LICENSING AND CONTRACTING

L I C E N S I N G,  C O N T R A C T I N G,  &  P U B L I S H I N G   W O R K

The following is a comprehensive and exhaustive listing of all my licensing and negotiation work as a professional. 

 2018


Production Coordinator.  The Kitchen, New York, gala charity honouring event for Lydia Lunch and Nan Goldin, taking place in New York in May 2018. For Lydia Lunch; The Kitchen.  Coordinating promotional events, film segment, artwork exhibition, and marketing materials.


Coordinator for Lydia Lunch's appearance on Anthony Bourdain's tv show, "Parts Unknown", CNN Broadcasting.  Lydia Lunch.  Contract negotiator, coordinator


Contractual negotiator for Lydia Lunch's participation and recording for Harper Simon's "Crime" project.


Licensing of "Atomic Bongos" to film production of "JT Leroy" starring Kirsten Stewart and Laura Dern.  Creative Control Company. On behalf of Lydia Lunch and Pat Irwin.  Licensing; contractual negotiator.


Licensing of Lydia Lunch's name and likeness to French television production, "Vernon Subutex," Tetra Media Fiction.   Licensing of my own photographs to the production for use in the series. I Mediate Clearance, Lydia Lunch.  Contractual negotiator, licensor of images.


2017


Licensing of master recording to Sony Pictures Television USA for "Preacher" Episode 205 July 2017, and Aperture Music, for Lydia Lunch.  For the Artist.  Music Licensor and Contractual Negotiator.


Contractual negotiation for Lydia Lunch with new management, Norena Barbella, New York. For the Artist.  Contractual Negotiatior.


Licensing of Trademark name and image to Hysteric Glamour, Tokyo, Japan for clothing featuring Lydia Lunch.  For the Artist.  Contractual Negotiator.


Publishing contract for Some Serious Business, Abiquiu, New Mexico.   For book "Remember Dying" by Deal Rolston, with author's estate.Some Serious Business.  Contractual Negotiatior.


Contractual negotiator for sale of Lydia Lunch's archives to Jane Friedman / Dr. Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Foundation of Florida.  For the Artist. Contractual Negotiator.


Lydia Lunch documentary film on her career.  Directed by Beth B.  NYC, USA.   Beth B. Productions. For the Artist and DirectorContractual negotiator; music licensing; Clearance of music for Producer and Artist.


Lydia Lunch, guest artist appearance on recording with Family in Mourning "Eulogy", Wharf Records, NYC, USAFor the Artist and Band.  Contractual Negotiator, Advisor on publishing matters.


2016


Contractual Advisor and Formulator for Valkyrie AS, modeling agency.  Valykyries AS.  Advisor, Contract creator.


Board of Advisors, Some Serious Business, Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA.  Invited to join as an advisor. Some Serious BusinessAdvisor and contractual negotiations for arts agency; prepared agreements between company and Italian host residency for artists; contracts for Joe's Pub in New York City.


Lydia Lunch, filmed appearance in television documentary series by Pulse Films Limited, London, UK.  For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, producer agreement with Sub Pop Records, USA, for her work as producer for the band Pissed Jeans.  For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


2015


Lydia Lunch, "Orphans" film license with SOME SHOES PRODUCTION for the film "6x6". For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Conspiracy of Women" license with Nicolas Jaar, Other People LLC. For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


2014


Lydia Lunch, "The Need to Feed" film license with X Filme Creative Pool GmbH, for the film “TOD DEN HIPPIES, ES LEBE DER PUNK”. For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Fistfull of Desert Blues" album contract with Rustblade Records. For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


2013


Lydia Lunch & Big Sexy Noise: two album contract with Cherry Red Records, UK.  For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


2012


Lydia Lunch, "Shotgun Wedding" CD and contract with Cherry Red Records UK. For the ArtistContract negotiator; Compilation Producer; Art Director.


Lydia Lunch, "Francine" film music license. For the Artist. Synchronization and Master Use Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Bye Bye Blondie" film music license. For the Artist. Synchronization and Master Use. Contract negotiator.


2011


Lydia Lunch "The Need to Feed" book publishing agreement with Rizzoli Publishing, New York, USAFor the ArtistContract negotiator


Lydia Lunch: "13 13" Reissue CDOn behalf of Artist with Le Son du Marquis, Paris, FranceProject Coordinator; Licensing and contracting


Lydia Lunch: "Paradoxia" novel publishing rights for the French language edition, contract with Au Diable Vavert, Vavert,  FranceFor the ArtistContract negotiator


2010


Lydia Lunch, duet with Alan Vega agreement.  Le Son du Marquis, Paris, France. Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Blank City" film license, Pure Fragment Films, NY, USA.  For the Artist.  Synchronization and Master Use Contract negotiator.


