16.01.19

Final speakers, keynote and panel details announced for AIM Sync

 

We’re excited to announce the final wave of speakers joining AIM Sync, as well as the full details of panels, keynote interview, listening sessions and one-on-one networking taking place on the day of the conference, 28th of January at The Barbican Centre.

 

Ticket holders to AIM Sync are invited to upload tracks to our Music Gateway portal. All tracks will be submitted to our panel of music supervisors who will select top tracks and offer feedback during two listening sessions at AIM Sync. All ticket holders will be sent a link to upload tracks.

 

There will also be 1-on-1 networking sessions with top international buyers. Music supervisors already confirmed to take part have worked on Oscar and BAFTA-nominated films and for companies including PlaystationRed Five andThinkSync.

 

Spaces for 1-on-1 sessions will be highly limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis to ticket-holders! If these are of interest to you, we recommend that you purchase tickets now if you haven’t already done to ensure you can get a place.

 

We’re also pleased to announce that a keynote interview will be held with Music Supervisor Michael Hill. Michael has had a long and accomplished career in film and TV music supervision, during which he has worked with directors such as Greta Gerwig (Ladybird), Todd Solondz (Weiner Dog, Dark Horse) and Ramin Bahrini (99 Homes, At Any Price). His recent TV projects have included HBO’s The Divorce and the network TV adaptation of The Purge. Michael previously spent 15 years in the A&R department of Warner Bros Records, where he worked with legendary alternative rock band the Replacements, among many other artists.

 

AIM Sync will be the first truly global sync conference in London. The newly announced speakers comprise an international group of experts from the worlds of music supervision, film, TV, gaming, advertising and composition. They have worked for companies including: Air Edel, Beggars Group, Brownswood Recordings, JAAK, Kobalt Music, Ninja Tune and Playstation.

 

The newly confirmed speakers include:

Becky Brook, JAAK

Clemmie Woodhouse, Ninja Tune

David Wille, Kobalt Music

Emily Appleton Holley, Air Edel

Emily Moxon, Brownswood Recordings

Emma Lomas, Beggars Group

Jim Fowler, PlayStation

 

For the full list of panel descriptions, details, speakers and timings, visit the AIM Sync event page on our website.

 

Panels will include:

  • Market Insight: The Sync Landscape
  • Soundtracking a TV drama
  • International Film Supervision
  • The Evolution of Creative Advertising
  • Alternative Routes: Sync Agencies
  • How Does Sync Influence A&R?
  • In-House Supervision – Broadcasters, Producers & Content-Creators
  • Placing Music at the Heart of Esports
  • Sync Strategy at Indie Labels
  • Crossfade presents: Sync 2028 – What will sync look like in 10 years time?
  • Market Focus: India in Sync
  • A Gaming Mindset
  • Making the Transition: Artist to Composer

 

Limited tickets for the event are still available with the full list of speakers on our website. The event is open to both AIM members and non-members.

 

Tickets are £120+VAT for AIM members, £160+VAT for Friends of AIM and £250+VAT for non-members. Lunch, refreshments and networking drinks in the iconic Barbican Conservatory are included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for members of affiliate organisations.