9 November 2020
OMiP / News
One Media iP Group Plc (AIM: OMIP), the digital music rights acquirer, publisher and distributor, is pleased to provide the following update on trading for the full year ended 31 October 2020. Countering the ongoing wider macro challenges, the Company continues to trade in line with market expectations and expects to report revenues for year of circa £4m and EBITDA of £1.4m, an increase of 14% and 30% respectively on the prior year. One Media retains a healthy cash position with an unaudited cash balance of £6.7m as at 31 October 2020. Following the recent successful fundraising in August 2020, the Company continues to evaluate acquisition opportunities to be executed primarily through its Harmony IP asset release programme and full catalogue acquisitions. The Company’s full year results are expected to be released in March 2021. Michael Infante, CEO of One Media iP, commented: “Based on the Group’s strong performance to date and the continued growth. . .
TCAT, the music anti-piracy service, is gearing itself for international expansion with the appointment of a new board and management team, led by Dr Ed Vernon OBE. The ‘Technical Copyright Analysis Tool’ (TCAT) was originally developed to detect copyright infringement within legitimate digital music stores and is a subsidiary of its UK parent company and developer, One Media IP. TCAT’s music piracy tackling software is currently used by two major record labels and the world’s largest media distributor, as well as organisations that represent the interests of the recording industry worldwide. Currently, 38% of global listeners acquire music through illegal means, which is potentially a $7 billion issue, whilst the global music industry loses $300m a year due to fake uploads to digital music stores. Ed Vernon, who has an extensive career working with technology companies, and also advises BT Ireland, has become TCAT’s Non-executive Chairman. On TCAT’s Board, he. . .
14 September 2020
One Media is delighted to announce that it has extended its existing agreement with Ray Dorset (aka Mungo Jerry), signing a further long-term deal for the exclusive rights to his catalogue of over 300 recordings. The catalogue includes studio and live performances, videos and podcasts that have been newly re-recorded exclusively for One Media and are scheduled for release during Q4 2020. Among the tracks are 22 versions of his number one single “In the Summertime”, as well as “Lady Rose”, “Alright Alright Alright” and “Feels Like I’m In Love”. “In the Summertime”, which turns 50 this year, is arguably one of the best known and most popular summer songs of all time. After becoming one of the best-selling singles in pop music history, surpassing the 30 million mark and topping the charts around the world 50 years ago, it is no coincidence that new generations continue to receive the song as the perfect summer anthem. The undeniable. . .
One Media is pleased to announce the placement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E flat Major “Eroica” Op. 55 – Allegro molto in up-coming indie action romance, ‘Die in a Gunfight’. The film, written by Andrew Barrer and Gabriela Ferrari, the minds behind Marvel’s 2018 feature ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, will star Alexandra Daddario of ‘True Detective’ and ‘Baywatch’ fame and actor/singer-songwriter Diego Boneta.
One Media is delighted to announce that it has conditionally raised £6.04 million by the way of a firm placing of 20,284,000 new Ordinary Shares and a conditional placing of 66,058,550 new Ordinary Shares at 7.0p per Ordinary share. The funds will be used by the Company to buy copyrights in performance and writers shares, primarily through its Harmony IP asset release program. The conditional placing is conditional upon Shareholder approval at the General Meeting of the Company, which will take place electronically at 11:00am on 4 September 2020. One Media CEO, Michael Infante, commented: “To have such a heavily oversubscribed fundraising, which also brings a significant number of new high-quality investors onto the register, is extremely pleasing. The level of demand for the Placing reflects the confidence existing and incoming investors have in One Media’s Harmony iP model and the ongoing strategy to capitalise on a market benefiting from significant. . .
An almighty achievement: Point Classics track placed in fantasy drama TV series ‘American Gods’
One Media is delighted to announce the placement of Four Seasons “Spring”: Allegro from its Point Classics catalogue in S3E03 of ‘American Gods’, an American fantasy drama television series based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name and developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green for the premium cable network Starz. The episode will air later this year.
One Media is delighted to announce a sync deal with two tracks from its Point Classics catalogue, Bach’s PCL254 Suite for Violoncello No.1 In G Major, BWV 1007 – Prelude and PCL136 Partita No. 3 For Violin: Preludio, placed in the latest Disney Pixar collaboration “Soul”. The New York City-set animated feature is currently slated for release on 20th November 2020 and stars Jamie Foxx.
