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Mary Catherine Harris

Business Affairs, A&R Marketing,
Genison Publishing
Montreal, QC, Canada
Mary Catherine Harris is a veteran music publisher and marketer with a strong background in synch licensing and contracts. Owner of Genison Publishing, she is involved in publishing, production and career development of independent artists and writers, pitching music by artists and composers. Genison offers consultation services, administration of music rights, issues licences and negotiates contracts in relation to intellectual property.

Mary Catherine founded Harris & Wolff with Denis Wolff, a music synch company known for its high-end, curated content and as a go-to company providing quality recordings for music supervisors, editors, producers and directors for use in television and film. Prior, she was partner at Third Side Music which, during her tenure, grew from a startup to a major independent music publisher with a significant reputation in North America as a prime music source with placements in movies, ads and tv series such as True Blood, Mad Men, Breaking Bad.

A champion of indie Canadian bands and artists, she has successfully pitched to clients such as Disney, Fox, Viacom, Vice, Moment Factory, and had multiple placements with numerous Canadian and Quebec film and television companies. Her passion for music extends to her longstanding role as an educator. She is mentor for indie labels and managers and has organized various events including songwriter camps, moderated music business panels and appeared as guest speaker at Music conferences and film festivals including Sync Summit, M for Mundial, MIGS.


CHANCES - showcasing on May 9th at the Burdock

Marc Dupré, songwriter and producer - multiple co-writing credits on albums; 40 Top 10 hits, 22 # 1 hits in Quebec + a recent co-write with Céline Dion for her new French language single

Fredy V, prolific funk and R&B writer and performer , writer, artist - placements on numerous television shows, films and trailers; Top 10 Emerging Montreal artists (CBC)

Malika Tirolien, international artist, currently recording a new album of her own original material with 3X Grammy Award winner Michael League. Malika also is lead singer and co-writer in Bokanté - Michael League new supergroup