Friday 11 March12pm - 2pm | In person & OnlineThis is a unique event and not to be missed. A rare chance to see artist and manager together to explore the relationship that makes a career tick. Hot on the heels of Becky’s BRITs win, you’ll hear about the journey from star to superstar, to emerging mega star: what a brilliant time to catch this very special event!
Friday 11 March10am - 12pm | In personJoin our expert duo in a production masterclass covering the value and importance of storytelling in live broadcast. Working for esports giant FACE IT, we can't wait to hear about their experiences working on a range of high profile, Tier 1 events.
Wednesday 9 March12pm - 2pm | OnlineA chance to hear from one of the world's most successful record producers, responsible for steering songs that have become some of the touchstones of modern music. The six-time Grammy winner has worked with the likes of Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones, The Smiths, U2 and The Killers: come and hear a true raconteur, living legend and force of nature in this once in a lifetime event.
Tuesday 8 March4pm - 5pm | OnlineThe American musician and producer is the very definition of a badass. Perry has written and produced some classics of the modern era with artists like Christina Aguilera, Robbie Williams, Pink, and Adele - but that’s only scratching the surface. With a spectacular work ethic, you’re going to witness stories to inspire.
Tuesday 8 March2pm - 4pm | OnlineHear from one of the highest-rated live-sound engineers in the UK who's worked with artists from across the globe. Find out what it’s like to be multiskilled in the live arena: from working with artists like Snow Patrol as a systems tech, to being a touring front of house engineer and tour manager. So many stories to help you on your professional journey at this very special event.
Wednesday 9 March5pm - 6pm | OnlineMerck is a modern day disrupter: the most important figure in the modern music industry? ….you bet he is. Founder of Hipgnosis Songs, Merck has made us all look at the value of songs, that’s not forgetting his extensive history managing legends such as Beyonce, The Who, Guns N Roses and Morrissey: there’s so much to learn, so come and listen to the master.
Tuesday 8 March12pm - 2pm | OnlineThe musical genius and 6 Music favourite will be talking through her career to date, her composition processes and how she takes her show on the road. Whether you’re a music performer, producer or simply a lover of music…this talk’s bound to be a fascinating insight into one of today's contemporary musicians.
Thursday 10 March9am - 12pm | In personWorking as an observer in esports is a crucial role that interlinks the performance of the competitors with the production team and finally to the viewers in attendance and at home. Join Kevin in a masterclass, showing you the key tips, tricks, and skills needed to make it as an observer for the top games in esports.
Monday 7 March2pm - 4pm | In person & onlineThe A&R legend will talk through the role of A&R, how it’s changed over the years, and how a modern artist or band can get ‘label ready’. He’ll no doubt use examples from his extensive career, steering icons such as Laura Marling and Robbie Williams, to help show you how you can increase your chances to have a long career in the music business.
Friday 11 March10am - 12pm | OnlineDon't miss one of Industry Week's most popular events when some of Confetti's most talented alumni return to where it all began to talk about life after graduation, securing a job in the industry, and everything they have learnt along the way.
Thursday 10 March4pm - 6pm | OnlineWe have a really special event for those interested in the role of a producer. Luca will be talking through his creative process, his role with an artist, his work with artists such as Arlo Parks, and will give you production tips to help you up your A-Game!
Thursday 10 March2pm - 4pm | OnlineA truly rare opportunity to hear from the President of Warner Music UK, interviewed by the BBC's very own Dean Jackson. Joe will discuss his career in the business and will give you gold standard insights into what it takes to be ‘label ready’ in 2022. Hear from the man who signed Dua Lipa and now steers one of the biggest record labels in the world…you simply cannot afford to miss this!
Monday 7 March12pm - 2pm | In person & OnlineIn a very special one off event, XL records co-founder Nick Halkes will interview a genuine musical polymath. Orbit’s career has taken in music in all its forms: whether experimental, electronica, songwriting or production, he’s a genuinely fascinating character with Madonna on speed-dial.
Thursday 10 March11am - 6pm | In personEver wondered how BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra Live Lounges get recorded? Hear it straight from their senior producer for live music at Radio 1 as he walks and talks through the process of getting the best performances from the artist under time constraints…and no doubt will be dipping in and out of some stories of working with the biggest names in the music industry!
Wednesday 9 March1pm - 4pm | In personWhether you love playing music or simply like to trial alternative and adaptive technology, this workshop is made for you! During this interactive session, Simon will show you how to use a brand new award-winning inclusive digital instrument, Cmpsr.
Wednesday 9 March10am - 12pm | In person & onlineThis former World Water Ski Racing Champion now works with some of the world's greatest venues and artists, and has plenty of stories and advice to share! She'll be talking about what it’s like to put together live events at the highest level: the physical infrastructure, the people power and the very definition of multitasking. Learn about the roles on offer and how you can get your feet, ears the rest of your body in the door of this growing sector!
Wednesday 9 March10am - 12pm | In person & onlineThe talented artist has been nominated for best newcomer at the Edinburgh TV Festival for her documentary that reached over 15 million people worldwide. She'll talk about her work that seeks to empower creatives and encourage others to explore their identity, and sharing what it's like working under the mentorship of Louis Theroux.
