Anthony Lamond tapped as general manager, Audio Network France
Global music company Audio Network has appointed Anthony Lamond as general manager, Audio Network France.
Lamond (pictured) joins Audio Network from digital media company Melty Entertainment, where he was director. He previously held roles at 1981 Radio Group and Warner Music France, where he was director of marketing and promotion as well as MD of youth label ‘Up Music.’ Lamond began his career at Universal Music France before moving onto Sony Music France
The executive brings experience in disruptive story-telling, integrated brand campaigns, multi-channel distribution, talent management and live production to the Audio Network Group. He has also been a board member of Media Club and Soundsgood.
Lamond’s appointments follows Audio Network’s recent acquisition of A-Music, the company’s French sub-publisher, in early 2017 resulting in the creation of Audio Network France.
Joel Beckerman joins (ASCAP) board of directors.
Musical advocacy group, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), has elected Joel Beckerman as a new writer member to its board of directors.
Beckerman is an award-winning composer, producer of Man Made Music, a music and sound studio in New York and Los Angeles. He has created original scores for over 50 television series and specials for networks including CBS, ABC, FX, NBC, and A&E.
During his time as a television soundtrack producer, Beckerman has collaborated with a variety of songwriters and composers including John Legend, John Williams, will.i.am and the late James Horner.
Business-focused magazine Fast Company honored him as one of their “Most Creative People in Business 1000″ in 2014. Beckerman has also received ASCAP’s Most Performed Themes award for the past decade. He is a former board member of the Society of Composers and Lyricists and worked with fellow ASCAP board member Dan Foliart to establish the SCL in New York.
ole tapped as Corus Entertainment’s primary supplier of production music
Indie music publishing and rights management company ole has inked an agreement with media and content creation company Corus Entertainment.
Under the deal, ole will become the preferred provider of production music to all third-party and in-house productions commissioned by Corus Television and Radio.
The deal will provide Corus Entertainment with more than 750,000 tracks through the Jingle Punks, 5 Alarm and Cavendish libraries and offer music solutions for Corus and their affiliates in the future.
Corus Entertainment’s content is sold in more than 160 countries worldwide, and has a portfolio of television services encompasses 45 speciality television channels and 15 conventional television stations. Corus’ content business also includes a slate of original lifestyle, drama and kids content, aimed at women and families.