AIM’s annual sync licensing master class is to return to London on 14th November 2016 in association with Music Gateway, with a host of top industry figures from the worlds of TV, film, advertising and games lined up to speak.
The evening will open with a special keynote interview with Nora Felder, music supervisor on hit shows including Californication, Ray Donovan, Roadiesand the Netflix-Original smash hit Stranger Things. Based in LA, Nora is one of the most in demand Music Supervisors in the industry and has received the Hollywood Music & Media Award for Outstanding Music Supervision in Television as well as multiple nominations from the prestigious Guild of Music Supervisors. Nora will be in conversation with David McGinnis, Head of Mute Song.
A panel discussion on synchronisation licensing will follow the keynote, exploring how to get independent music on TV, adverts, film and video games.
Debate will cover the following areas:
- The process involved in placing a track
- What makes a track ‘sync-able’?
- What can labels do to improve their chance of achieving sync licences for their artists?
- What types of deal can be done? What kind of figures are involved?
- How is the sync licensing business changing?
Panelists confirmed include:
- Ariel Sommer, Music Supervisor (synch2it)
- Louisa Rainbird, Creative Manager, Television (The Music Sales Group)
- Vikram Gudi, Music Supervisor (Elephant Music)
- Sarah Giles, Music Supervisor (Wave Music)
- Sergio Pimentel, Senior Creative (Ninja Tune)
- Connie Farr, Music Supervisor (ThinkSync Music)
- Nora Felder, Music Supervisor (Stranger Things)
The panel, chaired by Simon Raymonde of AIM member label Bella Union, will then take part in a listening session, with 10 tracks played and discussed from those submitted by audience members. Panelists will consider the sync suitability of the tracks and offer general advice to the labels on syncing the tracks. The evening will end with networking drinks.
The event will be held from 5.30pm-10pm on 14th November 2016 at Proud Camden, The Horse Hospital, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AH.
Tickets for this event are now available. The event is open to both AIM members and non-members. This event is expected to sell out.
Tickets are £38.40 (inc VAT) for AIM members, £84 (inc VAT) for non-members. Refreshments are included in the ticket price.
About our sponsor
Music Gateway have an Open Marketplace, specifically designed to allow creative and music industry professionals connect and work together in a global capacity. Get hired for service work, collaborate and get your music placed all on one platform. Not only is the platform run by their members through projects, they also have an A&R team who work with supervisors and major clients to bring the best of sync and song placement opportunities to their members. If you’re looking for tracks for your artist, songwriters to work with them or even remixers with a new sound to your existing network, this is the perfect place for you.
They are also the creators of The Private Network, which is a software designed to help companies manage their network of composers, writers, producers, artists and third party clients in one centralised area. With bespoke set-up and the ability to have instant messaging, file storage, project management, a playlist pitching tool and more, it’s the ultimate management system for anyone in the industry.