Wednesday 9 March12pm - 2pm | In personWho better to get industry insight and advice from than an award-winning writer and director whose portfolio stretches from acclaimed short films that have been selected for International Film Festivals to episodes for the BBC, commercials and even theatre!
Wednesday 9 March2pm - 4pm | OnlineAn interview with one London’s hottest young tastemakers. Emerald's reputation has grown as a broadcaster is growing quickly with shows on BBC Radio 1Xtra and a regular show on Rinse FM. Emerald will talk through her career working with the likes of M.I.A as her Tour DJ and Hype women
Thursday 10 March3pm - 4pm | In personThe product specialist will breakdown synthesis using Novation’s flagship synthesiser Summit and the legendary Bass Station II. From the basics to slightly more in-depth discussion, Calc will explain what it is, how it’s used and then demonstrate some of the incredible noises these machines can make.
Thursday 10 March1.30pm - 2.30pm | In personThe product specialist will breakdown synthesis using Novation’s flagship synthesiser Summit and the legendary Bass Station II. From the basics to slightly more in-depth discussion, Calc will explain what it is, how it’s used and then demonstrate some of the incredible noises these machines can make.
Thursday 10 March10am - 11am | In personFocusrite Pro’s Will Kent and Focusrite’s EMEA Channel Manager Sam Hayward take you on a journey of the anatomy of an interface. From the history of where it all started for Focusrite to the present day, the duo will breakdown what an interface really is, how the ranges differ from each other, why it’s important to have the correct interface, and how this benefits your music making.
Thursday 10 March11.30am - 12.30pm | In personFocusrite Pro’s Will Kent and Focusrite’s EMEA Channel Manager Sam Hayward take you on a journey of the anatomy of an interface. From the history of where it all started for Focusrite to the present day, the duo will breakdown what an interface really is, how the ranges differ from each other, why it’s important to have the correct interface, and how this benefits your music making.
Friday 11 March4pm - 6pm | In person & OnlineDJ Matthew B aka Bushwaka is one of the UK's longest and most successful producers and DJs in the electronic work. During this talk he will talking through his career, from starting out playing at the first Raves in the UK to working with the likes of Depeche Mode, Carl Cox and Sasha and playing at some of the biggest festivals and clubs in the world. Matthew will also focus on his work as a psychotherapist and discuss the perils of working in the music industry. This is an essential talk for anyone who wants to work in the music industry, and stay sane and healthy
Wednesday 9 March2pm - 5pm | In personIntensive commercial songwriting sessions for HE Music Performance Students. You’ll be working through a brief derived from an artist who will be there – a full song will be written and demoed in the session plus PRS credits registered as part of the learning process. Can you go from idea to finished song in the way commercial sessions do?
Wednesday 9 March10am - 1pm | In personIntensive commercial songwriting sessions for HE Music Performance Students. You’ll be working through a brief derived from an artist who will be there – a full song will be written and demoed in the session plus PRS credits registered as part of the learning process. Can you go from idea to finished song in the way commercial sessions do?
Friday 11 March2pm- 4pm | In personWe go behind the scenes on how Rebellion Film Studios created a full CG cinematic for the game Sniper Elite 5, covering the trailer's concept and creative vision, showcase the MoCap shoot and stunt performance, go over the animation, modelling, lighting, rendering, compositing, USD pipeline and grading to deliver this epic CG trailer. Gain knowledge from a real production project done with industry standard software.
Thursday 10 March3pm - 5pm | In person & OnlineJake will be showing students lighting and rendering techniques in this workshop using the Unreal 4 engine. The session will be done online but student will need computers in order to engage with the workshop. Students could have the option of following along online at home as well.
Wednesday 9 March2pm - 4pm | In personWhat are the responsibilities of visual communicators today? How can designers work commercially whilst retaining personal integrity? How can you successfully reconcile personal politics and the needs of clients? What makes the work of designers valuable? Anthony explores these questions and how he’s answered them through his own work and career.
Tuesday 8 March10am - 12pm | OnlineThe Hart Media MD has over 30 years' experience in the music industry, championing a whole roster of up and coming music talent that have gone on to become established names. Get ready for tips and advice on what you need to be release ready…you’ve recorded your opus and want the world to hear it: how can you compete with the 60,000 other tracks uploaded to streaming services every day to make an impression and get heard? Strap yourself in for what promises to be an eye opening interview hosted by Dean Jackson.
Friday 11 March12pm - 2pm | In personDream big with Alex and hear first-hand how he's made it in animation as he shares his career journey. Expect top tips, industry insights and learn about how the connections you make before, during and after college can make a difference when you may not expect it!
Thursday 10 March2pm - 4pm | In personLights! 3D Camera! Action! Join Sofia as she details her career journey in VFX and animation, delving into the role of a Layout Artist and how it differs from Previs. We guarantee you'll leave the event armed with a greater understanding of these roles and how to make it in this exciting industry!