(CelebrityAccess) — A new pan-European initiative has been launched to assist music professionals to translate their ideas into successful businesses.
Starting in 2019, the program will take place over nine months, with 10 to 20 participants coming from all over Europe, who will have an opportunity to hone their ideas and to take part in training and personalized tutoring from a mentor.
JUMP’s initiators will also be able to attend industry conferences and festivals and sharpen networking and presentation skills through participation in JUMP activities. The slate of events include Un-Convention; MIL; Athens Music Week, MaMa, Nouvelle Prague, Linecheck and two additional to-be-announced conferences
JUMP will offer three fellowships over its duration (2018-2022), each taking place respectively in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
JUMP is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Commission, coordinated by MaMA Festival and Convention (FR) and implemented by a network composed of Un-Convention (UK), C.T.L (PT), M.E.S.O (GR), Nouvelle Prague (CZ) and ELITA (IT).
To be eligible to participate, an applicant must be a music industry professional with at least three years of practical experience in the industry. Applicants are also required to be living in one of the 28 member states of the EU or its candidate countries. The application also requires fluency in English, and to be above the age of 18 with international travel documents.
The deadline to submit your application is Monday the 14th of January 2019, 12:00 CET.