Earlier this year a group of managers came together to fight industrial-scale online ticket touting. They set up the FanFair Alliance, which highlighted three platforms for change: regulatory and political, industry behaviour (how can we get our own business to challenge the acceptability of touting) and consumer behaviour (improving transparency and understanding in the hope Read More
The first of our Birmingham Tribes event, held alongside MPG, took place on September the 14th. Members of the local music scene converged on the Pure Craft Bar, to share a night of networking, and also enjoyed a performance from local unsigned musician Shanade Morrow. The Birmingham Tribe have already set up their next event, again Read More
Dates and details for the next Artist/Music Management Professional Development course are now available below. MMF members pay £40 per module (standard price = £80). To book your place please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Booking form: Management Development Booking Form 2015 Venue: Grant Thornton UK LLP, Grant Thornton House, Melton St, Euston Square, London NW1 2EP TIME: 6.30PM Read More
As I am sure many of you are aware American terrestrial radio has never paid performance royalties for master use. A number of attempts have been made to change this over the years but the radio lobby always wins out. See the Fair Play Fair Pay Outreach document about the latest attempts. It would be very helpful Read More
The third module of the Music Publishing Professional Development Programme, presented by the MPA, MMF and MMF Training, takes place on Monday 20th April. Topics covered include: Sub-Publishing, Co-Publishing, Publisher Relationships & Contracts; plus International Royalty Tracking Sub-publisher roles, licensing & practical relationship management Print, classical, media and popular music sub-publishing: differentials & comparisons Direct Read More
The next module of the Music Publishing Training Programme will look at: Process, procedure, services & relationships: from first negotiation to termination / development to international success Investment & return; budgeting & cash flow; rights acquisition & signings; advances & recordings Classical, popular & production music publishing agreements: differentials & comparisons Exclusive songwriter, option and Read More
The Artist & Manager Awards, SXSW, equitable renumeration and streaming, upcoming MMF events – Fiona McGugan presents this week’s 60 Second Update. Watch now here. If you’d like to suggest an event or let us know your feedback please feel free to get in touch via email@example.com.
This talk will be invaluable to anyone interested in not only protecting and enforcing rights around their music brands and images but also in understanding how the deals around brand licences and endorsement work. It will be an hour session held at Sheridans’ offices on Wardour Street with plenty of opportunities for questions throughout and Read More
6.30pm, Tue 10th March. 2014, Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, W1B 2UW Taking its lead from the recent publication of an MA thesis (free, here) on the subject of Big Data, this Future Thinking event will begin with a consideration of how the recorded music industry is currently collecting and using data Read More
The dates for the MPA/MMF Music Publishing Professional Development Programme 2015 are as follows: Module 1: Monday 23rd February: The Journey of a Song / Composition: Music Publishing, Rights Management & Licensing Today Module 2: Monday 23rd March: Writer / Composer & Publisher Relationships, Contracts & Agreements Module 3: Monday 20th April: Sub-Publishing, Co-Publishing, Publisher Relationships & Contracts; plus Read More
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