One Media is delighted to report that in its interim results for the six-month period ended 30 April 2020, the Group increased its revenue by 28% to £2,032,598 while its operating profit grew 98% to £563,257. EBITDA for the period increased 93% to £757,678 and its cash balances at the end of the period stood at over a million at £1,076,134. The Company made significant progress in the first half of the year by continuing to enhance the value of its existing catalogue and leveraging its in-house capabilities to grow and protect shareholder value. Responding to interest from major players across the music industry, One Media continues to examine possibilities to scale its proprietary anti-piracy technology, TCAT, by sourcing third party interest and possible partner initiatives for wider implementation across the sector. Encouraging progress has also been made towards launching the Group’s unique intellectual property (IP) equity. . .
One Media is pleased to announce the placement of Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major “Jupiter”: Minuetto Allegro from its Point Classics catalogue in a new indie spy thriller short film, ‘The Doorman’. The espionage flick comes from multi award winning independent filmmaker Patrick Ryder and is available for streaming on Amazon Prime.
One Media is pleased to announce the placement of Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No. 13 in A minor “Rosamunde”: Andante from its Point Classics catalogue in S2E1 of ‘Roswell, New Mexico’. The show, a successful reboot of the 1999 series ‘Roswell’ developed by Carina Adly MacKenzie, is now in its second season and airs on the CW Network.
One Media is delighted to announce that it has placed Vivaldi’s Four Seasons “Winter”: Allegro non molto from its Point Classics catalogue in an upcoming documentary film detailing the life of legendary Italian shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo. The film, ‘Salvatore Ferragamo: Shoemaker of Dreams’ is directed by Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino, a BAFTA-winning director best known for his Oscar-nominated 2017 film, ‘Call Me By Your Name’.
One Media is proud to announce that it has placed Beethoven’s Sonata for Piano No. 14 “Moonlight Sonata”: Adagio Sostenuto from its Point Classics catalogue in S1E9 of ‘Dummy’, a new short-form web series available on streaming network Quibi. The comedy series, based on creator Cody Heller’s real life experiences, stars Anna Kendrick and Joel McHale.
Ahead of announcing its interim results in June, One Media is pleased to report that it retains a strong cash position and continues to trade in line with market expectations, despite Covid-19 impacts. With all the One Media team continuing to work efficiently on a remote basis, further opportunities are being explored to expand One Media’s music catalogue and exploit its initiatives around TCAT and Harmony IP. The Company is also delighted to announce that it has declared an interim dividend of 0.055p per ordinary share. The ex-dividend date for this payment is 14 May 2020, the record date is 15 May 2020 and the expected payment date is on or by 25 June 2020. Claire Blunt, Chair of One Media iP Group plc, commented: “The Board has considered its policy regarding dividends and has established that the objective of its Dividend Distribution Policy is to maintain an equilibrium between retention of profit. . .
16 March 2020
Our work procedures are all digital, with the exception of the Royal Mail but we understand that our departing Prince is looking for new work, so we have put a request into him to ask if will personally deliver it for us. Your royalties should be uninterrupted so long as the world’s banking services do not all relocate to the moon on one of Amazon’s or Elon’s rockets! For suppliers and those paying us – Please continue to use all the existing processes, we will pick up on them. We are confident that we can continue and operate as normal. These are trying times. I wish you all well in the face of the challenges we all face, but I am sure that if everyone remains calm and keeps a sense of humour (where possible), the world will carry on and we will all be back to bitching about our. . .
One Media is delighted to announce that it has placed Haydn’s Quartet for Strings in C Major “Emperor”” Poco adagio cantabile from its Point Classics catalogue in S1E07 of “Dare Me”, a new cheerleading mystery drama based on Megan Abbott’s 2012 novel of the same name. The episode aired on NBC on 16 February 2020.
One Media is pleased to announce that Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major “Jupiter”: Menuetto Allegro from the Point Classics catalogue will feature in the upcoming Netflix original film Coffee & Kareem. The ‘odd-couple’ comedy stars Taraji P. Henson and Ed Helms and focuses on the unlikely partnership between a Detroit cop and his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son. The film is slated for release this spring.
One Media is delighted to announce that it has placed ‘Quartet for Strings “Lark”: Allegro Moderato’ from its Point Classics catalogue in S6E5 of the award winning TV series, ‘Bosch’, produced by Amazon Studios and Fabrik Entertainment and based on the best selling novels by Michael Connelly. The episode will air on Amazon in the next few months.