2009


Lydia Lunch: "Queen of Siam" reissue CDAtavistic (USA) & Cherry Red Records (UK/World).  Producer; Creative Director; Photographer; Licensing for artist. 


Lydia Lunch: "Bob Blank - The Blank Generation" music license, !K7 Records GmbH, Germany.  For the Artist.  Music License, Contract Negotiator.


2008


Lydia Lunch/Teenage Jesus and the Jerks: "Shut Up and Bleed" CD. Atavistic (USA) & Cherry Red Records (UK/World).  Producer; Creative Director; Licensing for artist. 


Annie Sprinkle, Elizabeth Stephens, Guttersaint:" Love Art Lab"Provocateur MediaPerformer; Producer; Engineer; Composer; Creative Director.


Lydia Lunch book publishing contract for "Will Work for Drugs", Akashic Press, New York, USAFor the ArtistContract negotiator.


Lydia Luch, "Burlesque" film license; Beth B, USA. For the Artist.  Film music licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, "Kiss Napoleon Goodbye" film license; Cult Epics Inc. LA, USAFor the Artist. Film appearance agreement; Synchronization and Master Use Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Sex TV" interview documentary TV appearance, CTV, Canada.  For the Artist. Film appearance license.


Lydia Lunch, Marc Ribot license. For the Artist. Music License Agreement.


Lydia Lunch, music sample license for Solvent, with NEWSNV, Netherlands.  For the Artist. Music License Agreement.


2007


Lydia Lunch: "Deviations on a Theme" 2xCDProvocatuer Media.  Producer; Creative Director.


Lydia Lunch, "This Gun is Loaded" (Black Dog Press, UK).  For the artist. Book Publishing agreement negotiator, Contributor to Epilogue as Creative Director and contributor.


Lydia Lunch, "NO NEW YORK" film license, Antenna Films, CA, USAFor the artist. Film appearance &  music licensing deal


Lydia Lunch, reissue of back catalogue agreement with Atavistic Records, Chicago, USA. For the artist. Music License Agreement


Lydia Lunch recording agreement with Omar Rodriguez Lopez (Mars Volta), Willie Anderson Recordings. For the artist. Music Recording Agreement.


Lydia Lunch, "Video Hysterie" DVD CompilationFor the artistVideo and music license agreement; created video career overview presentation.


Einmal Kommt die Liebe, "Wunderbar!" CD. Provocatuer Media. Executive Producer, Creative Director.


2006


Einmal Kommt die Liebe: "Røversanger" CD. Provocateur Media. Producer; Creative Director; Photographer.


Arve Tellefsen: "Aria", Grappa.  Executive Producer; Creative Director.


Lydia Lunch "The Real Pornography", Paris, France. For the artist.  Producer.


Anne Grete Preus - demo sessions.  For the artist. Producer.


Lydia Lunch, "Applaus Monologue Series", The Peter Rubie Literary Agency, New York, USA.  For the artist.  Book Publishing contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "Paradoxia" (Akashic Press, New York, USA).  For the artist.  Book Publishing contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "I Pass For Human" film licensing; Arcanum Entertainment, CA, USA.  For the artist. Film music licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, music license to Mule Music, Japan. For the artist. Music Licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, music license for "CBGBs" Compilation, Union Square Music, London, UK. For the artist. Music Licensing.


Copywriter for English language marketing campaign for Diesel Jeans AS. Diesel Jeans AS.  Copywriter.


2005


Karin Krog: "Sweet Talker" 2xCDGrappa. Executive Producer; Creative Director.


Lydia Lunch, "Pedro Cruz" short film license, Take It Easy Films, Portugal. For the artist. Film music licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, "Road Rant" film documentary, Merril Aldighieri Films, France. For the artist. Film appearance &  music licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch film music license, "Odette", Rosa Filmes, Portugal. For the artist. Film music licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, "No New York" CD license to Lilith Records, Russia. For the artist. Music licensing deal.


2004


Ophelia Orchestra with Guests: "Sound and Smoke - The Music of the Berlin Cabaret Era" CD, Provocateur Media.  Project instigator, Researcher, Producer, Liner notes.


Karin Krog: "Sweet Talker" 2 x CDGrappa.  Executive Producer, Creative Director, Marketing & Promotion.


Hugo - demo sessions For the Artist.  Producer.


Henriette Myhre "Berlin Kabaret", Norway Tour. For the Artist.  Booking Agent, Marketing & Promotion.


