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  • 2019

Sessions Info

February 4, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:00PM

Todd Brabec

Former EVP and Worldwide Director of Membership, ASCAP
Todd Brabec, former ASCAP Executive Vice President and Worldwide Director of Membership, is an Entertainment Law attorney, a Deems Taylor Award-winning author of the best-selling music business book "Music, Money and Success: the Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Business(8th edition),” an Adjunct Professor at USC where he teaches the course on Music Licensing, Music Publishing and Film, Television and Video Game Scoring and Song Contracts and a former Governing Committee member as well as Music and Budget Chair of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. He is the recipient of the 2005 Educational Leadership Award from the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) and the 2015 Texas Star Award for outstanding achievement and contribution to the field of Entertainment Law and is a graduate of the New York University School of Law.
During his 37-year career at ASCAP, he was responsible for signing most of ASCAP's successful songwriters, songwriter/artists and film and television composers in addition to significantly changing ASCAP's payment, distribution and survey rules, systems and philosophy resulting in an increase in annual license fees from 60 million dollars to 995 million dollars and a market share increase from 20% to market share competitive dominance in all major media.