Functional Roles of a Record Company

Hierarchy of a traditional record company: -Executive CEO -Finance and Accounting --- Shark -Business and Legal --- Separate in a huge company -A&R ---Weasel -Creative -Sales (Albums in stores) -Marketing -Publicity -Promotion (Radio and TV -Production (Traffic coordinator) --- $ Good quality needed -Royalties (Pays royalties) -Admin (HR / office … [Read more...]

Recording and Composition Side Copyrights

The difference between recording and composition side copyrights in the USA. There is a copyright for the Sound Recording. Represented by the circled letter P. Known as the Master Side -or- Recording Side copyright. Simply protects the recording of the song. There is a copyright for the Musical Work. Represented by the © symbol. Known as the Publishing Side … [Read more...]

Competitive Advantage

Competitive advantage is gained when one company outperforms their competition by producing products, goods, or services more effectively or efficiently. Competitive advantage should be a vital part of your strategy. There are four parts to a strong competitive advantage- and they are: Innovation Efficiency Quality Responsiveness to Customers Heres how you can develop an advantage … [Read more...]

How to Start a Film Festival

Starting a film festival is an art, film festival preperation needs to be effective and efficient. Before your film festival planning gets to involved, stop everything and assess your goals. Be sure you can fund and scale your festival in a major way, soon it will be HUGE. Are you ready for that? Where are you going to make your money? —–MM320 – Artist and Event Management—– Notes from … [Read more...]

Film Festival History Notes

Class chatter before the Film Festival lecture: "We've been snubbed again." "-HIV from a dead chick - funerial disease-" "Rick Waterman is in the bar!" "Big wheels take longer to get turning." -----MM320 - Artist and Event Management----- You don't have to be a artist to be artistic, You don't have to be an entrepreneur to be entrepreneurial, What are managers? Creativity … [Read more...]