The way people are accessing, consuming and listening to music has changed dramatically, and the laws and mechanisms for collecting royalties are still catching up. The Music Modernization Act was passed by Congress in 2018, and it’s supposed to make it easier for musicians to collect certain royalties. In order to maximize revenue streams, musicians … Continue reading Collecting Royalties in the Modern Age VIRTUAL workshop on 10/14
The Ella Project proudly celebrates Big Queen Rukiya of the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indian tribe for her enormous achievement in having her amazingly intricate and profound artwork selected for exhibition at the Musee du quai Branly in Paris. We were happy to work with Rukiya on the legal mechanisms required to ensure she secured a … Continue reading Working with Queen Rukiya to get her work to Paris
The Ella Project has been hired by South Arts, a regional organization based in Atlanta that builds on the South’s unique heritage and enhance the public value of the arts, to facilitate six upcoming, invitation-only national focus group meetings to assess the current jazz touring environment, and how to build careers for lesser-known artists located … Continue reading Ella Project working with South Arts on jazz touring program.
The Ella Project will be part of The NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio, teaching a Copyright & Trademark workshop on June 9th. Join Ella Project Co-Founder Ashlye Keaton as she discusses: What copyright does for you How to register your copyrights What is (and isn't) copyrightable Do you need a trademark? What’s the difference between copyright … Continue reading Ashlye Keaton teaches Copyright & Trademark workshop as part of NOCCA Institute Summer Studio
The Ella Project is proud to partner with Music Policy Forum, Music Canada and Canadian Music Week to produce programming around the state of New Orleans music and culture to be presented at the annual Music Cities Summit as part of Canadian Music Week, which takes place in Toronto May 7 - 13, 2018. The Ella Project conceived, co-produced and is moderating the May … Continue reading Ella Project produces case study on New Orleans culture for Canadian Music Week
Business of art class: Copyright and trademarking for artists with Ashlye Keaton Time: Saturday, June 9 from 10am-12pm Instructor: Ashlye Keaton Location: NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street ABOUT THIS CLASS Anyone who wants to have a successful career in the arts needs to be able to protect and distribute their work. Join Ella Project Co-Founder and … Continue reading Copyright and trademarking for artists with Ashlye Keaton workshop at NOCCA June 9
The Ella Project was honored to participate in this year's Music Cities Think Tank, hosted by Sound Music Cities at SWSW in Austin. This two day think tank brought together music policy leaders from across North America to discuss issues including developing music friendly municipal policies, new revenue streams for musicians, the evolving role of … Continue reading Ella Project at Music Cities Think Tank