Music In Games: Greenberg, Gore & Hassett

Music In Games: Greenberg, Gore & Hassett


Music placement opportunities in video games have skyrocketed. At this NARIP program, we bring in three experts to discuss who’s hiring and licensing music now, where to find buyers and how to make the best dea


Music placement opportunities in video games have skyrocketed. At this NARIP program, we brought in three experts to discuss who’s hiring and licensing music now, where to find buyers and how to make the best deal.

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 games.

  • Types of music deals in gaming
  • Major areas of negotiation in music-game deals
  • Making the pitch: necessary elements
  • What gaming companies really look for
  • How to increase the impact and marketability of music for games
  • Leading players in the mobile and video game sectors
  • Marketplace Trends

Jessica Gore, Sound Designer and Composer, Xaviant Studios, Video Game Audio Instructor (SAE)
Andrew Greenberg, President, Georgia Game Developers Association
Rob Hassett, Esq. Attorney at Law
Lee Morin, Esq.  Music & Entertainment Attorney (moderator)

PROGRAM DATE: June 18, 2014
PROGRAM TIME: 1 hours, 32 minutes, 23 seconds (1:32:23)

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Jessica Gore, Sound Designer and Composer, Xaviant Studios, Video Game Audio Instructor (SAE)

Always a lover of video games and music technology, Jessica has spent the last ten years wearing many different hats– electronic music producer, music licensing supervisor, ASCAP administrator, and classical piano teacher. All of these worlds combined when she was given the opportunity as a Sound Designer at Xaviant in Atlanta, GA, where she is currently working full-time on her first AAA title, Lichdom: Battlemage. In addition to Lichdom, Jessica has taken on the solo venture of sound designing and composing original music for indie studio Blue Mammoth’s new game Brawlhalla. Both games are currently available on Steam via Early Access. Jessica is a member of faculty at SAE Atlanta and teaches the Video Game Audio course. Jessica loves to use musical tablets for electronic music production. 

Andrew Greenberg, President, Georgia Game Developers Association

Andrew Greenberg, best known for designing computer games and roleplaying games, is lead developer on the upcoming Haunted House Tycoon PC/Mac game and the Fading Suns: Noble Armada mobile and tablet game. Andrew co-created the “Fading Suns” roleplaying and computer games and was the original developer of White Wolf’s “Vampire: The Masquerade.” He has credits on more than 50 White Wolf products and more than 20 HDI books. He has also worked on products with other roleplaying game companies, including “Star Trek Next Generation” and “Deep Space Nine.” His computer game credits include Dracula Unleashed, Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Emperor of the Fading Suns, Warhammer 40K: Final Liberation, Merchant Prince II, Mall Tycoon, Dungeon Crawlers, Dungeon Lords, The Virtual World of Kaneva, Railroad Tycoon Mobile and the Global Agenda MMO. A fellow with the Mythic Imagination Institute, Andrew is also president of the Georgia Game Developers Association and organizer of the Southeast Interactive Entertainment and Games Expo (SIEGE).

Rob Hassett, Esq.
Casey Gilson P.C.

Rob Hassett is an attorney in corporate, technology and entertainment law at Casey Gilson P.C. in Atlanta, GA. He was a co-author of Volume 5 on Internet and Interactive Media law of LexisNexis’ ten volume treatise on Entertainment Law entitled Entertainment Industry Contracts. Rob has taught many classes in the Professional Education Program at Ga. Tech. He is the General Counsel and a Member of the Board of the Georgia Game Developer’s Association. He has been a Co-Chair or the Chair of the annual SEIGE Investment Conference for each of the past 3 years. Rob has written many articles which have been published in a variety of publications including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Computer World, Business to Business Magazine, Fulton County Daily Report, the Atlanta Lawyer, Northside Woman Magazine and the Gwinnett Business Journal. Rob has given more than 75 presentations about his areas of expertise. Most of the articles that are law related are reprinted on and the ones not law related are published . Rob has been listed as a SuperLawyer for many years, has the highest ratings for talent and integrity granted by and is one of only about 20 lawyers in the State of Georgia listed in Best Lawyers in America for copyright law.

Lee Morin, Esq.

Lee Morin is an experienced intellectual property professional, having spent nine years in the corporate law departments of global companies and national to regional law firms. After graduating from Georgia State University College of Law and passing the Georgia Bar Exam in 2012, Lee started raising capital for her own firm by contracting for a variety of legal employers including a boutique intellectual property law firm, the intellectual property department of a national law firm, an international manufacturing corporation, and a global technology company. As a contractor, Lee reinforced her experience in transactional matters, litigation, administrative proceedings, trademark prosecution, and copyrights.

Lee now manages her own practice, Morin Entertainment Law, L.L.C. As a solo practitioner, Lee works with clients that want to establish and grow a small business in the entertainment industry, which includes music, film, television, fashion, fine art, theater, book publishing, and games. Lee advises clients on business formation and structuring, employment strategies, and securing, enforcing, and licensing their intellectual properties. Lee is a member of the State Bar of Georgia Entertainment and Sports Law Section, the Georgia Game Developers Association, the National Association of Record Industry Professionals, the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, and the Georgia Music Partners, where she sits on the Public Relations Committee. Lee is an Associate Member of The Recording Academy.


Program music courtesy of The G-Man (Golosio Music Publishing, BMI)


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