This is the official information from their website:
Spring is in the air, shorts and sunglasses are finally out of the drawer and the festival season is officially starting with the first weekend of Coachella. Its outstanding lineup of artists is hitting the stage this very weekend! And what about JAM? While our BeatCoin release is slowing rolling out to all of you, the JAM team wants to make sure thatEVERYONE is going to feel the warm wind of spring and get in the right mindset for the season. And what’s more of help than tons and tons of great, fresh beats?
Here’s a rundown of the JAM challenge starting right NOW: create a song that is inspired by spring, good vibes, music festivals and outdoor life. Mix at least 5 style packages to make sure to create a UNIQUE sound!
How to participate:
0. Get Music Maker JAM on your smartphone (it’s free!): http://bit.ly/JAM_web
1. Create your tune in Music Maker JAM and (optionally) add a recording of your voice.
2. Release your song in Music Maker JAM with the title #FeelGoodJAM - song title of your choice.
3. Share your track on Social Media including the hashtag #FeelGoodJAM and #MusicMakerJAM (the best ones will get a RT!)
Make sure your cover art stands out: - select a high-quality image for your song’s cover photo!
The best songs will be selected by the JAM jury and featured in the app as well as on social media and in the newsletter!
Good luck everyone!
Contest rules in detail:
- Contestants are free to use any style packs - your track must contain at least 5 style packages though.
- Original vocals, recorded via Voice Recording are encouraged.
- Your track must be no longer than 5 minutes.
- No other software/app can be used except JAM, as well as any sort of copyrighted material.
- Only 1 track allowed for submission per unique community account.
- Only new tracks posted during the contest’s duration (April 13 - 23) will be taken into consideration. Please, do not just add the hashtag to old songs!
- Likes and plays in the community won’t be taken into consideration when defining the winning tracks (this rule might change in the future - just hold onto it for now!)
Very interesting this. It is alittle bit short on time though as the proposals have to be turned in very soon. The tenth of April...
Interactive Creators: Explore the Short Form. The Very, Very Short Form.
Life is short, today more so than ever. We want it all. We want it now. And we want it fast. But just because something is bite-sized doesn’t mean that it’s lacking in depth or feeling.
We’re asking artist-creators to develop mobile and interactive experiences that are funny, moving, engaging or thought-provoking. You can be a designer, a writer, a creative coder, a digital artist, a musician or a game designer. You can be independent or part of a studio or collective.
Ten winners: 10,000€ eachAn international jury made up of artists, producers and journalists will select the ten best entries that meet our criteria, embrace the theme of mobility, and respect the 10 rules of engagement. The ten winners will receive up to 10,000€ to produce their project and premiere it at IDFA DocLab festival in Amsterdam in November 2017.
Time is ticking. Send in your project proposals before Monday April 10 2017 @noon.
You can see the full technical brief and information on how to submit your proposal here. Submissions close 10 April 2017 @ noon. Proposals must be presented in French or English.
All submissions, questions, or requests for clarification can be addressed by email to email@example.com. Questions may be written in French or English.@
More about 60 Seconds –Mobile and Interactive ProjectsIn 2014, the National Film Board of Canada and ARTE launched Interactive Haikus to give digital artists the chance to create short-format experiences that pack a punch. And now in 2017, the NFB and ARTE in collaboration with IDFA DocLab are calling on interactive creators to develop a mobile and interactive project for the smart phone.
This contest is now in its seventh year and should be of interest for experimental developers out there as the price money is high and there have been Android apps winnning earlier.
There is three categories and one is for Sound apps that goes artsy.
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About the Contest
#GetCashed on BandLab! We’ve lined up another amazing contest for you — publish an original track on BandLab and you could win $500!
*Scroll down for full Terms and Conditions.
2nd – 4th: 100USD each
How we pick the winners
The 10 most liked entries will make it to the judging round. A judging panel from the BandLab team will then select the winners.
The judge’s decision will be final—and will be based on artistic merit so get creative!
How do I win?
FYI: Your entry has to be a new track, published during the competition period. Editing an existing song’s description with the hashtag doesn’t count!
Submit your entries by 2nd May 2017, 2359 hrs.
How do I get more likes?
Get active within the BandLab community. Following other users makes them more likely to check out your profile and published tracks. Follow, like, comment and even collaborate with other BandLab users to build a rapport within the community.
Keep sharing! BandLab makes it easy to share your published music to your social media profiles. Encourage your friends to sign up on BandLab to like your submission.
Don’t submit too late! An earlier submission means more time to accumulate those likes.
Contest Terms and Conditions
The #GetCashed Music Competition (the “Competition”) is organised by BandLab Singapore Pte Ltd.
Not a music making contest but for you visual artists out there to create a music video using the animation app FlipaClip that is easy to use. The contest is made to celebrate that the app goes iOS as well but is open for the Android platform to of course.