One Media is pleased to announce that it has placed ‘Sanctus, Requiem (KV 626)’ from its Point Classics catalogue in S2E9 of American fantasy drama TV series, ‘Legacies’. The show premiered on The CW in 2018 and is a spin-off of ‘The Originals’ and ‘The Vampire Diaries’. The episode aired on CW TV on January 16, 2020.
One Media iP is delighted to announce that music mogul Brian Berg, Chairman of Eclipse Global Entertainment, and Claire Blunt, COO and CFO of Hearst UK, have joined the Company’s Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, with Claire as Non-Executive Chair of the Company. As President of Universal Music Enterprises (UME) and a director of Universal Music for over 25 years until 2011, Brian has been highly influential in shaping the evolution of the UK music industry and how music is sold. Prior to his role as President of UME in 2010, Brian was Managing Director of Universal Music TV (UMTV), the label responsible for the compilation album business where UMTV was market leader. It was during this time that Brian came up with the original compilation idea for Dreamcoats and Petticoats, which extended from a compilation album to a West End stage musical for over 10 years, executively produced by. . .
8 October 2019
One Media is pleased to announce that it has placed another track from its Point Classics catalogue, ‘La Traviata: “Libiamo ne lieti calici”’, in S6E3 of American musical drama series, ‘Empire’. The series centres on the fictional hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Entertainment, and the drama among the members of the founders’ family as they fight for control of it. The episode will air on NBC on October 8, 2019.
4 October 2019
It is with great pleasure that One Media can announce that Alice Dyson-Jones, Managing Director, has been re-elected to serve on main council by the BPI members for the 2019/2020 term. Alice has been a strong and clear voice at the council for Independent music companies, a staunch defender of the needs of music indies and a supporter of the young, talented and diverse voices that help to drive our industry forward. In her first term, she inspired positive change by working as a strong advocate of the BPI’s BRITs Apprentice Scheme, which supports career pathways into music for talented young people of diverse backgrounds. Whilst serving on the council Alice ensured that the needs of independent members are understood not overlooked and are fairly represented. We are very pleased that through her re-election she can continue making such positive impact in our industry. Commenting on the news Alice Dyson-Jones. . .
In its largest IP acquisition so far, music rights owner, One Media, has snapped up the entire music catalogue to date of best-selling American composer and solo piano artist, Philip Wesley. The catalogue comprises 72 solo piano recordings, of which One Media has acquired both the publishing and master rights. Wesley’s compositions have won him significant global acclaim since his musical debut in 2002, featuring on radio and in film around the world, whilst also being available on all popular streaming platforms including Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and Pandora. With more than 150 million global streams recorded in 2018 and with his top ten tracks enjoying 68 million streams on Spotify, Wesley’s recordings continue to top the ‘New Age’ charts, reaching #1 on iTunes and #1 on Amazon’s New Age music playlist. Music reviewer ‘Reviews New Age’ hailed Wesley’s ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ as one of the “50 Greatest New. . .
One Media is pleased to announce that it has placed another track from its Point Classics catalogue: Schubert’s String Quartet No. 13 in A minor “Rosamunde”: Andante, in Showtime’s new show ‘Couple’s Therapy’. The show follows the weekly therapy sessions of four real couples, revealing their moments of struggle, confrontation, and honesty. The show aired on September 6, 2019.
One Media is pleased to report that it has placed yet another track from its Point Classics catalogue, this time ‘PCL540 Rossini: William Tell Overture’, in ‘The Happy Worker’, which features Josh Whitehouse of ‘Poldark’ and ‘Valley Girl’. The film is due to air later this year.
One Media is delighted to report that it has placed Beethoven’s ‘Symphony No.9 in D Minor Op. 125: Molto Vivace’ from the Point Classics catalogue in upcoming American horror thriller film ‘Ready or Not’, which is due to air on the 27th September 2019.
One Media is delighted to report that Point Classics’ ‘Flower Duet’ from Léo Delibes opera ‘Lakmé’ will feature in new adventure comedy film ‘Good Boys’ out on 16 August 2019, produced by the creative minds behind Superbad, Pineapple Express and Sausage Party.
