The international program for Music & Media, International Summit will unite the Finnish music industry with music industry professionals from all around Europe, the US as well as Japan.
The themes for Music & Media International Summit, held in Tampere on October 2017 are passion for music, equality and diversity, and the program will also focus in sync and the Japanese market. The conference is set for two days of effective business, conference and showcases on Thursday and Friday. Finnish music industry will also celebrate the Industry Awards Gala on Friday at Music & Media.
Two of the international seminar tracks are music synchronization and the music market of Japan.
Within the music synchronization track, repertoire owners will present their songs to music supervisors in Get Synced! Workshops. As a new edition, Score! Workshop will introduce film and other score writers to the music supervisors.
The workshop sign up for repertoire owners and composers will open in August.
Confirmed keynote speakers are Victoria Campoamor, Head of International Music Publishing Partner Operations from Youtube and Google Play, Ed Ward, music journalist, rock-and-roll historian and founder of SXSW music festival and Sylvia Massy, record producer known for her work with Tool, System of a Down, Johnny Cash and Red Hot Chili Peppers among others.
More seminar content to be announced soon.
Music & Media 2017, International guests
Freelance Music Supervisor
"Iain is a freelance music supervisor for film & TV. He supervised Asif Kapadia’s Oscar and BAFTA winning feature documentary AMY about the life and untimely death of Amy Winehouse, Eran Creevy’s Collide starring Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley and Nicholas Hoult, Desert Dancer starring Freida Pinto, Debbie Tucker Green’s Second Coming with Idris Elba for Film4 and Oasis: Supersonic about the Gallagher brother’s rise to fame from unsigned band to their monumental Knebworth gigs.
His TV credits include BAFTA winning drama The Fades, Golden Globe & EMMY nominated Luther starring Idris Elba, dark thrillers Good Cop, What Remains Thirteen and The Driver, plus Waterloo Road and popular period dramas Call the Midwife and The Halcyon. Iain also supervised Sky Atlantic’s first original British drama Hit & Miss starring Chloë Sevigny as a pre-op transexual hitman for which he won both the UK & International 2013 Music & Sound awards for best use of existing music in a TV programme. Iain was also named as TV Music Supervisor of the Year at both the 2014 & 2016 Music Week Sync Awards.
Other recent credits include John le Carré’s multi-EMMY nominated The Night Manager for BBC/AMC starring Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie & Olivia Colman, Mike Bartlett’s Doctor Foster for Drama Republic; Cucumber and Banana, the Russell T. Davies penned dramas exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life; Spotless, a dark drama for Canal+/Esquire/Netflix about a forensic crime cleaner who gets drawn into the underbelly of criminal London, Guy Hibbert’s One Child (BBC/Sundance) and 10 part thriller The Five created by Harlan Coben.
Iain is currently supervising a new animated 4 part adaptation of Watership Down for Netflix voiced by James McAvoy, Gemma Arterton, Nicholas Hoult & Ben Kingsley and new six part thriller RELLIK for BBC/HBO written by Harry & Jack Williams and directed by Sam Miller.
Iain is member of the US Guild of Music Supervisors and a voting member of BAFTA and EMMY."
co-owner and founder
"Karen is the co-owner and founder of HotHouse Music formed in 2002, alongside her business partner Becky Bentham.
The HotHouse Music team are equally at home working with large American crews on Hollywood scores as taking care of smaller British productions and recording in Eastern Europe. They are able to place teams of any nationality to work in any country.
HotHouse provide requirements common to most score recordings (studio, engineer, equipment hire, musicIains, arrangers, music editors, conductors, programmers, copyists, writing rooms) and much more besides. They also supply experienced PAs and runners and take care of all the day to day requirements of the crew including accommodation, transport and entertainment.
HotHouse’s vast list of contacts allow ease of song clearance worldwide and its creative team can provide you with endless ideas for your film soundtrack. HotHouse can also work to secure a soundtrack deal for your film. There are numerous other services HotHouse provide which fall into the music supervision category. Not least is the organisation of any pre-records your film may need. As well as putting together the recording team and musicIains we can provide musical coaching for members of your cast, find appropriate musicIains and established artists for on camera work, supervise any music teams required on set and monitor on camera sync issues. HotHouse can also assist with the sourcing of specialist musical instruments for on camera use.
Karen’s recent music supervision credits include Wonder Woman, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
"For over 30 years, Ruth has been looking at ways to make music work better in the branding and marketing arena - she calls it 'as putting the science into the art of music.' Late last year, Ruth was awarded "Outstanding Contribution to Synch" by Music Week.
As one of the first companies in the music industry to address the complexities of licensing copyright music for advertising, she has continuously reviewing the whole process of music acquisition and the rationales for the choice. “It took me until 2002 to publically pose, what seems now to be an obvious question, you know what your brand looks like, but do you know what it sounds like?"
