Paul Pacifico of Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has been appointed new CEO of the UK independent music trade association, AIM. He follows Alison Wenham, who left AIM after 17 years to head the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) in May of 2016.
Besides being eligible to win a VIP Canadian Music Week pass, here are 5 additional reasons to take our music export survey, which is conducted by Nordicity and can be finished online in less than 30 minutes.
Following his initial appointment in 2009, Ian MacKay has been re-appointed as President of Re:Sound, effective until 2020. In 2015, Re:Sound streamlined its distribution and licensing systems and lowered operational costs to 14%.
This week's Member Spotlight features Stony Plain Records, the roots music label founded in Edmonton, Alberta in 1976 by Holger Petersen, specializing in blues, R&B, bluegrass, rock & roll, folk and country artists such as Colin Linden and Ian Tyson.
The CRTC is allowing independent production funds (e.g. Rogers Fund, Telefilm Canada) to reduce the point-system for 'Canadian' TV projects. The Writers Guild says this will permit more Americans to produce and star in shows that have the benefit of being designated 'Canadian'.
CIMA is happy to launch our “Music in Motion” survey, designed to research the costs of international touring for Canadian companies. The purpose is to help make a case for increasing public support for music exporting, given the substantial return on investment that can result from boosting this activity!
Canadian country musician Brett Kissel has been named the recipient of this year’s Allan Slaight Honour, to be awarded during the Canada's Walk of Fame celebrations on Thursday, October 6 at the Allstream Centre in Toronto.
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