Bell Media's MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for February Music Committee – $484,215 awarded to 20 recipients - TORONTO (February 15, 2017) –Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist...
BELL MEDIA’S MUCHFACT ANNOUNCES FUND RECIPIENTS FOR OCTOBER MUSIC COMMITTEE
Bell Media's MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for October Music Committee
– $484,799 awarded to 22 recipients –
TORONTO (October 14, 2016) – Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 22 fund recipients from the October 12, 2016 music committee meeting. With 157 applications considered, a total of $484,799 was awarded to Canadian musicians in the following categories: Content Package, Music Video, Online Music Video Project, and Digital Tools.
MuchFACT funded videos continue to be recognized internationally, with the video for “Amerika” by Wintersleep being nominated for Best Rock/Indie Video – International at the UK Video Music Awards. MuchFACT also continues to support Canadian artists by sponsoring the annual Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class, run by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), whose 2017 winners were announced in September. In addition to prizing from CARAS, the three winning acts, Neon Dreams, The Lytics, and Youngblood, receive a $10,000 MuchFACT Online Music Video grant.
MuchFACT fund recipients from the October 12, 2016 music committee meeting are as follows:
PUP – “Sleep In the Heat”
Online Music Video Project
DUTCH – “No Measure”
Amaal Nuux – “Last Ones”
The Velveteins – “Midnight Surf”
Billy Moon – “I Wanna Know”
Once A Tree – “Breakdown”
C Ri – “Rush”
The Kents – “Something About Her”
DARCYS – “Arizona Hwy”
Belle Game – “Spirit”
K.I.D. – “Errors”
Harrison – “Right Hook”
Hollerado – “I Got You”
Narcy – “Ball (Chobi Bryant)”
a l l i e – “Bad Habits”
Felix Cartal – “Drifting Away”
Wintersleep – “Spirit”
Charlotte Day Wilson – “Work”
Ria Mae feat. Classified – “Thoughts on Fire”
Jessie Reyez – “Great Ones”
Keys N Krates – “Love Again”
Saya – “Chills + Thrills” EP
Bell Media’s MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of some of Canada’s best and brightest artists, including A Tribe Called Red, Arcade Fire, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Down With Webster, Dragonette, Feist, Grimes, k.d. lang, Keys N Krates, k-os, Majiid Jordan, Matt Mays, Metric, Mother Mother, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, and many more. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries.
The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Applications can be submitted at www.muchfact.ca.
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