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GOOD NEWS: Changes to the IMDA Talent Assistance Scheme

Hi All,

Good day to you!

We have some good news.

1) The IMDA T-Assist Scheme has been extended to media professionals in all sectors, not just in media companies.

2)  Fresh Graduates from media schools can now also apply for IMDA Talent Assistance

3)  The 21 day deadline for funding application no longer applies. You can now apply up to 5 days after the first day of the course

More information below:

The IMDA T-Assist Scheme has been extended to media professionals in all sectors ,not just in media companies. This means Singaporean and PR media professionals who work in non media companies can now apply for IMDA Talent Assistance.
For example,if you're doing in-house media in a bank you can apply for 90% IMDA funding for many of our courses (subject to documentation checks).
Please note that this does not apply to staff of government agencies or government related companies.

Your job role has to be one of those found in the PDF document below to qualify for the grant (subject to documentation checks)

https://www.imda.gov.sg/-/media/imda/files/industry-development/talent-assistance/list-of-eligible-media-job-roles.pdf?la=en

If you are a fresh graduate  from a media course  (within 12 months from graduation excluding National Service period) you are also eligible for the IMDA grant (subject to documentation checks).  
The list of eligible media courses can be found in the below PDF documents

https://www.imda.gov.sg/-/media/imda/files/industry-development/talent-assistance/list-of-media-programmes.pdf?la=en

Upcoming Courses

AV8 Media is running the courses shown below 
Please do let us know if you are joining us to allow us to secure a place for you first.

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Course Name: All the Right Moves: Professional Camera Movement
Date: 04 - 06 Jun 2018 (Mon - Wed)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Derrick Loo

https://www.av8.com.sg/training/courses/camera-and-lighting/all-right-moves-professional-camera-movement

Course fee is S$ 1800 before GST // S$ 1926 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name : Broadcast Technology Workflows
Date: 05 - 06 Jun 2018 (Tue-Wed)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Loh Siu Yin

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/courses-broadcast-engineers/broadcast-technology-workflows

Course fee is S$ 2490 before GST // S$ 2664.30 after GST
(No IMDA Grant for this course)

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Course Name : IP Network Essentials for Engineers
Date: 07 - 08 Jun 2018 (Thu-Fri)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Loh Siu Yin

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/courses-broadcast-engineers/ip-network-essentials-engineers

Course fee is S$ 2490 before GST // S$ 2664.30 after GST
(No IMDA Grant for this course)

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Course Name : Fundamentals of After Effects
Date: 18 - 19 Jun 2018 (Mon-Tue)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Lynus Hee

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/colour-grading-and-motion-graphics/fundamentals-after-effects

Course fee is S$ 590 before GST // S$631.30 after GST
(No IMDA Grant for this course)

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Course Name: Advanced Colour Grading: Looks and Calibration
Date: 18 - 19 June 2018 (Mon-Tue)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Ian Wee

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/colour-grading-and-motion-graphics/advanced-colour-grading-looks-andcalibration

Course fee is S$ 990 before GST // S$ 1059.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Adobe Premiere Pro 250: Premiere Pro for Experienced Editors
Date: 20 - 22 June 2018 (Wed-Fri)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Ian Wee

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/editing/adobe-premiere-pro-250-premiere-experienced-editors

Course fee is S$ 990 before GST // S$1059.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Final Cut Pro X : Professional Post-Production
Date: 25 – 27 June 2018 (Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Isazaly Mohd Isa

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/editing/fcpx-professional-post-production

Course fee is S$ 1300 before GST // S$ 1391 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: REDucation
Date: 29 June – 01 July 2018 (Fri-Sun)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Ivan Agerton & Justin O'Neill

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/camera-and-lighting/reducation

Course fee is S$ 2100 before GST // S$ 2247 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Editing for Producers with Adobe Premiere Pro
Date: 03 - 05 July 2018 (Tue - Thu)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Gerard Tay

http://old.av8.com.sg/premiere_basic/adobe-premiere-pro-101

Course fee is S$ 850 before GST // S$ 909.50 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Producer's Toolkit (Production Operations)
Date: 06 & 09 July 2018 (Fri, Mon)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Juan Foo

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/courses-producers/producers-toolkit-2

Course fee is S$ 790 before GST // S$ 845.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Film Financing in an Entrepreneurial Age with Paul Miller
Date: 12 - 13 July 2018 (Thu-Fri)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Paul Miller

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/courses-producers/film-financing-entrepreneurial-age

Course fee is S$ 1790 before GST // S$1915.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Sound Editing Masterclass with Eddy Joseph
Date: 16 - 17 July 2018 (Mon-Tue)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Eddy Joseph

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/sound-related-courses/sound-editing-masterclass-eddy-joseph

Course fee is S$ 1790 before GST // S$ 1915.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Film Directing Workshop with Peter Webber
Date: 23 - 24 July 2018 (Mon-Tue)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Peter Webber

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/courses-producers/film-directing-workshop-peter-webber

Course fee is S$ 1790 before GST // S$ 1915.30 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: HDSLR and Compact Cinema Cinematography
Date: 24 - 26 July 2018 (Tue-Thu)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Derrick Loo

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/camera-and-lighting/hdslr-and-compact-camera-cinematography

Course fee is S$ 1500 before GST // S$ 1605 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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Course Name: Introduction to Colour Grading
Date: 27 - 29 Aug 2018 (Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Ian Wee

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/colour-grading-and-motion-graphics/introduction-colour-grading

Course fee is S$ 1300 before GST // S$ 1391 after GST
(No IMDA Grant for this course)

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Course Name : Fundamentals of After Effects
Date: 25 - 26 Sep 2018 (Tue-Wed)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Lynus Hee

https://www.av8.com.sg/courses/colour-grading-and-motion-graphics/fundamentals-after-effects

Course fee is S$ 590 before GST // S$ 631.30 after GST
(No IMDA Grant for this course)

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Course Name: Intermediate Visual Effects and Motion Graphics with After Effects
Date: 27 - 28 Sep 2018 (Thu-Fri)
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Instructor: Lynus Hee

https://av8.com.sg/courses/colour-grading-and-motion-graphics/intermediate-visual-effects-and-motion-graphics-after-effects

Course fee is S$ 800 before GST // S$ 856 after GST
(Price shown is before 90% grant)

This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the Talent Assistance Scheme by IMDA.
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA approval

Please note that under the latest IMDA rules, you can apply for the grant 30 days before and 5 days after the course commencement date

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