NL Media Music in LA: Preparing your Plan, Proposition and Pitch

You are in LA and about to meet some key players in the media music industry, but how do you get your story across (digitally)? And most importantly, how can you maximise the chances of this contact leading to a contract? What are the presentational elements that directors, music supervisors en studio executives look for, and what are the things that you really shouldn’t do or say if you want to gain their trust and respect? In this session two experts will prepare you for encounters with key players.

Please note: This session #2 is your ticket for session #3 on October 6 in which you will pitch to these key players in LA. Also be aware that you have to be member of Buma Stemra in order to attend this session.

This session takes place online via the platform NetworkTables. Please note that seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. So get yourself in motion and save your seat.


David Beckett (founder and pitch coach, Best 3 Minutes, NL/US)

David Beckett is an international pitch coach, who has trained over 1100 Startups to win over €295Million in investment, including over 100 Dutch entrepreneurs pitching in the USA. He's also trained more than 16,000 people at companies such as, Tommy Hilfiger, ING, PwC, Google and IKEA in 29 countries. David is the creator of The Pitch Canvas©, and the author of the book Pitch To Win.

Terese Gustafsson (Creative Manager, Pusher Music, DE)

Terese Gustafsson, being from European grounds, knows how to make it in L.A. She is the Creative Manager in Europe for PUSHER, a modern hydra of sync licensing, bespoke composition, and label & publishing services based in Los Angeles & Berlin. It’s stable of producers, artists, DJ’s, composers and songwriters, license or create original music and sound design. Recent works include Film Trailer and Promo campaigns like: White Lines, The Joker, Saint Maude & Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. And Advertising and Gaming campaigns like VW, Call Of Duty & Audi. Currently based in Berlin, Terese keeps an eye out for interesting producers, artists, and composers as well as help build and maintain relations with European clientele and creatives.