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April 8, 2013


GET WITH THE NET: LICENSING MUSIC FOR DIGITAL MEDIA (PMA event @ NAB)

 
You, your associates and all interested professionals are urged to attend:
 
 
GET WITH THE NET:
LICENSING MUSIC FOR DIGITAL MEDIA

The PMA has assembled an extraordinary panel of high-profile digital media professionals and this will be the “do not miss” event at NAB.  Learn the mysteries of where the money is, what questions to ask, and how monetize your musical copyrights.

Monday, April 8th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Las Vegas Hotel
 (previously known as the Las Vegas Hilton)
Ballroom B


 
RSVP:  Debra@pmamusic.com
(This event is free to attend but RSVPs are encouraged)
No-Host Bar
 
Panelists:

Joel Goodman - Moderator
President, Cue Music

Ryan Born
CEO, AdRev
 
Todd Brabec
Attorney/Consultant/Educator/Author
 
Paul Friedman
Senior Vice President - Music Affairs, Sony Pictures
 
Scott Sellwood
Strategic Partner Development Manager, YouTube
 
Adam Taylor
President, APM Music

Panelists Bios:

Ryan Born is the CEO of AdRev, a YouTube asset administration service, micro-licensing platform, and multi-channel network that currently represents 2.5 million music copyrights and monetizes over 7 million YouTube videos.  The company optimizes placement and revenue opportunities through its dedicated in house team, ingestion/reporting technology, and partnerships with other leading YouTube networks including Maker Studios and Fullscreen.  Prior to AdRev, Ryan was the Vice President of Finance for WireImage, where he oversaw licensing and royalty administration for over 8 million copyrights from 2,500 rights holders, and during which time the company was acquired by Getty Images for $208 million. Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant and serves on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Venture Association. To follow up with him, contact ryan@adrev.net.
 
Todd Brabec, Esq. is an Adjunct Associate Professor at USC where he teaches courses on Music Licensing, Music Publishing and Film, Television and Video Game Scoring and Song Contracts and is an Entertainment Law attorney and Governing Committee member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries.
As Executive Vice President of ASCAP over a 37 year career, he was responsible for signing most of ASCAP’s successful songwriters and film and television composers, for significantly changing ASCAP’s distribution, payment and survey systems and for eliminating most policies and provisions that were not in the best interests of songwriters and composers thereby enabling ASCAP to survive and succeed in a competitive world and increase it’s annual revenue from 60 million dollars to 995 million dollars and from a 20%  market share to market share dominance in all major media.  Brabec is a Deems Taylor Award winning co-author of “Music, Money and Success: the Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business”.
 
Paul Friedman
is Senior Vice President of the Music Affairs Group at Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).  Paul is responsible for music transactions on behalf of SPE’s global operations and its affiliated entities and production and distribution companies.  He handles the acquisition of music rights for theatrical, television, home entertainment, online, mobile and videogame productions, as well as consumer products, marketing, promotions and merchandise. Paul also oversees music transactions involving new media outlets to exploit music content online and has spearheaded key deals with iTunes, Amazon MP3, Spotify, GooglePlay, YouTube and others.  Prior to joining SPE, Paul practiced law in Los Angeles for King, Holmes, Paterno and Berliner, LLP, worked as a financial analyst for Polygram Music Publishing, and as an attorney at two other Los Angeles-based law firms.
 
Joel Goodman (moderator) is an Emmy-winning composer who has written music for over 100 films.  His work has appeared at every major film festival in the world and includes scores on films and television programs that have received 4 Oscar nominations, 10 Emmy awards and over 20 Emmy nominations with an impressive array of distinguished directors and producers.  Prior to scoring films, Joel composed music for advertising and produced records, including those for Chuck Mangione, Livingston Taylor and Carla Lother.  In 1999, he founded the record label Museum Music and in 2002 co-founded the music licensing and publishing company MusicBox. Joel conducts university master classes in the US and Europe, is a regular panelist for such organizations as ASCAP, IFP, AFI and SCL amongst others, and serves on the board of the Production Music Association where he is the Chairman of the Technology Committee.
 
Scott Sellwood
serves on the Business Development team at YouTube where he spearheads the company’s music publishing outreach and efforts.  He’s on point for negotiating many of the licensing agreements with songwriters, music publishers, and societies, while also providing insight and support for the company’s broader rights management initiatives.   He’s also an accomplished recording and touring artist who’s spent countless days creating music and performing throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe with a variety of artists and bands (including the critically-acclaimed Saturday Looks Good to Me).  Previously, Scott was SVP and General Counsel at RightsFlow, acquired by Google in 2011, and a litigator and counselor at Farella, Braun + Martel, LLP and Landels, Ripley & Diamond, LLP in San Francisco, CA.

Adam Taylor - For over two decades, Adam has been helping intellectual property companies manage and extract value from their copyrights, trademarks and patents. As president of APM Music, Adam continues to reinforce the company's standing as an innovative creative house and production music library with one of the most diverse collections of original music for every type of media.  Prior to APM Music, Adam was president of Taylor/Fox Enterprises, marketing patent-protected inventions; founding partner of Goldman/Taylor Entertainment, developing numerous television properties; and President and CEO at Caswell-Massey, the oldest perfumer in the U.S.  Adam is currently an Association of Independent Music Publishers board member and sits on the Board of Advisors for the Santa Monica Collage Academy of Entertainment and Technology.

Monday, April 8th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Las Vegas Hotel
 (previously known as the Las Vegas Hilton)
Ballroom B

 
RSVP:  Debra@pmamusic.com
(This event is free to attend but RSVPs are encouraged)
No-Host Bar

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