Ruth continues to explain… “One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was from John Bartle OBE, former Chairman of BBH, who said." That's all very interesting Ruth, but can you measure it? "It took a while, but now we can. We actually can measure the effectiveness of music and brand fit in relation to consumer response, rationalize business practices with creativity and use all of this to give clients insight as to how all this impacts on ROI.”
Ruth is straight talking and passionate about what she does. "The day that I am not excited about coming into work, is the day that I retire" is still her mantra.
Specialties: Creative Music Research, Brand Music Identity, Sonic Branding, Negotiation and Licensing of Music and Artist Rights, Sound Strategy, Sound Evaluation."
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Head of Music and Partner
The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music (BBH)
"Ayla Owen is Head of Music and Partner at The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music, the music division within global advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), as well as Editor of themostradicalist.com, an emerging artist blog featuring daily reviews of the best in new music. Originally hailing from Washington D.C., Ayla began her musical career back in the late ‘90s managing small London recording studios and indie record labels before breaking into music supervision for TV on Jonathan Ross’ BBC cultural documentary Japanorama and C4 daily breakfast show, RI:SE. In 2004 Ayla crossed over to Advertising and has headed up BBH’s music offering ever since, placing tracks and producing branded entertainment for iconic brands such as British Airways, Johnnie Walker, Absolut, Levis, Lynx, Google and Audi. The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music supervises music across the global BBH Group as well as for external agencies and brands."
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"Martin Goldschmidt is MD and Founder of the Cooking Vinyl Group, which comprises Cooking Vinyl Records, Cooking Vinyl America, Cooking Vinyl Australia, Cooking Vinyl Publishing, Cooking Vinyl Australia Publishing and Cooking Vinyl Property.
Cooking Vinyl Records, home to The Prodigy, Marilyn Manson, Billy Bragg Richard Ashcroft and Passenger, is one of Europe’s prime artist-focused independent labels and the originator of innovative services-only deals that claim no stake in artists’ copyrights.
Martin founded the UK's first online distribution company (sold to IODA/Orchard/Sony), a management company and a booking agency (sold to Rob Challice/CODA), Essential Music, sold to Sony Red, and and has promoted more anti nuclear benefit gigs then anyone else on the planet."
EnterTech Accelerator / ParadeALL
"Takayuki Suzuki is an industry veteran and strategic consultant for many entertainment and tech companies. His distinguished career has included roles as Head of Mobile at MTV Japan; and most recently, Head of Digital Business Development for Universal Music Japan. He has been an evangelist of digital transformation in the Japanese Music Industry and his vision, "EnterTech", is to bring new value to the entertainment industry with technology.
Takayuki is currently working as a mentor for recording and venture capital companies, global music streaming services and tech start ups. He is also Co-Founder of The Big Parade, the first music and technology conference in Japan which showcases a wide range of speakers including domestic established artists, brands, startups and platforms."
Office Ohsawa Ltd
"Tom Ohsawa (Office Ohsawa Ltd) is an independent live promoter and music business consultant based in Tokyo. He specializes in jazz, World and other non-mainstream genres. Tom has promoted very diverse artists from around the World, from English prog rock legend Peter Hammill (Van der Graaf Generator) to Finnish artists like Paulina Lerche, Jarmo Saari, Alamaailman Vasarat and Petteri Sariola.
After graduating from an international university in Tokyo with high grades, Tom was immediately accepted by Sony Corporation and assigned to the core management division in the headquarters, Corporate Strategy Department, in 1978. During his long and successful career at Sony both in Japan and overseas he held many top level roles which included being a personal assistant to company founder, then Chairman and CEO Akio Morita, as well as working as President of Sony Berlin, Deputy General Manager of Consumer Business Office, Sony Europe, General Manager of Corporate Strategy as well as Entertainment Strategy, President of Sony Urban Entertainment etc. Having formerly been involved in creating the Sony Center real estate development project in Potzdamer Platz, Berlin, Ohsawa was successful to conceptualize, budget, design, finance, find sponsors and lease a 26,500 square meter entertainment space in newly developed artificial island on Tokyo Bay. The place opened in 2000 and 11 million people visited within one year. The entertainment space included Sony-owned TLG (Tribute to Love Generation) club, and Tom was involved in booking artists like Finnish acts Kimmo Pohjonen, Maria Kalaniemi and Värttinä.
After leaving Sony in 2003, Ohsawa started his own company. Recently he has initiated the JENKKA connects People (featuring Letkis by Kardemimmit) Christmas campaign for major Japanese department stores Isetan in 2015 and a Sámi & Lapland themed campaign for Isetan stores in 2014."