SensoriaPro is our unique, informal gathering of composers, filmmakers, music publishers, music supervisors, games developers and festivals all under one roof to discuss the latest innovations in music and the moving image. The event takes place on Friday October 7th  in Sheffield and is a must-attend event with a stunning line up of speakers, direct access to international buyers and informal, friendly networking.

Friday October 7th / 10.30am – 5pm

Showroom Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row S1 2BX

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2016 line-up:

FILM MUSIC MASTERCLASS

We’re delighted to welcome composer, arranger, orchestrator and conductor Geoff Alexander whose many screen credits include Lady In The Van, Everest, Notting Hill and Brassed Off.

  • Presented in association with PRS for Music

TOURING – ALIVE & KICKING

The highs and lows of taking a band out on the road.  Expect a full and frank account (including costings) from a cross section of industry experts ranging from tour managers to agents, promoters to festivals.

Guests include Andy Inglis (5000 Artist Management; Tour Management)  Timm Cleasby (formerly tour manager for Arctic Monkeys, now production manager for Tramlines Festival), Penny Blackham (Secret Name Management) and Matt Wanstall (Musicians’ Union).

Credit: David Chang


VIRTUAL REALITY: STORYTELLING SURROUNDED BY SOUND

Virtual reality has made massive inroads into the worlds of film and music and is redefining storytelling – but how does surround sound keep pace to create a truly immersive experience?
Including Steven Hancock (MelodyVR),  Marco Perry (Immersive Audio) & David Bailey (Creative Director of User Experience & Design at the BBC).

Plus a Virtual Reality showcase by VISUALISE featuring Kasabian 360, Hummingbird – Kyla La Grange & Sennheiser AMBEO.

TECHNOLOGY – BREAKING THE CHAIN DEBATE

Will Blockchain Technology take the music industry to a better place? We are delighted to be welcoming Benji Rogers (Pledge Music) over from the US and Graham Davies (PRS for Music) to lead on the latest developments on this hotly debated topic.

MUSIC VIDEOS – SLOW CLUB’S STORY

Caroline Bottomley (Radar) chats with Charles Watson of Sheffield success story Slow Club about setting a music video style; commissioning directors versus self-directing; and how to have a hit music video.

SYNC OR SCORE CONTEST

A delegate favourite – this year we’ll be looking at factual films with a clip provided by Discovery Networks International.
Our panel of industry experts including Ian Neil (Director of Music for Film and TV, Sony), Benjamin McAvoy (WMP) & Kirsteen McLean (Discovery) will critique submissions.      

PLUGGING AND PITCHING – THE P’s & Q’s of PR

As an artist or band how can you best publicise your music? Through this series of expert guests from PR companies, music journalists as well as from bands that have done it all themselves without industry assistance, this panel will act as a practical guide on how to best create a publicity campaign and get your music out there, heard and talked about. 

Panel moderated by John Robb (Louder Than War) and featuring Annette Lee (4AD Head of Press) & MJ (Hookworms).

 

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L-R: Andy Inglis (5000 Management), Caroline Bottomley (Radar), Ian Neil (Sony), Penny Blackham (Secret Name Management).


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