Intimate Pitch Meetings With Games Music Supervisors
Session #5 with Activision's Brandon Young
on Wednesday, July 18, 2012
at SAE Institute in Los Angeles, CA
Note new location!
- Session #1: Jun 14: Alex Hackford, Artists & Repertoire, Sony Computer Entertainment America
- Session #2: Jun 28: Michael Rajna, Director of Licensing, Konami
- Session #3: Jul 02: Maya Halfon, Music Supervisor, Microsoft / xBox
- Session #4: Jul 12: Raphaella Lima, Music Supervisor, Electronic Arts
- Session #5: Jul 18: Brandon Young, Director of Music Affairs, Activision Publishing, Inc.
A top-rated music supervisor from one of the leading games publishers in Los Angeles is our special guest at NARIP's next Music Supervisor Session: Activision Publishing, Inc.'s Brandon Young. Young commissions, licenses and places music for video games such as Skylanders, James Bond, Prototype, Spider-Man, World of Warcraft, and Call of Duty, which just broke entertainment industry records for the third consecutive time with its release of Modern Warfare 3.
Come meet this career-maker.
SMALL IS THE NEW BIG
NARIP's small sessions (limited enrollment of 16 people per session) guarantee face-time with our guest, registrants get brief of supervisor’s CURRENT music needs, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback. You get to meet and pitch our guest for current opportunities on the spot, receiving instant feedback as to whether a song or cue is appropriate or not, and most importantly, WHY. This feedback makes better pitches – and ultimately, placements – possible. Participants even have the opportunity to re-work music to better fit a supervisor's needs.
Placements secured and professional relationships formed through NARIP"s music supervisor sessions have earned praise... and placements! See TESTIMONIALS below.
ABOUT BRANDON YOUNG
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Since joining Activision Publishing, Inc.’s Music Department, Director of Music Affairs, Brandon Young, has been an integral part of each brand’s music direction and integration for the company for nearly 9 years, and has spent a great deal of time managing relationships with top industry artists ranging from Aerosmith, Van Halen, and Metallica, to pop-country superstar Taylor Swift, as well as Jay-Z and Eminem among many others. In addition to this Young and his team have been responsible for licensing over 3,000 songs on more than 130 titles in his tenure with the company. Activision Publishing, Inc. is currently the leading video game publisher in the world with franchises spanning its vast portfolio such as Skylanders, James Bond, Prototype, Cabela’s various hunting titles, Spider-Man, World of Warcraft, and Call of Duty, which just broke entertainment industry records for the third consecutive time with its release of Modern Warfare 3. Activision was also responsible for the hit music franchises Guitar Hero and DJ Hero, which revolutionized the interaction between music and gaming. Before joining Activision, Young spent several years with MTV where he handled music supervision for some of their hit reality television shows and shared time with Westies Music on licensing and music direction for various action sports films and video games. Prior to that, he was in the advertising field working for some of the largest agencies in the world and lending his expertise to music direction for such brands as Apple, Mitsibushi, Nissan, Levis, and Bicardi to name a few.
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Games Session #5 with Activision's Director of Music Affairs Brandon Young
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
6:30 p.m. – Registration and networking
7:00 p.m. – Program begins
8:15 p.m. – Break
9:30 p.m. – Program ends
Can't attend or not in LA? Pitch via Skype!
Call 818-769-7007 or email mary AT narip DOT com for details.
Special thanks to Jessica Ramos at SAE Institute of Technology for sponsoring this event.
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR THIS SESSION, NOW AT SAE
SAE Institute of Technology
6565 W. Sunset Blvd, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90028
LOCATIONS FOR NARIP'S SESSIONS IN THIS SERIES VARY.
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Paid parking available in the parking garage immediately adjacent to SAE. Metered parking available on side-streets. Be sure to read signs!
2 WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: www.narip.com (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818-769-7007
Advance RSVP encouraged.
Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.
We appreciate your cooperation.
$249 NARIP Members *
* Available to Professional and Executive NARIP Members only (not Monthly Members).
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps
A&R, Artist Development and Marketing Executives
Record, Distribution & Music Publishing Executives
Music & Entertainment Attorneys
Anyone seeking placement opportunities in advertising and brand campaigns.
Call us at 818-769-7007 or email mary AT narip DOT com.
SOURCES FOR MORE INFO
Microsoft / xBox
Sony Play Station
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