One Media is pleased to announce yet another sync deal with two tracks from its Point Classics catalogue, ‘Symphony No. 7 In A Major Op. 92: Allegretto’ and ‘PCL 3042 Menuet Célèbre’, placed in Richard Elfman’s sci-fi comedy film ‘Hipsters, Gangsters, Aliens and Geeks’, set for release later this year
One Media continues to expand and diversify its music catalogue with the fresh addition of the writer’s share of platinum selling worship anthem “God’s Not Dead”, written by the highly-acclaimed Daniel Bashta, a Louisiana-raised contemporary Christian singer and songwriter. The song has achieved huge success since its original release in 2010, with its popularity amplified further by featuring as the signature track for the faith-based movie trilogy of the same name. ‘God’s Not Dead’, originally titled ‘Like a Lion’ and performed by ‘Passion’, was renamed when it was covered by Christian band ‘Newsboys’ in 2011. It went on to become a major Christian Radio Hit, reaching No.2 in June 2012 having spent 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart. The song charted again in 2014 after the release of the film, ‘God’s Not Dead’. The film has since spawned two sequels and together the three films have grossed. . .
Adding to its string of recent sync placement successes, One Media is delighted to report that Bach’s Cello Suite No.5 in C minor BWV 1011, from its Point Classics catalogue, was placed in Series 2 Episode 8 of American superhero TV series, Cloak & Dagger. The episode aired on Freeform on May 16, 2019.
One Media is very pleased to announce that it has placed yet another song from the Point Classics catalogue, this time ‘Nabucco: Va Pensiero (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)’, in Season 1 Episode 2 of Nicolas Winding Refn’s new American crime drama series, ‘Too Old To Die Young’. The series will premiere on Amazon Video on June 14, 2019.
One Media’s diverse music catalogue continues to grow with the welcome addition of a number of country music hits written by Cole Taylor, a rising star in the country music scene hailing from Cuthburt, Georgia. Noted for his conversational writing style, Taylor has quickly established strong song-writing partnerships with other country music stars, as well as performing and releasing his own smash-hit albums. The acquired catalogue comprises some major hits, including two which reached No.1 in the Billboard Country charts, ‘Sippin’ on Fire’, the Platinum single performed by Florida Georgia Line and ‘Home Alone Tonight’, performed by the multi-award-winning country star Luke Bryan. Country music consumption continues to grow at record pace as the shift to streaming continues. Streams of songs in the genre soared by 46% over 2017 numbers, amassing 50.88 billion streams in 2018. Michael Infante, CEO of One Media iP, commented: “Cole is a brilliant music personality at. . .
Another successful song placement for the Point Classics catalogue sees Johann Strauss’ timeless piece, ‘On the Beautiful Blue Danube’ feature in an advert for Unison, the world’s first home co-investing company. The advert, titled ‘Doors’ is airing in the US in 60sec, 30sec and 15sec segments, and also being used as part of a web campaign. The advert can be viewed here:
One Media has placed yet another track from its Point Classics catalogue in S1 E13 of the stand out TV series Good Trouble. Debussy’s ‘Suite Bergamasque: Claire de Lune’ featured in the final episode of the season, which aired on 2 April 2019, marking the third track from the catalogue to have been placed in the hit series.
One Media iP is pleased to announce that it has acquired certain rights relating to the composition and writers share of the income in the Michael Dulaney catalogue of songs, an American country music songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Michael Dulaney is a Grammy nominated American songwriter with 20 years of success. Having lived in and been a part of the music community in New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville his songwriting is diverse and well developed. He has had songs recorded by almost every big name act in Country Music. Jason Aldean, Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire is only the short list of artists who have recorded his songs. He’s also enjoyed cross-over hits, songs recorded in the Rock and Pop worlds, as well as songs placed in film, television, and commercials. Albums featuring his songs have sold more than 50 million copies on CD, including the 8X platinum. . .
28 March 2019
One Media is pleased to announce that it has placed Point Classics’ track, Beethoven’s Piano No. 8 “Pathetique”: Adagio Cantabile, in the latest episode of Blue Bloods. The piece appeared in Season 9, Episode 17 of the police drama series, set in New York City, which aired on March 15, 2019 on CBS.
Good Trouble, a spin-off to the widely popular American hit drama series, ‘The Fosters’, is currently airing its first season in the US and One Media has placed two tracks from its Point Classics catalogue in episodes 10 and 11 of the new show. Don Giovanni K. 527 – Recitative & Ma qual mai s’offre and Quartet for Strings “Lark”: Allegro Moderato will feature in episodes 10 and 11 of the series respectively. Further, another Point Classics track has been placed in upcoming American teen drama mystery series, ‘Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists’. Suite for Violoncello No.1 In G Major, BWV 1007 – Prelude V2 will feature in the premiere of the new series, airing in the USA on 20 March 2019.
