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Gaming meets Music

Friday, October 14, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (BST)

Gaming meets Music

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Registration - PRS for Music                                                        

2.00pm Welcome introduction


Introduction to PRS for Music, William Booth, Director of Media Licensing PRS for Music


Introducton to TIGA, Richard Wilson, CEO, TIGA

2.25pm Setting the market scene - the economics and the rights. Chris Carey, EMI
2.45pm BREAK


The Composer's view - creating, commissioning, earning - followed by Q&A

Patrick Rackow, CEO BASCA



The Enterprise view - developing, distributing & music supervision, - followed by Q&A.  Sergio Pimentel, Nimrod Productions 



Panel - Music and Games industry experts, rights-holders and speakers discuss business modelling issues - including and followed by audience Q&A

4.45pm Networking drinks



Speakers & Panellists include:


William Booth; Director of Media Licensing, PRS for Music

Richard Wilson;  CEO, TIGA

Chris Carey; Global Insight Manager, EMI Group

Patrick Rackow;  CEO, BASCA

Sergio Pimentel; Music & Licensing Director, Nimrod Productions



Richard Jacques Studios; Richard Jacques, Composer

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PlayStation Network); Martin Hewett, Senior Music Supervisor 

Baker McKenzie LLP; Steve Holmes

PRS for Music; Lucie Caswell, New Business Manager (Digital)

Sony Music; Sam Sawyer, VP Digital Business

Technology Strategy Board / IC tomorrow; Matt Sansam

Moderator:  Jeremy Silver; Sementric/TSB


TIGA is the trade association representing the UK's games industry. Their members include independent games developers, in-house publisher-owned developers, outsourcing companies, technology businesses, universities, individuals and students.

TIGA is the trade association representing the UK’s games industry.  Our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. Our mission is to fight for the interests of game developers.

To achieve our vision and mission we focus on the delivery of three strategic objectives: Effective political representation, profile raising and helping our members commercially.

This means that TIGA members are effectively represented in the corridors of power, their voice is heard in the media and they receive benefits that make a material difference to their businesses, including a reduction in costs and improved commercial opportunities.


PRS for Musicrepresents 75,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK.  As a not-for-profit organisation it ensures creators are paid whenever their music is played, performed or reproduced; championing the importance of copyright to protect and support the UK music industry.   

PRS for Music provides business and community groups with easy access to over 10m songs through its music licences.  In an industry worth £3.9bn PRS for Music is uniquely placed to be a voice for music and music creators. 

Collecting £623m in 2009 PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights organisations.  With 155 representation agreements in place globally, PRS for Music’s network represents over 2 million music creators. 

 PRS for MusicTIGA


*Agenda subject to change



PRS for Music and TIGA are hosting their first joint event on music licensing.

The event is aimed primarily at music-using digital start-ups (in the digital gaming products sector) and aims to raise the level of awareness and knowledge of music rights and licensing issues.


Have questions about Gaming meets Music? Contact the organizer

When & Where

Copyright House
29-33 Berners St
W1T 3AB London
United Kingdom

Friday, October 14, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (BST)

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