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Learn successful songwriting by co-writing with the best in the industry


Academy145 is a new kind of experience for aspiring songwriters who prefer to learn by doing. Our program offers a first-hand view into what a professional creative career in the music industry looks like. During our intensive program, each attendee works directly with globally successful producers and writers to gain a clear understanding of what different industry players look for in both sync placements and artist cuts. Our emphasis on hands on collaboration means each attendee leaves with multiple finished, pitch-ready songs.

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Our exclusive week-long program will teach you how to co-write like a pro by working directly with established songwriters and producers in the music industry. No technical gear needed to participate. Have a listen to the track from our last camp.


All participatants in our program get access to a private network of songwriters for the purpose of finding compatible collaborators.


Our Fall 2022 experience will be located in vibrant surf town Sayulita, Mexico, offering aspiring and professional writers a chance to focus on their ideas while spending an entire week enjoying the "no shoes, no shirt, no problem" vibe. To stay informed about this program, upcoming remote camps, and be considered for the network, please apply here:



We have various virtual and in person camps coming up. For more information, contact For questions or other inquiries, email us at:

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