NZ On Air will fund 24 new music projects in its latest Making Tracks funding round.
The 24 projects were selected from a field of 144 applications, the heaviest round this funding year.
There are 12 $10,000 grants for recording a song and making a music video to back up the release of the song and 12 $6,000 grants for making a music video only.
This is the fifth Making Tracks funding round for the 2013-2014 funding year. So far this year, we have taken in 614 applications and we have funded 115 projects.
"The level of interest from artists for NZ On Air support to record songs and make music videos continues to grow. And we know, based on the latest Vodafone NZ Music Awards, that these songs and videos are finding appreciative audiences, and that's what it's all about," said NZ On Air Music Manager Brendan Smyth.
Decisions are based on the broadcast, music and audience merits of the songs that have been submitted, judged by a panel of broadcasting and music professionals.
The list of 24 November projects follows -
Funding of up to $10,000 for each of the following 12 Making Tracks projects in the November 2013 round, comprising up to $4,000 for recording a song and $6,000 for making a music video of that same song -
Funding of $6,000 for each of the following 12 Making Tracks projects in the November 2013 round, being funding for making a music video only -
The November Making Tracks Panel was -
This is the last Making Tracks funding round for the 2013 calendar year. The next Making Tracks funding round - the first for 2014 - is the February round, which closes at 5.00pm on Saturday 01 February.
Applications can be made online at www.nzonair.govt.nz/music
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