Sync Connect Series Online Events

who can attend?

These Sync Connect Series Online Events are ONLY available to Sync Community members with Premium, Gold or Platinum Memberships (Plus Membership does not include access to Sync Connect Events). Qualified membership holders can attend for free, as a part of their membership offering and benefits. Already a member? No registration is required. You would automatically be emailed a private link (2 days before the event) to access the event. Already a member with a different tier and would like to upgrade your membership? Send us an email on the contact us page.

Coming UP! SYNC 'XPERIENCE:July 14, 2021. Free!

Speaker: Sarah Ponder, Music Director, APM Music

This event is open to members and non-members! *Non members are required to register to attend* Sarah has had a lifelong passion for music and the arts. She has worked in the music department as a Coordinator and Supervisor for Reality and Scripted Television, Theatrical Marketing and independent features. She currently works in-house as a Music Director at APM, where she is able to explore and cultivate her love of music for a diverse array of content. APM Music is the world's leading creative music house and production music library, with the largest, deepest and broadest music collection in the industry.

Coming UP! Sync Connect Digital Series: May 19, 2021 Session

with Julian Samal, Audio Lead at Riot Games

Julian Samal is an Audio Lead at Riot Games, currently working on Riot’s global esports League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics leading the voice-over design initiative. Working as a developer on a wide range of projects, such as Sony’s God of War and many of League’s most popular music projects, including the virtual KPop group K/DA, and the in-game hip-hop collective True Damage. Julian jumpstarted his career as an intern recording, editing, and implementing music and sound effects for a varied roster of PlayStation. This event is ONLY available to Sync Community members with Sync Connect access (Premium Membership) and a private webinar link shall be provided 2 days before the event day to eligible members. Do not have access to Sync Connect ? Start a membership today on the "Start Membership" page. Already have a membership but w/o Sync Connect access? Email us or upgrade to the membership Tier with Sync Connect in your membership portal.

Sync Connect Digital Series with Derryck Thornton

Music Supervisor for Power Book II: Ghost, The Chi, BMF, Swagger, was a success!

Sync Connect with: 
 Top Music Supervisor, Derryck Thornton (Power Book II: Ghost, The Chi, BMF, Swagger, and more) which held on: Wed Apr 19, 2021 was a success! 
 
 420 of you, the members attended! Great wealth of knowledge was shared in this Sync Connect with Top Music Supervisor - Derryck Thornton and hosted by Music Supervisor, Ade Olatunde (Ariyo), Music Supervisor - Music Blvd Group. Summary: In this Sync Connect, we went over: Derryck’s Current Project | Trusted Music Sources | Timing To Pitch for Music Opportunities for his shows | Style of Music that works for his shows | Opportunities available for music creators | Shows in Production & Renewals | Tips and advise on how to excel in music licensing | Tips and advise for up and coming music supervisors | ..and much more! Missed it or need a refresher? No worries. Replay would be available in the Sync Connect panel of your membership portal on Friday, April 28, 2021.

Coming UP! Sync Connect Digital Series: April 21, 2021 Session

with Derryck Thornton

Derryck "Big Tank" Thornton is one of the most sought after music supervisor, working on today's top shows such as Power Book II: Ghost on Starz, Black Mafia Family, and The Chi. He's coming to the Sync Community! Derryck is a music industry veteran who's known for his work on Greenleaf, My Wife and Kids, and You Got Served. As a music producer and songwriter, Derryck has worked with today's top musicians such as Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott and many more. This is a must attend. This event is ONLY available to Sync Community members with Sync Connect access (Premium Membership) and a private webinar link shall be provided 2 days before the event day to eligible members. Do not have access to Sync Connect ? Start a membership today on the "Start Membership" page. Already have a membership but w/o Sync Connect access? Email us or upgrade to the membership Tier with Sync Connect in your membership portal.

Sync Connect Digital Series with John Katovsich

Head of Music at Endemol Shine North America, was a success!

Sync Connect March 2021 with: 
 John Katovsich Head of Music at Endemol Shine North America (The Biggest Loser, Lego Masters, Extreme Makeover, and more ) which held on: Wed Mar 24, 2021 
 was a success!  
 531 of you, the members attended! Great wealth of knowledge was shared in this sync master class and training with Top Music Executive - John Katovsich and hosted by Ade Olatunde (Ariyo), Music Supervisor - Music Blvd Group. You the members also got a chance to network and connect with John. Summary - In this Sync Connect, we went over: The musical landscape at Endemol Shine |Timing & Recommended Music Pitching Timelines for their shows | Style of Music that works for their shows |Shows in Production & Renewals | How to connect and pitch your music DIRECTLY with John ..and much more! Missed it or need a refresher? No worries. Replay would bee available in the Sync Connect panel of your membership portal on Friday, April 2, 2021.