American political drama TV series, Madam Secretary, now in its 5th Season, has featured one of One Media’s most popular pieces from its Point Classic catalogue. One Media iP is pleased to report that it placed French composer Claude Debussy’s best loved piano piece, PC L311 Suite Bergamasque: Clair de Lune, in S5 E15 of the American political drama TV series, which aired on CBS on 3 March 2019. The song forms part of the comprehensive Point Classics catalogue, a world leading classical music library consisting of some of the most renowned masterpieces by the world’s greatest composers.
25 February 2019
Locomotive Records is an independent record label based in Spain. The Locomotive catalogue comprises circa 1,500 progressive, global rock recordings from various Spanish bands, notably including tracks from the highly acclaimed Spanish folk metal band, Mägo de Oz, with whom the Company has entered into a direct artist royalty agreement. The content will be distributed by One Media’s distribution partner, the Orchard. Mägo de Oz (Spanish for ‘Wizard of Oz’), from Begoña, Madrid, was formed in 1988 and became well known for possessing a strong Celtic influence in its songs, produced by the consistent use of violins and flutes. The band is still active and touring, playing over 60 dates in 2018 across Europe and Latin America, both key areas of growth for the streaming market. The band has 1.3m monthly listeners on Spotify and its top performing tracks, including ‘Fiesta Pagana’ (with over 100m YouTube streams), ‘Molinos de Viento’ and. . .
16 January 2019
As announced on 15th January One Media iP has signed a long-term deal for a selection of its’ music legend videos to be distributed on Stingray’s Qello platform. Qello is the world’s leading OTT streaming service for full-length concerts and music documentaries on-demand – reaching users in more than 160 countries. The deal will see a raft of One Media iP content being made available on the platform, including performances from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Children’s Ballet as well as over 75 episodes of the ‘Rock Legends’ documentary series, which includes interviews with David Bowie, James Brown and Marc Bolan among others, tracking the early years of their life stories and their routes to stardom. Commenting on the deal, Alice Dyson-Jones, Managing Director of One Media iP said: “Through the huge success of recent films such as the Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody we’ve seen that there. . .
24 October 2018
‘Daredevil’ an American television series created for Netflix by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Now in its third season, the latest series currently available on Netflix will feature One Media’s Chopin’s Nocturne Op No 2 in E-Flat Major. The same piece will also feature in Jim Carrey’s new American comedy-drama television series ‘Kidding’ that premiered on Showtime this September. The series stars Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Judy Greer, Cole Allen, Juliet Morris, and Catherine Keener and marks the second collaboration between director and executive producer Michel Gondry and Carrey, who previously worked together on the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. One Media owns an extensive classical music library – Please visit the Point Classics Website for full details, with a dedicated synchronisation department, here in the UK and USA, there’s always something that will. . .
12th September 2018
But what is Article 13 and why does it matter? Non Executive Director Michael Grade talks about why the vote on Copyright Directive is so important to the creative industry. I’ve had the privilege of being immersed in British arts and entertainment all my life – it is one of the great assets of our nation; shaping who we are and informing our cultural identity. In TV, film, music, books, journalism, drama, the British are world-renowned. It seems to be baked into our DNA as a country that we can compose a song or write a story that achieves popularity well beyond our shores. Even one of my other great loves, football, is essentially a creative business – with the Premier League now our biggest television export. We have been so good at creativity for so long, we even invented a way to earn a living from it – copyright.. . .
31 August 2018
One Media iP Group plc is pleased to announce the successful completion of a conditional Placing and Subscription as well as the conditional issue of up to £6 million of Loan Notes announced earlier today (the “Placing Announcement”). As a result of the Placing and Subscription, a total of £2.895 million (before expenses) has been conditionally raised by the Company. A total of 31,166,668 Placing Shares have been conditionally placed by Panmure Gordon at a price of 6 pence per Placing Share (the “Placing Price”) to raise a total of approximately £1.87 million (before expenses). In addition, the Company has received conditional subscription applications for a total of 17,083,333 Subscription Shares at the Subscription Price per Subscription Share to raise a total of approximately £1.02 million (before expenses). The Placing and Subscription Shares represent approximately 55.2 per cent. of the existing issued share capital of the Company. The Placing Price. . .
