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05 Oct Member Discount: SensoriaPro Industry Day 2018

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SensoriaPro is a unique, informal gathering of composers, filmmakers, music publishers, music supervisors, games developers and festivals all under one roof to discuss the latest innovations in music and the moving image. A must-attend event with a stunning line up of speakers, direct access to international buyers and informal, friendly networking. We’re excited to be presenting SensoriaPro in a new venue this year.

2018 Line up:

Composing for Film – Masterclass with Ilan Eshkeri

Ilan Eshkeri is an award winning British composer whose extensive catalogue of film & television work includes multiple Oscar & BAFTA winning films, ranging from Still Alice and The Young Victoria through to Shaun The Sheep. Recently, he has co-created two ballets and composed music for astronaut Tim Peake’s Principia mission to the International Space Station. Eshkeri was also commissioned by Burberry for their game-changing autumn 2016 fashion show in London. He will give some insights into composing for film and also talking about his very successful and varied career.

In association with PRS for Music

Sound: New Sensations

This session will look at how we listen. We will explore AI music production, algorithmic curation plus how acoustics and immersive experiences could make a difference to our future listening experiences.
Guests include: Trevor Cox, Professor of Acoustic Engineering at the University of Salford where he carries out research and teaching focussing on architectural acoustics, signal processing and audio perception. Trevor is also an author and radio broadcaster having presented many documentaries on BBC radio and written books for academics and the general public.

Joe Thwaites, inhouse composer at Sony Interactive Entertainment, who is working on Sony’s first full-length VR game ‘Blood & Truth’, and ‘Dreams’. Joe will also be discussing audio implementation & audio design within VR.

The session will be moderated by Professor Nikki Dibben (University of Sheffield Music Dept).

The Value of Publishing in 2018

With record levels of royalties being collected and distributed to music creators, in particular revenue from music played via online platforms, this session aims to analyse, discuss and de-mystify the money paid by digital service providers (Spotify, Facebook, Netflix, GooglePlay, Apple Music, YouTube, Soundcloud etc.)
Panelists include Andy Farrow (Northern Music) and a representative from PRS for Music who will also be shedding light on the new Broadcast policy changes and it’s effect on publishing income.

Scoring Contest

A unique opportunity for delegates to score or place music to the teaser trailer for a new film The Runaways with the chance to have their submissions critiqued at SensoriaPro by a panel of industry experts led by Ian Neil (Head of Music for Film & TV, Sony) along with Connie Farr(ThinkSync) & Jenna Fentimen (Manners McDade).

The teaser trailer features highlights from the film interspersed with some dialogue.
The filmmakers require a new score or suggested placement that is ‘feel-good, humorous and uplifting but intercut with scenes of sadness and menace’. Vocal tracks might have the keywords, ‘running away’, ‘chase’, ‘escaping’, ‘together’ & ‘family’.

Register now to take part.

Funding for Musicians

A guide to the various avenues for funding and support for musicians at every stage in their career. Featuring Richard Brown (Relationship Manager, Music – Arts Council England), Chris Tams (BPI), Winifred Sandy (PRS Foundation), Joe Danher (Help Musicians UK) – chaired by Phil Patterson (Independent Music Consultant).


Date: 5 October, 2018
Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Trafalgar Warehouse, Sheffield


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Trafalgar Warehouse
120 Trafalgar Street
Sheffield, S1 4JT United Kingdom
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