MPA & BPI announce latest in series of International Trade Webinars with DIT


UK record labels association the BPI and the Music Publishers Association (MPA) jointly announce the latest in a programme of International Trade Webinars, which are being organised in close association with the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The next event will be an LA Sync Mission Webinar confirmed for 22nd September and will explore the Future of Games and Music Sync. This will be followed in October by an Indian Music Mission Webinar (14/10) and then, for the first time ever, a Brazilian Music Mission Webinar (20/10 or 23/10, date tbc).

The virtual events, which are normally only available to members, will be free to attend and are open to all.  They follow international webinars for LA Sync and for China held in June earlier this year.

Please see link to sign up and register for free.

Chris Tams, BPI Director of International, said:

“Our international missions always prove popular in helping members to develop sync contacts and grow their exports in key markets overseas, not least the LA Sync Mission. With our normal international activities currently curtailed by the pandemic, we are delighted to build on the heritage of our trade missions through this free programme of events, which anyone can benefit from, including non-members.”

Lucie Caswell, MPA General Manager, said:

“We are delighted to shine a spotlight on the uniquely creative collaboration of music and games. Together, music and gaming can be where we are our most creative, imaginative and engaging. Music is woven into the magic of games with particular skill and mutual respect between supervisor and music maker. This session is an exciting opportunity to lift the lid on how that works, with those who do it best.”

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LA Sync Mission Webinar: 22nd September 5pm – 6.30pm

The Future of Games & Music Sync: A Conversation with some of LA’s top Music Supervisors.

Brought to you by the Department for International Trade, the BPI and the MPA and now in its 16th year, the LA Sync Licensing Mission has gone virtual. The event will bring together UK independent labels, publishers, sync agents and composers to hear from some of the top LA Music Supervisors in gaming and e-sports.

Confirmed panellists include Cybele Pettus (Senior Music Supervisor at Electronic Arts Inc.), Wilbert Roget II (composer –, Jon Vlassopulos (Global Head of Music at Roblox) and will be moderated by Mark Gordon (Score Draw Music).

Details of the Indian Music Mission and Brazilian Music Mission Webinars will be announced in due course.

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