31 August 2018
One Media IP Group plc is pleased to announce a proposed Placing and Subscription to raise a minimum of £1.9 million of new equity capital at an issue price of 6 pence per new Ordinary Share, and the proposed issue of up to £6 million of Loan Notes. The Placing will be conducted by way of an accelerated bookbuild, which will be launched immediately following this announcement. The total number of New Ordinary Shares will be determined following the Bookbuild. Panmure Gordon is acting as sole broker to the Company in connection with the Bookbuild. Highlights Placing – the Placing is being conducted by way of an accelerated bookbuild exercise, to raise a minimum of £1.9 million. Placing Price – The placing price of 6 pence per New Ordinary Share represents a premium of 240 per cent. to the price of 2.5 pence per Ordinary Share at which Lord Michael. . .
Further to the announcement of 18 December 2017, One Media iP Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Michael Grade as Non-Executive Director and Ivan Dunleavy as Non-Executive Chairman of the Group. The appointments are part of the Group’s stated ambition to capitalise on the growth of the music sector and to pursue further acquisitions in keeping with its original buy and build strategy. As stated previously, the music industry is being led by growth in the streaming services provided by sites such as Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon, and the advent of devices like the Amazon Echo (Alexa) or Google Home has led to consumers continuing to change their music buying habits and embrace streaming services. The Group believes that this technology-led evolution will ensure that the industry will reap the benefits and enjoy sustained long-term growth. Michael Infante, CEO of One Media, commented: “I am. . .
26 February 18
“We have weathered the worst of the drop imho, as consumers transitioned from downloading to streaming and as predicted by me, it has now reflected in growth. As consumers continue to change their music buying habits, and embrace the streaming services provided by the major streaming sites such as Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon, like the Dodo, no new downloading sites are emerging. Devices like the Amazon Echo (Alexa) or Google’s Home, provide a brand new experience in daily audio consumption and serves to provide another rapid paradigm shift in subscription funded listening. No keyboards, monitors or complicated sign in procedures acting as a barrier to use, these devices completely liberate your music libraries and really integrate them into your surroundings and away from your mobile device, making music once again an amplified sound-sharing exchange, as opposed to a personal headphone experience. Both hardware and ingenious software, empowering voice recognition,. . .
18th December 2017
One Media iP Group Plc is pleased to announce an equity investment totalling £375,000 gross in the Company by Lord Michael Grade and Ivan Dunleavy, and their proposed appointment as Non-executive Directors. Lord Grade said: “I firmly believe the music industry has turned a corner – led by streaming services, which are seen as the basis of future growth by content owners. One Media is a very accomplished business with strong credentials, and we share the management team’s view of the music business’ development. I look forward to working closely with them and using my experience to add value and expedite the scale up of the business.” “Our investment is a gesture of our firm commitment and a demonstration of our belief in One Media’s future prospects,” added Ivan Dunleavy. “We have a long-established relationship with Michael Infante and are impressed with how he has run this company and developed. . .
20th November 2017
One Media iP Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Luther Pendragon Ltd as the Group’s retained financial PR adviser. Luther Pendragon is a London-based communications agency with a 25 year track record of helping clients to tell their stories to the people that matter. Michael Infante, Chairman and Chief Executive of One Media, commented: “This is an exciting time for One Media as the paid music streaming industry is poised for growth and we are well-positioned to benefit from this – both in terms of our music and video catalogues and our TCAT offering. As such, this is the right moment to bring on board Luther Pendragon to raise our profile and communicate our strengths and strategy among existing and new stakeholders as we progress to the next stage of our development. We look forward to working with Harry and his team, and establishing a strong relationship. . .
1st November 2017
One Media iP Group Plc (AIM: OMIP) is pleased to give the following update on Trading ahead of the announcement of full year results for the period ended 31 October 2017, which are expected to be announced in February 2018. The Board is pleased to report that the Group continues to trade in line with both the Directors’ and market expectations and is in line to meet year-end forecasts. Overall the Group retains a strong cash position, is debt free and profitable. Further to the Company’s announcement on the 27 June 2017 the Company can confirm an end to the ‘action’ in which it was involved in the Southern District of Florida Court USA. One Media has settled its involvement for a non-material amount in the case brought by Kemar McGreor. Michael Infante commented, “The year under review highlights the end of the downward trend and demonstrates that streaming becomes. . .
