NARIP Music Supervisor Sessions
Intimate Meeting & Pitch Session with Top Music Supervisors
Session with Sony Playstation’s Alex Hackford
on Saturday, March 30, 2013
at Collins College in Tempe (Phoenix), AZ
Top-rated games music supervisor Alex Hackford is our special guest at this NARIP Music Supervisor Session, our very first one in Phoenix. Alex commissions, licenses and places music for Sony Playstation games.
This event includes general admission seating AND limited enrollment of up to 10 people who wish to pitch. Pitch registrants get face-time with Alex, a brief of his CURRENT music needs prior to the session to help them prepare, time to pitch plus immediate feedback from him. Meet and pitch Alex for current opportunities.
General admission registrants will have an opportunity to hear the panel discussion portion of the program, ask questions and meet Alex.
ABOUT ALEX HACKFORD
Alex Hackford is Director of A&R at Sony Computer Entertainment / Playstation, where he oversees products like MLB, Gran Turismo, Uncharted, Sports Champions, Little Big Planet, and others. Responsibilities also include musical brand promotions, including Playstation’s involvement at music festivals such as Coachella and Lollapalooza. Prior to Playstation, Hackford was a manager at Sanctuary Artist Management in New York, working with clients like Morrissey, SlipKnot, Early Man, and Axl Rose, as well as an A&R man at Columbia Records. Some of Hackford’s credits include Uncharted: Golden Abyss, God of War III, Fat Princess, infamous, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, MLB 08:
The Shoe, MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, Lair, MLB 07: The Show, PAIN and others.
Come meet this career-maker.
SMALL IS THE NEW BIG
This NARIP session (the pitch portion of which is limited to an enrollment of 10 people) guarantees face-time with our guest, registrants get brief of supervisor’s CURRENT music needs, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback. You get to meet and pitch our guest for current opportunities on the spot, receiving instant feedback as to whether a song or cue is appropriate or not, and most importantly, WHY. This feedback makes better pitches – and ultimately, placements – possible. Participants even have the opportunity to re-work music to better fit a supervisor’s needs.
Placements secured and professional relationships formed through NARIP”s music supervisor sessions have earned praise and and placements! See TESTIMONIALS and PLACEMENTS sections below.
Click here to read what people say about NARIP’s Music Supervisor Sessions.
NARIP MUSIC SUPERVISOR SESSIONS IN THE NEWS,
PLACEMENTS & SUCCESS STORIES
For articles in The Guardian (UK), MusikWeek (UK), Musik Woche (Germany), Taxi Drivers: Cinema e Cultura Metropolitano (Italy), MEOW (US) and other publications, and to read about NARIP members and session participants who have made over 20 placements since inception of NARIP’s series last year, click here. We’re delighted to report the most recent placement, The Chris Bergson Band’s song “Rain Beatin’ Down” that has been licensed for the rest of the season on ESPN for all of NASCAR programming.
Special thanks to Ryan Noble and John Staub at Collins College for hosting this event.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
2:00 p.m. – Registration and networking
2:30 p.m. – Program begins (general panel with Q&A)
3:45 p.m. – Break
4:00 p.m. – Pitch portion of program begins
5:30 p.m. – Program ends
1425 West 14th Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
Click here for map.
FREE in college parking lot.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps
A&R, Artist Development and Marketing Executives
Record, Distribution & Music Publishing Executives
Anyone seeking placement opportunities in film and film promotional campaigns.
$5 Current Collins College Students
$10 NARIP Members
With Pitch (receive brief in advance of Alex’s current music needs, pitch your music at the session and get his immediate feedback):
$125 NARIP Members *
* Available to Professional and Executive NARIP Members only (not monthly members).
Members please log in to receive discount.
2 WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: www.narip.com (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818 769-7007
Advance RSVP encouraged.
Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.
We appreciate your cooperation.
Call us at 818 769 7007 or email mary AT narip DOT com.
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