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16.11.2015

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - WMC 2016 (USA)

The National Arts and Culture Development Foundation (NACDF) hereby invites 20 South African independent dance music labels, publishers and other key music industry entities to be part of the 2016 Winter Music Conference held in Miami, USA from the 21st – 24th March 2016. The purpose of this undertaking will be to exhibit our South African produced music and explore new opportunities with thousands of companies from all corners of the world that will be attending the event. NACDF aims to assist with flights, accommodation and registration for selected entities. For more info and application forms contact: info@nacdf.org.za

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 16:00, 30th November 2015.

BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

15.02.2015

NACDF will be part of a delegation that will be representing South Africa at WMC 2015 (Miami, USA) from 24-28 March 2015... BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

12.01.2014

NACDF will be part of a delegation that will be representing South Africa at WMC 2014 (Miami, USA) and we will also be attending ADE 2014 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)... BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

30.10.2013

12 Inch Productions and NACDF will be hosting two FREE professional music business development workshops in Johannesburg on the 7th November 2013 and Soweto on the 8th November 2013. This initiative is in collaboration with some of our international partners; Phonofile (www.phonofile.com) and Music Norway (www.musicnorway.no). Phonofile are among the leaders in digital music distribution and online music marketing in the world; and Music Norway is the Nowergian’s music facilitator and promotional organisation.

The purpose of this initiative is to provide skills, opportunities and networks necessary for the development of South African music around the world. The workshops are aimed at South African musicians, artists, record companies, publishers, producers and managers.

SPEAKERS / FACILITATORS

  • Thabo Konopi (Johannesburg) - founder/CEO of NACDF and 12 Inch Productions (www.12inch.co.za); member of Merlin (www.merlinnetwork.org)
  • Erik Brataas (Norway) - Pioneer in digital music distribution, CEO at Phonofile (www.phonofile.com), member of Merlin Board (www.merlinnetwork.org)
  • Mona Fimreite (Norway) - International specialist in digital marketing and sales, developer of digital systems for marketing
  • Trond Tornes (Norway) - Partner at Phonofile (www.phonofile.com), experienced marketing manager in digital distribution.

    The workshops are FREE and BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL as seats are limited to 30 people per workshop. To book your seat e-mail: info@12inch.co.za OR info@nacdf.org.za

    Finger snacks and beverages will be provided.

    BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

    12.03.2013

    NACDF and 12 Inch Productions are compiling a digital South African Music Sampler that will be marketed, promoted and distributed FOR FREE to hundreds of music industry profesionals from all over the world at the Winter Music Conference 2013 held in Miami, USA from 15 – 24 March 2013.

    South African owners of recorded music such as artists, musicians, producers and record companies who would like to be included in the sampler can send links to their music, biographies and jpegs to: info@nacdf.org.za (Please DO NOT email MP3 files)

    DEADLINE: Friday, 15th March 2013, 17:00.

    Please note that all owners of the Recordings must also mandate that they are legally entitled to grant permission for usage of their Recordings, and indemnify us against any 3rd party claims as result of the usage.

    BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!!!

    15.02.2013

    NACDF will once again be part of a delegation that will be representing South Africa at WMC 2013 held in Miami, USA from 15-24 March 2013... BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

    10.01.2012

    NACDF will be part of a delegation that will be representing South Africa at SXSW 2012 (Austin, Texas USA) from13-18 March 2012, and we will also be attending WMC 2012 (Miami, USA) from 19-25 March 2012... BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

    31.08.2011

    National Arts and Culture Development Foundation will be at Popkomm 2011 (Berlin, Germany) 7 - 9 September 2011... BUILDING CAPACITY THROUGH THE ARTS!

    11.01.2011

    NACDF will be part of a delegation that will be representing South Africa at MIDEM 2011 (Cannes, France) 22 - 26 January 2011. MIDEM STAND: R37.19

    11.06.2010

    National Arts and Culture Development Foundation launches new website.

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