About Us

Kim Nieva is a music industry professional whose experiences range from master and sync licensing to artist development, music supervision, and record label management. Her involvements in music production includes such published titles as MTV's Rock Band, the Guitar Hero series, Karaoke Revolution, Dance Dance Revolution, and others. She was heavily involved in the beta-development and launch of Harmonix/Microsoft joint venture Rock Band Network; an initiative to distribute music as a playable Rock Band video game.

As the label manager for WaveGroup Recordings, and Creative Manager of other publishing and music catalogs, she has negotiated music placement in film, home entertainment, and television (including hit shows like HBO's Entourage, USA's Royal Pains, Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, and Harper's Island on CBS). Kim has become a solid member of the film and TV community, establishing a large network of music supervisors, publishers, labels, third-party pitching houses, and production companies. Sync licensing representation include such major artists as Collective Soul, Bruce Hornsby, 1969 Featuring Butch Walker, Alex Winston, Shaimus, and Oh Darling, in addition to Publishing Administration for Fiona Apple, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Buffett, etc.

Kim has worked internationally with artists and labels having participated in the British Consulate's annual Mission Sync in Los Angeles and the Belfast Music Week in Northern Ireland; hosted by MTV-uk and the Belfast City Council. Kim worked with Green Room Artist Relations team, providing support for the fully-integrated PR firm specializing in creative music release strategies, image and relationship management, and brand development for new and established artists. She continues to provide clearance for independent new media projects and documentaries.

With James Leach, SESAC VP Writers/Publisher Relations

INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

BY INVITATION, PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Propellerhead Music Maker's Month
    Topic: Music Licensing
  • MTV'S Belfast Music Week 2011
    Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Topic: Music Publishing
    Empowering the Artist: DIY Distribution
  • MTV'S Belfast Music Week 2010
    Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Topic: Music distribution in video games.
  • SESAC Songwriter's Boot Camp
    Los Angeles, CA
    Panel Topic: Music Synchronization in video games.
  • BPI Mission Sync: Presented by UK Consulate
    Los Angeles, CA
    Topic: Rock Band Network