SYNC CON HOLLYWOOD: MUSIC IN FILM AND TV CONFERENCE
DEC 6 - 8, 2019. VENUE: KIMPTON EVERLY HOTEL HOLLYWOOD | MEARS CENTER HOLLYWOOD | AVALON HOLLYWOOD
Is creating music for Hollywood films, TV shows/Programming, Commercials, Video Games, a career you dream off ? Looking to turn an idea into scripts, and to Film/TV?You have come to the right place. SYNC CON is FIRST OF IT’s KIND! Dedicated to training music producers, songwriters, music creators, and aspiring music supervisors on Music Licensing and how to build a successful career in this space. Attendees are in a relaxed, non – judgmental environment, where they are free to learn and ask questions, while trained by Music Supervisors, Music Licensing Veterans, TV Composers, and more. Attendees have the opportunity to be trained properly, heard, ask questions, get detailed answers, and gain thorough knowledge.
Eric wears multiple hats in the industry. He's the music supervisor at Activision Blizzard, working on games such as Call of Duty, Destiny, and Guitar Hero. He is a published arranger, a composer, and a regularly gigging drummer playing in multiple groups that perform all around the Los Angeles area.
Brian is the Music Supervisor for NFL Network, supervising and coordinating music content for assigned NLFN television shows and NFLMedia content
Oversees music clearance and confirmations for all of Marketing at Fox. She is also the founder of Music 4 Scenes, a music consulting firm, and a member of the Guild of Music Supervisors and The Television Academy. Her past experience includes working for Entertainment Tonight and The Insider as Music Supervisor.
ADE ARIYO; Music Supervisor, Music Licensing Trainer, with works in shows such as Empire, Power, Better Call Saul, Being Mary Jane, Baller, Catfish: Owner and CEO of giant music licensing company, Music Blvd Group based in Los Angeles, CA, successfully licensed over 100,000 music tracks in over 53 countries, and counting to thousands on visual media projects, including box office movies, commercials, video games, tv shows and more. Highly sought after keynote speaker worldwide and member of the Television Academy. Ade, has trained over 1000 music creators collectively, who have successfully jumpstarted their career creating music FULL TIME for major tv shows and films. Her recent music supervision project includes a docu-film "Ubuntu, Hoops Africa" airing on NBA TV.
Recording Academy/GRAMMYs- - On-Camera Host/Content Producer - Buzzin’ & Up Close & Personal music series
Jessica created the first music department at Condé Nast Entertainment overseeing all things music across their brands. She has extensive experience formerly working at World Surf League, Freeform/ABC Family (Baby Daddy, The Letter, Monica the Medium, and Young & Hungry, etc.), Warner Bros. Television (Big Bang Theory, Fuller House, The Middle, Rizzoli & Isles etc.), Warner/Chappell Music Inc, and freelancing at her own company, Awkwardly Naked.
Jennifer Smith is a Los Angeles based music supervisor who has worked in the film / TV industry for over a decade. She started her career being part of the music team for major network shows such as Dancing With The Stars, America’s Best Dance Crew, The Ellen Show, and the comic book cult film “Bad Kids Go To Hell”. Her love of music and the burgeoning media landscape guided her to join the Kobalt Music synchronization team. At Kobalt, she collaborated with music supervisors helping them find music for their projects, negotiated rights for Kobalt’s catalog and artists, and worked closely with songwriters and artists on the Kobalt roster. Her time at Kobalt gave her full-circle experience in the synchronization world, dealing with all stakeholders in the creative process including record labels, songwriters, publishers, musicians, managers and marketing teams. After 7 years at Kobalt, she went back to her first love of music for content. She joined ABC’s music team on American Idol Season 1. She quickly branched out by launching her own company, “Rat Dance Party”, that provides a collaborative, holistic music solution for production teams to achieve their creative sound vision. Rat Dance Party also has an educational / consulting branch for songwriters, artists, managers, small publishers, and sync pitching companies who want to increase their knowledge in sync and rights holding. This year and next she has multiple films and TV shows coming out including Tara Reid’s new film “American Christmas”, MTV’s “Cribs”, “Diary”, and much more. Jennifer is a member of the Television Academy and the Recording Academy.
Emmy nominated for "Producer of the Outstanding Legal", John Downey III has had an extensive career as a Rights & Clearances Supervisor or Clearance Producer on multiple shows, projects, and series going back to 2003.
He is credited on over 25 series, most currently still airing daily in syndication. Representing 1000’s of hours of programing for ABC, Bravo, the CW, NatGeo, and Netflix just to name a few.
He has licensed over 20K clips, and managed licensing budgets in excess of $1.5 million dollars just in the past two and a half years alone.
He has an extensive Legal, BS&P, and Network licensing background, becoming one
of the MAJOR “go-to” players in the licensing community for Broadcast outlets, show Producers, and Production Companies.
He also is well versed in Fair-Use, Sports and Studio licensing, as well as knows ALL the ins-outs to Network News licensing (ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NBC), as well
Innovative and detail-oriented music supervisor adept at managing multiple projects in various stages of production. Annette is the music supervisor for Becky, Bailey & Darla, and Crypto.
Responsible for music licensing & clearance