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The Ivors Academy, Musicians’ Union (MU) and the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland are hosting a joint online workshop which will help self employed screen composers establish the basic principles of pricing and how to accurately place value on the work they do. The workshop will cover navigating upfront fees, budgets on projects and getting […]

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Kicking off our Credits Due series of workshops exploring the journey of a song from making magic in the studio (or via remote Zoom sessions!) to getting paid in this Ivors Week special. This follows on from the launch of Credits Due by ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus at the 2021 Ivor Novello Awards. Our first Credits […]

Music is said to enhance intelligence and focus, improve mental health, and boost the immune system as well as self-esteem and confidence. It can be used to relax, boost and lift our mood, or to improve concentration. BUT — research has shown that people working in the music industry and music creators are more prone […]

This exclusive event will kick off Ivors Week 2022 and is proudly supported by BMI, TagMix, and Tysers. In aid of the Ivors Academy Trust. Explore the hottest new venue in town, Amazing Grace, for a special conversation with Sam Ryder, fresh off the back of his forthcoming Eurovision performance. We will uncover Sam’s early […]

The MAC Theatre & Oh Yeah Music Centre, Belfast 10:00 – 17:00 Thursday the 21st of April Please join us at Output Belfast as the conference returns in real life for the first time since February 2020.  Featuring live music and panels on music funding, music management, composing for games, music supervision, Irish hip hop […]

Join the Meta Music Publishing team to discuss how songwriters can use Facebook to build community, establish and grow fanbases, as well as create authentic and engaging songwriting-focused content. This session is for all songwriters – whether you’ve been using Facebook for a while or you’re completely new to the app. Watch out for our […]

The Ivors Academy are delighted to be hosting a Women in Music Safe Space Discussion on Thursday 31st March on Zoom from 3pm – 4pm following International Women’s day, the launch of Help Musicians’ Bully and Harassment helpline and a valuable Senator discussion on the importance of mentoring and peer support for women in the […]

The Ivors return on Thursday 19th May to celebrate creative excellence by UK and Irish songwriters and screen composers. Ivor Novello Awards will be presented to recognise outstanding contributions to music and to celebrate the creative talents of songwriters and screen composers across works released in the UK in 2021. The star studded event includes […]

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The Ivors Composer Awards return for its 20th year on Tuesday 15th November to celebrate creative excellence by UK composers across classical, jazz and sound arts. Ivor Novello Awards will be presented to recognise outstanding contributions to music and to celebrate the creative talents of composers across works premiered to UK audiences from 1 April […]

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February is LGBTQI+ History Month and in recognition our LGBTQI+ working group are doing a take over. The LGBTQI+ working group is a space for LGBT+ people (and allies) to share stories and experiences and consider ways to improve the music industry. Members of the working group will come along to the event on Monday […]

Calling all young creatives, musicians and artists: join Liverpool Philharmonic for their annual Careers Fest, curated in partnership with LIMF Academy. This event offers young people the chance to learn more about careers in music, network with leading industry professionals and meet other like-minded young creatives. The day will include interactive and informative sessions on […]

This session will examine the key aspects of a publishing agreement and provide an overview of different publishing deal structures.  It will also consider the lawyer / client relationship and address some common concerns and queries regarding publishing splits. Simkins is a leading media/entertainment law firm with an excellent reputation. Its broad client base includes […]

Audoo are a music tech company with a mission to create transparency and accuracy in the distribution of public performance royalties for songwriters and artists. By collecting actual usage data to allow societies to accurately distribute royalties to artists and songwriters for the first time, they are seeking to ensure all creators are paid properly […]

EVENT CANCELLED – due to ongoing travel disruption and problems getting in and out of London, with regret we’ve taken the decision to postpone this event. We’re working on a new date and will re-advertise as soon as we can. Join professional member and 2021 Ivor Novello Innovation Award winner Cleveland Watkiss MBE for a […]

Join The Ivors Academy for a night of networking for screen composers, together with friends from BBC Studios Music Publishing, BBC Music Copyright and other industry professionals. This in person event is a great way to cultivate meaningful connections and meet other professionals from across the creative community. This is a member only event – […]

Together with Netflix join us for a live virtual conversation with director, writer, producer and composer Jeymes Samuel to discuss his critically acclaimed, award-winning movie ‘The Harder They Fall‘. Jeymes will be talking to Ivor Novello winning singer-songwriter Laura Mvula about his film making process, working with global superstars Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King […]

Mo is a highly-experienced coach who has worked with a number of high-profile creatives, including Ivor Academy Senator Catherine Anne-Davies, to help them gain vital insight into their creative practice. The session is brought to you by ‘In the Blood’, a start-up organisation built around a small team of expert coaches, whose ethos is focussed […]

Celebrate the end of the year with The Ivors Academy at our strictly social, virtual monthly member social. Bring your own mince pies, mulled wine and stories to share at 4pm on the 20th December! The Ivors Academy Trust has been providing much needed membership bursaries, supporting the Co-Pilot Mentoring Network and making programmes such […]

Come join us spread Christmas cheer, raise a glass and thank our amazing community who make the work of The Ivors Academy possible. Expect great chat within our fantastic community with our senators, councils, working groups and industry friends. Please find all the event information below. We’d also like to highlight the section on COVID safety and […]

Following the appointment of The Ivors Academy Senate, The Ivors Academy looks forward to rolling out member networks from the start of 2022. This month’s social will provide further information about next steps for the members’ Senate, council and networks and how you, as members, can drive the future of the organisation. Join The Ivors […]

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