Coming UP! Sync Connect Digital Series: March 24, 2021 Session

with John Katovsich

Johnny Katovsich currently heads up the music department at Endemol Shine North America, overseeing all audio efforts for the studio’s unscripted and scripted TV series including hits like MasterChef, The Biggest Loser, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Lego Masters and more. He's crafted a career in music supervision at a variety of top media companies over the years including Fox Cable Networks, Viacom and Lionsgate Films. This event is only available to Sync Community members with Sync Connect access and a private webinar link shall be provided 2 days before the event day to eligible members. Do not have access to Sync Connect ? Start a membership today on the "Start Membership" page. Already have a membership but w/o Sync Connect access? Email us or upgrade to the membership Tier with Sync Connect in your membership portal. This is a must attend!

Sync Connect Digital Series with Daryl Berg:

Music Supervisor for Hallmark Channel and Movies was a success!

Sync Connect Digital Series with Daryl Berg was a success. 1001 sync community members attended this sync masterclass.Daryl is the Vice President, Music Strategies and Licensing for Crown Media; Parent company of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Daryl overseas all music strategy and supervision at Crown Media. He works on over 100 movies per year. Great wealth of knowledge were shared in this sync master class and training including a day in the life of his work landscape, insight into project schedules, music selections preferences, tips and advice for indie artists, and more. You the members also got a chance to network and connect with Daryl, including how to pitch your music directly to him. Missed it or need a refresher? No worries. Replay is now available in the Sync Connect panel of your membership portal.

Coming UP! Sync Connect Digital Series: Feb 10, 2021 Session

with Daryl Berg

Daryl is the Vice President, Music Strategies and Licensing for Crown Media; Parent company of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Daryl overseas music strategy and supervision at Crown Media for over 100 movies a year, and he's coming to the Sync Community. Music Creators, it's time to network! This event is only available to Sync Community members with Sync Connect access and a private webinar link shall be provided 2 days before the event day to eligible members. Do not have access to Sync Connect ? Start a membership today on the "Start Membership" page. Already have a membership but w/o Sync Connect access? Email us or upgrade to the membership Tier with Sync Connect in your membership portal. This is a must attend!

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The Sync Planner 2021 Hands on Training Workshop was a huge success with 1201 member attendees!

In this training session, we covered steps on how to map out your Sync Goal Settings, Efficient Process and Systems, Music Match + Film/TV Mapping, Itemized Action items and more. 1201 of you attended, and class was surely in session! We can’t wait to hear of your progress as you start to utilize your action items, processes and achieve your SYNC PLACEMENT GOALS for 2021. We asked for you all to provide us with feedback for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. James Paul (audio dog) is the winner of the $50 amazon gift card. Congratulations!

Sync Planner 2021 - Hands on Training for Music Creators

Jan 13, 2021

As a music creator, successfully licensing your music to tv, film, video games, and advertising is not by LUCK. It requires intentional planning. In this hands on training, we would walk through an effective planning system, steps, tips and action items to have a solid sync plan and goal for your music in 2021. Sync Digital Series starts soon! You are best positioned to have your Sync Plan in place before it starts. A MUST ATTEND! PLAN EACH DAY TO GET MORE DONE. This event is open to ALL Sync Community members. *Remember to download your Sync Planner Workbook before attending the training* See you there!

Sync Connect Digital Series 2021

Is Here!

Are you ready for Sync Connect Digital Series 2021? Woohoo! The Sync Community - Sync Connect Digital Series powered by SYNC CON would start in January 2021! This year, we would be bringing various subject matter experts and decision makers in the music for visual media landscape to you - the members of the Sync Community with Sync Connect access. Our guests shall include music supervisors, creative directors, music licensing agencies, production music libraries, music publishers, film and tv production houses and more! Announcing our guests soon. These Digital webinars are free for all Sync Community members with Sync Connect access. Not a member? Join Us! Time to Learn. Gain Access, and Network!

End of Sync Summer Webinar Series

July & Aug 2020

A huge thanks to all our speakers and to you, the members or tuning in. We averaged 450+ attendees per session! All series are now streaming in the Sync Connect membership portal. These webinars are available to members with Sync Connect access.

