May 18, 2022  

Point Blank Presents “Music Futures” Careers Festival at fabric: Livestream

Point Blank has teamed up with London’s iconic fabric venue for an exclusive careers festival and networking event – Music Futures. The event, which takes place on May 18th from 11 am – 4 pm, will see music and education giants give our past, current and future students the best advice on how to progress their careers and step inside the music industry.

During the event, there will be stands from key players in the industry and a wealth of thought-provoking panels and mentoring sessions from some of Point Blank’s industry professional lecturers and graduates. If you can’t make it to our Music Futures event, you can live stream the event on YouTube below.

Now, follow on below to get a complete look at what we’ve got in store at fabric’s Music Futures event, with more about the artists and speakers here.

Room 1 & Mezzanine: Partner Stands – 11:00 – 16:00

  • Ableton
  • ADAM Audio
  • AIAIAI Audio
  • Beatport Link
  • Warner Music Group
  • Pioneer DJ
  • Spitfire Audio
  • Universal Audio
  • Cavendish Music
  • Endlesss
  • PMC
  • Roland
  • Point Blank Recordings
  • FAC The Artist’s Voice
  • Roundhouse
  • Focusrite
  • Trans Creative
  • Musicians’ Union
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • Goldsmiths University of London
  • UK Music

Room 2: Panels – 11:00 – 16:00

11:00 – Meet our Alumni

  • Tailor Jae
  • Florentia Stassi
  • Funk Cartel
  • Adam Scivaletto

11:40  – Get Synced – Music In Media

  • Hollie Buhagiar – Composer
  • Joanna Gregory (Cavendish Music)
  • Bonnie Reilly – Music Supervisor (Leiland Music)

12:20 – Q&A with Keith Harris OBE

  • Keith Harris – Music Industry Consultant & Artist Manager (Stevie Wonder)
  • Rob Cowan – CEO (Point Blank Music School)

13:00 – Women Behind the Scenes in Music

  • Verity Mayes – Head of Product Strategy (Beatport)
  • Halina Rice – A/V Artist
  • Aly McHugh – Senior Press Manager (Listen Up)
  • Amy Wiles – Product Manager/DJ & Producer (Anjuna Beats)

13:50 – Hardware, Software, Everywhere

  • Owain Wilson (Digit Music)
  • Tim Exile (Endlesss FM, Warp Records)
  • Jack Canham (Pioneer DJ)
  • Alex Godfrey – Product Specialist (Focusrite, Novation, ADAM Audio)

14:40 – Jobs in the Industry

  • Mulika Sannie
  • Alex Jann – Account Manager (Focusrite)
  • Annie Norman – Head of Events (Anjuna)
  • Ministry of Sound

15:30 – What is A Record Deal in 2022

  • Berkley & Ben (Clintons)

Room 3: Mentoring Sessions 11:00 – 16:00

  • Kwame Kwaten (Ferocious Talent, Point Blank Recordings)
  • Aly McHugh – Senior Press Manager (Listen Up)
  • FLORENTIA (elrow)
  • D-Code (BMG, BBC Radio 1)
  • J-Fresh (BBC 1Xtra)
  • Ski Oakenful (Point Blank, Primaudial Records)
  • Daniel Curpen (Anjuna)
  • Chris Hayne
  • Alex Phountzi (Point Blank, CoOp Presents, Worldwide FM)
  • James Donaldson (Anjuna)
  • Carroll Thompson – Session Singer

This event was held exclusively for Point Blank students past, present and future. If you’re interested in joining the Point Blank family and benefitting from events much like this one as well as masterclasses, 1-2-1s and more, then be sure to check out our degree courses in London and Online here.

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