You are invited to NARIP's An Overview of Synch Deals with Ashley A. Hollan and Karen Marie Mason on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Come hear an overview of the all-important synchronization licensing deal from our guest experts who will give you the inside track on major deal points, what they mean and strategies to negotiate the best possible deal for rights owners. Come learn what the short- and long-term implications to your synch fees may be. This special NARIP session de-mystifies synch deals and deal-making, and enables the lawyer and non-lawyer alike to come away with a clear understanding of the most important points and leverage available. Get educated about the art of synchronize deals! You will learn: Identifying the Owners Issues with Multiple Publishers Using Most Favored Nations (MFN) Clauses Key License Terms The Quotation Process Motion Picture Licensing Licensing for Television Licensing for Commercials Collecting Public Performance Royalties Common Music Licensing Problems Music Cue Sheets Negotiating the Best Fee SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS Ashley A. Hollan Esq., Entertainment Lawyer & Litigator The Hollan Entertainment Law Group Karen Marie Mason, CEO, Black Internet Television Julie Kessler Roach, Esq., NARIP Board Member (moderator) ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Ashley A. Hollan, Esq. Entertainment Lawyer & Litigator The Hollan Entertainment Law Group, LLC Having worked and studied with some of the most prominent entertainment lawyers, sports lawyers and national promoters in Atlanta, Georgia, Nashville, Tennessee and Denver, Colorado, Attorney Ashley Hollan is able to provide a 360 degree perspective on legal needs in the entertainment realm. Her clients include touring bands, solo artists, producers, visual artists, authors and composers. She currently serves as a Volunteer Lawyer with Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts and Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and holds the title General Counsel for a boutique booking, promotions, and production company based in Athens, Georgia. At Duke University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a Public Policy and Visual Art/Art History double-major and at law school at the University of Denver, Ashley's professional internships included work with a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization that partners with the music industry, a concert promotions internship, an internship with top hockey agents and work with Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts. Ashley was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Staff Editor for the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and served as an Intellectual Property Law Teaching Assistant at Nashville School of Law. Ashley's background as a licensed attorney includes work as a Metro Conflict Defender and as a contractor for the Cobb County Circuit Defender representing indigent clients in both State and Superior Courts, employment at an international law firm and employment as General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development of a multi-state corporation. She is licensed in both Georgia and Tennessee and is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, Sports and Entertainment Law Section and the American Bar Association where she is a member of the Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries and the Business Law Section. Karen Marie Mason CEO, Black Internet Television Karen Marie Mason moves smoothly between the areas of film, television, art and music. Currently she is the CEO of Black Entertainment Television which launches in 2015. While working to get all of the ideas out of her head and on to paper Karen Marie is a location scout and music supervisor for film and television and an artist manager. Her locations works can be seen in the movies, television shows and videos including Tyler Perry, Drop Dead Diva, Due Date, The Game, Survivor's Remorse, HR and videos by Usher, Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, T.I. and many more. She was the music supervisor for Roger Bobb's "Raising Izzie" and "In The Meantime" and location manager for the Regina King directed feature film, "Let The Church Say Amen". Karen is the producer of "Ir/Reconcilable" a short film starring Jasmine Guy and featuring Dick Gregory, was selected for the HBO Short Film Competition 2014. Karen is the former head of the Black Music Marketing Department at East/West Elektra Entertainment and prior to that she was a marketing executive at Sony Music working with groups as varied as Cypress Hill, Kris Kross, Ziggy Marley, Tracy Chapman, En Vogue and Gerald LeVert. Karen is the host of Sunday Night Fyah on WRFG Radio where she also sits on the board. She is also a board member of People TV. Most recently Karen Marie was the director the Nerdkween music video "Let Me Go" WHEN Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:30 p.m. – Registration and networking 7:00 p.m. – Program begins 8:15 p.m. – Break 9:30 p.m. – Program ends WHO SHOULD ATTEND Music Publishing & Record Executives Producers, Artists, Artist Managers and Artist Reps Music Attorneys, Songwriters & Composers Brand Marketing & Creative Executives Accountants, Business Managers & CPAs Anyone seeking better understanding of synchronization deals and music placement. WHERE SAE Institute of Technology 215 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 300 Atlanta, GA 30303 Enter building from Andrew Young International Blvd. (behind Hard Rock Cafe). Latecomers please ring buzzer for entry. PARKING ~ MARTA Closest paid parking deck is on Andrew Young International Blvd. Or take Marta train to Peachtree Center Station and walk to SAE Institute from there. COST $15 for NARIP members $25 for Non-members BONUS Because you are registering for this program, we offer you the opportunity to pre-order the MP3 recording of the program for only $20 (regularly $39.95). To pre-order now, select the Premium Ticket option below, the mastered recording will be emailed to you within 2-3 weeks after our program (if not sooner). 2 WAYS TO REGISTER 1. Online: NARIP.com 2. Phone: 818-769-7007 Advance RSVP encouraged. Pre-paid admission guarantees seating. No refunds. We appreciate your cooperation. NOT IN ATLANTA? 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