Music For Screen Networking Event

January 3, 2018


We are inviting composers, publishers and music professionals working in the audiovisual and media content production sectors (film/TV, animation, advertising and video games) to attend and participate in this upcoming event.

Date: Wednesday 24th January
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: IMRO, Copyright House, Pembroke Row, Dublin 2
Bookings:  (Free Event | Booking Essential)

The event will provide an opportunity to present and discuss the findings and recommendations from the recently published report “An Examination of the Music for film & TV Sector in Ireland” authored by industry professional Sarah Glennane and commissioned by IMRO/MCPSI. Please find a link to the report here

The event will be facilitated in workshop format to maximise attendees contributions and will seek to identify sectoral priorities, solicit feedback on the recommendations presented in the report and develop objectives and strategies for possible implementation of these recommendations. This is an opportunity to engage with your industry peers, share your experiences, successes, frustrations and to table ideas for the future development of the sector.

Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to:

  • Defining and mapping the sector – who, what, how and for whom;
  • Current status and health of the Irish Music for Screen Sector – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for the sector and those working in it;
  • Screen Composers Guild – Is one needed and how best could it be established? Looking at international experience and across other audiovisual sectors;
  • The role and importance of local publishers and other music service industries – how to support and promote them;
  • Promoting the work of Music for Screen to consumers, industry, funders and policy makers;
  • Demonstrating the significance of Music for Screen and the value and importance of a strong domestic sector;
  • Engaging with audiovisual and music industry stakeholders – funders, producers, broadcasters and training bodies;
  • Assessing the needs of the sector – training, funding, lobbying, support;
  • International engagement – Establishing and promoting Ireland as a world class supplier of Music for Screen and ancillary services.

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