Chad Gillard (Future Classic): Mentor


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in management, marketing/PR, live events, and A&R.

Chad has worked at Future Classic since it first began in 2004 and is a director of the company. Initially working in promotions and marketing at FC, he currently oversees the A&R department and is a key member of FC's artist mgmt team. FC's current artist roster includes Flume, G Flip, SOPHIE, Flight Facilities, Hayden James and Erthlings.

You can see Chad’s full bio on his speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced