NARIP Music Supervisor Sessions:
Intimate Pitch Meetings With Top Music Supervisors
with Matt Biffa
on Thursday, November 6, 2014
in London, England
Matt Biffa is our special guest at this NARIP Music Supervisor Session in London.
Limited enrollment of 16 people per session guarantees face-time, registrants get brief of supervisor’s CURRENT music needs, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback. In NARIP’s intimate session, you get to meet and pitch the supervisor for current opportunities.
ABOUT MATT BIFFA
After buying T-Rex’s “Ride A White Swan”, Matt began stealing from his parents’ record collection and watched taped episodes of “The Old Grey Whistle Test” more times than was strictly healthy for an impressionable young mind. He spent his seventeenth year listening to nothing but Tom Waits’ “Rain Dogs” and “Swordfishtrombones”, something he is convinced is responsible for his belief that Radiohead’s “Kid A” is a nice pop record.
Matt joined Air-Edel in 1996. He was quickly recognized as something of an anorak / musical know-all, and cut his creative teeth sourcing music for commercials, such as Jonathan Glazer’s “Guinness – Swimblack” campaign. During this time he began cultivating relationships with key members of the music industry, an activity also known as “ligging”. This stood him in good stead when he began clearing songs for feature films, but did nothing for his health. As well as having a disturbingly encyclopaedic knowledge of the history of popular music, he has garnered a reputation for being a canny negotiator.
He considers one of the high points of his career to be “Harry Potter & The Goblet Of Fire”, for which he put together a wizarding rock group consisting of Jarvis Cocker from Pulp, and Jonny Greenwood and Philip Selway from Radiohead. He’s also very quietly proud of being the man responsible for putting Nick Cave’s “O Children” in a Harry Potter film.
Biffa is known for his work on Snatch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.
Current projects include London Fields, Paddington and Posh. Other credits include Frank, Filth, Top Boy (TV Series), The Numbers Station, The Crash Reel, Fresh Meat (TV Series), Made in Chelsea (TV Series), Unfinished Song, Seven Psychopaths, Killer Elite (music supervisor), Combat Hospital (TV Series), Sirens (TV Series) and others.
Come meet this career-maker.
ALMOST 200 PLACEMENTS FROM NARIP MUSIC SUPERVISOR SESSIONS
Our small format works! NARIP Session participants have placed almost 200 tracks as a direct result of NARIP Sessions.
DON’T GET LOST IN THE CROWD : SMALL IS THE NEW BIG
NARIP Sessions are deliberately kept small and intimate, which is just one reason they work so well and why participants have enjoyed almost 200 placements to date. Limited enrollment of 16 people per session guarantees that registrants meet and get face-time with our guest. Registrants also get a brief of the guest supervisor’s CURRENT music needs, a chance to pitch plus immediate feedback at each session, taking the mystery out of why a piece of music does or doesn’t fit. On-the-spot feedback enables registrants to re-work tracks and get them licensed.
Placements secured and professional relationships formed through NARIPs music supervisor sessions have earned praise 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
See full list of NARIP placements to date here. 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 almost 100 placements as a direct result of NARIP Sessions, click here.
Special thanks to Debi Beacock (Blackgrove) and Chris Tams at the British Recorded Music Industry for their help with this series.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
10:00 a.m. – Registration and networking
10:30 a.m. – Program begins
11:15 a.m. – Break
1:30 p.m. – Program ends
BPI (British Recorded Music Industry)
Westminster Bridge Road
T: +44 (0)2 0 7803 1300
Click here for map.
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 TV.
£179 NARIP Members * and BPI Members
£189 MPA, AIM, BASCA, BMI, ASCAP, MPG, SESAC, PRS, Featured Artists Coalition, Music Manager Forum members and SongLink subscribers
Any questions about HOW TO register (discounted or otherwise) please email Mary Bee at email@example.com or Sharon Dean and let them know your affiliation.
* Available to Professional and Executive NARIP Members only (not monthly members).
Members please log in to receive discount.
NOT ABLE TO ATTEND IN PERSON?
At most NARIP events we provide the ability for you to “attend” virtually live via chat. Other options include having one of your representatives (or a NARIP rep) pitch for you. Please inquire and email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
2 WAYS TO REGISTER
1. Online: NARIP.com (just scroll down)
2. Phone: 818-769-7007 (US) or 0203-002-8247 (UK local call)
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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