AHIRC.org is an up-to-date, comprehensive database of health care resources for artists, performers, freelancers, and the self-employed. With passage of the Affordable Care Act, AHIRC is here to guide artists through the legislation and how it will affect the visual and performing arts and entertainment communities. It's mission is insure every artist in the United States.
New Dramatists is one of the country’s leading playwright centers and a nationally recognized new play laboratory. In the 65 years since its founding, 600 new dramatists have passed through its doors, creating work that has laid the foundation for contemporary American dramatic literature.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art offers a wonderful digital resource for artists, about artists, the Louisiana Channel. This video includes clips from well known and respected musicians and visual artists offering their best advice to emerging artists.
On March 15, 2015 at First Street Gallery, The Clark Hulings Fund presented The Challenges and Rewards of Working Large, An Art Business Panel Discussion. The panelists discussed what it was like to create large works of art: the difficulties in transporting, insuring and placing them, and the rewards of creating them.
The Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists provides business training and funding to professional working artists.
The following list has been compiled of organizations who support filmmakers. Please go to each site to find specific information for that organizaiton. If we left some out, please let us know and we'll add them.
In no particular order:
No Film School is the leading worldwide community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives. No Film School is where filmmakers learn from each other — “no film school” required.
This is a great community where filmmakers can share their lastest work on their profile page and ask questions of other filmmakers on the site. Watch the video below to get a sense of what the group offers.
The David Ross Fetzer Foundation for Emerging Artists offers annual grants to filmmakers and theater artists. The organization promotes innovative theatre and film through grants and mentoring. Visit www.thedaveyfoundation.org for more information.
Kyle Williams from Seeds of Music talks to DA Wallach - the Artist in Residence at Spotify. Interesting discussion about the current state of music streaming as well as where it is headed. They discuss the ongoing debate about paid and unpaid streaming services.
Seeds of Music's Kyle Williams talks with Mallory Zumbach of Round Hill Music to discuss the opportunities for independent musicians to license their work for various media like TV, film, video games and more.
Musical Family Tree is the Indianapolis-based site for all home grown Indiana music - both past and present. The site hosts an archive of hundreds of Indiana bands and their music. The group, a 501c3 non-profit, also helps promote local bands and musicians as well as sponsors events and festivals featuring local music.
Artful.ly is an intuitive software program that allows artists or arts organizations to sell tickets, take donations, and track donors and patrons on their own site. It works with Mail Chimp and your own website to allow artists and arts organizations to connect with and manage their relationships with their patrons and fans in a more organized way. The best news is, it's made possible through Fractured Atlas and is FREE!
ACI TIP: Seems to be an awesome tool for bands or small performing arts companies, but other artists should check it out to see if it might be useful for them too.
Watch this video to learn more.