Events - Music Law Panel


Panel Moderator. Ryner has composed, arranged, produced and performed music for more than thirty-three television series, documentaries and specials that comprise nearly 800 individual episodes, in addition to a substantial portfolio of long- and short-form commercial music and album tracks for a variety artists in multiple genres. Ryner is very proud to have edited, arranged and engineered the music for Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue's gold-medal ice dance win in the 2012 Vancouver Winter Olympics. read more

Paul Sanderson

Since being called to the Ontario bar in 1983, Paul has been in private practice and has practiced entertainment and arts law exclusively. He is currently a sole practitioner in the firm Sanderson Entertainment Law which is located in the upper beaches district in Toronto. For more information visit the firm website at read more

Mark Quail

Mark has been a lawyer since 1990. His practice is restricted to music related matters. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mark worked as a band roadie and music journalist. His legal career has been divided between private law practice and in-house counsel for music companies... read more

Andrew Tolomizenko

Andrew began his career in entertainment as a Toronto musician playing guitar for several bands in the Toronto area. Later, Andrew entered Fanshawe College?s Music Industry Arts Program where he was honoured with the "Most Promising Producer" award after his first year of studies and finished in the top of his class in his graduating year. Andrew went on to be a recording engineer in one of Toronto's first digital recording studios, Evolution Sound... read more

Andreas Rizek

Born Andreas Anthony Rizek, the young producer from Aurora Ontario has a fresh take on the Canadian house music scene - from deep to tech to house, he owns an assortment of smooth, well-curated styles. Cosella tracks sound like home to those in the U.K or on the White Island, Ibiza Spain...It's hard not to like this fast-rising producer. Having played with acts such as Deep Dish, Dillon Francis, Eric Prydz, Pleasurekraft, Steve Lawler and many more Cosella is not naïve to the scene. read more


Established in 1996 by Melleefresh and DJ Spydabrown, Juno award-winning Play Records is celebrating 20 years as one of Canada's leading electronic music labels and publishers. Play Records' operations encompass the development, marketing, sales, and distribution of electronic music through a rapidly maturing network of online digital and streaming channels. The strength and diversity of the label comes from its ability to Publish an extensive back catalogue of over 1000 licensed and exclusive dance tracks read more

Victoria Novak

Victoria Novak is an Associate with Taylor Klein Oballa LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of the film and television industries, as well as music and new media projects. Prior to this position, she held legal research roles at a legal publisher and a Canadian copyright collective. Victoria completed her articles at major national law firm in Toronto and was called to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2013. Prior to attending the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Victoria earned undergraduate degrees in music and political science from McGill University. read more