Midem Artist Accelerator

The first international career booster for emerging talent

  • What is the Midem Artist Accelerator?

    The Midem Artist Accelerator is an exclusive bootcamp for artists and their entourages. Designed to support managers, agents, labels and publishers as they look to grow their artists’ profiles globally, it’s a unique opportunity to access Midem's business expertise in export and innovative solutions.

    11 promising artists picked by an elite Artistic Committee all get to play live on the beautiful beach of Cannes, as well as benefit from a 360-degree programme onsite, including entry to selected conferences, learning and coaching sessions with industry mentors and networking opportunities with key players from the global music community.


    APPLY TO THE 2018
    MIDEM ARTIST ACCELERATOR


  • MAA ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES


  • A 360° programme

    PITCHING SESSIONS

    With prestigious music supervisors during the Global Sync & Brands Summit

    EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATIONS

    With inspiring Artists giving you the best tips
  • ONE-TO-ONE SESSIONS

    With experts in marketing, legal, publishing, etc.

    MENTORING SESSIONS

    With top-notch industry players
  • WORKSHOPS

    Exploring the latest services and best practices

    LIVE PERFORMANCES

    On the Midem By Night beach stage
  • BUSINESS MEETINGS

    Focusing on export and monetisation

    PROMOTION

    Across all Midem communication incl. the official vinyl compilation & playlist
  • Selection Criteria:


    • Be 18 years old or over;
    • Be an individual artist or a band;
    • Have a dedicated professional supporting team (manager, label, agent etc.);
    • Demonstrate media coverage and a solid presence on social networks;
    • Have a recording or publishing deal;
    • Have a minimum of 5 official live performances booked between 2017 – 2018;
    • Present a career development strategy (including export) with concrete short and long term objectives.

    APPLY TO THE 2018
    MIDEM ARTIST ACCELERATOR

    Key dates


    • 15 November 2017 : Opening of the call for entries
    • 28 January 2018: Closing of the call for entries
    • Early March: Announcement of the pre-selections
    • Mid April: Announcement of the Finalists
    • Early May: Announcement of the “Online Community Vote Winner”
      and “Artistic Committee Coup de Coeur”

    Key documents


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