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New dir. of ACTRA performer rights

TORONTO – Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director of ACTRA, today announced that Brad Keenan will be filling the position of Director, ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (ACTRA PRS). The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Keenan will oversee all aspects of ACTRA PRS, including the Sound Recording Division. With his solid understanding of ACTRA’s core mission to protect the rights of Canadian professional performers, Mr. Keenan will be responsible for the advocacy of ACTRA’s intellectual property rights and initiatives.

Mr. Keenan specializes in ensuring that compensation is received for the use of intellectual property rights through licensing of music and name, image and likeness rights. He has worked extensively with the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), the Audio Visual Licensing Agency (AVLA) and numerous other associations and collectives. Previously, Mr. Keenan spent nine years working at SONY BMG MUSIC (CANADA) INC. in both the Toronto and New York offices. As Director, Music Licensing & Partnership Marketing, Brad Keenan is a proven advocate of intellectual property rights holders.

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is a national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 21,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada’s highly acclaimed professional performing community.

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Headline, Industry News

New dir. of ACTRA performer rights

TORONTO – Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director of ACTRA, today announced that Brad Keenan will be filling the position of Director, ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (ACTRA PRS). The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Keenan will oversee all aspects of ACTRA PRS, including the Sound Recording Division. With his solid understanding of ACTRA’s core mission to protect the rights of Canadian professional performers, Mr. Keenan will be responsible for the advocacy of ACTRA’s intellectual property rights and initiatives.

Mr. Keenan specializes in ensuring that compensation is received for the use of intellectual property rights through licensing of music and name, image and likeness rights. He has worked extensively with the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), the Audio Visual Licensing Agency (AVLA) and numerous other associations and collectives. Previously, Mr. Keenan spent nine years working at SONY BMG MUSIC (CANADA) INC. in both the Toronto and New York offices. As Director, Music Licensing & Partnership Marketing, Brad Keenan is a proven advocate of intellectual property rights holders.

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is a national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 21,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada’s highly acclaimed professional performing community.

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Headline, Industry News

New dir. of ACTRA performer rights

TORONTO – Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director of ACTRA, today announced that Brad Keenan will be filling the position of Director, ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (ACTRA PRS). The appointment is effective immediately.

Mr. Keenan will oversee all aspects of ACTRA PRS, including the Sound Recording Division. With his solid understanding of ACTRA’s core mission to protect the rights of Canadian professional performers, Mr. Keenan will be responsible for the advocacy of ACTRA’s intellectual property rights and initiatives.

Mr. Keenan specializes in ensuring that compensation is received for the use of intellectual property rights through licensing of music and name, image and likeness rights. He has worked extensively with the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), the Audio Visual Licensing Agency (AVLA) and numerous other associations and collectives. Previously, Mr. Keenan spent nine years working at SONY BMG MUSIC (CANADA) INC. in both the Toronto and New York offices. As Director, Music Licensing & Partnership Marketing, Brad Keenan is a proven advocate of intellectual property rights holders.

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is a national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 21,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada’s highly acclaimed professional performing community.

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