CMU Present - Get Paid As Well As Played (aka Top Five Reasons You Don’t Get Paid)
11:30am (THIS TALK IS FULLY REGISTERED)
Are you getting paid every single time your songs and recordings are played? Probably not. CMU's Chris Cooke talks you through the top five reasons why you are missing out on income. He'll then discuss with a panel of experts what you can do now to make more royalties flow in your general direction and how the music industry at large can ensure a fairer deal for music makers.
Chris Cooke is co-Founder and MD of CMU, a company that helps people navigate and understand the music business. It does this through media like the CMU Daily bulletin, Setlist podcast and CMU Trends library; consultancy unit CMU Insights; and education programme CMU:DIY. Via CMU, he also programmes core conference strands at The Great Escape showcase festival and he wrote the acclaimed book ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’. CMU is part of Chris’s business 3CM UnLimited, through which he also publishes cultural media ThisWeek London and ThreeWeeks at the Edinburgh Festival; and teaches for PR training charity the Taylor Bennett Foundation.
Lucie is the CEO of the Featured Artists Coalition; the only trade body and community run by and for recorded performing artists of the UK (and beyond).
Lucie is an experienced music business executive and a senior copyright negotiator.
She has worked across the industry from major record labels to independent publishers, at songrights society PRS for Music and, also for commercial digital services and tech innovators. Running the Featured Artists Coalition, Lucie has ensured that trade body is dedicated to supporting, developing, representing and lobbying for performing recording artists. She also focuses significant work and priority on social impact, youth emancipation and inclusivity. Lucie is also a member of the Management Team of the Palestine Music Expo (PMX), the international music showcasing and infrastructure initiative in the Occupied Territories. She is an egalitarian advocate & music lover.