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SXSW 2021

How to Secure the Bag in Uncertain Times

Now more than ever artists are wearing multiple hats while juggling the business of music. With this pressure, the importance of registering accurate metadata is often lost leaving money on the table and leading to music creators losing out on billions of dollars globally. When music is streamed, downloaded or broadcast, there are royalties due for the sound recording payable to copyright holders & performers in addition to those for the composition. Explore these revenues and how to secure your fair share during these uncertain times. This panel will uncover specific details involved in properly registering and making claims of your works by demonstrating that attaching precise metadata to specific sound recordings results in increased royalties worldwide. Money Sounds Good, Right?

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  1. Educate the music community about worldwide royalties that are available and the importance of registering correct & complete metadata for recordings
  2. Demonstrate how to monetize recordings based on international regulations and be included in the billions of royalties that are unclaimed
  3. Provide music creators & representatives the resources required to claim and acquire worldwide royalties with expedited and transparent payments



Shari Hoffman, CEO, Transparence Entertainment Group

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  • Tags: Future of Music
  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Transforming the Entertainment Landscape
  • Level: Intermediate
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