Panel: Music Licensing - $15.00  May 11, 2018 3:30pm

Producers Club · 358 W 44th Street · New York, NY 10036

You love that song! You want that song! But how will you get the rights?
Come meet the experts who will explain what a music supervisor does, how to work with performing rights societies, and if you can afford a song's synch and master fees. Jordan Gaches will moderate.

Tyler C. Perry
James Panepinto
Bryan Milo

Jordan Gaches (Actor, NYC Indie Film Festival PR Consultant)
Jordan is an actor and PR Consultant for the festival. He studies with Bob Krakower’s studio (shout-out to Vance Barber) and has fun shooting shorts with local filmmakers. He’s a native Kansan and recent Oklahoma City University grad, and he could watch Todd Haynes’ and Jenji Kohan’s work all day. Clips of his work and contact info are on

Tyler C. Perry (Senior Licensing Manager, Epidemic Sound)

James Panepinto (The Music Playground Creative Director/Licensing Manager)
James Panepinto is the Creative Director and Licensing Manager for The Music Playground, responsible for creative directing original music scoring, creative pitching and A&R for bands and artists, music supervision, and contract/deal negotiations for The Music Playground’s wide range of advertising, TV and film clients. The Music Playground has placed music from it’s 200 plus roster of bands and artists across hundreds of TV shows, ads and films, and scored thousands more on the original music production side.

Clients run the gamut of major brands including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Mercedes, Samsung, Chrysler and TV including NBC, HBO, Showtime, FOX, CBS and MTV to name a few.

James brings over 10 years of experience and cut his teeth as a composer, mix and audio post engineer, sound designer and session musician, adding a basis of technical knowledge and musicianship to his work as a Creative Director and Licensing Manager. A seasoned engineer, James has handled duties of music editor, sound designer and mixer on numerous TV shows and films in addition to a wide range of ads.

Outside of his work at The Music Playground, James produces artists and is an active songwriter and musician. Many of his songs and productions have been placed in TV shows, and his compositions have been the soundtracks to shows on Showtime, MTV, CBS, Nat Geo, A&E and in films at Sundance, Tribeca and Cannes.

Bryan Milo (Pilot Music)

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