More About Gandhar Savur


Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers Rising Star (years 2013- 2018)

Speaking Engagements

Topic: The Business: Rights, Fees and Legal Components
Event: Guest Lecturer at Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
Sponsor: NYU Tisch School of the Arts
Date: April 4, 2019

Topic: Music Supervision and Licensing
Event: Guest Lecturer at Steiner Studios
Sponsor: Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema; Brooklyn College
Date: March 26, 2019

Topic:  Why You Need A Lawyer When Working In The States
Event: Music Finland’s NYC Trade Mission / New York City
Sponsor: Music Finland
Date: October 17, 2018

Topic:  Prenups for Artists: When Bands Agree to Disagree
Event: SXSW Conference:   Solo Lecture (1 hour); Austin Convention Center
Sponsor:  SXSW
Date:  March 16, 2018

Topic:  Contracts In the Music Industry 
Event:  Podcast:  The Future Of What
Hosted by Portia Saben (Kill Rock Stars)
Date:  February 23, 2018

Topic: Business Strategy and Structure in Music Publishing
Event: Guest Lecturer for Music Publishing 101 course
Sponsor: Berklee School of Music
Date:  August 9, 2017

Topic: Who Gets Paid For Your Music?
Event/Venue:  MusicBiz 2017 Conference; Renaissance Nashville
Sponsor: Music Business Association
Date: May 16, 2017

Topic:  Meet the Sync Experts 
Event / Venue:  MIDEM 50th; Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
Sponsor: Reed Midem
Date: June 4, 2016

Topic: Composition of a Composition: Data Challenges, Strategies and Best Practices in the Global Publishing Environment
Event/Venue:  MusicBiz 2016 Conference; Renaissance Nashville
Sponsor: Music Business Association
Date: May 14, 2016

Topic:  Music Law in the Digital Age: Recent Trends and the Effects of Streaming
Event / Venue: Brooklyn Law School
Sponsor: Brooklyn Entertainment and Sports Law Society
Date: October 28, 2015

Topic:  It Takes A Village To Make A Band
Event / Venue:  CMJ Music Marathon, Dream Hotel Downtown*  New York City
Sponsor: the New York State Bar Association in association with the CMJ Music Marathon.
Date: October 16, 2015

Topic:  Remixing Music Law
Event / Venue: Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York City
Sponsor: Legal Hackers
Date: April 23, 2014

Topic: A License to Succeed on the Screen
Event/ Venue: Music in Motion,  Prince Edward Islands, Canada 
Sponsor: East Coast Music Association
Date: April 4, 2014

Topic: The Art of the Deal: Contracts and Negotiations
Event/ Venue: Music in Motion,  Prince Edward Islands, Canada 
Sponsor: East Coast Music Association
Date: April 3, 2014

Topic: Sync Is the New Single
Event/ Venue:  Sync Summit NY; Soho House
Sponsor - Sync Exchange
Date: June 20, 2013

Topic: How Publishing Is Changing In A New Media / New Technology Music Marketplace
Event / Venue: Panel; Benjamin Cardozo Law School 
Sponsor: The Grammy Foundation
Date: April 24, 2013

Topic: Trends and Challenges Regarding Placement of Music in Television Advertising
Event / Venue: East Coast Music Awards Conference - Corner Brook, Newfoundland -
Sponsor: Atlantic Film Festival
Date: February 26, 2009

Topic: Entrepreneurial Lawyering in the Arts 
Event / Venue: Panel; New York Law School - 
Sponsor: Entertainment Law Association of New York Law School 
Date: September 17, 2008

In The Media

Topic: Cant Always Get What You Want: Why Artists Struggle to Stop Politicians Using Their Songs
Publication: The Guardian
Date: October 30, 2018

Topic: Primary Wave Acquires Stake in Rough Trade Publishing in $5 Million Funding Deal
Publication: Billboard
Date: April 28, 2017

Topic: Turtles Legal Fight Shows How Copyright Law is Still Under A Shell
Publication : Pacer Monitor
Date: March 16, 2017

Topic: Bank Robber Industries acquires Rough Trade Publishing
Publication: Billboard
Date: March 14, 2016

Topic: Top 50 Go-To Lawyers in the Music Business.
Publication: Billboard
Date: August 9, 2014

Film Credits

Room (music clearances) - 2014
Henry & Me (music legal) - 2014
Strange Rumblings in Shangri-LA  (music supervisor) - 2014
Before I Disappear (music legal) - 2013
All Is Bright (music clearances) - 2012
Electric Blue Heaven (music supervisor) - 2012
Watching TV with the Red Chinese (music clearances) - 2011
Café (music clearances) - 2011
Year Zero (music supervision) - 2011
Margin Call (music clearances) - 2010
The Virginity Hit (music supervisor) - 2010
United by Fate 6 (music clearances) - 2009
Globe Pro Fiji (music supervisor)- 2008
Slaughter at the Opera  (music clearances) -  2008
New Emissions of Light and Sound (Video documentary) (music supervisor) - 2008
Choke (music clearances) -  2008
Money for Blood  (music supervisor)-  2007
Inaugural Hobgood Challenge  (music supervisor)-  2007