Catapult Your Catalogue: Music Publishing

Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 at 1pm
Amy Eligh, Creative Manager, Casablanca Media Publishing (Winter Gloves, Tupelo Honey, You Say Party)
Lysandra Woods, Licensing for Television and Film, Third Side Music (Amelia Curran, Rich Aucoin, Yeasayer)
Neville Quinlan, General Manager, peermusic Canada (Hawksley Workman, Kathleen Edwards, The Tragically Hip)
Manitoba Music Resource Centre
376 Donald, Winnipeg, MB





Music publishing has become one of the most important and interesting revenue streams for performing songwriters and bands in the new music economy. Publishing also provides marketing opportunities for artists and record labels. This panel of experienced music publishers will discuss everything artists, managers, and labels need to know about music publishing including how to shop your own work, how and when to enter into a publishing deal, and what different avenues exist to exploit your songs.
About Lysandra Woods

Third Side Music is a music publishing and licensing company based in Montreal. Since its creation in 2005, the company has become one of the most active and respected music publishing companies in North America. TSM represents over 15,000 titles by domestic and International artists, including a number of important sub-published catalogues. Third Side Music is particularly strong in synchronization licensing. Every year the company generates hundreds of licenses in films, TV, advertisements and video games, from dozens of the top content producers in North America.

About Amy Eligh

Amy Eligh joined Casablanca Media Publishing in 2005 as a Publishing Coordinator and learned about the copyright administration side of publishing. In 2007, she switched gears and became Creative Manager. In this capacity, she pitches songs for film and TV; organizes showcases for TV networks (ABC and NBC), music supervisors, and advertisers; develops new writers; arranges co-writing sessions; coordinates writing camps and scouts for talent. Amy has secured sync placements on Castle, Body of Proof, Pretty Little Liars, Being Human, Life Unexpected, Flashpoint, Degrassi: The Next Generation, TD Canada Trust, Canadian Tire among many others.

About Neville Quinlan

Neville Quinlan is the General Manager of Peermusic Canada Inc. Neville has the pleasure of working with many artists, including The Tragically Hip, Tom Waits, Matthew Barber, The Stampeders, and ZZ Top among many others; as well as many song writers, including David Foster, Greg Johnston, Robbie Patterson, and Shelly Peiken. He has travelled around the world to attend many conferences and festivals, and has spoken on many panels as a Music Publisher, and (in a previous incarnation) as a Booking Agent.

For over eighty years after establishing its first copyright, peermusic can still proudly claim to be a major independent music publisher. From its founding under the keen vision of legendary music producer Ralph S. Peer, peermusic has consistently and relentlessly broken new ground by becoming home to some of the best and brightest talent in music. It might come as a surprise that a company modestly established by one man can now boast a diverse repertoire ranging from pop to Latin to country to classical and employees working in 32 offices in 28 countries around the world.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator Manitoba Music
P: 204.975.5188


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