Brent Bain, Manager, Client Services, FACTOR
Brent’s early start with music began as a member of the International Calgary Boys Choir and over time led to writing, recording and performing original material in Canada and around the world. After returning to Canada and moving to Toronto, Brent graduated from Trebas Institute’s Entertainment Management Program with honours, which marked the beginning of a love affair with the business behind the music. Since then Brent has played an active role in Canadian music as an Artist Manager, Agent, Promoter, Publicist and Consultant with companies including The Music Managers Forum of Canada (MMF), Six Shooter Records, Live Tour Artists, Jane Harbury Publicity, Planet 3 Communications and Working Title Artists. Having joined the FACTOR team in August 2009 with a diverse understanding of musicality, performance, artist development, marketing, promotion and professional business practice, Brent contributes a well-rounded understanding of the industry to his position as Manager, Client Services at FACTOR.
About the Info Session
Canadian musicians and music industry companies enjoy a tremendous amount of support through various funding agencies. The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) in particular offers a number of funding programs that can help support your music projects. FACTOR's grants and loans can help with product creation and getting your music into the market, from recording to touring to promotion.
In this FREE session, Brent will give an overview of FACTOR’s new program guidelines and online system, and offer advice on how you or your company can become eligible to apply. He will also answer questions specific to the Demo and Juried Sound Recording programs in time for the upcoming October 24 application deadline.
TO REGISTER FOR THE FREE EVENT OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator