Anurag Rao’s Canvas Talent Management expands portfolio with Silva Screen Music Group(UK)
December, 2015: Canvas Talent Management a Talent Booking and Artist Management Business founded by Anurag Rao in 2007, enters into a strategic partnership with UK’s Silva Screen Ventures, a Silva Screen Group Ltd company. Silva Screen was founded by Bombay born, British Indian Music Entrepreneur Reynold D’Silva and has a diversified portfolio and interests in the Music, Technology, Artist Development, Conference, Live, Recording and Publishing Businesses. Swelling its’ footprint in the entertainment industry, the brands cohort to create and nurture properties for global talents and Indian artists on various platforms.
Canvas Talent Management’s current portfolio includes a multitude of services in artist management, talent bookings, live events and content management space. Canvas has programmed talent for Live events such as- Channel [V] India Fest, Oxy Wallet Webcert, Filmfare Awards, Idea Rocks India, Windsong Festival and over 50 college festivals. Under the Talent Management segment it has assembled artist platforms with Farhan Akhtar (Farhan Live), Ayushmann Khurrana (Ayushmann Bhava), Shankar Ehsaan Loy (SEL), Shruti Haasan and many more…
With a vision to cultivate the talent and music industry that is on the cusp of a strong growth phase driven by media convergence, Canvas Talent Management will continue to create an environment that will mutually aid to the growth trajectory of the artists & their live performances and create new Live Music IP’s, besides rolling in the international properties and concepts.
Founder and CEO, Anurag Rao with well over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry will continue to lead the operations for Canvas Talent while this syndication will continue to focus on the core brand values of evaluating cutting edge ideas and exploring partnerships, enhancing live performance experiences and artist – fan engagements, Anurag said, “This harmony aims to leap ahead by discovering every entertainment opportunity existing for talents. With Silva Screen’s Global footprint, its management teams experience and Reynold’s know-how of the Music Business especially on the IPR side of affairs, combined with Canvas Talent’s talent roster, we will conceive newer alliances in India and across the globe while integrating performers and brands with unique concepts.”
Silva Screen Music Group is headquartered in London with offices in New York and Paris. Its flagship label, Silva Screen Records, is one of the world’s premier film and television soundtrack labels. The twenty five year old British independent retains a catalogue of over 600 titles and 10,000 master recordings covering a wide range of repertoire including an eclectic roster of artists released on SO Recordings.
Talking about the new partnership in India, Reynold D’Silva, Founder and CEO of Silva Screen said, “As the music industry evolves at a breath-taking pace Silva Screen remains at the forefront with its manifold offerings. This partnership with Anurag’s Canvas Talent is a step forward intended to embrace independent, forward thinking, multi-faceted talents while implementing programs in the global marketplace. This strategic partnership will extensively unearth prospects and experiences that connect the artists and influence a larger audience. Silva Screen Ventures and its affiliate companies have constantly reinvented the entertainment quotient with specialized services and integrations. Together we will elevate the marketplace with this platform and will continue to explore new horizons to enhance Indian artists to a global audience.”
As the exclusive worldwide partner for BBC soundtracks, Silva Screen has marketed titles such as Doctor Who, Sherlock and Wolf Hall. Other successes include Mad Men, Game Of Thrones, Batman Begins, Iron Man, Gravity, Dear John and Sideways. The company also owns a critically acclaimed catalogue of the greatest hits of film and TV theme re-recordings which are available as ring sounds; feature in TV commercials, television programs and feature films; and are sampled by DJs and record producers.