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your music iq

MDIIO|U is a knowledge capture driven by workshops, webinars, data and analytics designed to help you step up your game.

Join us on September 28th at 3 pm PST for a one-on-one with Matt Gorman.  We'll be discussing the ins and outs of publishing contracts and how to make sure you get paid as an artist. This is a free event, but space is limited! Register for FREE by filling out the form below!



Meet your Mentor: Matt Gorman

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Matt Gorman is an entertainment lawyer. His clients include performers, songwriters, producers, managers, music publishers, record labels, theatres, authors, social media influencers, and dynamic entertainment and digital businesses.


Heavily involved in the music community, Matt is an elected member of Music Nova Scotia’s Board of Directors, a frequent writer, lecturer and speaker on music related legal issues at conferences and events all over the country, and is a member of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers. Matt also owns and operates Ocean Town Music, which provides business advisory and management services to music and entertainment clients.


Matt played music long before becoming a lawyer, which helps inform his practice everyday. Outside the office, Matt loves to play drums, piano, and guitar.  

Past MDIIO|U Mentors Include:

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Justin Gray

Canadian born, Los Angeles based Songwriter, Record Producer, Music Executive and Tech Entrepreneur. 


Ron Broitman

EVP, Visual Media Licensing,
Warner Recorded Music


Brian Malouf

Associate Professor of Practice at the Thornton School of Music at USC in Los Angeles


Fiona Bloom

Music Entrepreneur, Master-of-All (Musical) Trades


Mark Friedman

Senior Advisor / Co-Founder of Deluge Music

Registration for MDIIO|U Is now Closed.


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