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OTTAWA 2017 – Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp
OTTAWA 2017 - Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp
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Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Congo, Republic of the
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Palestine, State of
Papua New Guinea
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Virgin Islands, U.S.
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1. Please identify the genre the closest describes your project:
2. Please identify the configuration that best describes you:
3. Starting with the most recent, briefly list any music releases within the last five (5) years: e.g.) Release Title, Release Date
4. Do you have a release planned within the next six to 12 months?
5. What is the ultimate career goal (or dream) for you/your band?
6. Please list what you believe are the major strengths of you/your band today (at least three).
7. What do you believe are the areas (business or creative) where you/your band needs immediate improvement (at least three)?
8. Do you write your own songs or how many "songwriters" are in your group? For Bands: Please list the names of the songwriters in your band and please indicate if they are registered with SOCAN.
For bands: Does your band have a verbal or written "partnership/business agreement" in place?
The written agreement could be something you've drafted yourselves or done formally via an entertainment lawyer.
For solo artists: Do you have any outside partners that own any portion of your business?
Do you or your band have an established set of "rules" or "code of conduct".
Are you a registered business (sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation) within your province?
For bands only: Are there clearly defined roles/jobs for each member of the band outside of writing, recording and performing? YES or NO? If yes, please list names and any/all corresponding responsibilities.
Have you/your band ever been signed to a major or indie record label? YES or NO? If yes, please provide labels and dates.
Have you/your band ever been signed to either a "production" or "development deal" of any kind? If so, with whom and/or how long?
Do you/your band currently have a manager? YES or NO? If yes, please provide manager, management company's name. Is there a written or verbal agreement (contract) in place?
Are there any other people working to help you/your band in either a paid or volunteer full-time or part-time basis? YES or NO? Please list all names and roles.
Have you/your band ever worked with/hired a producer? YES or NO? Please list names.
How would you describe the effectiveness of your business communication skills?
OK, but could be better
Really needs work
Briefly describe the studio/recording experience(s) you have/your band has had?
Starting with the most recent, briefly list any gigs performed/touring in the last year:
Do you/your band have a technical/hospitality rider and input list established for live shows?
Have you/your band ever completed/submitted applications to FACTOR, MUCHFACT or any other local, regional, or national funding organization(s)? YES or NO? If yes, have you ever successfully been funded, by whom, and for what purpose(s)?
Have you/your band (or any songwriters within your band) ever been signed by or worked with a major or indie music publisher?
Have you/your band ever produced and posted/released a music video of any kind? YES or NO? If yes, please list song/video titles.
Have you/your band ever worked with a publicist? YES or NO. If yes, please provide name/company and a rundown of the media tools in your press kit (one-sheet, bio, photos, CD graphics, posters, EPK, videos...)
How effective do you feel you re at when it comes to pitching yourself/your band to the industry (media, promoters, agents, labels, sponsors etc.)?
Have you/your band ever worked with a radio promotions company/tracker? YES or NO? If yes, please provide name/company name.
Has your music ever been featured/played on commercial, campus/community, satellite (SiriusXM), CBC Radio 1, 2, 3, Stingray (formerly Galaxie), online or other radio or video stations? Please list all that apply and list the song(s).
Have you ever written or had any of your music featured in a tv/radio commercial, TV program, film or video game? YES or NO? If yes, please provide details.
What types of merchandise do you sell?
Do you/your band have a booking agent? If so, please list company name/agent.
Do you have any gear endorsements? YES or NO? If yes, please provide details.
Do you/your band have or ever had a business/corporate sponsorship? YES or NO? If yes, please provide details.
Do you/band members do other part-time "music" work (Studio sessions; live gigs; teaching; jingle writing; grant writing; website design/programming etc.) YES or NO? Please provide details.
Do you/your band regularly produce and post any online/social media content (ex.: blogs, podcasts, vlogs, video diaries, slideshows, etc.)? YES or NO? If yes, please provide details.
Which activities do you prioritize when it comes to marketing your music? Please rank in order.
What is your motivation for taking the Artist Entrepreneur Bootcamp? (300 characters max.)
This bootcamp will be most helpful to me/my band if we could really discuss/concentrate on the following areas (Please list in order of priority any/all areas of the business/creative side of the music industry you want addressed):
How did you find out about this program?
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