BitTorrent Launches The Discovery Fund For Independent Musicians, Filmmakers & Designers

(AllHipHop News) Independent artists are constantly searching for ways to finance their work. BitTorrent is looking to offer an assist to content creators through its new Discovery Fund.

Over the next year, the San Francisco-based company is aiming to provide cash grants and promotional support to 25 artisans from around the world.

Musicians, filmmakers, designers and other creators working on projects that represent a diverse, original perspective are eligible for global distribution through BitTorrent.

Selected artists will be awarded $2,500 – $100,000 in marketing and distribution funding to be used at the creator’s discretion.

Public Enemy, Curren$y, Cam’ron, MF Doom, De La Soul, G-Eazy, and Prodigy of Mobb Deep are among the established acts that have utilized BitTorrent for distribution.

The Discovery Fund is the latest program launched by BitTorrent. This year has also seen the arrival of BitTorrent Now and BitTorrent News.

Anyone interested in applying for BitTorrent’s The Discovery Fund can find out more information here.

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