MeetFactory, o. p. s.
Ke Sklárně 3213/15
150 00 Praha 5
13:00 do 20:00 + based on evening program
The second edition of an educational programme intended for artists and professionals in the music industry will take place in MeetFactory and several leading recording studios in Prague from the 19th to the 21st of September, featuring lectures and master classes led by leading music professionals, with a focus on digital marketing, career building, and work in a professional recording studio.
The programme is divided into three sectors, of which the first two are available only to registered participants, with the price of registration set at CZK 590. Register here.
All events will be conducted in English.
WEDNESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER
11:00 WELCOME BREAKFAST // all participants // MEETFACTORY
// MUSIC BUSINESS // 13:00 - 19:00 // MEETFACTORY
13:00 WELCOME AND PRESENTATION
Who and what and where and why? w/ Stein Bjelland
13:30 BRAND BUILDING AS AN ARTIST
Brand building: Image and Identity.
How to develop a brand as an artist w/o doing compromising artistic integrity.
w/ Mike Rosenthal (NY / USA)
15:30 VIDEOS AS A MARKETING AND IMAGE BUILDING TOOL
16:45 CASE STUDIES
An insight to a few interesting cases / stories. What works and what did not?
18:00 1-ON-1 // 5 minute sessions / q&a
Participants can sign up in the 15:00 break.
// MUSIC PRODUCTION // 13:00 - 18:00 // SONO Records
12:00 departure to SONO Records w/ Mary C
13:00 - 18:00 STUDIO AS AN INSTRUMENT
Explore one of the best equipped recording studios in Czech Republic in detail with sound engineer and it’s co-founder Pavel Karlík. How to use a recording studio in a creative way, what equipment is there, why and how to approach it. Magic of recording and how to get most of the sound in post-production.
20:00 DINNER // MEETFACTORY // all participants
21:00 POP-UP SYNTH LIBRARY (evening sound laboratory)
Explore the equipment of Synth Library Prague in MeetFactory w/ Alissa deRubeis musician, educator and co-founder of S1 Synth Library in Portland and Prague
THURSDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER
10:30 WELCOME // all participants // MEETFACTORY
11:00 SYNC AND LICENCING
in the light of production w/ Mike Jansen( LA / USA)
What to do and what not? Mastering, versions and file formats. Practical approach to sync and licencing from a production/sound standpoint.
// MUSIC BUSINESS // 12:00 - 17:00 // MEETFACTORY
12:10 SYNC AND LICENCING
Sync and Licencing: What, how and where?
w/ Mike Jansen (LA / USA)
13:50 LISTENING SESSIONS
Listening-session with music from participants.
15:00 Q&A Mike Jansen + Mike Rosenthal (hosted by Stein Bjelland)
// MUSIC PRODUCTION // 12:00 - 17:00 // MEETFACTORY
12:00 - 14:00 MIX AND MASTERING
Sound engineer and musician Ondřej Ježek works on the final steps of making a recording, and thus the resultant sound of the album. In his lecture, he will focus on a practical demonstration of mixing, which is the most crucial element in the final sound.
14:00 - 17:00 BASICS OF CREATIVE PROGRAMMING
Musician, programmer, and hacker Nontokozo F. Sihwa, known as Venus Ex Machina, will lead a workshop on creative coding in Audulus, which she sees as an entry point into the mythical character and remarkable history of communication technologies.
17:00 - 18:00 SOUND SYNTHESIS AND NEW MUSIC TECHNOLOGIES
Václav Peloušek, musician, inventor, and co-founder of Bastl Instruments will present his thought processes when constructing modular synthesisers and other technology. He will explain the principles of sound synthesis and the possibilities for using theories from physics in musical creation.
21:00 DINNER // MEETFACTORY
22:00 - 03:00 PARTY // MEETFACTORY
—- 21st of September
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm // open to public, free entry
Václav Peloušek - Handmande electronics and music inventions (lecture)
Co-founder of Bastl Instruments introducing his ideas and concepts.
Katarína Máliková - Creative process (lecture)
Musician an composer introducing her creative process and instruments
Music business: changes, possibilities and challenges (discussion)
Music industry experts Mike Jansen and Mike Rosenthal discuss the recent challenges in music industry.
hosted by Stein Bjelland & Marie Čtveráčková (curators of Synapse Knowledge)
The Synapse Knowledge project is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.