Full schedule here: http://cionorth.ca/media/cms_page_media/58/2017%20NOMFA%20Schedule_OIiOZOP.pdf


May 26

Syncing Up: The Process Getting Your Music in Film & TV: Panel

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
With the recent boom in film and television production in Northern Ontario comes new opportunities to fit Northern music into visual entertainment. This panel follows the step-by-step process that artists, music supervisors, and producers take to place music in film, TV and video games. It will also feature insight into how a music supervisor goes about choosing and modifying a song to fit their project.

Moderator: Andreas Rizek (SOCAN Music)
Panelists: Kyle Merkley (Arpix Media), Emily Haffenden (Aporia Records), Amy Eligh (Red Brick Songs/Casablanca Music Publishing)

Link: http://bit.ly/2qMEu6B

McEwen Architecture – Architecture McEwen (85 Elm St, Sudbury, Ontario P3C 1T3)

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Need advice on finding a label from an entertainment lawyer? How about direction on how to gain project funding directly from the funder? This two-hour session will allow you to get valuable face time with industry delegates in a speed-dating format to make pitches and receive personalized advice on your career.

*Open to NOMFA Conference pass-holders only. Signups begin on Friday morning at 10 a.m. at the registration table at the McEwen School of Architecture on a first come, first served basis.

Panelists: Byron Pascoe (Edwards Law), Christina Akrong (Ontario Arts Council), Adam Shamoon (DOC Institute), Kyle Merkley (ARPIX Media), Angela Fex (FACTOR), Sheila Hamilton (Unison Benevolent Fund), Andreas Rizek (SOCAN), Emily Haffenden (Aporia Records), Ben Donoghue (MANO-RAMO), John Galway (Harold Greenberg Fund), Amy Eligh (Red Brick Songs/Casablanca Music Publishing), Samantha Everts (YouRockRed), Sam Rayner (MusicOntario), Mark Watts (Ontario Music Fund)

Link: http://bit.ly/2rxICsr

McEwen Architecture – Architecture McEwen (85 Elm St, Sudbury, Ontario P3C 1T3)


May 27:

Music Funding Fundamentals: NOMFA Panel:

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

There is an increasing amount of funding available for music projects through grants and loans, though the application process can be extensive and competitive. This panel will cover Canada’s numerous funding programs for music-related projects and help attendees understand how to create a strong application and stand out from the competition.

Moderator: Sam Rayner (Canadian Blast / MusicOntario)
Panelists: Angela Fex (The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent On Recordings (FACTOR)), Lia Kyranis (OMF), Samantha Everts (YouRockRed), Mark Watts (Ontario Music Fund) OMDC – Ontario Media Development Corporation

Link: http://bit.ly/2qdX4Sr