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Networking Breakfasts - October 2019

  • White Sky Hub 79 Little Oxford Street Collingwood, VIC 3066 (map)

We’re back again for VMDO Networking Breakfasts, where we host a monthly get-together for Victorian music industry professionals.

VMDO is excited to launch its new VMDO Games division this year at Melbourne International Games Week (October 5th – 13th). As part of our foray into the games world, we’ll be presenting events throughout the week aimed at fostering the growth of business relationships between the Victorian music sector and gaming industry.

On Tuesday 8th October, as part of MIGW, we will be joined by our special international guests, Mason Lieberman (Senior Game Audio Coordinator, Tencent) and Sebastian Wolff (CEO/founder, Materia Collective), as well as Jules Bain (Mushroom Publishing)

As Senior Game Audio Coordinator for Tencent, the largest video game company in the world, Mason has had the honour of working with many of the best audio professionals in the industry on a daily basis. As a freelancer he’s most known for his work composing on series like Rooster Teeth’s RWBY and Beyblade Burst Evolution, amongst many others. As a cellist, guitarist, and vocalist, Mason has had the great pleasure of working with a wide variety of film and gaming franchises including The Rising of the Shield Hero, Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. franchise, Riot Games’ League of Legends, AMC’s The Walking Dead, Warhammer: Vermintide, Hell's Kitchen, and God Eater.

Sebastian Wolff is the CEO and founder of Materia Collective, a leading game music publisher and rights administrator. He specialises in game music rights management, modern practices of rights management and royalty collection, and assessment of music publishing opportunities for game developers, publishers, and composers. Sebastian co-founded the US mechanical rights company Loudr, recently acquired by Spotify. He speaks on music-and game-industry panels and enriches the legacy of game music by creating value and opportunity for the next generation.

Jules Bain began her music industry career in 1992, working at Virgin Records UK in London, on artists including The Spice Girls, George Michael, Lenny Kravitz and Massive Attack. She set up Virgin’s first Sync Department in the mid 90s and worked on campaigns for global clients such as Adidas, Pepsi, Pirelli and Peugeot. Following a 5 year stint at Warners UK she returned home to Australia and has been working with The Mushroom Group since 2007 where she is the Head of Sync across publishing and labels.

VMDO Networking Breakfasts take place each month at the White Sky Hub. These events aim to bring together the emerging through to the established of the Victorian music business community to share ideas, catch up and collaborate. Networking breakfasts will host a variety of special guests from around the state, country and international music community. Breakfast guests will present on industry trends, analysis, business learnings and opportunities.

Come for coffee, breakfast and idea sharing.

Note: VMDO Networking Breakfasts are targeted towards Victorian professionals, currently working in the music industry.

Earlier Event: 15 August
Networking Breakfasts - August 2019