Nick Payne: Owner / Senior Producer @ The Works
Since founding The Works in 2004, Nick and his team have produced countless scores, songs, re-records and identities for agencies and brands as diverse as HSBC, Mini, Nike and LG and more recently were heavily involved in the global rebranding of Sony Playstation. The Works has won no less than seven industry awards in 2012 for their work on the BBC's trailer 'Remarkable Moments' which features a unique re-record of Louis Armstrong's 'Wonderful World' produced and arranged by Nick Payne and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Dan Neale: Head of Music @ RKCRY&R
Dan is involved at all levels of music within RKCR/Y&R including creative searches, licensing and brand partnerships. His background is in songwriting, being in bands and music composition having worked full-time as a composer for 4 years and prior to that in several advertising agency's TV departments.
Warren Hamilton: CEO & Creative Director @ The Wave Group
Wave Recording Studios was founded in 1999 with the emphasis being on high creative, perfectly illustrated by the company’s inaugural spot, Guinness ‘Surfer’. Since then Wave has opened a facility in Amsterdam and built a worldwide reputation for its work, which has included various award-winning commercials for Audi, Skoda, Sony, Cadbury’s, Honda, Guinness, Mercedes and Stella Artois.
Tom Foster: Head of Film & Television @ Universal Publishing
Tom is the Head of Film and TV Licensing at Universal Music Publishing where he is responsible for securing placements in film, television and advertising for acts such as Adele, Coldplay, U2 and The Foo Fighters among many others. Tom has previously worked at Warner/Chappell, EMI Records, Demon Music Group and has also been a successful recording artist himself.
Marion McCormack: Head of Client Services @ The Sync Agency
The Sync Agency is an independent music consultancy built on over two decades of experience at the forefront of music branding, strategy, and advertising. Based in the heart of London's music district, The Sync Agency helps global brands like Motorola, ING, Orange, Marks and Spencer, BT, and Virgin Atlantic define their tone and harness the power of music across all of their communications channels.
Garry Taylor: Audio Director @ Sony Computer Entertainment
Garry is Audio Director at Sony Worldwide Studio's Creative Services Group. He is responsible for audio development across Sony's London, Cambridge and Evolution studios. During his career he has worked on most of Sony's major franchises including Little Big Planet, Killzone, Gran Turismo, The Getaway, and the eagerly anticipated J.K Rowling's Book Of Spells.
Ingrid Armstrong: Production & Marketing Director @ Factory
Ingrid is co-founder of award winning audio facility Factory Studios working regularly with clients such as Mother, RKCR/Y&R, Leo Burnett, Sony Music, Universal & Cineworld. In 2008 Ingrid oversaw the expansion of Factory's audio and visual production department and since 2010 her role as Production and Marketing Director has focused on furthering the development and exposure of Factory's creative services.
Rosie Hill: Senior Sync Manager @ Imagem Creative Services
Rosie manages the UK Creatives Services team for Imagem, one of the world's leading Independent music publishers. With over 12 years of experience in music, television and media, Rosie handles a core group of key clients and leads on client strategy, creative catalogue development and secondary exploitation. Rosie has had success placing Imagem copyrights from all genres, across all medias, and her classical background has helped her to produce several large - scale recordings at studios such as Air and Angel.
Abi Leland: Managing Director @ Leland Music
Leland Music is an independent music agency, made up of a specialist team of individuals with a vast musical knowledge, an intuitive passion for music and a sharp creative vision. It's reputation is built upon Abi Leland's many years of well-respected music supervision in the film and advertising industries. Leland Music has helped to create many award-winning advertising campaigns for brands including John Lewis, Hovis, Lloyds TSB, and Nike.
Anthony Moore: Co-Founder & Partner @ Factory
As the group’s Creative Director of Audio, he is involved in the sound design and music facets of factory studios, SIREN and Texture.
With over 20 years of specialist experience in audio, music and broadcasting, Anthony has developed a team that are at the forefront of sound design and composition for advertising, TV, digital and film. His work with the factory studios team has garnered awards and credits from the likes of BAFTA, D&AD, British Arrows, Cannes Lions, Clios, Kinsale Sharks and MAS.
Simon Elms: Creative Director @ Eclectic Music
With more than twenty years experience in composing and producing music for picture, Simon is now Creative Director of Eclectic Music, one of London's leading independent music houses offering global brands and their creative agencies music soutions in the form of original composition, sound design, licensing and contract negotiation.
Jonathan Tester: Head of Creative @ Bucks Music Group
Before joining Bucks Music Group Jonathan worked as a music supervisor for Soundlounge working with clients as diverse as Pirelli, GO! Airlines, Adidas, Levis, KFC, Ford and Guinness. In 2002, he became Synchronisation Manager and has since gone on to become Head of Creative representing their roster of artists and writers in TV, Film, Commercials and Games.