Let’s Talk Sync 2.0

Fri May 5th 13:30-17:30 | Suecia

During a string of sessions at SPOT+ we will be focusing on the many aspects of working with sync in commercials, film and TV!

Presented by Promus & SPOT+ in cooperation with NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), with support from Music Publishers Association of Denmark and the Arts Council of Denmark.

Opening remarks by Tess Taylor

Fri May 5th 13:30-13:40 | Suecia

Tess Taylor, NARIP, will give a brief introduction to the Let’s Talk Sync seminar.

Tess Taylor (US)

President, NARIP
Tess Taylor is president of the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) & creator of NARIP's Music Supervisor Sessions, which have yielded over 700 placements for NARIP members to date. Ms. Taylor works with international groups to connect their members to opportunities in the US and has consulted businesses such as InsideSessions The Walt Disney Company and BMG Entertainment. Read Tess' full bio here

Introducing the Nordic Sync Model

Fri May 5th 13:40-14:00 | Suecia

In 2015, Nordic rights holders agreed on a shared model for sync licensing. The process of creating the model started years before, in a time where broadcasters and producers were severely limiting their use of copyright music. Now the model represents something unique in the world of licensing. Nordic Copyright Bureau will give you some insights into the model and its purpose.

Meet Gina Rosland Eide/Nordic Copyright Bureau.

Gina Rosland Eide (DK/NO)

Music Clearance & Client Relations Manager, NCB (Nordic Copyright Bureau)
Gina Rosland Eide is the Music Clearance & Client Relations Manager at NCB (Nordisk Copyright Bureau) in Copenhagen. She is the eyes and ears of the organization towards the movie- and TV-industry making sure that Nordic movies and TV-producers have all correct information about the new license model and thereby gives producers permission to use commercial music in movies- and TV-productions.

Biased History of Music in Advertising

Fri May 5th 14:00-14:30 | Suecia

Music in advertising has become an important aspect and monetizer of the global music industry, but it wasn’t always relevant nor respected. Josh Rabinowitz, an important player in the business for the last two decades, will examine that history and deliver some anecdotal insight into why people pay so much attention to that intriguing space where music and ads intersect.

Meet Josh Rabinowitz/Townhouse.

Josh Rabinowitz (US)

Executive Vice President & Director of Music, Townhouse
Josh Rabinowitz has been of one the most successful music executive in the advertising field for the past 15 years. As an executive music producer, he has worked on many top campaigns for brands such as Cover Girl and Pantene. In addition, Rabinowitz has worked with an array of hit music artists, such as Rihanna, the Black Eyed Peas, Cyndi Lauper, Macy Gray, LL Cool J and Smokey Robinson.

How to Pitch & Place Music in Hollywood Film, TV & Trailers

Fri May 5th 14:40-15:20 | Suecia

Music placement has increased dramatically in importance with new media channels, and the competition just to get noticed is fierce. In this presentation Tess Taylor will share best practices for reaching busy people that improve chances of success. Most importantly, she will discuss fee ranges for the top 8 areas of music placement, and how to make and close deals in ways that keep music buyers coming back for more.

Meet Tess Taylor, president of NARIP

The Gatekeepers and Placement of Music in Commercials

Fri May 5th 15:20-16:10 | Suecia

In a recent article in Forbes Magazine, music supervisor Jordan Passman of Los Angeles-based scoreAscore, digs into the infrastructure of placing music in commercials and which “gatekeepers” to pass. This panel will discuss this subject in more detail and bring their own experiences to the table.

Meet Jordan Passman/scoreAscore, Jocelyn Brown/Leo Burnett, Morgan Thoryk/Media Arts Lab, Patrick Buchanan/Ignition Creative & Jesper Gadeberg/Musicstylist.com. Moderator: Tess Taylor, NARIP

Jordan Passman (US)

CEO & Founder, scoreAscore
Jordan Passman founded scoreAscore in 2010 in Los Angeles An online marketplace that connects composers with clients in film, advertising, commercials, TV, apps etc. Today his platform has become the internets leading sound marketplace to find custom and original music, voice over and sound design, and companies who have hired scoreAscore composers include Google, Disney, Universal and Reebok among several others.

Jocelyn Brown (US)

Senior Manager, Leo Burnett
Jocelyn Michelle Brown is a music supervisor, producer, DJ, writer and conduit. As of April 2014, Ms. Brown joined the Music and Celebrity Services division at Leo Burnett Chicago; she is working across all agency channels, contributing to projects for such clients as Kelloggs, Allstate, Nintendo, McDonalds, Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Samsung Global, Firestone and others.

Morgan Thoryk (US)

Music Supervisor, Media Arts Lab
Morgan Thoryk is a music supervisor at Media Arts Lab. Her previous roles include Director of Licensing at Capitol Records and Music Producer at mcgarrybowen and Comma Music & Sound Design in Chicago. As a music supervisor, she has worked on campaigns for Apple, Kraft, Disney, Bud Light, Blue Cross, Sears, Pizza Hut and more.

Patrick Buchanan (US)

Music Supervisor, Ignition Creative
Patrick Buchanan has played an essential role in projects from independent micro-budget movies to summer blockbusters including campaigns for American Hustle. He is currently music supervisor at Ignition Creative where he collaborates with artists, producers and composers, and his latest projects include Game of Thrones, The Hobbit and Interstellar.

Jesper Gadeberg (DK)

Music Stylist, Musicstylist.com
Jesper Gadeberg is regarded one of the leading creative music supervisors placing music in commercials for clients and brands all around the World. He is the creative mind behind one of the awarded International commercials in the commercial year of 2013/2014 for Jack & Jones Making The Cut placing Nick Cave, and for the Magnum Proudly Seeking Pleasure campaign for which he received Gold at Epica 2015 for best use of music.

How to “Breaking Bad”

Fri May 5th 16:20-17:30 | Suecia

Thomas Golubic is one of the top-level music supervisors within music and TV-series. He is responsible for the music for ”Breaking Bad”, ”6 Feet Under”, ”The Killing", ”Better Call Saul”, ”Halt & Catch Fire” & ”The Walking Dead”, and he will tell us more about his work in this interview with Nis Bøgvad. 

Meet Thomas Golubic/SuperMusicVision in a conversation with Nis Bøgvad/Copenhagen Film Music.

Thomas Golubic (US)

Music Supervisor, SuperMusicVision
Thomas Golubic is a Los Angeles-based music supervisor, DJ and Grammy-nominated record producer. His music supervision credits include the series Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, the HBO series Six Feet Under among many other film & television projects. He is a founding and board member of the Guild of Music Supervisors, and he is the head of their education committee.

Nis Bøgvad (DK)

Music Supervisor, Copenhagen Film Music
Nis Bøgvad has worked in all aspects of the music business. From Multi-Platinum selling Songwriter, Recording Artist (EMI signed Back To Back) and Producer to A&R director (EMI Music / Label), Creative Director (Music Sales Group / Publishing) Executive Music Producer National TV to Music Supervisor, and he has synchronized music to more than 100 Scandinavian commercials, TV series and Films.