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IMPF’s first industry summit and songwriting camp in Palma de Mallorca
IMPF's first Industry Summit and Songwriting Camp was help in Palma de Mallorca last October . Click the link to read the news article: HERE
International Publishing Community gathers for first IMPF Summit and Songwriting Camp
Event hailed a complete success as trade body looks to next year. 200 executives in attendance, representing the global independent music industry and more. 30 original songs produced at Songwriting Camp. See Media Release here.
IMPF Opening Statement on Ukraine at the Music Entrepreneurial and Creative Industry Summit, Palma
Today is Day 230 of the war Russia is conducting against Ukraine, and as we meet here in Palma there have been waves of missile strikes across the country of Ukraine – taking place with the specific aim to sow panic, fear and chaos by a terrorist state and a failing...
Company of the month: Cosmos Music Publishing
Cosmos Music Publishing is the publishing division of Cosmos Entertainment and is a full-service Nordic independent publishing company with its own copyright/royalty -, creative- and synch department. We have approx. 15 songwriters /producers signed – mostly Swedish...
IMPF receives EU grant to build capacity of independent publishers
New Project will empower independent publishers in the new music ecosystem, with benefits for IMPF members globally. See Press Release here.
Company of the Month: Hoodooh
Hoodooh is an Italian-based, young and independent music company specializing in music publishing, bespoke music production, artist management, administration, creative services for brands, licensing for film, TV, adv, games and all kinds of media. We’re musicians...
IMPF alongside organisations from a diverse range of sectors calls on the European Parliament not to miss the opportunity to create a more trustworthy internet
IMPF alongside organisations from a diverse range of sectors calls on the European Parliament not to miss the opportunity to create a more trustworthy internet. See Statement here.
IMPF launches Independent Music Publishing Global Market View 2021
Independent influence in digital music licensing key focus of latest study The International Music Publishers Forum (IMPF) has launched its second Independent Publishing Market View, which dissects the value of the independent music publishing industry, as well as the...
Creative Sector in Europe letter to Finland (the Finnish Ministry of Culture) commenting on the proposed legislation implementing the DSM Directive, and the suggested transposition of Article 17.
Creative Sector in Europe letter to Finland (the Finnish Ministry of Culture) commenting on the proposed legislation implementing the DSM Directive, and the suggested transposition of Article 17. See letter here.
IMPF joined the international cultural and creative sector in expressing serious concerns over the EU Council’s general approach on the Digital Services Act (DSA).
IMPF joined the international cultural and creative sector in expressing serious concerns over the EU Council's general approach on the Digital Services Act (DSA). See letter here.
Company of the month: CCS Rights Management
CCS Rights Management is a Toronto-based, global independent music company specializing in music publishing, rights administration, artist development, creative services, neighbouring rights management, royalty collection, synchronization, and licensing for film, TV,...
IMPF writes to President of Ukraine, regarding Bill N5572 and the collective management of music authors rights in Ukraine
IMPF joins the international community of songwriters and collective rights management organisations and asks for the speedy adoption and implementation of Bill N5572 which aims to rectify the shortcomings in the accreditation of collective management organisations in...
IMPF calls DSA – A MISSED OPPORTUNITY AND A STEP BACKWARDS
IMPF along with a broad coalition of organizations, representing the creative sector in Europe, write a letter raising serious concerns about the approach taken by the EU co-legislators on the Digital Services Act. See letter here.
IMPF Backs Credits Due Campaign
IMPF has backed the Credits Due campaign and pledges to actively promote the initiative among its global membership of some 100 independent music publishers. Credits Due is a campaign led by Abba’s Björn Ulvaeus, The Ivors Academy of Music Creators and The Music...
Music publishers made members of ZAiKS after 20-year battle
Music publishers made members of ZAiKS after 20-year battle Publishers will be elected to Board and Audit Committee of Polish society at next General Assembly IMPF is very pleased to confirm that music publishers will now be included in the membership of the Polish...
Company of the Month: Sentric Music Publishing
Sentric Music Group is a global independent Music Publishing company headquartered in Liverpool and with offices in London, Hamburg, New York and LA. Collectively Sentric’s portfolio of brands provide rights management services to over 200,000 songwriters and...
LyricFind and Musixmatch named as first Friends and Supporters of IMPF
IMPF has launched a new ‘Friends and Supporters’ category for companies wishing to work with independent music publishers – with LyricFind and Musixmatch the first to join. The “Friends and Supporters of IMPF” category is aimed at commercial companies whose mission is...
Company of the Month: Dancing Bear Publishing
DANCING BEAR PUBLISHING is a part of Dancing Bear Group and one of the biggest publishers in the region, sub-publisher of Warner/Chappell Music for Croatia, Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Dancing Bear Publishing also sub-publishes and represents independent...
IMPF and IMPEL collaborate on Digital Licensing Handbook
IMPF and IMPEL are set to jointly publish a Digital Licensing Handbook, which will be available exclusively for the independent publisher members of the two organisations. Written by Jane Dyball – former CEO of MPA UK, MCPS and IMPEL, and a highly experienced...
Claiming a front row seat – the place of music in society
76 International, European & national music organisations including IMPF are “Claiming a front row seat for music” calling for policy makers to fully acknowledge the artistic, social and economic value of the music sector and to live up to these words in political...
Rights holders in Europe’s Creative Sectors concerned about European Commission’s Guidance on Article 17
IMPF joined rights holders in Europe's Creative Sectors to express their concerns around the European Commission’s Guidance on Article 17. See letter here.
IMPF joined over 100 cultural organisations in signing a letter to the EU-US summit to support cultural relations
As EU and US leaders met at the Summit on the 15th of June, more than 100 organisations from across Europe and America’s cultural and creative sectors united their voices to call for greater focus on EU-US cultural relations, of particular importance in recovering...
Company of the Month: Music Asset Management, Inc.
Celebrating its 15th Anniversary in 2021, MAM is a leading global independent music publishing and consulting company founded in 2006 by industry veteran Mary Jo Mennella, one of the most well-known and respected rights administration and licensing experts in the...
IMPEL and IMPF agree ground-breaking digital Charter of Co-operation
IMPEL Collective Management (IMPEL) and the Independent Music Publishers International Forum (IMPF) have agreed a ground-breaking Charter of Co-operation to share experiences and best practices in the digital music marketplace. Their shared goal is to drive...
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