The Juno Awards are postponed to June 6, Fraser MacKenzie (pictured) is promoted at UMC, BreakOut West festival and conference details are announced, and more summer festivals are covid casualties. Also in the news are The Weeknd, the ECMAs, Earth Day, Alex Henry Foster, Michael Perlmutter, Toronto’s Royal Conservatory and Koerner Hall, Honey Jam Sessions, MNB Awards, Downtown Yonge BIA, Cathy Young, Something Else, André Ethier, APA, and the Betty Webster Award.
It was inevitable that it would happen: music synchronisation, one of the most valuable and lucrative, yet misunderstood industries that bind music together with film, television, video games and commercials, would establish its own awards show.
The Canadian arm will work to educate and create community among emerging supervisors, and to share knowledge with colleagues to foster solutions to industry challenges and changing landscapes.
Money, songs, and music supervisors...