Inspirational Senior Vice President: Film & TV Music / New Media at ASCAP speaks on mentoring the next wave of promising talent through the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, how the explosion of entertainment outlets is affecting composers at large, the evolution of the annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards, and the diverse film/TV related programming he has curated for this year’s “I Create Music” EXPO.
Daring recording artist, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated songwriter, and burgeoning composer speaks on the creative considerations behind Revelation, the original song he co-wrote with Troye Sivan and Jónsi of Sigur Rós for Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased, crafting musical numbers for the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and how creating the perfect breaker for Daya changed his life.
Visionary entrepreneur behind Extreme Music and Bleeding Fingers Music speaks on his punk rock beginnings, his uphill battle to change the industry’s impression of production music and build the largest grossing company of its kind, the genesis of his collaboration with Hans Zimmer, and his recent adventures in VR.
Prolific composer and co-founder of Spitfire Audio speaks on his serendipitous partnership with Paul Thomson, facilitating the epic creation of Hans Zimmer Strings featuring 334 string players, meeting the love of his life while scoring Triangle, and forging a collaboration with Extreme Music.
Exemplary Vice President: Creative - Film, TV & Visual Media at BMI speaks on her transformative experiences working with Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss during the golden age of A&M Records, the scope of educational initiatives she has instated to empower generations of composers, the legacy of John Williams, and how to thrive in the fast paced world of film music.
Effervescent publicist and co-founder of White Bear PR speaks on how his own musical background informs his approach to advancing the careers of composers and music supervisors, the fundamentals of cultivating a memorable visual brand, and how the evolving landscape of media will impact how artists promote themselves.
Masterful multi-instrumentalist, founder of BASSic Black Entertainment, and music director to the stars discusses the complexities of his Emmy nominated work on Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl LII Half-Time extravaganza, his rise to the top after playing bass on Jay-Z’s Fade to Black concert at Madison Square Garden, and the power of pouring into your own greatness.
Daring punk rock label owner turned founder of Synchtank discusses how he pioneered the ultimate software platform for managing and monetizing music assets, the importance of a glowing reputation, and how his technology has cracked the code on generating passive income for creators.
Fierce Managing Director of Tunefind, the leading digital search platform for music placed in film and television, speaks on harnessing the power of their far reaching tribe of users, how their orientation lends support to the music supervision community, and her essential advice for artists looking to maximize the impact of a sync.
The world’s most recognizable professional free runner, accomplished stuntman, and mind blowing parkour athlete dishes on how to eliminate the fear factor of his sport, his collaboration with sneaker king, Robert Purvy to design a signature shoe, and starring in the longest televised chase scene in history for Hawaii Five-0.
The three brilliant pioneers behind virtual instrument empire, Heavyocity speak on the ideology that propels their groundbreaking product line, the obstacles they faced in launching their first product, Evolve, and how their enduring family bond has been instrumental to their success for over a decade.
Distinguished Senior Director of Film/TV at ASCAP speaks on her journey from psychology and neuroscience to the music business, her role in nurturing the next wave of talent in the composing world, and what to expect from this year’s ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in May.
Brazen KCRW radio personality, award-winning music supervisor at Elias Arts, music publishing ace, artist manager, and professional photographer discusses his high-octane metamorphosis in the entertainment industry, the joy of being a DJ, and his sharp words of wisdom for the next generation of music supervisors.
Tenacious artist manager, founder of The Marat Berenstein Company, and adjunct professor at NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music speaks on his illuminating experience working for the legendary Art Garfunkel, the importance of being a person of integrity in business, and how social sharing has radically changed the distribution of music.
Grammy, Emmy, and Golden Globe winning songwriting luminary and founder of Realsongs speaks on the powerful and timely message behind her 1960's inspired Oscar nominated song from Marshall, the tremendous response to her sexual assault survivor anthem with Lady Gaga, and the tenacity that has propelled her long-term success.
Synthesizer wizard, master programmer and sound designer, and founder of PlugInGuru dishes on the creative process behind his revolutionary patches, his mission to teach electronic music creators how to customize their own sonic palettes, and how he came to refer to himself as "a walking gift of life".
Celebrated drummer and percussionist of the iconic Grammy-nominated rock band, Jane's Addiction demonstrates his work on various influential hits and takes us on a detailed exploration of the iconic drumming approaches of Gene Krupa, John Bonham, and Keith Moon.
Global DJ, Emmy-nominated music supervisor, and vinyl aficionado shares about curating the sonic statement of Aziz Ansari's Master of None, tells the story of how he came to befriend and artistically collaborate with Elijah Wood, and takes us on a tour of the records he currently has in rotation.
Esteemed producer of the international horror hit Saw franchise and visionary entrepreneur discusses the power of logic, his strategies for capturing the imagination of a mass audience, and what he believes to be the most gruesome Saw scene to date.
Public relations queen and founder of The Krakower Group dishes on the evolution and rebranding of film music, meeting the expectations of her elite clientele, and the reason why she responds to every e-mail herself.
Musical director of the global sensation, Hamilton speaks on the impact of #EduHam, representing 100+ performing artists at Boland & Reeve talent agency, and his surprising playlist of 80's guilty pleasures.
Grammy nominated illustrator and poster art legend speaks on the highs and lows of commercial work, how being the same age as Rock'n'Roll shaped his reality, and the story behind losing to Madonna.