Here is a lot of official information:
VisualBlasters, LLC, Miami-based maker of smartphone apps, today announced popular FlipaClip app will be available on the Apple App Store March 1, 2017. The action animation software - which has been downloaded 4 million times with 500,000 active monthly users on the Android platform -- puts the power of animation in the hands of anyone with a smartphone or tablet. As part of the iOS launch, the company is teaming with indie-band ‘Tell Her I Love Her’ to host a contest within the FlipaClip app, that gives users the chance to create an animated music video for the band’s first single, “Unravel”.
The “Animate ‘Unravel’ Contest” is open to Android and iPhone FlipaClip users from March 15th to April 26th. Judges for the “Animate ‘Unravel’ contest” were announced today including Grammy-winning animator, Michael Patterson, of iconic 80s animated “Take On Me” video for the band, A-ha, (https://youtu.be/djV11Xbc914) and Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract” video (https://youtu.be/xweiQukBM_k). Patterson teaches at University of Southern California’s Division of Animation and Digital Arts. Also judging will be Society of Voice Arts and Sciences and the Voice Arts Awards Co-founder Joan Baker with a third judge to be announced.
“We were approached by the ‘Tell Her I Love Her’ band with the idea of launching a contest using FlipaClip. We loved their music and have always been fans of animated music videos. It seemed a perfect opportunity to engage our users,” said Jonathan Meson, CEO/Founder of Visual Blasters, makers of FlipaClip. “FlipaClip puts the power of animation in the hands of millions. I fully expect the next major animator who works at Disney, Pixar or Microsoft Studios to be discovered in our user base -- maybe even this contest.”
“Powerful technology once reserved for animation and film studios is now accessible to everyone. Using breakthrough animation software like FlipaClip, anyone with a smartphone or tablet has the power to animate their ideas and create something visually inspiring.” said contest judge and “Take On Me” animator Patterson. “I am eager to see what styles of animation and interpretations of the song, ‘Unravel’, will come out of this contest!”
“Just as the Voice Arts® Awards created a recognition ceremony for top mainstream and industry talents in voice acting, FlipaClip empowers budding animators to share their art in the mainstream, quickly and visibly”, said Joan Baker. “Voice acting and animation go hand in hand and I am excited to see these artistic creations come to life before they are voiced.”
“This is an incredible opportunity to crowd-source our music video to a community of animators,” said ‘Tell Her I Love Her’ band manager Brian O’Shea. “We wanted to bring our music directly to consumers and were inspired by Michael Patterson’s A-ha video. FlipaClip provides an ideal platform to put our music in the hands of the masses. We’re excited to see what today’s animators will come up with for our song Unravel, using FlipaClip.”
Winners of the “Animate Unravel Contest” will be announced in New York City in May 2017. Awards include some $2,000 in cash prizes, as well as hundreds of free professional user versions of the software for the most stand-out submissions.
FlipaClip represents an entirely new category of shareable content for the non-professional but creative person. Available on Android and Apple app stores, FlipaClip provides the fastest route between a human and a cartoon, allowing you to relive your childhood and express creativity or professional skills in a cooler way. Draw your cartoon using frame-by-frame animation. It works just like the old school flipbook but with a modern twist.
About VisualBlasters LLC
In 2010, brothers Marcos and Jonathan Meson formed Visual Blasters to create intuitive apps that help people express themselves. The brothers combined programming and design skill created XiiaLive, the most stable and uninterrupted Internet radio app, rated in the top-100 in the GooglePlay Store with 5-million downloads. A year and half later, they launched FlipaClip, a flipbook style drawing and animation app for Android achieving a 4.3/5.0 star rating and more than 4,000,000 downloads. Visual Blasters delivers top quality apps that consistently rank among the best available for smartphone and tablet users. http://www.visualblasters.com
About Tell Her I Love Her
‘Tell Her I Love Her’ (https://www.tellheriloveher.com & https://youtu.be/bXNy3MW0JBY) is an indie Cross-Country/Pop-Rock band formed in Miami in 2016. Their first single, Unravel, is available Valentine’s Day 2017 and included in the FlipaClip App for the “Animate Unravel Contest.”
Last contest and worth checking out as the prices are decent (specially if for some strange reason you are a Linkin Park fan) and this last month is open to all kinds of musical stylelees.
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Music Maker Jam announced a contest where the idea is to take inspiration from a film and create piece of music.
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So this is the second contest that Stagelight is doing together with Smule's AutoRap application.
I did not understand when mentioning the first contest that it was to make a Rap/Hip Hop song instrumental for the AutoRap app. I thought it was meant that a person was supposed to use the AutoRap app for rapping which is less interesting in my book.
In either case as an instrumental it makes sense for a Rap producer to participate as it will give a decent amount of exposure.
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The Stagelight contests continues and there is worthwhile prices to be had.
This one finishes in a little bit less than one month.
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Music Maker Jam the remix application have gone together with a mobile phone company to create a contest with three different ways to win.
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Link for more more knowledge of the procedure and what can be gained from Stagelights monthly contests:
It ends the 15th of December.
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A contest with prices provided by IK Multimedia.
Finishes the fifth of December.
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This is an ongoing contest with separate and one bigger prize after everything is over is now in its eight month and the music style is open this time.
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Stagelight is doing this together with Smule and their app Autorap. Basically upload a Beat for people rapping on top using Autorap.
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