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The New York Songwriters Collective: Manage Your Music Busine$$

May 21 2016



 

The New York Songwriters Collective presents

Manage Your Music Busine$$

GET TICKETS HERE!

ATTENTION:  ARTISTS, SONGWRITERS, PRODUCERS, BEATMAKERS, MANAGERS, MUSIC PUBLISHERS

This workshop will inform, educate, and help you understand the business of your music. You must become your own advocate and be prepared with the knowledge to make the best decisions to advance your career!

LOCATION: 
NOLA STUDIOS, 244 West 54th St. 5th Floor /  SEATING LIMITED - RESERVE EARLY

FEE: Eventbrite Advance Sale $50 (plus processing) / $60 at the door (Cash Only)

SEATING LIMITED / RESERVE EARLY

Featuring Peter Bliss & Attorney at Law Wallace Collins

Topics discussed will include:

  • Copyright Registration
  • Songwriter Collaboration & Split Sheets
  • Music Publishing Agreements  / Single Song & Exclusive / Administration Only
  • Talent Work for Hire Agreements
  • Producer / Songwriter Agreements 
  • Producer / Artist Agreements
  • Producer / Track Work for Hire Agreements 
  • Licensing Agreements for TV/Film/ Internet Music Libraries
  • Income Flow - Mechanicals / Performance  - Terrestrial & Internet Digital
  • Sound Exchange 
  • Performance Rights Societies  ASCAP BMI SESAC
  • TV SHOW / Performer Agreements (ie: Songland)   Note: Wallace Collins was at the forefront in revealing the  details of the Songland agreement that led to NBC / Universal making adjustments to their agreements.


There will a great deal of information for all to process and we will take lunch and stretch breaks!

PARKING: There is a parking garage between Broadway and 8th Avenue (my block) with access from 53rd Street (heading west) ad 54th Street (heading east).

Seminar Leaders:   


PETER BLISS ( peterbliss.com ) songs have been recorded by artists like Barbra Streisand, NYSNC, Peter Wolf of J.Geils Band, Southside Johnny, and many more. Peter’s journey began as an artist/songwriter releasing his United Artists debut LP in his early twenties. He continued writing and producing for artists, television and film. He’s shared his expertise creating workshop and event programs for the Songwriters Hall of Fame and founded the New York Songwriters Collective. Peter works from his “Planet Studio NYC”  www.planetstudionyc.com  recording studios located in Manhattan, arranging, recording and producing other artists to help bring their music to life. Peter is once again taking to the stage singing his own songs.

WALLACE COLLINS is an entertainment attorney handling both transactional and litigation matters. His transactional work focuses primarily on structuring and negotiating music, film, television and internet business deals. Wallace handles many digital media matters including copyright and licensing issues related to new "apps", streaming and download clearance. He also advises clients on entertainment branding and marketing strategy. His litigation matters encompass representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in copyright and trademark infringement cases and defamation and privacy issues as well as general entertainment contract disputes.

Wallace has authored numerous articles for legal and trade publications and is a regular contributor to Billboard, Entertainment Law and Finance and The New York Law Journal. He is a frequent speaker on panels, at lectures and at seminars throughout the country on current entertainment business issues as they relate the new technology and the internet.   www.wallacecollins.com

 

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