On Friday August 4, Turner Classic Movies and Film Music Magazine present THE COMPOSER EXPO, a special event that brings together the best and brightest composers and other industry professionals to focus on the state of the art, craft, technology and business of instrumental music for film, television and video games. Only 20 Seats Remain at Top Industry Event for Composers
Confirmed VIP Speakers Include:
FILM & TV COMPOSERS: Hans Zimmer, Hummie Mann, Aaron Zigman, John Ottman, Ron Jones, David Newman, Brian Tyler, John Frizzell, Mark Isham, Christophe Beck, Charles Fernandez, Mark Holden, Ron Jones, Geoff Levin, Mark Watters, Aaron Zigman
VIDEO GAME COMPOSERS: Bill Brown, Ron Fish, Jason Hayes, Shawn Clement, Lennie Moore, Garry Schyman, Cris Velasco
FILM & TV MUSIC INDUSTRY: Rich Goldman, Neville Johnson, Leonard Maltin, Stan Milander, Noay Snyder, Matt LaPoint, Mark Northam, Michael Stern, Keith Zajic
Featured at The Composer Expo will be a full day of panels and networking activities featuring top VIP industry professionals focusing on all aspects of instrumental music for film, television and video games. Whether you're interested in the latest technology for composing, business issues like whether composers should unionize, or just want to meet and greet others in the industry including some of the top composers today, THE COMPOSER EXPO is the event focused completely on composers.
Panel topics include:
THE ART AND CRAFT OF MUSIC FOR FILM AND TELEVISION
A blue ribbon panel of noted composers looks at the creative art of composing music for film and television, what the future holds for this unique art form, and how composers are working together with filmmakers to break new musical ground in the creative evolution of music for film and television.
THE BUSINESS OF MUSIC FOR FILM AND TELEVISION
A candid examination and exploration of some of the most important and compelling business aspects of composing for film and television today, including the prospects of a Composers' Guild or Union, maximizing performing rights income, the world of mechanical royalties for film and television product downloads and what it means for composers, and more.
TECH TALK: THE TECHNOLOGY OF MUSIC FOR FILM AND TELEVISION
Top industry technical experts discuss the world of technology used by composers for film, TV and multimedia, focusing on samplers and sample libraries, digital recording technology, the shift from hardware synthesis to software synthesis, notation and sequencing software, and more.
MUSIC FOR GAMES: A NEW WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY FOR COMPOSERS
Our panel of A-List video game composers discusses the art, craft and technology of video game scoring, with a special focus on how composers can build careers in the world of music for video games.
THE INDUSTRY LEADERS: KEYNOTE PANEL
A specially selected group of top film and television composers including HANS ZIMMER, DAVID NEWMAN, JOHN OTTMAN, RON JONES, BRIAN TYLER, MARK ISHAM and JOHN FRIZZELL discuss the start of the art of the film and television composing industry and how composers can succeed in this challenging environment.
Following the panels there will be a cocktail reception and dinner featuring LEONARD MALTIN which the winner of the 2006 Young Film Composers Competition will be announced.