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CIMA & WorkInCulture Present

Lunch & Learn 04: Get in the Scene! Spotlight on Sync & Licensing

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CIMA & WorkInCulture Present

Lunch & Learn 04: Get in the Scene! Spotlight on Sync & Licensing

Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON)


When: Wednesday, January 17th, 2017 | Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm 

Price: FREE for CIMA, MusicOntario & other MIA members with discount code; $10 for non-members

Working smart in today’s music industry means exploring new revenue streams beyond the standard of album sales, gigs, and merch. If done right, sync and licensing can be an effective source of additional income, and we’re here to help! Join us on January 17th as our group of industry pros uncover the key to successfully placing music in film, television, and ads


 This event is part of a wider workshop series of Lunch & Learns, where six key topics will be discussed over monthly sessions.

Members should contact Sam R ( or Sarah ( for the discount code.


Michael Perlmutter - Music Supervisor / Owner, Instinct Entertainment

Michael has placed thousands of songs in TV shows, films and documentaries, seen and heard around the world. Michael has been working in the music/film/TV industries for 20+ years. 

Select TV credits include: The Handmaid’s Tale, Ten Days In The Valley, Into The Badlands, Houdini & Doyle, Mary Kills People, Degrassi, Private Eyes, Beauty and The Beast, Cracked, Haven, The LA Complex, Vikings, Penny Dreadful.

Select Film credits: Arbitrage (Richard Gere), Little Italy (Hayden Christensen, Emma Roberts, Danny Aiello), Love Jacked (Amber Stevens West, Omar Epps) The Other Half (Tatiana Maslany), Kiss & Cry (Sarah Fisher), Across The Line (Stephan James), The Colony (Laurence Fishburne), A Beginner’s Guide To Endings (Harvey Keitel)

Select Special Projects: Highlight reels for CTV’s Olympic Broadcasts (Vancouver and London), curating the Canadian Music Café during The Toronto International Film Festival and licensing + administration for The National Music Centre in Calgary.

He has been asked to moderate and speak on panels around the world: Sweden, Finland, Norway, Miami, New York, Cannes, Calgary, Halifax, Toronto.

Michael is also the president of The Guild of Music Supervisors, Canada.


Dondrea Erauw - Music Supervisor, Instinct Entertainment

Dondrea is a music supervisor at instinct entertainment founded by Michael Perlmutter. She has had the miraculous opportunity of working on a number of television shows such as, Beauty and the Beast (Showcase/CW), Degrassi (Netflix/Family Channel), Ten Days in The Valley (CBS), Private Eyes (Global) and indie films, Kiss and Cry and Sea Change. Dondrea has also played a large and active role in producing the Canadian Music Café during the Toronto International Film Festival (2014 – 2017).

She is also a member of the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Guild of Music Supervisor.

She is eccentric and undeniably influenced by the music that enters her ears.

Victoria Beard - Music Coordinator / Supervisor, Entertainment One & Rock Steady Music