Looking to learn more about royalty collection, The MLC (Mechanical Licensing Collective), and more? Head over to Symphonic’s upcoming Live Q&A with Randall Foster & Dae Bogan from The MLC as they answer all your burning questions and provide useful information right from the source. Here’s everything you need to know…
Live Q&A: Symphonic x The MLC
Randall Foster (GM, Nashville & VP Business Dev at Symphonic) & Dae Bogan (Head of Third-Party Partnerships for The MLC) are hosting a live Q&A and diving deep into royalty collection, how the platform works, how artists get their money, and so much more.
In this session you will learn:
- What is The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC)?
- What kinds of royalties does The MLC collect and which ones don’t?
- What countries and territories does The MLC collect from?
- How does The MLC work?
- Who is eligible to join The MLC and how does one join?
- Tips, insights, and more…
Did you know that streaming services paid $424 Million in unmatched royalties to The Mechanical Licensing Collective? — Focused on shaping the future of the music industry, The MLC works nonstop to continuously improve the quality of musical works data to collect the royalties due under those licenses from the DSPs and pay songwriters, composers, lyricists, and music publishers alike.
// Meet Your Hosts //
Dae Bogan serves as Head of Third-Party Partnerships for The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC), where he leads The MLC’s strategy for engaging third-party entities to support initiatives in rights administration, data management, operations, and membership services.
As a passionate music creators’ rights advocate who enjoys exploring the global music rights landscape through the lens of business and technology, Bogan is also an adjunct lecturer at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. In this role, Bogan develops and teaches the music industry entrepreneurship course for which he was recognized in Billboard’s “The 15 Best Music Business Schools In 2017.”
Randall Foster, Vice President Business Development & GM, Symphonic Distribution (Nashville) is a proven music and media executive specializing in business development, film and TV synchronization licensing, strategic partnerships, content acquisitions, labels, distribution, and publishing.
Randall offers extensive experience in music (both publishing and label), business development, film/TV, advertising, and gaming licensing, label/publisher operations and distribution, catalog acquisitions, B2B sales, product management, project management, marketing, US Copyright law, grass-roots promotion, and music production.
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