See below for the 2018 program


For the 4th consecutive year, over 100 A2IM member independent labels, publishers, synch houses, managers, and more will take part in an afternoon of curated executive one-on-one meetings to connect the independent music community the U.S.’s top music supervisors.

But first, join us for a series of panels and talks from lead creatives in the music community and networking over breakfast and lunch! We’ll close the evening out with a sunset cocktail hour.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration

9:50 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Jonathan McHugh, Guild Of Music Supervisors

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Panel: A Survey of Music in Award-Nominated Films
Lynn Fainchtein, Music Supervisor, Roma
Dave Jordan, Music Supervisor, Black Panther
Julianne Jordan, Music Supervisor, A Star is Born
Julia Michels, Music Supervisor, A Star is Born
Moderator: Matthew Belloni, Editorial Director, The Hollywood Reporter

10:55 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Panel: Indie Case Study: Anna of The North & To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Nat Hays, Co-Founder, +1 Records
Jonny Kaps, Co-Founder, +1 Records
Laura Webb, Music Supervisor, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Lindsay Wolfington, Music Supervisor, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Moderator: Courtnay Newman, A2IM

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Panel: Latin Music in Film and TV
Diana Beas, Senior Manager, Synch Placement, ole
Lisa Quintana, International Originals LATAM, Netflix
Michelle Silverman, Music Supervisor, The Mayans
Moderator: Jamar Chess, Co-Founder Sunflower Entertainment/Spirit Music Latino

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Poolside Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

One-on-One Meetings
pre-registration required: registration now closed

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Round Table Networking Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Amanda Grocky, Format
Joel C. High, Music Supervisor, Creative Control
Tracy McKnight, Music Supervisor
Angela Jolivette, Music Supervisor, Moonbaby Media
Jim Leavitt, Director of License and Sync, The Orchard
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Anny Colvin, Head of Music, JAX
Eric Kalver, Music Supervisor, Activision
Kelsey Mitchell, Workshop Creative, Workshop Creative
Jonathan Weiss, Music Supervisor, Haiku Entertainment

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Poolside Reception


New to SynchUp in 2018, A2IM’s digital capacity program will provide the opportunity to learn about opportunity and developments at workshops from the leading digital service providers and digital marketplaces.

We’ll enjoy breakfast and lunch, and continue the networking over drinks by the pool.


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration

9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Pandora Workshop

Pandora will present a walk-through of their Artist Marketing Platform with an emphasis on new and upcoming features. Labels and Artists can expect to learn how to optimize their presence on Pandora using their free, self-serve promotional tools.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Amazon Music Workshop

A state-of-business update on Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music including information on editorial program offerings, playlisting, and original content.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Qobuz Workshop

Say hello to Qobuz: Hi-Res streaming finally comes to the USA. Meet key contacts and get all your questions about Qobuz answered in person.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Poolside Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
YouTube Music Workshop

Get an update on the recent re-launch and expansion of the YouTube Music Premium service. Hear about new product features and find out how to optimize your catalog.

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Bandcamp Workshop
Bandcamp's Chief Curator Andrew Jervis presents a workshop on how to make the most of Bandcamp as an independent label, including tips and tricks to get your music in front of fans and the Bandcamp Daily's editorial team. He'll also shine a light on all the latest features available to labels and provide some insight on what's coming next. 

4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
Music + Video + Social: Using Facebook & Instagram To Engage Your Fans
Facebook and Instagram’s music partnerships teams will share insight into how the company is bringing audio and visual together to build stronger, more connected communities around music. They’ll discuss the music products that Facebook and Instagram have recently introduced – like Lip Sync Live on Facebook and Music Stickers on Instagram -- and will highlight the ways artists and labels leverage the suite of Facebook products to engage their fanbases, from IGTV to Premieres and Events on Facebook.

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Poolside Reception