BMI Announces Annual Sundance Composer/Director Roundtable Panelists

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Festival signage is seen at the Egyptian Theatre on Main Street during the 2007 Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2007 in Park City, Utah. 

BMI has announced the panelist lineup its 18th annual Sundance Composer/Director Roundtable for Jan. 25 at the Samsung Innovation Studio in Park City, Utah.

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The "Music & Film: The Creative Process" panel will include director of Sundance Institute’s film music program Peter Golub, Sundance Institute film music composers lab advisors George S. Clinton, Miriam Cutler and Blake Neely; composer Kris Bowers and director Heidi Ewing (Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You), composer T. Griffin and director Roger Ross Williams (Life, Animated), composer Fil Eisler and director Kim A. Snyder (Newtown), composer Walter Werzowa and director Jeff Feuerzeig (Author: The JT LeRoy Story), composer Keegan Dewitt and director Chad Hartigan (Morris from America), composer/director Gingger Shankar (Nari), composer Jongnic Bontemps and director Steven Caple (The Land), composer Mark Suozzo and director Whit Stillman (Love and Friendship), composer Atli Orvarsson and director Grimur Hakonarson (Rams). 

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BMI's vice president of film/TV Doreen Ringer-Ross will moderate the discussion about what goes into creating a successful film score, the intricacies of an effective composer/director relationship and more. 

As well, BMI has set a Jan. 27 date for its annual Snowball concert at Festival Base Camp with performers including headliners Family of the YearDrew Holcomb, Alexander Jean and special guest KT Tunstall

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