SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm CST Monday, February 1, 2010
Manitoba Music and MANITOBA FILM & MUSIC are planning a series of high-level showcase and networking events at MUSEXPO in Los Angeles between April 25 and 29, 2010.
MUSEXPO is one of North America’s most important music business conferences and offers only a limited number of exclusive showcasing opportunities. It is attended by some of the highest profile and most powerful people in music and entertainment, including heads of A&R, film and television music supervision, online and traditional video gaming, telecommunications, and more. Some of this year’s confirmed speakers and delegates include: Harvey Goldsmith (Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents), Steve Schnur (Worldwide Head of Music & Marketing, EA Games), Craig Kallman (Chairman/CEO, Atlantic Records Group), Ron Fair (Chairman, Geffen Records), Kevin Wall (Founder/CEO, Control Room & Live Earth), Big Jon Platt (President, N. American Creative, EMI Publishing), Alex Patsavas (Founder/Music Supervisor, Chop Shop Music), and Rob Spaulding (President, Fontana Distribution). For more information on MUSEXPO, please visit www.musexpo.net.
The Manitoba initiative will include a showcase opportunity, invitations to exclusive networking events, along with assistance setting up meetings with industry executives, and pre-event market preparedness.
To be considered for inclusion in this showcase, you must:
• Have a current release
• Be export-ready
• Have financial capacity to undertake travel and accommodations in L.A. (Market Access Program support is available, but will not cover full costs)
• Be a member of Manitoba Music
• Two (2) copies of your current release
• Two (2) copies of a current video (if available)
• Two (2) copies of current press material and/or links to online press material
• Two (2) copies of a letter explaining how this showcase would fit with your overall development plan
Submissions will be evaluated based on:
• Track record
• Strength of team
• Export readiness
The final decision on showcase selection will rest with MUSEXPO.
Submit by 4pm CST February 1, 2010 to:
Manitoba Showcase Selection Panel
c/o Manitoba Music
1-376 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2J2
For more info, please contact:
Ruben Ramalheiro, Program Coordinator