This Thursday, February 7, in Los Angeles, the Production Music Association—a non-profit, volunteer organization comprising more than 430 member companies including major-label publishers, national independents and small boutique libraries—is presenting a discussion titled "The Future of Production Music: Opportunities, Challenges, and Threats." It will address the impact of the DMX case, the carve-out license, copyright challenges, foreign royalties, direct licensing and more.
The meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Sportsmen’s Lodge, 12833 Ventura Boulevard in Studio City, California.
Randy Thornton, CEO & President of Warner/Chappell Production Music, will moderate the event. ASCAP board member and Omnimusic President, Doug Wood, will also address the audience.
Panelists include Al Kennedy, VP of Production, Advertising & Promotion at CBS Television Marketing; John Coletta, AVP of International Legal & Business Affairs at BMI; Shawn LeMone, VP of Film & Television at ASCAP; Hunter Williams, Senior VP of Strategic Development & Distribution at SESAC; and Gary Gross, Worldwide President of Universal Publishing Production Music.
The event is open to all interested professionals. The cost to attend is $15 for non-members or guests, and $10 for PMA members.
An RSVP is requested to Debra@pmamusic.com, although walk-ins are welcome as space permits.
For more information visit www.pmamusic.com.