Jean Michel Jarre is at midem with two missions — to help build bridges between the music industries of China, Taiwan and the West; and to lend his support to the French collecting society SACEM, and its dynamic new president, Jean-Noel Tronc.
The French electronic composer and performer appeared on the panel of last night’s Innovation Factory seminar, How French and Taiwan Superstars are Paving The Way To Asia’s Largest Market, alongside Mandopop sensation Jolin Tsai.
He said: “It’s unacceptable that the authors are the only people in the creative ecosystem who are not benefiting from their own creative efforts. The commercial strength of the music industry depends on its capacity to protect its product and I am happy to help SACEM in their mission to achieve this.”

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