BMI announced its programming on Thursday (Jan. 9) for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, including the 22nd annual Composer/Director Roundtable “Music & Film: The Creative Process” and the 18th annual Snowball Showcase.
The Snowball’s all-female roster will be headlined by Lisa Loeb, with additional performances from Chloé Caroline and Georgia Ku.
“Providing songwriters with a platform to showcase their artistry at such an iconic festival underscores BMI’s commitment to nurture and support creators on stage and behind scenes,” said Alex Flores, Senior Vice President, Creative, BMI. “This year’s lineup of artists enriches the musical landscape with songwriters and performers, and we’re excited to have them join us at Sundance.”
The roundtable will include director of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program Peter Golub; composer Nathan Barr and director Alan Ball (Uncle Frank); composer Ed Shearmur and director Rodrigo García (Four Good Days); composer Ben Lovett and director David Bruckner (The Night House); composer Tamar-kali and director Josephine Decker (Shirley); composer Anthony Willis and director Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman); composer T. Griffin and director Amanda McBaine (Boys State); composer Fil Eisler (Us Kids); composer Joe Wong and director John James (Siempre, Luis); and composer Mark Orton and director Andrew Cohn (The Last Shift).
The roundtable takes place Jan. 26 at 3 p.m., and the Snowball Showcase takes over The Shop on Jan. 28, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Both events are open to all festival credential holders.