How to Secure the Bag: Exploring Untapped Revenue

Many artists wear multiple hats while juggling the business of music. With this pressure the importance of fully registering accurate metadata is often lost leaving money on the table. According to industry sources music creators have been losing out on billions of dollars globally. When music is streamed, downloaded, broadcast or played live, there are royalties due for the performance in a sound recording payable to copyright owners & performers in addition to those for the composition.

This session will explore these untapped revenues and how to monetize recordings based on international regulations. Speakers will uncover specific details involved in properly registering works by demonstrating that attaching precise metadata to specific sound recordings results in increased royalties worldwide. Money Sounds Good, Right?

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced