Is creating music for Hollywood films, TV shows/Programming, Commercials, Video Games, a career you dream off ? You have come to the right place. SYNC CON Workshop Series is FIRST OF IT’s KIND! It’s an intimate setting workshop, 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 a Music Licensing Veteran and Music Supervisor. Why an intimate setting? Great QUESTION! This is not a crowded conference set-up. That’s why we SELL OUT FAST! Attendees have the opportunity to be trained properly, heard, ask questions, get detailed answers, and gain thorough knowledge.

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Dec 2, 2018 |Drama League Theatre| New York, New York


Ade Ariyo (Music Blvd Group)

Featured guest

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.

Jody Friedman

Jody Friedman (Snowfall, Ingress)

Jody Friedman: Music Supervisor, Producer

Visual Media: Film, TV, Trailers

Syncing music to film has been a lifelong passion going back to his formative years spent in Clearwater, Florida creating music videos for the high school’s news program.  After attending Florida State University and majoring in Communications & Media Production, he spent 7 years working for CNN in Atlanta, NYC & California.   During this time, he wrote a theme song for the show “Nancy Grace”. He is a proud member of the Guild of Music Supervisors.

Music Supervision & Clearance Projects:

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor" (Focus Features)
“They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” (Netflix)
“Snowfall (FX - Pilot)
“Ingress: The Animation” (Netflix)
Fear, Inc (Lone Suspect)
“The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (HBO + The Orchard)
Songs on Ray Donovan (Showtime), Victorious (Nickelodeon), Outcast (Cinemax)
Trailer and Ads - Collaborate Music
"Pure As Snow (Mike Raznick Remix)" -  Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Season One.
A songwriter & recording artist in his own right, he travels regularly to Nashville to write & record.  He has co-written songs with such talented songwriters as Jason Matthews (Luke Bryan, Trace Adkins), Kris Bergsnes (Tyler Farr, Tim McGraw), Marty Dodson (Big & Rich, Blake Shelton), Rebecca Lynn Howard (Martina McBride) and many more.

Gissel Kain

Gissel Alvarez (BET Networks)

Social Media Strategist/Content Production, BET Networks

Brooklyn native, Gissel Alvarez is a multimedia professional who is currently a Social Media Strategist/ContentProducer at BET Networks. She creates social content for linear shows, talent visits, award shows, and content plans for 'I'll Apologize Later' and 'Excess with Pio', to name a few. Her passions lie within music and digital media. She is currently a Masters of Science candidate at The New School.

Lois Ayodele

Lois Ayodele (Showtime, Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert)

MUSIC EDITOR - Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert, Showtime (Our Cartoon President)

Lois is currently working as a Music Editor for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in conjunction with Showtime on the show “Our Cartoon President” – a comedic animated series based on the day to day truish adventures of Trump, his confidants and his family. Lois lives in Yonkers, New York. Lois has an extensive background in audio production for both live and studio sound. She works with writers and talent through each phase of production including script-distribution, dialogue recording and editing, music-records, searches and editing, and mix and distribution, to make each TV episode or project flow smoothly. As a music editor, she complies music which are used throughout the episodes alongside original compositions. She is an accomplished choral director and plays hand bells, piano and clarinet. She enjoys Pilates, baking French pastries and listening to Yanni. Lois holds a bachelor of Science degree in Biologic with a minor in music.

Divinity Roxx

Divinity Roxx (Beyonce, Saturday Night Live)

Musician, Bassist

(Beyonce, Grammys, Saturday Night Live, The White House for President Barack Obama, Good Morning America)

Divinity Roxx has earned the reputation as irrefutable front woman of her own genre-bursting, honest, and compelling musical journey. Her career as a bass-player skyrocketed after attending a bass camp led by the legendary Victor Wooten where she was invited to tour with him merely three months after the camp. After touring with Victor for 5 years, she auditioned for Beyoncé and became the bass player and and assistant Musical Director. Divinity has appeared on countless television shows including: The Grammy’s, Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America with personal highlights including a special performance at The White House for President Barack Obama. Her 2016 release ‘ImPossible’ received critical acclaim and earned her an Independent Music Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Album’, further highlighting the depth of her lyrical ability.

Dev. T Smith

Dev T. Smith(United Masters, Revolt TV)

Director of Brand Content, United Masters

Dev T. Smith is a storyteller who stretches his pallet from thought provoking journalism to directing & producing original content. His gift for painting pictures through a mixed-media approach has made for a burgeoning career narrating the life & times of creative thinkers reshaping industries. Dev has crafted digital and television content for brands like Yahoo, eBay Enterprise, Magento, Fuse TV, REVOLT TV, and UnitedMasters. As the co-founder of AWOL LLC, Dev connects culture to education through partnerships with the NC Museum of History, Boys & Girls Club of Boston, and Brookline High School by facilitating creative development experiences.

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