Canadian Music Week &
The Guild of Music Supervisors, Canada Present
The 1st Annual Canadian Sync Awards
Hosted by Raina Douris and Odario Williams
Presenters include Nile Rodgers and Jesper Kyd
Canadian Music Week (CMW), presented by San Rafael ’71 and Amsterdam Brewing,and The Guild of Music Supervisors, Canada (GMSC) are excited to present the 1st Annual Canadian Sync Awards sponsored by songtradr, on Saturday May 12th at The Sheraton Centre Toronto in the Dominion Ballroom.
Hosted by Raina Douris and Odario Williams of CBC Music, the Canadian Sync Awards are the only awards in Canada to recognize the contribution synch makes to the creative industries. Presenters will include: legendary producer Nile Rodgers, who has created many hit soundtracks in addition to his long line of classics including Get Lucky, Like A Virgin, and Let’s Dance; and BAFTA award-winning composer Jesper Kyd, who has scored massive gaming soundtracks including Assassin’s Creed, Borderlands, Hitman and State of Decay.
Canadian Sync Awards nominees will include music supervisors, synch teams, publishers, record companies plus the worlds of broadcast and advertising. This celebratory event will honour the achievements of music in film, television, advertising and brands, video games and online media. Each category has been selected to acknowledge the importance of music placement and the collective achievements of an individual artist. The awards will be judged by a panel of industry professionals according to commercial and creative criteria.
Some of the categories include:
Best Music Supervision – Scripted or Factual TV Production/Series
Best Music Supervision – Feature or Documentary Film
Best Sync – Commercial
Best Sync Team – Major Label and/or Major Publisher
Best Sync Team – Indie Label and/or Indie Publisher
Sync Artist or Songwriter of the Year
CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 2018
1st Annual Canadian Sync Awards – Saturday, May 12, 2018, 5 – 7 pm
Sheraton Centre, Dominion Ballroom, 123 Queen Street West
Passes and Tickets are on sale now at cmw.net/conference/online-registration
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK
CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK (Jointly presented by San Rafael 71′ and Amsterdam Brewery) is Canada’s most established music industry conference. Now in its 36th year, it is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. CMW brings together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular weekof events – combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival. All convention functions take place at the CMW’s host hotel, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto M5H 2M9).
For Canadian Music Week information, please contact:
Kayley Szanto – Communications Manager