SYNC: Music Video Production Program

The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP) and Mirus Records bring you the SYNC: Music Video Program. SYNC is a music video production program for emerging musicians and filmmakers based in Nova Scotia which provides education, funding and showcasing opportunities to three teams.

September 20th: Applications Due

October 4: Applicants informed of acceptance to program. Participants will be chosen by a jury.

October 10: Orientation Session (Mandatory)

Throughout October-December: AFCOOP Fall Workshop Series

November 9: Concept Planning Meet up

December 5: Budget, Tech & Logistics Planning Meet up

January: Music Videos in Production Phase

February: Music Videos in Post-Production Phase

Mid-March: Screenings of Music Videos and Live Show / Party

Education and Feedback

Unlimited access to AFCOOP’s Fall Workshop Series. A day long intensive workshop taught by a music video producer.

Funding and Gear Rental

  • $1000 cash towards production
  • $2000 in gear rental from AFCOOP
  • 7 day use of AFCOOP editing suite


The program will end with a screening of the three music videos as well as a party where the three musical artists who took part will play live.

Emerging Musician Eligibility:

  • proof of two years professional experience in field
  • proof of active live performance
  • exhibits basic training
  • does not have album sales past $5000

Emerging Filmmaker Eligibility:

  • less than three years professional experience
  • has basic training
  • has completed one independent film or video artwork

Musicians and Filmmakers apply SEPARATELY.

Emerging Musician:

  • Two songs (via links NOT attachments)
  • link to music streaming
  • ONE PAGE letter of intent (explaining your experience as a musician and reasons for wanting to participate in the program)
  • ONE PAGE CV (discography, shows over the past 12 months, notable awards, press)

Emerging Filmmaker:

  • Must apply as a director-producer team of two
  • Two samples of video work (via links NOT attachments)
  • a ONE PAGE letter of intent on behalf of both the director and producer (explain why you want to participate in the program)
  • 2 ONE PAGE CVs from both the director and producer

Email your applications to before midnight on September 20.