Posts in Industry Innovators
Christian Henson

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.

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Doreen Ringer-Ross

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.

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Chandler Poling

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.

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Adam Blackstone

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.

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Joel T. Jordan

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.

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Amanda Byers

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.

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Jesse La Flair

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.

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Neil Goldberg, Dave Fraser, & Ari Winters of Heavyocity

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.

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Jennifer Harmon

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.

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Jason Kramer

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.

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Marat Berenstein

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. 

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Diane Warren

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.

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Raz Kennedy

Master vocal coach, transcendent performing artist, and not-so-secret weapon to rock royalty shares his take on the science of singing, how to care for the artistic voice, and what it felt like to be honored by The City of Berkeley

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John Seabury

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.

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