The Sync Community Summer Webinar Series

July & Aug 2020

In the Months of July and August 2020, bi-weekly, we would be bringing various subject matter experts and decision makers in the music for visual media landscape to you - the Sync Community. Our guests shall include music supervisors, music licensing agencies, music publishers, film and tv production houses and more! These webinars are available to members with Sync Connect access.

Webinar 4: August 20, 2020 at 3PM PT | 6PM EST

Speakers Below

Music Creatives Behind the Sync: Composer and Songwriter Dialogue. What makes a song “syncable”? What are the key components of songs that get synced over and over again? What are the steps to becoming a composer for film? Our speakers would be speaking on their experiences and providing tips that has help shape their successful careers in SYNC.

Gilde Flores

Composer

Award winning multi-genre music composer/producer. Credits: The Wolverine, Far Cry 4, Mercedes, Movado, and more.

Tamara Bubble

Songwriter/ Artist

Picture the ultimate blend of Pop, R&B, Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop. Music that defies genre. Delivered with raw vocals and heartfelt emotion, Tamara Bubble creates timeless hits that will be around for years to come. Commercials: AT&T, Facebook, Cadillac, METRO by T-Mobile, MOOIMAKERS TV: 7 songs on BET “Hustle in Brooklyn”, 2 songs CW’s ‘All American, 2 songs on HBO’s ‘Insecure, Boomerang Promo: NBC’s Good Girls, HBO ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ Soundtrack: “Into the Beat” Videogame: Borderlands 3The Wolverine, Far Cry 4, Mercedes, Movado, and more.

Music Supervisor's Roundtable

Session 3 (on August 6) was a huge success!

Sync Community Summer Webinar Series, Session 3 was a huge success! 590 of you, the members tuned in! Great wealth of knowledge were shared here on a career as a music supervisor, experiences, and more. Be sure to dive in with the replay in your membership portal. The replay is now available on the sync community SYNC CONNECT portal to members with Sync Connect access.

SESSION 3: August 6, 2020 at 3PM PT | 6PM EST

The Music Supervisor's Roundtable

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Satya Fuentes

Music Supervisor, Black and White Music Supervision

Satya is a Los Angeles based music supervisor. She currently works as the music coordinator alongside Emmy Nominated Music Supervisor, Jen Malone, on projects such as Euphoria, Umbrella Academy, The Resident. She began her career interning under Grammy-nominee Alex Patsavas at Chop Shop Music Supervision, which later led to a role at Universal Music Publishing Group. Satya worked in the film music department at Universal Pictures where some of her projects included Us, BlacKKKlansman, and The Grinch

Brooke Wentz

Music Supervisor, The Rights Workshop

Brooke Wentz is a music supervisor and rights executive working in the television, cable, film and recording industries. She founded Seven Seas Music (credits: Snowfall, NCIS, Claws, Hawaii Five - 0, Insecure, Bones) in 2015, an international music discovery site, and The Rights Workshop (credits: Showtime, NBC, Verizon Wireless, Red Bull, North Face), a music supervision and licensing company in 2002. She has music supervised hundreds of independent and documentary films, as well as numerous TV shows. Past corporate experiences include ESPN Music Director, A&R Manager at Arista Records, rights consultant to TechTV, author, and NPR radio host.

THE SYNC TRIANGLE

Session 2 (on July 23) was a huge success!

602 of you, the members tuned in! We dove into a lot here on music publishing, clearance, copyright, splits and many more. The interaction was high with loads of comments and questions from the members. The replay is now available in the Sync Connect portal to members with Sync Connect access.

Joseph Miller

Owner/Music Supervisor, Can You Clear Me Now

Can You Clear Me Now is a music supervision, clearance, and strategy company specializing in all forms of film, broadcast commercial campaigns, and branded/digital content. CYCMN has serviced music needs for over 50 films including Oscar-nominated documentary 'RBG', HBO/Focus Features Sesame Street project 'Street Gang', a viral NIKE short film, and a doc produced by Seth and Lauren Miller Rogen about Alzheimer’s. Brand/corporate clients and campaigns include Microsoft, XBOX, CMD, Hims, Tom Ford, Hy-Vee, Keen Footwear, NIKE, AT&T, Sephora, and Macy’s. Prior to working in film and commercial content, CYCMN owner Joseph Miller worked at Cherry Lane/BMG music publishing, A&E Networks, and with CBS Sports, where he curated the music package for Super Bowl XLVII in addition to years worth of NCAA March Madness Tournaments, and NFL football games (in-show, bumper, promo and marketing use).

