Thank you for applying to Round 3 of the Victorian Independent Producers Initiative (VIPI) Producers Mentorship Program. 

We especially encourage applications from First Peoples, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse/ people of colour, people living with disability, Deaf or hard of hearing people and people based regionally. 

You will also need to prepare your CV or LinkedIn profile and a summary of your learning goals.

Please have a look at the sample summary of your learning goals on the EOI page.

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* 1. Contact Details

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* 2. If your application is shortlisted, you will need to attend an interview via Zoom or another platform that is accessible for you. The interviews will take place on either 17 or 20 August 2021, during business hours. 

Are you available for up to an hour-long interview on these dates?

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* 3. If you are submitting an Auslan/ Video/ Audio application, please upload your files online and paste the URL/ link below. Maximum 8 min duration. 
Please respond to questions no. 4-7 in your video / audio recording.

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* 4. Please give us your independent producer statement.

i.e. What makes your producing practice unique? Which artists are you passionate about supporting and why? Which art forms are you passionate about supporting and why?

Your response needs to give us an insight into your rationale as a producer.

Please do NOT just list the artists you work with. You are able to do this in your CV. (Max 250 words)

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* 5. Why are you interested in this opportunity and why now? For example, what skills, networks, experiences do you want to get out of this program? (Max 250 words)

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* 6. The mentorship program involves group sessions. What do you think you have to offer to the group learning process? For example, you can speak to your skills, networks and experiences. (Max 250 words)

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* 7. If you are selected for this program, how will you support the sustainability of the artists / companies you are working with? (Max 250 words)

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* 8. Please provide up to 3 links to video/audio/ websites about the artists you work with. 

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* 9. Please provide up to 3 bios of the artists you work with. (Max 100 words per bio.)

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* 10. Please submit a short summary of your learning goals for the 12-month period. You can refer to the sample learning goals summary on the EOI page.

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* 11. Do you have any access requirements in order to be able to participate in this program?

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* 12. Please upload your CV.

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* 13. Alternatively, you can insert the URL to an online CV/ LinkedIn Profile.

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* 14. Do you identify as any of the following? Please select all that are applicable. This data helps us to understand better who is / who is not engaging with VIPI.

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* 15. What area of performing arts do you focus on as a producer? Tick all that apply.

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* 16. Thank you for applying to the VIPI Producers Mentorship Program! 
If you are shortlisted, we will be in touch the week commencing 09 August 2021.

Thank you for the time and energy you put into your application. Please let us know if you have any feedback about the application process, below.

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