An Audience with…
This Keynote interview with Henry Semmence, Founder and Managing Director of Absolute Label Services, conducted by Chris Cooke, Business Editor & MD of CMU, will provide insight into Mr Semmence’s extensive career and explain more about how he became the success he is today.
CAREERS PANEL: The Writing’s On The Wall: Careers In Music Publishing
Q&A with industry panellists discussing day to day responsibilities and jobs when working in the publishing side of the music industry. Gain insight into career prospects, career progression and other opportunities within this competitive field.
Moderated by William Booth – Deputy Managing Director, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sarah Liversedge – Director of A&R, Bucks Music Group
Janice Brock – Co-Head of A&R / Head of UK Management Division, Sony/ATV Music Publishing
David Loader – Managing Director, Nottinghill Music
It All Starts With The Song: Entrepreneurship in Music Publishing & Copyright in association with The Musicians’ Union
Debate about how money being generated by subscription and ad-funded streaming services is shared between the ‘sound recording’ and ‘song copyright’ owners (the former getting a larger slice of the pie) are becoming increasingly vocal. Expert panellists will share perspectives on the call to stop websites distributing unlicensed content. Gain insight into the key aspects, opportunities and pitfalls to consider in this complex but profitable part of the music business.
Moderated by Ben Jones – The Musicians’ Union
Crispin Evans – Cote Basque Music Publishing
Maria Forte – Maria Forte Music Services
Jane Dyball – CEO, MCPS
Creative Film & TV Songs: Writing To A Brief
2 songwriters, Peter C Swash and James Henry perform one song each and get critiqued by an expert panel of 3. Hear insights and participate in discussions on the business of songs, synchronisation and writing to specific briefs for TV and Film. Experts will talk through the steps and actions to take when receiving and acting on these briefs.
Moderated by David Lowe – Composer/BASCA Media Executive Committee Board Member
Abi Leland – Founder and Managing Director – Leland Music
Paul Farrer – Composer for film and television
MEET THE FUTURE: Live Performance and Q&A – Sony ATV introduces Louis Mattrs
Sony ATV introduces one of their leading up and coming acts, Louis Mattrs
Introduced by Daniel Lloyd Jones – Vice President of A&R/New Music –Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Presented by Andy Ellis – PRS For Music