2003


Silje Nergaard - "Nightwatch" CD, Universal Music. Marketing & Promotion; Launch Concert Producer.  No. 1 pop chart entry, double platinum sales.


2002


Annie Sprinkle, "Herstory of Porn" performance art shows.  Sentrum Scene (Oslo) and BIT-Teatergarasjen (Bergen).  WildStar World / BIT-Teatergarasjen; Producer, Creative Director, Marketing & Promotion. Sold Out shows.


Silje Nergaard: "At First Light", Universal Music.  Executive Producer, Marketing & Promotion; Booking Agent for Norway Tour and Product Launch.  No. 1 pop chart entry, triple platinum sales.


Silje Nergaard Cultural Ambassador Tour of Germany with HRH Prince Haakon Magnus of Norway; Utenriksdepartement (The Foreign Ministry of Norway).  Producer, Booking Agent, Tour Manager.  Official represenation as cultural ambassador for Norway tour.


Silje Nergaard Asian Tour (South Korea, Taiwan, Japan) For the Artist.  Tour Manager, Booking Agent.


Lydia Lunch music license for film "Nós", Madragoa - Produção de Filmes, Portugal.  For the Artist.  Film music  licensing deal.


Lydia Lunch, sample use agreement for Salt Records, London, UK.  For the Artist.  Music Sample use license agreement.


Begins booking for all of Silje Nergaard's concerts and tours.  For the Artist.  Booking Agent (in addition to manager).


2001


Barnas Kulturfestival, Bærum, Norway.  Barnas Kulturfestival.  Promotion and Marketing.


Lydia Lunch & Anubian Lights "Cocaine, Champagne and Nicotine Stains" recording agreement with Crippled Dick Hot Wax, Berlin, Germany.  For the Artist.  Music Licensing Deal.


2000


Lydia Lunch - "The Devil's Racetrack" CD.  Producer, Sound Engineer.


Silje Nergaard - "Port of Call" CD, Universal Music.  Executive Producer, Marketing and Promotion.  No. 7 pop chart entry, platinum sales.


Ophelia Ragtime Orchestra "From Ragtime to Radio" CD, Ophelia Orchestra.  Producer.


Lydia Lunch, "Heart Attack and Vine" recording agreement with Manifesto Records, LA, USA. For the Artist.  Contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, "New York Beat" film appearance and works license, with New York Beat Films, LA, USA. For the Artist. Contract negotiator for synch and master rights.


Lydia Lunch, sample use request by the band Aakron.  For the Artist.  Sample use contract negotiator.


Lydia Lunch, sample use request by the band Strobe, on UCMG Germany.  For the Artist.  Sample use contract negotiator.


1999


"The Blair Witch Project" CD - Lydia Lunch.  Contract Negotiator, music licensing.


Morten Gunnar Larsen, "Fingerbreaker" - Secured international recording contract for the artist with Decca UK. For the Artist.  Contract Negotiator, Management.


Morten Gunnar Larsen "Fingerbreaker" launch/concert, Gamle Logen (Oslo)NGM Ltd.  Producer, Promotion. Sold out concert.


1998


Kiri Te Kanawa/Sølvguttene/NRK Kringkastingsorkester, Oslo Spektrum - Christmas Concert GalaNGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & PromotionSold out - 8,500 tickets


Norsk Militær Tattoo, Oslo SpektrumNGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & PromotionSold out - 8,500 tickets


"Jesus Christ Superstar" musical, Oslo SpektrumNGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & PromotionSold out - 8,500 tickets


Established the music publishing company WIDOWSPEAK for Lydia Lunch, and has this registered with ASCAP and HFA; Adminstering all publishing details and licenses from 1998 to today for film, TV, and product carriers.  WildStar World, Music Publishing Administrator.


Silje Nergaard recording contract with Universal Records, Norway. WildStar World; Manager, Contract negotiator


Begins as Artist Manager for Silje Nergaard (1998 - 2004) and Lydia Lunch(1998 - 2010)  in own management and production company. Wildstar World; Management.


"Fame - The Musical", Oslo SpektrumNGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & Promotion4 sold out shows, 34,000 tickets


Lydia Lunch, "Paradoxia" book publishing agreement with La Musardine, Paris, France. For the Artist. Book publishing agreement negotiator.


1997


"The Magic of Broadway" Norway Tour.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager. 


Russian State Ballet - "Nutcracker Ballet" - Oslo Spektrum and The Point Theater, Dublin, Ireland.  NGM Ltd., Producer, Marketing & Promotion. Sold out in both countries.


