Alan Menken to Be Honored at Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Conference
Alan Menken to Be Honored at Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Conference

Alan Menken, the composer behind numerous scores for films produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, is set to participate and receive The Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Maestro Award at companies' 2011 Film & TV Music Conference, being held on October 24th - 25th at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles.

See full details of the Billboard & The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV and Music Conference right here.

The companies have also announced the composers who will be joining the "Evolution of a Score and Music Placement" panel at this two-day seminar focusing on the role of music in film and television.

Now in its 10th year, the conference offers attendees the opportunity to learn from, network and expose their music directly to the top music supervisors, composers, directors, music editors, songwriters and producers in the business. The event also provides a dynamic forum for the exchange of ideas -- featuring roundtable discussions and other networking cocktail parties and sessions.

The "Evolution Of a Score And Music Placement" panel will feature some of Hollywood's leading composers discussing revisions in scores and the process of marrying music with film. Participants will include Nathan Barr (HBO's "True Blood," "The Last Exorcism," "Hostel," "Shutter"); Tyler Bates ("300," "Sucker Punch," "Dawn of the Dead"); Mark Isham ("Dolphin Tale," "Crash," "The Cooler"); Trevor Morris (Relativity's "Immortals," Showtime's "The Borgias" and "The Tudors" and Starz Entertainment's "The Pillars of the Earth"); and Christopher Young ("The Rum Diary," "Priest," "Spiderman 3").


Don't miss the Don't miss Billboard & The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV and Music Conference, taking place October 24-25 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Now in its 10th year, the conference is a unique opportunity to learn from and network with music supervisors, composers, directors, music editors, songwriters and producers.

Other panels at the Film and TV Music Conference include "The Indie Connection: Linking Composers And Directors," where composers and directors will discuss making the initial link and what makes for a good relationship; "TV Networks And The Music That Defines Them," which will unite the executives and composers helping to provide an audio fingerprint for networks; "Out of the Band and Onto the Screen," where songwriters and musicians will discuss what it takes to make the switch from a band to film and TV work and trying to balance the two; and "2012 And Beyond: What the Near Future Holds," where attendees will get the opportunity to peer into the crystal ball to examine what's likely to happen in the near future in the world of music for visual media.

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