Karen Macmillan (Universal Music Group): Demo Listening Session


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

This session will provide mentees 15 minutes to receive face-to-face feedback on 1-2 tracks of the mentee's choosing. Registrants signed up for this session will be contacted with further instructions on how to submit their tracks.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're looking for feedback on different types of sync placements based on songs. This mentor specializes in the following genres- singer-songwriter, indie rock, electronic, pop, and neoclassical.

Karen Macmillan is a music licensing professional based in NYC with over 20 years’ experience in the music industry. Current position is at Universal Music Group as VP, Film, TV & Ad Synchronization (specializing in ad synchronization). She has placed music in a wide range of ad campaigns including ones for Apple, Google, Microsoft, Toyota, Honda, Samsung, Johnnie Walker, Budweiser, Subaru, Bank of America, Pepsi, Toys R Us, Sprint, Target, Visa, Lowes, Facebook, etc.

You can see Karen’s full bio on her 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