Halsey Minor, Founder & CEO, Live Planet
Industry leaders discuss the latest tools and trends in digital licensing and rights management, the impact of legislative changes on how movies, music and television are licensed and distributed, and what artists and rights owners can expect in the years to come.
Rasty Turek, CEO, PEX
The music business has its notorious “black box” money problem, but creators and licensors in many rights-based industries lack effective tools to track the money their works generate as it makes its way back upstream. This panel will examine how entrepreneurs, developers, artists and agents are trying to bring greater transparency to the system of accounting and payments.
Rights have monetary value but their price is often unclear. They are often sold in bulk, or covered by blanket licenses, or set by rate courts. But what would a willing buyer pay a willing seller for them on their own? How should rights be valued? How can technology help discover their true market price?
Antony Bruno, Director of Communications, Royalty Exchange
Neeta Ragoowansi, SVP, Biz Dev & Legal Affairs/Co-Founder, NPREX
Steve Stewart, CEO & Co-Founder, Vezt
It was the most significant piece of copyright legislation passed in the U.S. since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. But it will require the drafting of new regulations and major changes to how the industry operates to be put into practice. This panel will focus on the next steps to implementing the law and what remains to be done.
The blockchain is a hot topic in the music business, and in the worlds of photography, fine arts and games. But its role in Hollywood is still unclear. Does blockchain have a place on the backlot?
From music to filmmaking, to publishing, new technologies and platforms are creating ever-more tools for creators to go it alone, without a label, studio or publisher. This panel will examine how artists can the newest tools to take control of their careers.
Noah Becker, President, AdRev
Dae Bogan, Co-Founder & CEO, TuneRegistry