2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Music Licensing in a Digital World: Songs and Sound Recordings

Thursday, March 17
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 13AB
531 E 4th St

Songwriting and recording- the heart of the worldwide music business. In the past, physical record sales, over the air radio and tv performances, synch licenses and live concerts were the basis of making a living in music. But how do songwriters and artists make money in the digital age where physical product is practically gone, streaming is the listening norm and online synch licenses are common.
This panel tells you how the "new " music business works, what the deal structures look like, how much money can be made and how this world differs from traditional media deals. Areas covered include download and streaming services( both interactive and non- interactive), VideoGame, film and television synch licenses, music in apps, holograms and online ads, live concert streaming, remixes, interactive dolls and toys and more.

To make a living in today's business, you have to know what you are doing.

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Jeffrey Brabec at SXSW

Jeffrey Brabec

VP Business Affairs


Vice President Business Affairs for BMG. Co-author of the book "Music Money And Success: The Insider's Guide To Making Money In The Music Business".

Adjunct Professor at USC/Teach the Music Pu...

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Todd Brabec at SXSW

Todd Brabec

Author "Music Money & Success” Former ASCAP EVP Ent Law atty

Former ASCAP Executive Vice President and Worldwide Director of Membership/Author, "Music Money and Success"/ Entertainment Law Attorney/Recipient of Deems Taylor Award, Texas Star Award and Educat...

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