Los Angeles, Feb 2, 2011 — Independent publishing and licensing company pigFACTORY Music, whose roster includes recordings and songs by artists such as Fatboy Slim, Iggy Pop, and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, has named Debra Delshad Banks as its new Creative Director for TV/Film/Advertising Music. The announcement was made today by Keatly Haldeman, CEO, pigFACTORY Music.
In her new post, Delshad Banks will be responsible for placing entries from pigFACTORY Musicâ€™s extensive catalog within TV shows and promos, feature films and trailers, TV commercials and new media projects. She will also advise the pigFACTORY Creative Team on the synch potential of proposed acquisitions
Regarding her hire, Haldeman said, â€œDebra has over 10 years experience and a proven record in placing music in a variety of outlets. Not only does she have the respect from the music supervisor and advertising communities but also from prominent artists and songwriters. Her addition to the team will benefit our entire roster and will attract high-level talent to pigFACTORY.â€?
ABOUT DEBRA DELSHAD BANKS:
Prior to joining pigFACTORY, Debra Delshad Banksâ€™ most recent position was at Sugaroo, as Director, TV, Film and Advertising music. Earlier, she managed the Los Angeles Creative and Licensing Office of S1 Songs America (formerly Dreamworks Music Publishing).
Delshad Banks began her career in music publishing, working for a number of entertainment lawyers. During this time, she became familiar with synchronization deals, and focused on recovering synchronization income from unlicensed and outstanding copyright uses. Debra contributed to the synch and licensing of songs by writers and artists such as Billy Strayhorn, Bob Montgomery, Leon Russell, Rickie Lee Jones, Lifehouse, The Hold Steady, Creed, Sam Hollander, Alex Cantrall, Tim and Bob and Jason Halbert
Delshad Banks holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Southern California, and a Law Degree from Loyola Law School.
ABOUT PIGFACTORY MUSIC PUBLISHING:
pigFACTORY Music Publishing specializes in the international placement of music in film, television, film trailers, advertising, and videogames, and in the collection of publishing royalties, worldwide. To that end, the company leverages an advanced digital publishing system to proactively exploit its clients’ music catalogues and track music publishing royalties on a global scale. The company represents top songwriters, artists, record producers, labels, and publishers, with a roster of over 250,000 songs, including an extensive selection of classic hits.
pigFACTORY is one of the few independent publishers in the international marketplace to affiliate directly with a large number of royalty societies throughout the world. Via its direct memberships and partnerships, and by using state-of-the-art royalty software, pigFACTORY quickly and accurately registers its clientsâ€™ song catalogues with the publishing rights societies, and collects â€˜at sourceâ€™ in most major international territories.
The U.S. headquarters of pigFACTORY is 8075 W. Third Street, Suite # 540, Los Angeles, CA, 90048. The phone is 323/653-1200, and the website is