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Media Published Friday 1 September 2023

You're invited to attend our online Insights series.

In this series we'll move through a selection of in-demand topics that members often ask about and that can make a big difference to how your music is used and your career. Our speakers will be an array of in-house subject matter experts and music industry pros. Sign up and you'll receive the Zoom link ahead of the sessions. All sessions run for one hour with time for questions.

Open to all APRA AMCOS members - all sessions are free and virtual via Zoom.

INSIGHTS #1: Writing Music and Sound Design for Games

Thursday 7 September 2023, 5:30pm - 6:30pm AEST

Have you ever considered a career writing music for games?

In this episode of our Insights series you’ll get first hand knowledge from special guest, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Narayana Johnston (Cult of the Lamb) on his own journey to becoming Audio Director with games studio Massive Monster and what it takes to work in this niche field.

Joining Narayana in conversation will be APRA AMCOS Art Music Lead Cameron Lam, a composer, producer, and musical director himself. Cameron will also explain the ways game audio fits within the APRA AMCOS framework and everything you need to know to maximise your game music royalties.


INSIGHTS #2: Demystifying U.S. Artist Visas

Wednesday 25 October, 5:30pm - 6:30pm AEDT

Unlock the mysteries of U.S. artist visas with U.S. immigration attorney Andrea Szew, an expert with 20+ years of experience in securing hundreds of visas for artists worldwide. Dive into an engaging session where Andrea will unravel the complex and often intimidating process, turning it into a straightforward path to the U.S.


INSIGHTS #3: APRA AMCOS x Sounds Australia - Export Masterclass

Tuesday 7 November 2023, 5:30pm - 6:30pm AEDT

In partnership with Sounds Australia, APRA AMCOS is thrilled to be joined by the Sounds Australia Production Team for this online version of their Global Export Masterclass.

In this webinar you’ll learn more about what Sounds Australia does, why they exist, and how you can use their showcases and networking events to further your international career. Plus, you’ll get expert advice on how to best prepare for showcasing internationally, as well as learning about all the funding opportunities available to you.


INSIGHTS #4: Copyright Infringement & Dispute Resolution Process

Tuesday 5 December, 5:30pm - 6:30pm AEDT

We’ve all heard about big legal cases where music copyright ownership was disputed, but what are the steps you can take if this happens to you?

For this Insights session we’ll be joined by Jerome John, APRA AMCOS Senior Lawyer, who will detail the steps you, as a copyright creator, can take if your copyright material has been used without permission, or there is a dispute over ownership.

Jerome will discuss what a copyright infringement is from a legal perspective, some of the ways APRA AMCOS can assist when infractions or disputes occur, and will detail the alternative dispute resolution process offered through Resolutions Pathways.