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Comprehensive Artist | FACTOR

Value

Maximum $85,000 per project

Description

The Comprehensive Artist Program is a full-length sound recording program accessible to Artists Rated 3 and Eligible Record Labels. This Program funds a portion of the cost of production or acquisition of an original full-length sound recording, and contributes to the marketing and promotion of that sound recording. Comprehensive Artist funding is divided into two phases.

  • Phase I: Eligible Applicants may receive up to $45,000 across five components, including up to $5000 in the Radio Marketing Component, plus up to $15,000 in additional international tour support
  • Phase II: Eligible Applicants may receive additional funding up to $40,000 across five components, including up to $5000 in the Radio Marketing Component, plus up to $15,000 in additional international tour support, provided that unit sales of the funded sound recording have met the minimum Qualifying Sales Threshold:
    • Genre A (Pop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, Alternative, Christian Rock, Hard Rock): 5,000 units
    • Genre B (Country, Roots, Folk, Blues, Traditional, Dance, Electronica, Soul/R&B, Urban, Hip hop): 3,000 units
    • Genre C (Aboriginal, World, Classical, Jazz, Children’s, Specialized, Experimental, Reggae, Heavy Metal, Punk): 1,500 units

Eligible Applicants

  • Record Label 2
  • Record Label (Approved)
  • Record Label 3
  • Record Label 4
  • Artist 3

Eligible Expenses

  • Sound Recording Component – up to 50% of Total Eligible Budget
  • Marketing Component – up to 50% of Total Eligible Budget
  • Radio Marketing Component – 100% of Total Eligible Budget
  • Video Component – up to 75% of Total Eligible Budget
  • Tour and Showcase Components – the lesser of (i) the approved offer, (ii) the final subsidy calculation plus Administration Fee, or (iii) 75% of the Total Eligible Budget

Deadline Date

  Ongoing

Contact

Contact Name: FACTOR

Phone Number: 416-696-2215

E-mail Address: general.info@factor.ca

Website: https://www.factor.ca/programs/comprehensive-artist/

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