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MUSICONTARIO COMMUNITIES CONNECT: HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL
FOCUS ON SYNC & LICENSING
November 11, 2016, 1:00-3:30PM @ Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
(116 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 4V3)
Followed by Hamilton Film Premiere of Play Your Gender by Stephanie Clattenburg
MusicOntario Communities Connect is all about bridging the gaps between Ontario’s vibrant music markets! During our Community Development Research Project (CDRP), we asked musicians, artists and industry professionals across the province what types of support and education they hoped to have access to regionally (you can read the full results at www.music-ontario.ca).
With that in mind, we’ve tailored this session to cover the topics Hamilton survey respondents want to learn about. From publishing, music supervision/sync, to licensing and rights collectives, working smart in today’s music industry goes beyond optimizing the front end of your business (music sales, gigs, merch). It requires savvy behind the scenes as well: protecting your publishing rights, understanding the value of your intellectual property, and licensing/placing your music in film, television, ads and games can help you generate revenue in the background. Learn from various industry pros how the cogs in the wheel flow together and how to approach the key players to put your music to work!
Play Your Gender Film Premiere: 3:30PM
Play Your Gender is a documentary with Kinnie Starr about the gender divide in the music industry. Only 5% of music producers are women even though many of the most bankable stars in the industry are female. Under these conditions, what does it for a woman to make it in music?
Featuring Kinnie Starr, Melissa Auf de Maur, Lily Frost, Chantal Kreviazuk , Sara Quinn and many more.
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MusicOntario is a non-profit, membership-based division of the Canadian Independent Music Association. Our mission is to provide professional development, industry education, information, services, & support to the music industry in Ontario.
The association delivers programs, services, events and initiatives that assist in nurturing, developing, promoting, and sustaining growth within the provincial music sector. MusicOntario will work to support and develop both the emerging and established independent industry in all markets province-wide.
MusicOntario will also provide leadership in the arena of advocacy & policy as it relates to, or affects members of, the independent music industry within the province of Ontario.