Sarah Brightman - "Requiem", Oslo Konserthus.  NGM Ltd., Producer, Marketing & Promotion.


"Evita - the London Musical", Oslo SpektrumNGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.  11 Sold out performances - ca. 90,000 tickets sold.


"MesterPianistene" 1997-98 Tour: Vladimir Krainev, Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, Grigory Sokolov, Barry Douglas, Cristina Ortiz, Dmitri Alexeev; Tours of Gamle Logen (Oslo), Logen (Bergen), and Kulturhusbanken (Lillehammer).  NGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


"Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance"; Olavshallen (Trondheim) and Vestfold festspillene (Sandefjord).  NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


The Herb Miller Orchestra - "The Magic of Glenn Miller", Gamle Logen, NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.  Six shows.


Vladamir Ashkenazy, recital, Gamle Logen. NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.


John Williams (guitarist), recital, Gamle Logen. NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.


Solveig Kringlebotn, recital, Gamle Logen. NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.


1996


Begins employment at NGM Ltd. In their Norwegian office, as Executive Producer for live events and tours. 1996 - 1999.  NGM Ltd.  Executive Producer.


Kiri Te Kanawa, Gala Concert, Oslo Spektrum NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.  Sold out - 8,500 tickets


"Chess - The Musical", Oslo Spektrum.  NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion.  9 Sold out shows, ca. 75,000 tickets


Arve Tellefsen & Alexandre Rabinovitch Norway Tour, Olavshallen (Trondheim), Stavanger Konserthus (Stavanger), Greighallen (Bergen)NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager


Arve Tellefsen & Håvard Gimse, Norway Tour; Bibliotekets Aula (Fredrikstad), Rolighed (Kongsvinger), Kulturhuset (Hamar), Kulturhuset (Raufoss).  NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


Shirley Bassey Norway Tour, with NRK Kringkastingsorkester; Olavshallen (Trondheim), Hjertnessalen (Sandefjord), Gjøvik Fjellhall, Oslo Konserthus, Stavanger Konserthus.  NGM Ltd.  Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


The King's Consort "The Grand Tour" Baroque music festival. Gamle Logen (Oslo). NGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & PromotionThree-day festival.


The King's Consort/James Bowman - "Henry Purcell 300 Celebration Concerts"; Oslo Konserthus & Gamle Logen (Oslo), Hjertnes (Sandefjord). NGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & Promotion.


"MesterPianistene" 1995-96 Tour: Andrei Gavrilov, Barry Douglas, Alexei Lubimov, Joanna MacGregor, Håvard Gimse, Jean-Yves Thibaudet ; Tours of Gamle Logen (Oslo), Hjertnes (Sandefjord), and Kulturhusbanken (Lillehammer). NGM Ltd.Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


Cristina Ortiz, recital tour;  Gamle Logen (Oslo), Logen (Bergen),  Hjertnes (Sandefjord), and Kulturhusbanken (Lillehammer). NGM Ltd. Producer, Marketing & Promotion, Tour Manager.


José Carreras & Montserrat Caballé, NRK Kringkastingsorkester;  Oslo Spektrum. NGM Ltd. Producer, Marketing & Promotion


"Classical Spectacular" concerts, Oslo Spektrum. NGM Ltd. Producer, Marketing & Promotion. Sold out - 16,000 tickets sold


Arve Tellelfsen: Secured and negotiated international recording contract for the artist with Sony Classics. For the Artist. Contract negotiator.


1995


Placido Domingo/Charles Aznavour/Sissel Kyrkjebø "Christmas in Vienna III".  Sony Music Classical.  Marketing, Promotion; Press coordinator in Vienna.  No. 2 best selling album of 1995 in Norway.


1994 - 96


Headhunted by Sony Music, begins employment as head of Sony Classics and Columbia Jazz for Sony Music Norway AS.  Label Manager, Head of Classics and Jazz.


1991 - 94


Karin Krog - "Jubilee" Double CDVerve/PolygramProducer, Marketing & PromotionInternational distribution


Begins employment with PolyGram Records as Label Manager for the labels Polydor, Verve Jazz, and Philips Classics. Markets several no. 1 hit albums and singles and consecutively has all labels over budget. PolyGram AS. Label Manager.


1982


Burnt Sienna LP (sang/performed in own band.) BSOLB.  Performer/Composer.


1981 - 83


Works as Sales Representative and Promotion and Marketing for record company MAI AS / Norsk SAM Distribusjon.  Sales, Marketing and Promotion.


1980


Oslo Beurs EP, Krakk. Performer

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