CMJ Music Marathon

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It’s the third day of CMJ Music Marathon and the third day of Panel Beater, CMJ’s daily guide to the panels at this year’s festival. Shake off that sleepiness from last night’s party by engaging with some of the brightest folks in the industry at our set of panels. Today you can find out how branded placement works, advice on getting a tattoo, the state of contemporary record labels, how to make music for video games and so much more.

 
CMJ is also introducing Silver Boardroom Meetings as a new part of the programming at this year’s festival. These events offer the unique opportunity for aspiring executives to engage in a boardroom meeting environment. Each meeting will have two well-established industry professionals running an agenda in their own style. Attendees will be challenged to think, share and generate ideas pertaining to the topic at hand. Details of today’s Silver Boardroom Meetings can be found below. Pre-registration is required. Sign up for any remaining slots at the CMJ Desk in the CMJ Registrant Lounge.
 
Today is College Day at CMJ Music Marathon. College Day offers an opportunity for the folks behind college and community radio to come together and stir things up. The day brings radio-centric panels, exclusive performances from Australian artists and the unique chance to mix and mingle with fellow radio and industry members. Head here to check out the full College Day schedule.
 
Our selections below only scratch the surface of what’s on offer. Make sure you also check out our full panels page and add events to your schedule over here.


The Real-Deal Breakdown Of The Branded Placement

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 802, 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Trace the steps of a song to learn exactly what goes into a branded major placement. Exactly how does a song get aligned with a brand? What do the deals and the contracts look like? We will cover everything you need to know on major placements.

Moderator: Richard Stumpf: President, Imagem Music
Speakers:
- Bruce MacKenzie: Vice President Music & Marketing Partnerships, GreenLight Music (A Division Of Corbis Entertainment)
- Kavi Ohri: Vice President Business Development (US East), Music Dealers
- Julie Potash: President, Hesta Prynn
- Ryan Wines: Managing Partner, Director Of Music Licensing & Strategic Goodness, Marmoset


Tattoo U

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 406, 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Thinking about getting a tattoo? Do you have a killer tattoo to share? Ink experts will exhibit great designs, demonstrate how tattoos are made and reveal what to look out for when getting a new tattoo. Get straight answers to questions before slinging the ink.

Moderator:Jordy Trachtenberg: Senior Vice President, Frenchkiss Label Group
Speakers:
- Jason June: Artist, Three Kings Tattoo
- Jes Irwin: Tattoo Artist, Smoking Tattoos
- Alex McWatt: Master Tattooer, Three Kings Tattoo
- Todd Weinberger: Creative Director, Inked Magazine


Replacing The Record Label

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 802, 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Watch panelist Jeffrey B. Clyburn (National Geographic Music) introduce this panel:

Speakers:
- Harry Poloner: Maker Music, Maker Studios Eddie Applebaum Manager/Founder, The Greenhouse/
Tour De Force
- Jeffrey B. Clyburn: Vice President, Nat Geo Music
- Mark Lipsitz: Marketing, Bar None Records
- Amaechi Uzoigwe: Head Of Content & Business Affairs, Official.fm


Creating Music For Video Games

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 905/907, 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Video game budgets surpass even the greatest record deal budgets from the golden era, causing many composers and producers to tap into this lucrative space. How does a composer or producer find work in this field, and is it different from making music for standard media forms? What happens behind the scenes when music is placed into a video game?

Moderator: Miz Metro CEO/Creative Director, The City Firm Inc./Miz Metro Media LLC
Speakers:
- Ryan Barkan: Executive Creative Director, Advertising & Video Games, Primary Wave Music
- Alex Hackford: Director A&R, Playstation
- Sean Murray: Owner, Sean Murray Music, LLC/Music Creator For Call Of Duty: Black Ops
- Tom Salta: President, Persist Music


Silver Boardroom Meetings

NYU Kimmel Ctr. Room 914 (Silver Board Room), 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

Discussions On A&R Evolvement

11:00 a.m. – noon

Featuring:
Alex Luke: Executive Vice President, A&R, EMI Music
Jack Isquith: Senior Vice President Of Strategic

Start Up Revolution

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Featuring:
Panos Panay: Founder and CEO, Sonicbids
Tony Van Veen: CEO and President, Audio And Video Labs Inc.

Digital Marketing Traction

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Featuring:
Russell Fink: Senior Vice President Digital And Mobile, Island Def Jam/Universal Republic
Guest Speaker

Social Media Movements

3:30 – 4:30 p.m

Featuring:
Jaclyn Ranere Vice President, Marketing And Corporate Communications, The Orchard
Tierney Stout Director Of Interactive Marketing, The Orchard