IMAA Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2024

The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) announces its recommendation for a minimum increase to be added to the Media Arts Fee Schedule for 2024.

The current fee schedule was put in place by a vote from IMAA members at the 2022 AGM, as a goal to be achieved by 2024. That being said, these are only the recommended minimum fees. An updated fee schedule will be published in 2025.

For 2024, when applying for grants in particular, we recommend a minimum increase of 5% or the percentage of inflation in your area. The 5% recommendation is a simplified average of a 2% increase for 2023 and an additional 3% increase for 2024. Given that in 2022 the national inflation rate reached 8.1%, advocating for these inflation-based increases in your funding requests is both necessary and urgent.

Consult the IMAA Fee Schedule for 2024

The objective of the 2022-24 IMAA Fee Schedule is to raise the standards to which the entire independent media arts community should strive, in keeping with its values of fair remuneration for artists. We encourage organizations to follow the spirit of the Guiding Principles and to use the Fee Schedule when budgeting for future programming, as well as to refer to it in grant applications. 

DS4Y: CALL FOR PROPOSALS + Info Session

DS4Y: CALL FOR PROPOSALS + INFO SESSION

We’re excited to announce new opportunities under the DS4Y program!

Digital Skills for Youth (DS4Y) is a program funded by the Government of Canada which aims to help underemployed youth enhance and develop their digital and soft skills. Between November 2023 and March 2024, IMAA is offering funding for a minimum of 20 internships and artist residencies for underemployed youth.

Deadline to apply: November 3rd, 2023

+ Discord info session – Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. (ET)
+ Learn more about becoming a host organization : https://www.imaa.ca/ds4y-program-overview/

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Website Developer and Designer

Introduction: 

The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is seeking proposals from qualified web design and development firms to undertake a comprehensive redesign of our website. As a nonprofit arts service organization, an online presence is crucial to our overall operations, in order to maintain communication with members, and to present our various projects to the media arts community. We invite experienced individuals or design firms whose values align to our Basis of Unity to submit proposals for this project.

About the Independent Media Arts Alliance: 

IMAA is a member-driven non-profit national organization working to advance and strengthen the media arts community in Canada. Representing over 100 independent film, video, audio, and new media production, distribution, and exhibition organizations in all parts of the country, the IMAA serves over 16,000 independent media artists and cultural workers.

Project Overview:

The project involves a complete redesign of our existing website, IMAA.ca, to create a modern, user-friendly, and responsive platform. The new website should reflect our organization’s branding, values, and objectives. It must also incorporate the latest web technologies and best practices for usability and accessibility.

Scope of Work: 

The selected developer will be responsible for the following key tasks:

Proposal Submission: 

Interested firms should submit their proposals by October 31, 2023. Proposals should include the following:

Evaluation Criteria: 

Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

Timeline:

Contact Information: For inquiries and proposal submission, please contact: Yuko Fedrau, Operations Coordinator, at coord@imaa.ca 

Disclaimer: IMAA reserves the right to accept or reject any proposals received, to request additional information, and to negotiate terms with any qualified proposer. The issuance of this CFP does not commit IMAA to award a contract or pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a proposal. 

We look forward to receiving your proposals and exploring the possibility of collaborating on this exciting website redesign project.