Name of funding opportunityRecording Production Grant
Funding organisation websitehttps://www.musiikinedistamissaatio.fi/en/
MES’s record production grants are awarded for the production of new domestic performing and/or creative music recordings.
The key criteria for successful recording applications are
- the quality and level of the music and performance
- the originality, freshness and newness of the programme
- the recording’s musical and cultural impact
- distribution: the recording must have a commercial, professionally-run physical and/or digital distribution channel
Closer information at https://www.musiikinedistamissaatio.fi/en/support.
Recording support can be sought for a single recording that includes multiple pieces of music. The extent of the content (e.g. album, EP) must be clarified in the application. The application must be accompanied by at least three, but no more than five music samples. The samples must be the final material of the publishable record. The application can be submitted after the release of the album, however, it will not be accepted, if it is submitted more than 4 months after its publication.
The application period close at 24:00 on the deadline day. Late applications will automatically be transferred to the next application review round. The treatment process usually takes 6-8 weeks.