The St Kilda Festival and Live N Local are proud to present the 2016 Artist Development Program. The annual free program is a fantastic opportunity for established and emerging artists to grow the knowledge and expand their networks within the music business. The 2016 program is jam packed with incredible talent and industry leaders sitting on each panel. This year also sees the introduction of workshops where participants can gain a more hands on approach to the topics on offer. Check out the program below or download the St Kilda Festival Smartphone App to plan your free professional development days.
Thank you to all our sponsors, supporters and venues for making this event possible.
Protecting and Respecting your Music – Basics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Musicians
Friday 12 February 2016
10am - 12pm
Peanut Reserve Clubrooms, Chaucer St, St Kilda
Presented by: Arts Law
Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander musician? Or do you work with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander musicians? In this workshop Arts Law, the National Legal Services for the Arts, will talk about the legal rights of musicians, including copyright, moral rights and performers’ rights, as well as Indigenous Culture and Intellectual Property, and how musicians can protect their music and their culture through contracts. Presented by Delwyn Everard.
Delwyn Everard is the Deputy Director at the Arts Law Centre of Australia with over 20 years’ experience working for law firms in the US and Australia and in the public sector. She has an extensive background in copyright and trademark litigation and is a trained mediator. Delwyn is passionate about equipping artists with the skills and knowledge to understand their rights and negotiate a fair reward for their creative endeavours.
Morning tea will be provided.
RSVP essential to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 February 2016.
The Right Track – Free Musician Development Day
Saturday 13 February 2016
10am - 5pm
Memo Music Hall – 88 Acland Street, St Kilda (enter via Albert St)
Join us for The Right Track, a FREE musician development day where we offer the opportunity for artists to gain an insight into the industry and meet experts. There are forums and workshops running all day in St Kilda.
Presented by: St Kilda Festival and APRA AMCOS
Supported by: Music Victoria, SAE, Arts Law, Creative Victoria, AAM, Memo Music Hall, St Kilda Hub, Sounds Australia, Hothouse Audio
The workshops are limited – RSVP to email@example.com by 9 February 2016
Check out below the jam packed program - click on the forum/workshop for further details.