Cutting Edge C.E. (formerly the Cutting Edge Music Business Conference) will again discuss “Hot Topics” and “Current Trends” in today’s entertainment business. Attend conference sessions on Entertainment Law, Music Business, Film financing and tax credits, Roots Music, and the NewWorks Showcases. Check out the NOLA Downtown Festival and Cruisin’ New Orleans Pro Gear Show at the Historic Carver Theater.
Cutting Edge provides an intimate environment where musicians, entertainment professionals, and attorneys can mingle freely with speakers asking and answering questions in a relaxed atmosphere.
It’s all about the Music! In New Orleans, music is more than business; it’s also cultural expression. Every artist that performs during the Cutting Edge C.E. becomes a part of New Orleans cultural history. Showcase your artist or music film at the NewWorks showcase.
Get your product seen and heard at the “new” Cruisin’ New Orleans Pro Gear Show. Professional musicians and general public can visit this “FREE” audio/visual expo.
The rate courts which govern the PROs have issued decisions which prohibit publishers from withholding their digital rights in an effort to negotiate separate and higher rates. The US Department of Justice is considering what to do about these decisions and publishers are as well. How will this impact publishers, songwriters, performing artists, and copyright owners?
Transactional issues in representing producers from the viewpoint of the producers, the agent, and the lawyer.
Lawyers are often in the position of representing more than one related party to a deal. How attorneys address these conflicts can make the difference between an actionable conflict and an ethically represented deal.
The panel will focus on the changes in legal and business issues under various collective bargaining agreements.
A look at how both sides establish their strategies.
V.P. Business Affairs