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Showing Content Creators the Pathways to the Money: The Economics of Music in the Digital Era

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Electric Lodge - 1416 Electric Avenue Venice, CA 90291


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Showing Content Creators the Pathways to the Money: The Economics of Music in the Digital Era

Program description:

This panel will explore the creation and distribution of music in the digital age.  The primary focus will be on how content creators can generate money, how revenue is paid, and the differences between income streams such as downloading and streaming.  The panel will discuss advocacy efforts on behalf of content creators, and how they can increase and protect their livelihood.  The panel will also discuss music publishing and ownership within this context. 

Moderator - Angela Rose White is a graduate of Southwestern Law School and practiced in the area of business litigation, construction law, and  copyright and trademark law.  In 1995 she began  working part time for her family’s music publishing business, David Rose Publishing Co., representing  music from TV shows, Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, the Red Skelton Show, and The Fred Astaire show, among others.  


Keith L. Cooper is an attorney, manages de la Pena & Holliday in Los Angeles, representing clients in copyright and trademark matters, including acquisition, protection and licensing, and negotiates entertainment agreements related to recording, merchandising, authorship, songwriting, production, management, distribution, works for hire, internet privacy and terms of use. 

Cedar Boschan has 15 years of entertainment accounting experience. Ms. Boschan is known for innovative and respected royalty and contract audits in the music, video game, filmed entertainment and licensed products sectors. She also consults on community property and estate matters concerning music rights, values damages and gives expert testimony in litigation matters.

Rachel's Stilwell's law practice focuses on entertainment, intellectual property, licensing, and commercial transactions. Rachel represents artists, creators and producers of music, film and television in transactions with content providers and distributors. She advises and negotiates on behalf of businesses and artists on complex intellectual property matters and business transactions.

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These workshops are made possible, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.  Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.



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