“Under The Covers: The Business Of Licensing Remakes”

    • March 8, 2023
    150 150 The California Copyright Conference

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    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


    Under The Covers: The Business Of Licensing Remakes

    This panel will provide a behind the scenes look at using a cover song for a synch. It will look at examples of songs used by leading music supervisors and creative licensing executives and discuss the various issues involved in creating and using covers and explore how such works are used in television, commercials, promos and trailers. We will also explore the unique challenges faced by the creative and licensing executives when using a cover. We look forward to seeing you “under the covers!”


    Debra Delshad | Senior Director, Synchronization and Music Licensing, Angry Mob Music



    Loren Parkins | Senior Director, Music & Media Licensing, Showtime Networks Inc.

    Brian Vickers | Music Supervisor, Theatrical Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios 


    WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2023

    2:30pm – 3:30pm | Zoom Webinar Broadcast


    Advance Reservation:
    CCC Members $0 per person | Non-members $5 per person


    Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 1:30pm PT


    – No refunds –

    Stick around for the “after hour, happy hour” chat following the webinar!
    Catch up and network with the CCC community from the
    comfort of your own couch


    Questions? Email is at questions@theccc.org


    Debra Delshad | Senior Director, Synchronization and Music Licensing, Angry Mob Music

    Debra Delshad is Senior Director for Synchronization and Music Licensing at Angry Mob Music where she places music in television, films, streaming services, commercials and video games. She interacts with A&R, music supervisors, ad agencies, publishers, and labels, oversees all licensing and negotiations, and advises the creative and acquisition departments on possible deals. Debra has worked in the music industry for 20 years, including at EMI Music Publishing, Anthem Entertainment and for DreamWorks Music Publishing. She is a frequent speaker at music industry events including the Billboard Music Conference, the Nashville Film Festival, ASCAP Expo, BMI, Musicians Institute, AIMP, Los Angeles College Of Music, and Women in Music. Debra earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern California and a law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Variety recently featured Debra’s work in connection with the soundtrack for the hit Netflix series “Bridgerton.” When she’s not working, Debra enjoys taking photographs, traveling, hanging out with her two children, Jonah and Skyler.

    Loren Parkins | Senior Director, Music & Media Licensing, Showtime Networks Inc.

    Loren Parkins is the Senior Director for Music & Media Licensing at Showtime Networks Inc. where he sources, negotiates and licenses music for all of Showtime’s promotional content. Prior to working at Showtime, Parkins was an SVP, Executive Music & Radio Producer at the iconic advertising agency, BBDO/NY, where he produced thousands of tracks and songs for clients such as, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, AT&T, and GE, among others. Parkins earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Composition at Berklee College of Music and a Master’s Degree in Communications from Emerson College in Boston. Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Parkins credits his exposure to Detroit’s vibrant music scene as an ongoing inspiration to his work.

    Brian Vickers | Music Supervisor, Theatrical Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios 

    With over a decade of wide-ranging experience in the music industry, Brian Vickers has been able to make a name for himself in front the camera as well as behind the scenes.
    Brian’s extensive career experience ranges from music performance & audio engineering to
    music supervision & licensing. He has held positions with an array of familiar companies in the entertainment industry that include The Recording Academy (NARAS), Bunim / Murray
    Productions, BMG Production Music, Hidden Beach Recordings, and one of Hollywood’s top
    trailer houses, Trailer Park, Inc.

    As a performer, Brian performed with the group Afro-Blue on season 3 of the NBC show “The Sing-Off”, finishing 4th place behind the GRAMMY Award-winning group, Pentatonix. He has also performed alongside such musical legends as Smokey Robinson and Bobby McFerrin.

    Currently, Brian works as a Music Supervisor for The Walt Disney Studios’ in-house theatrical marketing team, The Hive. He’s worked on a number of blockbuster film campaigns that include both Avengers: Infinity War & Avengers: Endgame, Star Wars: The Last Jedi & The Rise of Skywalker, and more recently, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Avatar: The Way of Water, Turning Red, Encanto, and many more.

    Brian Vickers is a proud native of Birmingham, Alabama and a proud alumnus of both Howard University and Full Sail University

    Attention Attorneys: This virtual activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1) hour. The CCC certifies that this activity confirms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. Attorneys who wish to register for MCLE Credit must include their State Bar number with their Zoom reservation. Following this virtual webinar, we will verify your attendance via Zoom reporting and email your certificate of attendance to the email provided at registration.


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