International Foundation Apollo-Union -
Application process
 
                                                    Artistes-Partners
 
Muse - Like, Apollo, Belarus, Russia, USA, Europe
There are two types of Artistes participating in the Festival.
 
OnePerformer:
 
The Artiste who will actually perform in the Festival: the dancer, actor, musician, vocalist, or original artiste.
The Performer can be an individual or group performing as one unit.
 
Two or more Partners:
 
Any non-performer attending Festival events with an Artiste.
 
These can be:
 
organizations, agencies, studios, or educational institutions with which the Artiste works;
 
parents or guardians of young performer Artistes;
 
industry professionals such as specialists in lighting or sound, hair, make-up, wardrobe, etc., that are involved directly in the Artiste’s performance.
All Application Packets must include: 
 
1.  Completed application form  includes at minimum a short personality profile/biography
 (250 words maximum)
 
2. * Press Kit:
Media material of applicant’s two performance (amateur quality is fine): videotape, DVD, CD, audiotape, slides, etc. and  professional color photos.
 
3.  $99 non-refundable entry fee for each individual participating    
 
All application materials submitted form the Panel Jury’s basis for an initial evaluation.
 
The FAMe does not accept CDs outside of the application process. We also do not send material back to applicants.
Support materials "Press Kit"
 
Electronic Support material may be sent to: PR@apollomuse.org  
 
Current recording of your act (CD or DVD only), clearly labeled with your Act name on both the Cover and the CD/DVD biographies and background materials if relevant. 
 
Electronic images can only be accepted at 300 DPI or more. All support material must be received by the FAMe by the September 30, 2011, or we will be unable to process your application for Winter Competition.
 
Artistes may include other marketing materials such as articles or reviews about their performances, letters of reference, promotional materials for their shows, etc.
Terms and Conditions
 
These Terms of  Use are applicable only to those Web pages operated by the International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™ and which concern the rights and responsibilities of the Artistes as well as legal concerns regarding the video clips of each Artiste’s performance produced and distributed on DVD.
 
I. Acceptance of Legal
Access to and uses of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. Entering this website and viewing its documents signifies acceptance of and compliance with these legal terms and conditions. No distribution, modification, transmission, or revision of the contents of this site may take place without the written permission of the Producer of the International Foundation Apollo-Union.
 
II. Ownership of Rights and Limitation of Use
All contents on this Website and all copyrights, trademarks and any other intellectual property rights related to these contents are owned or licensed by the IFAU or the owner of such contents. Other than to the extent expressly permitted by applicable law, no contents on this Website may be used, copied, modified, translated, distributed or otherwise utilized without the prior permission of the IFAU or the owner of the contents.
The International  Foundation Apollo-Union reserves the right to add, delete, or modify these Terms or the contents of this Website at any time and without notice.
 
III. Disclaimers of Warranties
The contents on this Website are provided without warranties of any kind, either direct or implied (including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement of third parties' rights). The IFAU does not warrant that the contents are error-free. Producers of the International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™ will make reasonable effort to place accurate and up-to-date information on this Website, but they make no warranty of its accuracy, completeness, and/or timeliness.
 
 IV. Disclaimer of Links
With the exception of the official Website for the International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™, the Festival does not operate or maintain contents on websites that are directly or indirectly linked from this website (the "Linked Sites"). Any reference to a Linked Site or to a specific third party's product or service on the Website or a Linked Site is not an endorsement by the IFAU, which disclaims liabilities for access to and use of Linked Sites.
 
V. Limitation of Liability
The International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™ is not liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or other damages (including, but not limited to, economic losses, lost profits, lost revenues, or lost data) arising out of the access to or inability to access this Website or the Linked Sites, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
 
VI. Transmitted Materials
Any materials, information, or ideas transmitted to or posted to the Website ("Transmitted Material") is deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary and the International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™ has no obligations, including without limitation confidentiality obligations, in connection with the Transmitted Material.
 
VII. Valid Only in the United States
This Website is intended for and directed to residents of the United States and all advertising and related claims contained in this Website are valid only in the United States.
 
VIII. Linking to the Website
Other sites are granted permission to link to the Website only if the following linking policy is complied with: the other site must not slander or damage the International Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™; the other site must not contain inappropriate content; the other site may not create a frame around the IFAU content or create the impression by any other method that the content does not belong to the IFAU; the other site must use the name of the Festival correctly. With any breach of these Terms of Use, this permission terminates automatically. Upon termination, any links to the Website must be removed. Links may be created to the home page for the IFAU at www.apollomuse.org©. Links may be made to other pages on the Website, but specific pages or materials on the Website may have unique Terms of Use also requiring compliance.
 
IX. Producer
The International Review – Talent Festival “Apollo’s Muse”™ 2012-2022 in Las Vegas and Hollywood is produced by the International Foundation Apollo-Union (IFAU).
 
X. Trademarks and Copyrights
©2005-2012 International Foundation Apollo-Union, All rights reserved.
The name of the IFAU or the International FAMe logo may not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of this information without specific, prior written permission. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
 
Copyright & Permissions
 
The International Festival "Apollo's Muse" ™ reserves the right to document the event- film, video recording, hard disc or DAT, televising or photographing (herein after called “the Medium”), of any performance provided that:
 
  1. The length of the medium is less than 4 minutes duration with a maximum of 30 second grabs of any take- to prevent reproduction.
  2. That the medium is only used by the Festival for promotion and documentation of the event. Any subsequent retaining, storage, usage or packaging (either in electronic or hard copy format) of the recorded material is by permission of the IFAM only and remains the property of the IFAM, and the copyright and artistic property of the artist.
 
Please note that while the International Festival “Apollo's-Muse”™ retains the copyright of recordings made at the Festival, the copyright of the performances themselves remains with the performers.
 
Rules and Regulations 
 
Each Artiste, whether an individual or group, may present only two performance numbers (in the same category of music, dance, vocal performance, theatrical presentations, art, or original genre) at the International Review phase on-line of the competition and one final performance at the Talent Festival which has been chosen out of those two.
 
Applicants may be male or female from the ages of 6 to 106. The information provided on the application form and accompanying media materials must refer to and showcase the participant(s) who will be performing.
 
Only serious applicants will be considered.
 
Public Liability Insurance
 
Performers who are selected for the Festival must carry public Liability Insurance. Please provide a copy of your policy with your returned contract if selected. If you need information regarding public liability insurance please contact the Artistic Team info@apollomuse.org
 
Applicants who pass the initial screening become Artistes and are provided with a Contract and the Rules and Regulations at the Artistes’ Orientation. As a condition of participation in the event, all Artistes must execute the Contract prior to their first performances in the International Review portion of the event.