Networking opportunities for musicians, publishers and other content creators are being expanded at this year's Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference.
In addition to a dozen roundtable sessions, the conference is offering one-on-one sessions on both days of the conference, Oct. 24 and 25, at the W Hotel in Hollywood.
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The first day's session provides attendees with a two-hour window to get their music heard by music publishing executives who place songs in visual media. Among those participating are Danny Benair of Benair Churchill, Deborah Cally of pigFACTORY, Sven Spieker of Mighty Generation and Michele Wernick of Secret Road. For a complete list of the sessions, visit the conference website here.
Later that afternoon, a dozen executives will be available to answer questions at topic-driven roundtables. This year's speakers and topics are:
-- "Life Without Labels: How Indies Fill the Gaps" with Michael Frick, Executive Producer/Founding Partner, Mophonics
-- "Marketing Artists Through Licensing" with John Anderson, CEO/Creative Services/Lifestyle, Hunnypot Unlimited
-- "Pros and Cons of Placing Music on Cable TV" with Jonathan Weiss, Music Supervisor, Bunim-Murray Productions
-- "What Deal Terms Do Music Supervisors and Studios Ask For?" with Helen Yu, Attorney/Owner, Yu Leseberg, A Prof. Law Corp
-- "The Value in not Doing-It-Yourself" with Keatly Haldeman, CEO/Co-Founder, pigFACTORY
-- "Production Music 101: Making Music That Sells" with Wendie Colter, Director of Production, Megatrax Music
-- "Behind the Scenes: Fee structures, deadlines and consistent placements" with Nathalie Du Bois, President, Conexion
-- "What To Look For in a Production Music Library" with Debra Young Krizman, Executive Director, Production Music Association
-- "Becoming an Artist Entrepreneur" with Gilli Moon, Co-Founder, Songsalive!
--"The 12 Lessons of Rock 'n Roll" with Larry Butler, Owner, Did It Music & Z. Butler Agency
--"From Writing Assignments to Synch Placements" with Angie Ruiz, Director of Film and TV licensing, Razor & Tie.
On Thursday, experts will be available to give one on one advice on a wide variety of topics. Among the executives booked are
Rich Goldman, founder/president, Rip Tide Music; Yoav Goren, president, Immediate Music; Cassie Lord, VP/GM, 5 Alarm Music; Ron Mendelsohn, CEO, Megatrax Music; Carl Peel, VP of Production, Killer Tracks; Rob Reale, president, 4 Elements Music; and Adam Taylor, president, APM Music. More participants to come.
To register for the 2012 Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference, visit the website here. Enter code Biz12 to save $50.