2013 APRA Hilltop Hoods Initiative
17 January 2013
One emerging Australian Hip Hop/Soul artist will have the opportunity to fast track their career with the 2013 Hilltop Hoods Initiative. Valued at $10,000, the grant is open to all up and coming hip hop artists or groups who have not released an album professionally.
The grant is aimed at funding costs associated with the manufacture and release of an album. In addition, the winner will receive legal advice courtesy of David Vodicka and Media Arts Lawyers, which can be used for general or specific career advice plus a Shure Microphone prize pack.
The grant is for costs associated with manufacturing, marketing and distributing a CD of at least five original songs.
To be eligible for the HTH initiative you must be:
- An emerging Australian based Hip Hop/Soul artist or group who has not released an album professionally.
- An Australian citizen or you must have been a legal resident of Australia for the past two (consecutive) years.
- Applicants must be an APRA member or have at least made application to join APRA. For more information on joining APRA go to www.apra-amcos.com.au
Applicants of any age can apply but it is expected that you will be in the early stages of your career.
The judging panel features some of Australia’s most influential Hip Hop figures.
Applications are open now! Get your entry in before 26th February 2013.
For more information on eligibility, details and entry form, please visit the APRA website.Read more »