The Hollywood Music In Media Awards & Planet LA Records present a brand networking event and artist showcase at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel as part of the HMMA's Indie Thursday Showcase series. Mix & mingle with brand representatives, brand agents and entertainment industry luminaries in an informal, relaxed and fun setting! Make connections and opportunities!! Music performances will be broadcast on the internet via the newest and most advanced video streaming company, www.stageit.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011 THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL & SPA HOLLYWOOD 1755 N. Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028 (Hollywood & Highland/Kodak Theater Complex) 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM FREE, FREE, FREE.....ALL AGES!!
Performances by: Summer Rona Ruby Summer Chris Arena Elisabetta Russo Jason Charles Miller Gabe Kubanda ...and more!
HMMA Sponsor Success Summit makes a splash in Hollywood!
Hollywood, CA - August 2, 2011: The Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) produced another highly successful one-day power summit on July 31st at the Highlands, located at the Hollywood & Highlands/Kodak Theater Center.
The event, entitled The Real Deal™ Sponsor Success Summit, was a fusion of music centric functions the HMMA usually produces and Madison Avenue branding genius. Topics addressed included modern brand partnerships, brand integration, sponsorship procurement, endorsement deals, product placement and public source funding.
"What the HMMA pioneered with this event was to inform, educate and provide tangible connections with brands, sponsors, endorsers and entertainment channels. It's absolutely imperative artists and other creative channels understand the importance of these resources in todays DIY entertainment business. Attendees were blown away by the info and opportunities presented." explained HMMA Executive Producer, Brent Harvey.
More than $1 billion in brands, channels and projects were in attendance at the Real Deal™ Sponsor Success Summit event including music artists, composers, filmmakers , music video directors, record labels and event producers; all of whom gained valuable insight, strategies, tactics and professional connections.
Participating brands and brand agents, representing diverse product lines included Heineken, Jaguar, Cartier, Rev 7 gum, ONE Coconut Water, Lexus, Voyage Air Guitars, Soultone Cymbals and Drums, Spint/Nextel, Miller-Coors, Line 6, AMS Neve, Cerwin Vega, Propellerhead Software and many more.
The Hollywood Music In Media Awards Thursday, November 17, 2011 The Highlands Hollywood 6801 Hollywood Blvd, fourth floor Hollywood, CA 20028 (Kodak Theater/Hollywood & Highland Complex) www.hmmawards.org
Hollywood Music in Media Awards announces final call for February entries. All musicians must submit their music for nomination consideration for the February round before the deadline. Each month during the year, nominations will be awarded from the pool of entries for the given month and those monthly nominees will be chosen from to win the 2011 HMMA's in their respective categories! Hurry - Deadline is February 28,2011SUBMIT MUSIC HERE
Licensing your music is a great way to create a series of different streams of revenues and profits for your songs in ways well beyond just the sales of a song by download or CD. In addition, it can open up a series of connections for your music and your writing.
Some have gone on to careers where they do all their work scoring, composing or licensing older works to movie soundtracks, television shows, commercials, video games and even corporate training videos.
The information on licensing and music insertion opportunities has come a long way and just as it has created revenue for the artists, it has also created revenues for various agencies, companies and middlemen to be involved. Of course, many of these are legitimate but a great deal more are not. These scams play off the hopes and lack of understanding that many artists have about this side of the music industry. Continue reading “The scam of certain licensing sites.” »
If you were packing your car for a cross country trip that you felt you had to make.. whether it was a dream, a desire or a need, here is a question....If you bought a car, bought the supplies for the trip and then started out of ..lets say Boston and then you got as far as New York... Would you take the money you had saved for gas, hotels, food and the remainder of the trip and spend it on another car or if you were running out of money, instead of saving up for those gas, hotel, food and toll costs, would you put it toward a new car? Continue reading “Another Album: Is that the answer? Most of the time….No.” »