Overcoming Challenges: Navigating Industry Waters

In this session, entertainment business entrepreneur / recording engineer / music producer  Ashish Manchanda and independent legal consultant/ founder of Artistic License Manojna Yeluri explore the varied challenges facing the music industry today - along with a discussion on the strategies needed to empower and transform ourselves for success. This session looks to examine issues in the creative ecosystem that touch on rights awareness, collection societies, an academy for song writers, legal protection and measures needed to navigate the industry with motivation and information.

Date: 25th Nov / Time: 14:00 / Venue: Samsara, The Park Chennai / Event Type: Music, Film, Culture Conference


  • Manojna Yeluri

    Manojna Yeluri Artistik License

    Manojna is a legal consultant working with creative professionals and artists. With a background in entertainment law courtesy the NALSAR university of Law and the UCLA School of Law, she is engaged in work related to artist rights, and increasingly, management. She has participated in international events such as IOMMA, WOMEX, IAMCR, the ARJ academy and has been a dedicated follower of XChange for the past few years.
    Company Info: Artistik License is a legal and business consultancy focusing on creative professionals. It seeks to address the needs of creative professionals working in diverse mediums, by way of specialised legal services, networking efforts, educational and awareness raising initiatives.

  • Ashish Manchanda

    Ashish Manchanda Flying Carpet Productions

    Ashish Manchanda is an entertainment business executive & consultant, show director, music producer & sound engineer in Mumbai, India. He is the Founder of Boon Castle Media & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd and the Totem Pole Music Festival. He was featured in legendary Grammy award winning producer/engineer Bruce Swedien’s book “In the Studio with Michael Jackson”. He was also the 4 time recipient of the IRAA (Indian Recording Arts Award) for his work in Studios, TV and Media. He has been part of projects including Coke Studio, MTV Unplugged, India’s Raw Star, The Stage, NH7, and The Dewarists to name a few.