Lisa Klein Mobley

Owner, Optic Noise

Lisa Klein Moberly runs and owns Optic Noise, a Los Angeles-based licensing company representing the music masters and compositions of independent artists for film, TV and commercial placement. A boutique agency in its eighteenth year of business, Optic Noise specializes in indie and alternative pop and rock music, with a strong focus on servicing music supervisors’ immediate needs and tastes in those genres. Since its inception, Optic Noise has successfully placed hundreds of its clients’ tracks in film, TV, video and commercials. (Bones, Bold and the Beautiful, NCIS, Breaking Bad, Banana Republic, Revlon and more).

Dawn Wisner-Johnson

Publishing Administrator / RedOne Productions & Consultant, Sync Agent/ Take 2 Productions

Dawn's experience in the Music Industry is extensive, including a decade at ABC Television where she helped create a successful in-house music library for the network. Take 2 Productions works with artists/songwriters; helping to bridge the gap between art and commerce.

Sync Community Summer Webinar Series

Session 1 (on July 9) was a huge success!

552 of you, the members tuned in! We hope you enjoyed it! Your participation were very high, interactive, with loads of questions for the speakers to answer. huge thanks to all the speakers for their outpour of knowledge. The webinar ended with each speaker highlighting their immediate music needs and providing their contact information to the attendees. Be sure to follow up with them! The replay is now available on the sync community SYNC CONNECT portal.

Webinar 1: July 9, 2020 at 3PM PT | 6PM EST

Speakers Below

Navigating & Networking with Music Licensing Agencies & Libraries

Jon Lane

Director of Synch & Licensing at 5 Alarm Music (an Anthem Entertainment company)

5 Alarm Music is the largest independent production music library for film, television, radio, and commercials. Jon oversees TV and film licensing. Jon along with his wife own Tapestry Music Services – a full scope Music Supervision company for TV, film and advertising, and have provided Music Supervision services to many top film marketing and advertising agencies in the industry: Battle of the Sexes, Pitch Perfect 3, Dr. Strange, Pitch Perfect 2, Transformers: The Last Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, The Zookeeper’s Wife, The Huntsman: Winter’s War, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, The Danish Girl, Straight Out of Compton, and more!

Ryan Claus

Partner & Creative Director, Howling Music

Ryan Claus is Partner and Creative Director at Howling Music, a Nashville-based music house specializing in original music for advertising, film and TV as well as emerging media. Howling Music has scored hundreds of spots for many of the biggest brands in the world including Nike, BMW, Chevy, Mercedes, Toyota, Hyundai, ESPN, Kia, among many others. As Creative Director, Ryan is spearheading the development of Howling’s new production music library, cultivating creative partnerships and challenging a team of composers, engineers and musicians to deliver their best work. Prior to joining Howling Music, Ryan founded Rhino Sound, a San Diego-based audio production collective providing original music, sound design and mixing for creative studios.

Chas Ferry

Vice President, HOLLYWOOD TRAX

Chas’ music Library, HollywoodTrax, is currently supplying music to Fox Sports, CBS television, E entertainment Television and the entire Universal Comcast production group as well as being actively sub published in over 15 foreign countries. Recently HollywoodTrax has signed an agreement to be represented by Manhattan Music. Chas Ferry has been in the music business since 1980 working as a recording engineer, producer, music editor and publisher. As a recording engineer or producer Chas has credits with David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Moon Martin, Shawn Phillips and Kid Frost. Chas is currently mastering engineer and project producer for Varese Sarabande records. He has remastered material from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Barry Manilow and Eric Carmen to name a few. Chas has recently mastered new singles by Sheryl Crow, Iggy Pop and Annie Lennox. In addition to Co-Producing the Keep On Keepin On soundtrack with Quincy Jones, Chas has recently Co-Produced deluxe soundtracks albums of the Buddy Holly Story, SeaQuest DSV, The Running Man and Wild Wild west.

Mark Garfield

Founder/Co Director, Pop-Up Music

Mark Garfield is a drummer, producer, songwriter and music publisher. Under Pop-Up Music, Mark has acquired notable sync’s in: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Nina Ricci, Love Wedding Repeat (Netflix), See Me Too (Sky Atlanic), Amazing Stories (Apple TV), I’m Not Okay With This (Netflix), The Grand Tour (Amazon Prime), Strange Angel 1&2 (CBS), The Marvellous Mrs Maisel (Amazon), Pose (FX), Giri Haji (BBC-Netflix) and more. As a professional musician he has a toured and recorded as a drummer for over twenty years, playing internationally. Production highlights co-producing with Eddie Kramer (producer Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones). Co writing with Pete Brown, Mo Foster, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) and Clem Burke (Blondie).

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