One Media has had a close association with the BPI for over 10 years, the company that runs the Brits. During that time two of our current directors (Michael Infante and Scott Cohen) have both served at separate times on the Main Council which is made of six representatives of UK based independent record companies and the Major Record labels, Sony, Warners and Universal. It is with pleasure that we can announce that Alice Dyson-Jones (One Media’s iP Ltd. Commercial Director) has been elected to serve on main council by the BPI members for the 2017/2018 term. Commenting on the news Alice Dyson-Jones said “Having been voted on to the BPI Council, I appreciate the challenges ahead and look forward to addressing the issues of the ‘Value Gap’ that the industry faces together with representing the views of my indie colleagues to ensure growth in our sector.” Michael Infante CEO. . .
One Media iP Group Plc (AIM: OMIP), a digital media content provider that exploits intellectual property rights around music and video, is pleased to announce its half year results for the period ended 30 April 2017. Highlights: · Turnover of £1,147,131 (2016: £1,055,693); (+ 8.7%) · Profit before tax of £148,781 (2016: £118,721); (+25.3%) · EBITDA of £264,935 (2016: £224,143); (+18.2%) · Cash balances of £228,628 at 30 April 2017 (£335,664 at 31 October 2016). Michael Infante, Chairman and CEO, commented: “I am pleased to report a steadying of the ship and early indications that we are beginning to see our repositioned business model starting to benefit from the effect of ‘digital audio streaming’ gaining traction over ‘digital audio downloads’. I have previously explained the seismic shift in our audio monetisation model and its consequential degradation on our revenues over the last. . .
Ricky Valance sings “Welcome Home” to the RAF Ricky Valance was the First Welsh National to have a UK Number One chart hit. He dedicates his last recording before retirement to The Royal Air Force where he started his working life in service of his country. Ricky’s performance of ‘Welcome Home’ is dedicated to the men & women of all nations who have served and are serving with the RAF. Often forgotten in recent times, the RAF operates ‘sorties’ day and night in defence of the UK and its allies. Watch the video here https://youtu.be/nN-JRclmQcM Donations can be made directly to the charity via Ricky’s My Donate page www.mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/rickyvalance1 – Two RAF charities are to benefit, the RAF Association, which provides welfare support to the RAF family, from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran and The Royal Air Force Museum in North West London, which will be celebrating 100 Years of. . .
1st February 2017
One Media is pleased to announce that it has registered Men & Motors as a limited company owned 100% by the Group. Until now Men & Motors has been a division of One Media iP Ltd. The creation of the subsidiary is in anticipation of escalating the Men & Motors brand. It will remain a dormant company within the Group until the Group announces trading activity. Commenting, Michael Infante Chairman and CEO said, “We have invested a further £25,000 recently in creating and revamping the brand to create a new TV format and film trailer and are actively seeking broadcast and merchandising partners for this classic brand. We have circa 70,000 subscribers to the Men & Motors ‘YouTube’ site and are receiving approximately 500,000 views weekly. Men & Motors will not go head to head with Top Gear or The Grand Tour, it is an entirely new format targeted at. . .
One Media iP Group Plc is pleased to announce that it has renewed the exclusive rights to the MD Production music catalogue. The MD catalogue comprises over 1,000 original recordings from the 1960s to the 1980s. With performances from artists such as Don Fardon, The Cockerel Chorus, Dando Shaft, Gill Scott-Heron, Greyhound, Roy Harper, Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, Kenny and Python Lee Jackson to name just a few. The tracks have been marketed exclusively by One Media since 2007 on a royalty-sharing basis. MD Productions has been a long-term music provider and has received three advances and on-going royalties from One Media throughout the term. One Media is pleased to report that it has always fully recouped its advances throughout the relationship. MD Productions is headed by Miki Dallon a well-known songwriter and record producer from the 60s and 70s who also had his own performing career from the. . .
5th December 2016
Point Classic, our classical music library of over 4000 classical recordings is much more than just a record collection, it is also a very proactive sales tool for which we will shortly be launching a new dedicated website. The library is used daily by music supervisors, who take advantage of our intuitive search tools and competitive pricing schedules. âOur music is registered with the Library of Congress in the USA and clearance for synchronization usage is usually immediate. Success for the Point Classics content has been increasing and our music has been used in many acclaimed tv shows and films worldwide. Recent placements include great shows such as: Gilmore Girls | Gotham |Westworld | Odd Mom Out | Melody 1963 | The Loner | American Gothic | Year by the Sea | Major Crimes | Minions | Orange is the New Black | The Fosters | Hannibal | The Comedians. . .
