Slaight Family Music Lab

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Overview

What is it?

Music creators are integral to the storytelling process. The Slaight Family Music Residency is designed to bolster the integration of composers and songwriters into the onscreen process and foster opportunities to increase the use of Canadian music in film, television, interactive and digital properties.

Program Contact

For questions and clarifications, please contact
programs@cfccreates.com

Music Residency performers on stage

Application Deadline

October 31, 2022

Duration

6 months

Tuition

None


Program Structure

The Slaight Music Residency is part-time, six-month creative and business experience that fully integrates composers and songwriters into the onscreen narrative storytelling process. The Residency is a combination of tailored mentorship, workshops and industry sessions that are designed to expand the skills, onscreen confidence and career and marketplace opportunities for participating music creators.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2022

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Eligibility

This program is designed for composers and singer-songwriters who:

  • Are deeply committed to their craft
  • Are ready to explore their artistic practice as it relates to onscreen music creation
  • Are prepared to engage in a professional collaborative process
  • Are looking to expand their range as an onscreen music creator


Composers

To apply, composers must must have scored some onscreen work, including features, short films, television series, webseries, commercials, documentaries, video games, and/or theatre.

Songwriters

To apply, songwriters must have written songs that have been placed in film, television series, webseries, commercials, video games, theatre, and/or released by a record label, or have a publishing contract.


Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.

Tuition & Fees

Thanks to the generosity and ongoing commitment of the Slaight Family Foundation, there are no tuition fees for this program. Additionally, successful candidates will receive a monthly $850 CAD bursary to help offset some of their expenses while in the program. Individuals from outside of Ontario who are relocating to Toronto to attend the CFC will also receive a fixed, one-time relocation bursary of $1,500 CAD.

Please note that the CFC is not an OSAP-accredited institution.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

The CFC is committed to providing accessible practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, or have any questions regarding appropriate accommodations, please contact Deborah Fallows, Executive Lead, People & Culture, at: dfallows@cfccreates.com.

Contact

For questions, please email:

programs@cfccreates.com

Program Alumni


Laura Barrett

Slaight Music Residency, 2015


Michael Peter Olsen

Slaight Music Residency, 2015


David Arcus

Slaight Music Residency, 2015


Liam Russell

Slaight Music Residency, 2015

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