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JOIN US OCTOBER 5, 2018 FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL NY MEDIA FESTIVAL!
From movies and music to publishing, photography, and the fine arts the annual RightsTech Summit in New York City brings together a unique cross-section of artists, engineers, rights owners, entrepreneurs, and investors from all corners of the media industries to discover and discuss the latest innovations in the management and monetization of media rights. From metadata standards and rights registries to the blockchain, content identification, licensing strategies, and machine learning, RightsTech is the commerce of art.
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PRESENTERS: Pete Mathias, Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program, Bertelsmann Vaughn Mckenzie-Landell, CEO & Co-Founder, JAAK Pete Mathias & Vaughn Mckenzie-Landell Topic: Pioneering Music Blockchain Pilot: Learnings & Application For The Wider IP... Read More
Media and technology industry leaders offer a big-picture view of the current state of media rights management and licensing for rights owners and users, how technology is changing the way... Read More
Eve Sussman, Artist Eve Sussman Artist Spotlight Eve Sussman is a Brooklyn-based artist working in film, video, and installation. Sussman will present a preview of 89 seconds Atomized, a re-invention of her... Read More
Machine-to-machine rights management requires machine-readable rights data. A look at how different media industries are tackling the challenge of assigning standardized, machine-readable identifiers and metadata to creative works, how those... Read More
Digital technology did away with scarcity, upending many media industry business models. But the economics of scarcity may be poised for a comeback thanks to blockchain. This panel will explore... Read More
Copyright legislation in the U.S. and Europe is poised to bring the most sweeping changes in decades to how media content is distributed, licensed, and used. Industry leaders, policymakers and... Read More
Fireside Chat with Merck Mercuridias and Nile Rodgers of Hipgnosis Merck Mercuridias, CEO, Founder, & Managing Partner, Hipgnosis Songs Ltd Nile Rodgers, Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Songwriter, Musician, and Singer INTERVIEWER: Robert... Read More
Leaders from the worlds of finance, startups, and venture capital provide an overview of the M&A and investment climate for rights management companies, and discuss the valuation of rights and... Read More
Many users of copyrighted works in mixes, mashups and user-generated content go uncounted and uncompensated. Others never happen because they can’t be licensed. This panel will explore how entrepreneurs and... Read More
Artists and entrepreneurs discuss how technology is enabling creators to manage and finance their own careers and retain control of their work. PANELISTS: G. Thomas Esmay, Director of Business Development,... Read More
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... Read More
Courts say monkeys can’t own copyrights, but what about machines? As artificial intelligence systems increasingly are used to create music, photographs, news articles, and artworks, who or what owns the... Read More