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Saturday, September 14 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Synch Negotiations: Love And War!

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Back by popular demand! Two top Licensors will battle a team of two top Licensees in mock song clearance negotiations as a Moderator throws curve balls from real life negotiations at both teams. Find out which strategies work and which fall flat when getting artist approval, low license fees, Out Of Context rights, soundtrack album rights and dreaded "direct license” buy-outs. These negotiations will inform all stakeholders in the synch world and reveal how leverage works for both sides. Includes a Q+A for specific questions.

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John Houlihan

SVP/Music Supervisor, Music 20th Century Fox Licensor Team
John Houlihan is Senior Vice President of Music for 20th Century Fox film studio, now part of Disney, and his credits include Bohemian Rhapsody, Deadpool 2 for which John was Nominated for a Grammy, and the 2018 Best Picture Academy Award winner The Shape Of Water.John was previously... Read More →

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Pat Woods

Warner Chappell Music Publishing
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Samuel Diaz

Director of Music Supervision, CBS Television
An industry professional for over 20 years, Samuel works as in-house music supervisor for NCIS, Blue Bloods, Blood & Treasure, Carol’s Second Act and NCIS: New Orleans. Working on NCIS since its inception, the show remains the #1 drama in the United States.Prior to CBS, he worked... Read More →
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Carter Armstrong

SVP of Film & TV, Peer Music
Carter Armstrong is the Senior Vice President of Film & TV at peermusic. Based in the company’s Los Angeles/Burbank office, Carter oversees the entire department in the United States as well as liaising with all 32 of peer’s worldwide offices.Carter also owns and runs Strong Music... Read More →

Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
4. Interactive Theater (B2)