

    The Budget section of both the Completion and Application component has been updated and simplified.

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  • Semi-Annual Profile Review August 2017

    As of this year, the Semi-Annual Profile Review will be conducted by client request only. The Semi-Annual Profile Review deadline is Thursday, August 31 2017.

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  • 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List

    The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Short List!

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  • Meg Symsyk
    FACTOR Announces Meg Symsyk as New Board Chair

    FACTOR announces new board chair and names two new board members and executive at 2017 AGM.

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  • Annual Artist Profile Review – Tuesday February 28th 2017

    Twice a year FACTOR reviews all the artist profiles in our system and reassigns artist ratings. The next profile review deadline is scheduled for Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Clients should log in to portal.factor.ca and verify that the information provided in their artist profile is accurate and up-to-date by 11:59pm PST on this date.

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  • Government Increases Export Funding

    As of January 2017, the Government of Canada has increased the annual allocation to Export activities, including international tours and showcases under the New Musical Works program, and Export showcases under the Collective Initiatives program for this and next fiscal year.

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  • FACTOR
    New Voluntary Demographic Questions

    FACTOR has launched some new voluntary demographic data collection questions in the portal. The information provided to us is confidential. The purpose of these questions is for FACTOR to have a better understanding of who is using the system and who is receiving funding.

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  • Remembering Andréanne Sasseville

    We at FACTOR are saddened to hear of the death of our friend and colleague, Andréanne Sasseville. Andréanne’s commitment to Canadian independent music through her work at SiriusXM was formidable.

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  • Jan26
    Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline

    If you plan to submit to the Artist Development or Juried Sound Recording deadline, now is the time to be updating those artist profile bios, determining your project goals, writing your Artist Development Plan, and preparing your JSR marketing plan.

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  • Happy Holidays!

    We hope you enjoy the holiday season with friends and family and great music!

    Our office will be closed as of 12:00pm Friday December 23rd 2016 and will reopen at 9:00am Tuesday January 3rd 2017.

    Carlo the office pug says happy holidays as well!

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  • FACTOR
    Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline

    Applications to the Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording programs – FACTOR’s two most popular programs – must be submitted by Thursday September 29 at 11:59 PM PT. Here’s what you need to know to create your strongest application.

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