Stephen Webber will present an intensive three-hour workshop on business models for video game music on Wednesday, November 20 at the Bizkaia International Music Experience (BIME) 2013 in Bilbao, Spain. Webber's workshop, called The Future of Music in the Gaming Industry, is one of the many events at BIME, which runs from November 19-23 and provides a meeting place for professionals from the music, video games, and technology industries to exchange and create new ideas. BIME also showcases some of the most important and relevant artists in music, making this festival one of the major winter festivals in Europe.
Created by Berklee College of Music and Midem, Rethink Music began in 2010 and has hosted major conferences in Boston, as well as working group events and public workshops, including 2013 projects at Midem, at Berklee's campus in Valencia, and at Sónar in Barcelona. Centered around transforming the music industry, Rethink Music projects are designed to bring music stakeholders together to discuss business models for the future, to examine copyright challenges in the digital era, and to analyze technological innovation in music and its distributions, with a focus on fostering positive change for the future of the music industry.