(bron: Music Managers Forum Nederland)

On 2 December the MMF organized a workshop on sync in collaboration with BMIM. During this workshop we discussed the views of music supervisors, sync agents and publishers on sync, and discuss best practices on how to achieve more sync success as an industry professional. David Wille (Kobalt), Jonathan Christiansen (Hit The Ground Running) Amelia Hartley (Endemol Shine) joined us for this. The panel was led by Walter Flapper (Flapper Management).


Walter Flapper
Artist Manager | Flapper Management
The roots of Noisia and Flapper Management have been firmly rooted in Groningen since 2006. Besides being their artist manager, Walter co-owns a record label with the members of Noisia; VISION. Other artists on Flapper Management’s roster include Zonderling, IMANU and Posij.

David Wille
SVP Sync & Brand Partnerships UK / EU | Kobalt
David Wille has been active in the music industry for 25 years as a frontline marketeer and promotional employee for Kobalt in London. He contributes to the creation of memorable stories by harnessing the power of music, helps create partnerships between artists and brands and leads global marketing campaigns.

Jonathan Christiansen
Supervisor | Hit The Ground Running
Jonathan Christiansen is a music accompanist at the LA-based Hit The Ground Running and oversees projects such as Silicon Valley (HBO), Gotham (FOX), CSI (CBS) and various studio films. He is also active as an A&R manager at PUSHER, an artists’ agency specialising in licensing and making music for film trailers such as Blade Runner 2049, Star Wars and Mad Max. With his background as DJ & producer himself, he prides himself on being the epicentre of performing projects from a like-minded creative & licensing point of view.

Emily Weber
Vice President and Head of Sync | Position Music

Emily Weber is the Vice President / Head of Sync for the Los Angeles-based indie-publisher, Position Music. Weber is responsible for building and overseeing the nine-person synch team which is responsible for exploiting Position Music’s repertoire in Advertising, Film, Television, Trailers and Video Games worldwide. Weber joined Position Music in 2010 and has been instrumental in expanding Position Music’s Movie Trailer, TV Promo and International Advertising business. She has A&R/Produced over 30 albums made for movie trailers. Over her 15+ years of pitching music she has become a trusted source for music supervisors, editors/producers, and creative directors throughout the industry.