28th October 2016
Our bestest friend Dave Cash died a week ago, aged 74. Dave was the voice behind all of One Media’s corporate videos. He spent hundreds of hours with us making the Dave Cash Collection, a selection of music (the largest choice ever by a British DJ) for digital distribution. Dave became a great mate to us and when he married Sara we knew he had found real happiness. Our heart felt sympathies go to Sara and Mr Beesley. Dave needs no introduction or farewell from us and in his immortal words “he will be back after this short break”, “Groovy Baby”. We will really miss him, but his voice will live on… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piyTVBiS1KM
16th September 2016
One Media iP with its newly formatted Men and Motors show, will be attending MipCom in Cannes, France 16th October to the 20th October. MIPCOM is the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Every October, the industry’s major players converge in Cannes to turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of meetings, screenings and conferences into deals, from blockbuster programming to groundbreaking partnerships. The Sales Pitch for the New M&M Show Men & Motors, the seminal TV show will be celebrating its 21st birthday next year. The show that launched the career of Richard Hammond is back with a brand new TV show and format. 2017 will see this iconic brand launch a youth orientated entertainment show with cars, games, gadgets and music targeted at an audience aged 18 to 34. From the Director of “Big Brother”, “Love Island” and “I’m a Celeb…”. . .
17th August 2016
The 22-minute pilot is being edited at Pinewood Studio. Filming for the pilot has taken place over the summer at well-known British locations with an exciting climax filmed at Brand Hatch. The show is hosted by Boyzone’s Shane Lynch and Mercedes’s corporate and CNBS’s FI presenter Torie Campbell. The format of the new show is targeted at ‘late teens to thirty cools’. The new format, which will be a first for a motoring show, features music, in-car technology, car tests, a dating game, a destruction game, teen sport challenges, virtual car reality and high-octane fun. The supporting presenters feature Bloxed Beats, a ‘beat box’ singing combo, a well-known film stunt driver and our very own Phd physicist for the technical analysis on in car development and virtual gaming challenges. The show will not go head-to-head with current motoring shows but will create a new motoring entertainment genre. Directed by Danny. . .
HiBrow Productions was founded in 2008 by the London based Scottish film director Don Boyd, who gathered a wide and eclectic range of prestigious professionals from the international arts industries, the HiBrow ‘Curators’ whose remit was to create high quality arts content exclusively for its website www.hibrow.tv. The company’s experienced film-making teams have produced over 200 hours of original High Definition digital video content featuring numerous internationally acclaimed artists such as Joanna Lumley, Simon Callow, Brian Cox, Gary Kemp, Mike Leigh, Danny Boyle, Boris Johnson, Darcy Bussell, Phil Davies, Sebastian Foulkes, John Le Carre, Philip Pullman, Rupert Everett to name just a few with content spanning genres and specialties from across the arts spectrum, authors, actors, dancers choreographers, conductors, musicians, directors and designers all feature in this best of breed collection. It has enjoyed successful associations and partnerships with several major institutions including the BBC and Sky Arts. In November. . .
Michael Infante, Chairman and CEO, commented: “The half year point is a barometer for companies for the climate ahead. Our long-term view is that of a continued repositioning of the Group’s content in the changing digital marketplace and one of fresh initiatives that bring new areas of monetisation to the Company. Our year-end report of 31st October 2015 detailed our repositioning program as we weather the shift in the digital stores (eg. iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Deezer) changing pattern of exploitation and monetisation of music, from the downloading model to that of streaming. In addition, we manage the digital stores changes in content and genres in which many of them wish to specialise. Six months on, I believe that the seismic change will most affect us this year and into the beginning of the next year. What market intelligence does tell us is that ourcore business (like the rest of the. . .
31st May 2016
The team will join 6,150 participants and 1,236 exhibiting companies from 75 countries, building and expanding their international network. One Media’s Chairman Michael Infante commented “Midem gives us the opportunity to stay on top of the industry trends and ensure our vision is always one step ahead as we dig deeper into subjects that are at the core of our industry. As the industry continues to exeprience change, we must continue to operate the best practices in the fields of music, technology, creativity and innovation. We pride ourselves as being one step ahead of the curve and Midem is a great opoprtunity to meet other influential and bright leaders in music, brands and technology.” To arrange a meeting with one of the One Media iP team attending the conference please email: Michael Infante – CEO & Chairman – firstname.lastname@example.org Roman Poplawski – Director Business Affairs – email@example.com Alice Dyson-Jones –. . .