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Welcoming John Fortis as Our Newest Mentor!

What exciting news we must share! Point Blank is proud to announce John Fortis as the newest member of the Industry Mentoring Program. With his sharp ear for talent, he is renowned as one of the best for discovering and developing some of the hottest emerging artists.


As a writer-producer he’s worked with star-studded artists including Ellie Goulding, The Prodigy, Razorlight, Paolo Nutini, Lana Del Rey, Michael Kiwanuka, Lewis Capaldi and Yellowdays – bringing home double platinum writing and production credits. With his unbelievable experience, he’s ready to share his wealth of knowledge and guide you on your musical journey. Whether it’s in person or on Zoom, it’s time to develop your skills and define your sound with the best. Book a 1-2-1 with John for 30 minutes and get started on building your musical career!

Here are the subjects he covers: 

  • Song development and crafting
  • Co-writing and collaboration
  • Defining a cohesive musical style and sound
  • Production
  • Executive production
  • Live performance
  • Presentation
  • Dealing with publishers and labels
  • Remixing
  • Musical skill development
  • General career advice

This would also be a great opportunity to understand more about our in-house record label, Point Blank Recordings. We are always on the hunt for signing exceptional music and your work is no different than any of the stars we’ve worked with. Artists that we’ve released include Paul Shulze, Funk Cartel, Caitlyn Scarlett, and Talia Roux.

Is 30 minutes not enough time with him? Don’t worry, you can book as many 1-2-1s as you want. Better yet, join one of our degrees and professionally train yourself with the best lecturers in the game. If you want to learn more about the industry, we’ve got an extensive range of courses in Point Blank Music School. From courses to summer school, we’re here to give you insider tips on how to pursue your passion. Visit our website here or join our open days to get a taste of quality music education.

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