CMU INSIGHTS MASTERCLASSES

The CMU Insights Masterclass Programme

Putting the focus on key and current music business issues | in association with Lewis Silkin


The CMU Insights masterclasses are half-day sessions focused on a specific topic that explain in detail recent developments, current trends and best practice. Tapping into original research and CMU’s daily reportage, get bang-up-to-date insights on the business of music.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Key Developments In Music Rights 2017
Monday 6 Mar 2017, London | MORE INFO | BOOK A PLACE
This half day masterclass will provide a concise review of all the key developments in music copyright in the last year, including safe harbours, consent decrees, transparency, 100% licensing, direct licensing in live, the draft European Copyright Directive, and cases involving Duran Duran, KickassTorrents and MegaUpload.


PAST EVENTS

Digital Deals, Dollars And Trends – Explained!
November 2016, London | MASTERCLASS NOTES
This masterclass explained how digital music platforms are licensed and royalties distributed, as well as reviewing the digital market as we head into 2017, revealing which services are leading in terms of users and revenue. We can run this masterclass in-house for your company – for more information email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk

From Napster To Now – The Battle With Music Piracy
October 2016, London | MASTERCLASS NOTES
This masterclass reviewed the music industry’s battle with online piracy and other legal loopholes – from Napster to now. It explained what copyright law says about infringement, the unique challenges posed by online piracy and the music industry’s various approaches to meeting those challenges, both successful and otherwise. Plus the ongoing debate around safe harbours was explored and explained. We can run this masterclass in-house for your company – for more information email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk

Music Business Explained – For Start Ups & Brands
September 2016, London | MASTERCLASS NOTES
This half day masterclass was aimed at companies and brands seeking to work with the music business, and provided a beginner’s guide to the different strands of the industry and how they connect with each other. For companies looking to license content, get access to shows, or form partnerships with artists, this masterclass was a guide to the people and politics they will need to deal with along the way. We can run this masterclass in-house for your company – for more information email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk

The Key Developments In Music Rights 2016
February 2016, London | MASTERCLASS NOTES
This masterclass provided a concise review of all the key developments in music copyright. As well as bringing attendees fully up to speed on landmark cases – including the ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Happy Birthday’ judgements – CMU Insights MD Chris Cooke also explained the latest developments on the private copy exception, the making available right, safe harbours, mechanical rights in the US and the pre-1972 issue. We can run this masterclass in-house for your company – for more information email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk

Navigating The Digital Market
December 2015, London | MASTERCLASS NOTES
This masterclass provided an overview of the digital music market, looking at the different kinds of digital services and which platforms are dominating in which markets. It then explained how both the record industry and music publishers are licensing streaming services, and the key issues that remain around the digital music market. We can run this masterclass in-house for your company – for more information email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk