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To help creators prevent problems and build a healthy and sustainable career, BAPAM will share essential knowledge in a free online training session for Ivors Academy members.  Taking place on the 14th of September, it will cover advice and practical techniques for meeting psychological challenges, staying mentally well and maintaining creativity while working as a […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abbey Road celebrate their 90th anniversary this November with a 2-day free festival featuring masterclasses, interactive sessions, practical workshops, Q & A’s and live performances. We are proud to partner with Abbey Road to present a songwriting masterclass ‘Talking Songwriting’ on Friday 12th November at 13:00. In this special session, you’ll hear from number 1 […]

October is Black History Month, and joining us for this month’s Member Social is Singer, Songwriter and Artist, Melissa James to talk about Music, Activism and her initiative, Stronger on Sundays – Conversations with Compassion on Racial and Social Justice in a music-filled space. Come along to find out more about how you can engage […]

Join The Ivors Academy in person or online for our first ever hybrid member event. This will be an informal conversation on the experiences of mentoring / being mentored and who better to speak to this than our inaugural Rising Star Winners Mysie and Fraser T Smith. We will also provide an overview of our […]

We kick of Ivors Week 2021 on Monday 20th September, come along to this month’s virtual social to find out more about Ivors Week and how to engage with the celebrations! Join The Ivors Academy’s Virtual Monthly Member Socials to network with The Ivors Academy community and meet other members. Each third Monday of the […]

The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union (MU) are hosting a joint online event for aspiring and new media composers. About the event: The session will explore the ways in which a composer can start to find and secure media commissions and the skills needed. Experienced panellists will provide insight on pitching and commissioning processes, general […]

The Ivors Academy Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday July 6 2021 at 16:00, and take place virtually through the online application Zoom. We are very happy to accommodate guests but please note both guests and members must register in advance by 16:00 on the 4th of July 2021.  To register your place […]

Join The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union for an hour-long session exploring the commissioning landscape of music for screen. The discussion will focus on the challenges a composer may encounter in trying to get a commission for an audiovisual production, be it a film, TV series, ad, videogame, or podcast. Learn new ways to […]

One of the Academy’s most in demand events of 2020 returns for members this February. The session is a cross-genre online networking event open for songwriters, producers, lyricists and instrumentalists who want an opportunity to meet co-writers. The event will start with a welcome from the membership team before the group is split into rotating […]

The Ivors Academy is pleased to support OneFest as an industry partner, which this year returns with  an exciting two-day event of free, digital talks streamed across Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th March. As one of the original, pioneering social conscience music festivals, OneFest’s aims are to inspire and support the music industry’s community of […]

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