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Wednesday, May 16 • 1:35pm - 2:15pm
Music and Money in Sync: The Many Paths to Success

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There are many paths to success in the world of music synchronization. From labels and publishing houses to production music and the indie artist route, this panel will discuss the many different ways songwriters and companies go about landing placements. We will cover the business side – the way music is synced and the income it can generate – as well as working with clients and how writing specifically for sync is an art unto itself.

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Katie Jelen

Creative Manager of Synchronization, Warner Music Nashville & Warner/Chappell Nashville
Katie Jelen is a Creative Manager of Synchronization at Warner Music Nashville & Warner/Chappell Nashville. In this role, she is actively developing new opportunities in film, television, advertising, video games and new media. Previously, she was the Head of Artist Relations for... Read More →

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Aaron Gant

SVP of Production, Warner/Chappell Production Music
Aaron Gant is the SVP of Production for Warner/Chappell, a leader in worldwide music licensing. In this role, he oversees and produces new music projects in a variety of genres for nine of Warner/Chappell Production Music’s catalogs, as well as its custom music and news music divisions... Read More →
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Nick Keenan

Head of Music, VML North America
Nick Keenan is the Music Lead for VML’s North American offices, which is a global marketing agency. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing creative music execution, music supervision, music production, and handles negotiations across the agency network and client roster... Read More →
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Stephen Schmuldt

Independent Artist & Producer
Stephen Schmuldt is a songwriter, musician, and producer who writes under the production moniker, Breakfast. Stephen’s work in pop and synch has been licensed by clients such as AT&T, Covergirl, DSW, Nintendo, and more in the advertising world. His songs have also seen success on... Read More →
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Joel Timen

Sr. Creative Director, Curb | Word Entertainment
Joel Timen is the Sr. Creative Director at Curb | Word Entertainment, where he focuses on a publishing roster that has cuts and No.1 singles in multiple genres, as well as sync placements across film, TV, video games and advertisements. Previously, he started a music venue in Southern... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 1:35pm - 2:15pm CDT
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