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2015.10.01


■ October 20 (the)

10:00 - 11:00
< Theme>
Strategies in Exporting Japanese Music

< Moderator>
Rob Schwartz, Tokyo Bureau Chief of Billboard Magazine

< Speakers>
Jeff Miyahara (Music Producer)
Gabriel Wheeler (Amoeba Music/Japanese Music Buyer)
Eri Komazaki (Sony Music Artists Inc./VP, International Marketing)
Krystal Yang(SIVA Group/Chief Operations Officer)

< Outline>
This panel, moderated by Rob Schwartz, Tokyo Bureau Chief of Billboard Magazine, will delve into the challenges and strategies of exporting music from Japan. With the rise of K-pop around the world many feel it’s incumbent on Japan raise its game and more effectively market its music internationally.
This panel discuss the significant hurdles and best approaches to this endeavor with special attention paid to the US market.


11:30 - 12:30
< Theme>
Strategies for Japanese culture events and Japanese contents spreading across the world

< Moderator>
Yusuke Nakagawa (ASOBISYSTEM CEO)

< Speakers>
Shawn Chin (SOZO Pte Ltd/Executive Director)
Kazuhiro Marumo (CROSS MEDIA LTD /Managing Director)
Takeshi Yoshida (J-POP SUMMIT/ Chief Producer)
Buon Fabrice (Jaan Expo/Marketing Manager)

< Outline>
With Mr. Yusuke Nakagawa from ASOBISYSTEM that hosts “Moshimoshi Nippon,” a project for spreading Japanese pop culture contents across the world, as the moderator and the panelists including the biggest figures of Japanese culture events all over the world such as JAPAN EXPO (France), HYPER JAPAN (UK), J POP SUMMIT (US) and AFA (Asia), this seminar will discuss the strategies for the events with Japanese contents and find a way to bring Japanese contents to the global market.


■ October 21 (wed)

10:00 - 11:00
< Theme>
Future prospects of the music streaming services in the Japanese market

< Moderator>
Mr. Jay Kogami, a digital music journalist/ the organizer of ALL DIGITAL MUSIC

< Speakers>
Tatsuo Yagi (KKBOX Japan/Managing director)
Tetsutaro Ono (AWA/Director)
Akihiko Takahashi (LINE MUSIC Corporation/Director)
Hiroshi Yamazaki (RecoChoku Co.,Ltd./Senior Vice President)

< Outline>
With Mr. Jay Kogami, a digital music journalist/ the organizer of ALL DIGITAL MUSIC, as the moderator and the key players who have started streaming services in Japan, this seminar will forecast the prospects of the music streaming services in the Japanese market.


11:30 - 12:30
< Theme>
Current problems and future directions of anime conventions in the world

< Moderator>
Shunji Inoue (Lantis Co.,Ltd./President and Representative director)

< Speakers>
Kenichi Iyadomi (Anime Consortium Japan/ Executive Officer)
Marc Perez (SPJA (Anime Expo)/CEO)
Takashi Tikasawa(Yamato Corporation/CEO)

< Outline>
With Mr. Inoue, the president and CEO of Lantis, as the moderator, this seminar welcomes the organizers of anime conventions throughout the world and Mr. Iyadomi from Anime Consortium Japan as the speakers to discuss the current problems and the future directions of anime conventions in the world.


■ October 22 (thu)

10:00 - 11:00
< Theme>
SyncSummit 2015 @ TIMM ~J-Music LAB Seminar

< Moderator>
Mark Frieser (CEO / SyncSummit)

< Speakers>
Gwen Riley (Head of Business Affairs Music, Disney Interactive),
Nora Felder (Picture Music)
John Bissell (Mothlight Music, Inc.)
Todd Porter (Goodby Silverstein)

< Outline>
This seminar panel of influential international music supervisors and synch agents moderated Mark Freiser (CEO Sync Summit, international sync events held in New York, Hollywood, London, Paris, etc. dedicated to the music sync business) discusses international sync, business practices, how to pitch, what to select for a presentation, etc. to prepare for international music pitching.


11:15-12:00
< Theme>
Japan and Asian market overview and Income collection strategies for Japanese artists

< Speakers>
Jonny Thompson(Nichion, Inc./ Director)
Koji Seo (avex music publishing inc./ Senior Manager, International)

< Outline>
The first half of the session will be dedicated to an overview of how the Japanese and Asian music markets compare to the rest of the world and the unique qualities of those respective markets. The second half of the session will focus on income collection strategies for Japanese artists who are active in International markets.


12:15-13:15
< Theme>
How to get your song placed - Song pitching and Co-write opportunities in Korea, Taiwan and Japan

< Moderator>
Jonny Thompson(Nichion, Inc./ Director)

< Speakers>
Hyowon Chung(S.M. Entertainment, Co., Ltd./Publishing Team Leader)
Pehsun Su(SonyATV Taiwan/A&R Manager)
Nozomi Daikuhara(NIPPON TELEVISION MUSIC CORP./ Creative Director)

< Outline>
This session will focus on the exciting song pitching and co-write opportunities that exist in Korea, Taiwan and Japan. A panel of top A&R directors and song pitchers from each country will discuss the how’s and why’s of song placements in their respective countries as well as the steps needed to satisfy the different music needs that exist in each country.