Audio Network is delighted to announce its partnership and support for this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest’s ‘MeetMarket’. The Doc/Fest, an international documentary festival that celebrates the art and business of documentary making, takes place from 3-7 November 2010. Combining a film festival, an industry session programme and marketplace, it also offers pitching opportunities, controversial discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker master-classes, as well as a wealth of inspirational documentary films from across the globe.
As part of this new partnership, Audio Network is offering all MeetMarket attendees the opportunity to download up to 50 tracks for free for use in their pitches and presentations. In addition, on the Thursday 1st November, they are running a drop-in Music Rights surgery from 1pm – 5pm followed by a drinks reception.
Campbell Glennie, Marketing and Business Director of Doc/Fest said, “Sheffield Doc/Fest is excited to be entering into a new partnership with Audio Network and we look forward to working together to help our delegates navigate the complicated world of music rights and finding the right music at the right price. We’re delighted to welcome Audio Network to the Doc/Fest family.”
Cleared for multi-platform, worldwide – forever, Audio Network’s catalogue of over 35,000 tracks is the perfect resource for documentary filmmakers. With offices in London, New York, Toronto, Sydney and Amsterdam, the music publisher provides a catalogue of high quality, original music created by over 250 world-class composers to the TV, advertising, film and new media industries.
Andrew Sunnucks, Creative Director at Audio Network said, “As a creative organisation that’s passionate about music and the creative ndustries in which we work – we’re thrilled to be supporting the documentary filmmaking industry, both in the UK and internationally. We look forward to forging an ongoing relationship with Doc/Fest.”
For further information please contact:
Head of PR – National & International
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About Audio Network
With a catalogue of over 35,000 tracks, Audio Network (audionetwork.com) offers a complete music solution by cutting through the traditionally complex and costly processes of licensing music. All high quality tracks are pre-cleared for multiple formats, for the world, forever.
This approach allows producers to make content for international distribution, emerging platforms and new media without the need to go through the complicated and expensive process of clearing individual tracks or re-versioning productions.
The company supplies music to some major international media clients, including BBC, HBO, MSN, MTV Networks, National Geographic Ogilvy, and Endemol.
Audio Network owns the rights to their extensive catalogue which covers a full range of music styles from classical to hip hop and from country to rock ‘n’ roll. This high quality music is created by its team of established international composers and recorded by major orchestras and artistes including The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie OBE and the late Sir John Dankworth CBE.
Releasing up to 8,000 new works per year for its main catalogue, the company also supplies more than 50,000 sound effects and a collection of famous classical works from its Borradaile Collection.
In addition to supplying original scoring, audio branding, sound design services and working as creative partners alongside over 200 renowned composers, Audio Network now has interests and operations in multiple territories, worldwide.
About Sheffield Doc/Fest
Now in its 17th year, Sheffield Doc/Fest (sheffdocfest.com) will be held 3-7 November 2010. Sheffield Doc/Fest brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary making for five intense days in November. Sheffield is fast becoming known as one of the top places in the world for people from the documentary and digital industries to get together - to meet, to screen their work, share knowledge, do business, make new contacts and discuss innovations and challenges they are facing in the ever changing media landscape.
Over the past four years Sheffield Doc/Fest has massively expanded its marketplace activity, as well as its cross platform, interactive and digital programme. These developments, the stunning film programme and often controversial conference sessions are what attract 2000 delegates from around the globe and thousands of members of the general public.