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BILLBOARD/HOLLYWOOD REPORTER FILM AND TV MUSIC CONFERENCE
A two-day deep dive into music-related issues facing the entertainment industry

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
The Who, What and How of Integrating Music in Film, Television, Advertising and beyond.

8:00am – 6:00pm
REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT TABLES

8:30am – 9:30am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00am - 9:15am
WELCOME REMARKS
Bill Werde, Editorial Director, Billboard

9:15am – 10:00am
BREAKING WITH TRADITION: DIY AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR ARTISTS AND ENTREPRENEURS
As the traditional music business shrinks its service divisions, new opportunities are popping up for artists, song reps and publishers. Representatives from various sides of the business share stories of success and struggles to land music in films, TV shows and advertisements.
Moderator:
Jared Gutstadt ,CEO & Co-Founder, Jingle Punks

Speakers:
John Anderson, CEO, Hunnypot
Cathy Heller, Songwriter
Jackie Shuman, Head of Sync, Crush Management
DJ Skee, TV/Radio/Music Host & Producer
Christopher Tyng, Composer & Founder, The Grow Music Project

10:15am – 11:00am
MY FIRST FILM: THE PATHS COMPOSERS TAKE
Composers receiving their first solo credit on a film arrive there from a multitude of directions. Music editors, songwriters, orchestrators and composers share their stories about how they arrived at a score that was all their own.
Moderator:
Gregg Kilday, Film Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Speakers:
Mike Einziger, Guitarist, Incubus, Composer, "Scenic Route"
Herbert Gröenemeyer, Composer, "A Most Wanted Man" & "The American"
Mathew Margeson, Composer, "Kick Ass 2"
Ryan Miller, Composer, "In a World", Lead Singer/Guitarist, Guster
Steven Price, Composer, "Gravity"

11:15am – 12:00pm
THE EXPANDING ROLE OF MUSIC PUBLISHERS
Hosted by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA)
Increasingly, music publishers have been the key players behind the scenes securing uses of songs and getting assignments for songwriters for film and TV projects. Major and independent publishers will discuss how, beyond working in traditional revenue streams, they are helping artists garner recognition and cash flow through other avenues.
Introduction:
Iljoong Kim, Director, Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA)

Moderator:
David Hirshland , EVP, Client Services, BMG Chrysalis

Speakers:
PJ Bloom, Music Supervisor/Soundtrack Producer/Partner, Neophonic
Wendy Christiansen , SVP, Film & TV Music, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing
Amy Driscoll-Dunning , SVP, Creative & Business Development, Downtown Music
Nathalie Du Bois, Head of North America, Conexion Entertainment Group USA
Chris Lakey, VP, Synchronization & New Media, Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.
Brian Lambert , EVP/Head of Film & Television Music, Universal Music Publishing
Carianne Marshall, Partner & Head of Creative Licensing , SONGS

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
ACOUSTIC ARTIST PERFORMANCE – Marco Mengoni
Hosted by The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (F.I.M.I.)
On the main session stage, an intimate performance by Italy’s chart-topping singer-songwriter Marco Mengoni, who won the third series of the Italian version of “The X Factor” in 2009 will perform a couple of his hits for all attendees.

12:15pm – 1:00pm
KEYNOTE Q&A: RANDY NEWMAN
A conversation with Amos Newman
Singer-songwriter and composer Randy Newman will make a keynote Q&A at this year's conference, discussing music, film and his career. He will be interviewed by his son, Amos Newman, the head of Music for Visual Media at William Morris Endeavor
Interviewed By:
Amos Newman, Head of Music for Visual Media, WME

1:00pm-2:30pm
BREAK

2:00pm – 4:00pm
ONE ON ONE SESSIONS – SONG REPS
Studio 1, 2nd Floor W Hollywood
Back by popular demand! Attendees have the opportunity to schedule 10-minute sit-downs with some of the most active song reps in the business. Bring your pitches and your music. For more information and to sign up, please visit the one-on-ones page.
Participants:
Cindy Badell-Slaughter, President, Heavy Hitters Music Group
Deborah Cally, Creative Licensing Director - TV/Film/Advertising/Trailer, The Music Playground
Amy Eligh, Director, Sync & Creative Services, Casablanca Media Publishing
Michael Fey, Creative Licensing, Shoot the Noise Music
Peter Shurkin, Senior Director-Creative, Select Tracks
Sven Spieker, President, Mighty Generation Music
Michele WernickSecret Road

2:30pm - 3:30pm
CASE STUDY
FROM "MARY POPPINS" TO "SAVING MR. BANKS: A MUSICAL CONVERSATION
Hosted by: BMI
Step back to a magical time when Walt Disney was bringing P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins” to life as a musical film, the subject of Disney’s Dec. 20 release “Saving Mr. Banks” starring Oscar winners Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks. “Saving Mr. Banks” composer Thomas Newman and director John Lee Hancock will discuss the new film and the original composer of “Mary Poppins,” Richard M. Sherman, will share stories of the 1964 classic.
Moderator:
Doreen Ringer Ross, VP Film/TV Relations, BMI

Speakers:
John Lee Hancock, Director, "Saving Mr. Banks"
Thomas Newman, Composer, "Saving Mr. Banks"
Richard M. Sherman , Composer/Lyricist "Mary Poppins", Consultant, "Saving Mr. Banks

3:45pm – 4:30pm
COMPOSING FOR SERIES TELEVISION
Top composers working in television today share stories about techniques, deadlines, their careers, working with producers and directors and what it takes to deliver new music on a weekly basis.
Moderator:
Shirley Halperin, Music Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Speakers:
Jeff Beal, Composer, "House of Cards"
Sean Callery, Composer, "Homeland"
Robert Duncan, Composer, "Castle"
Fil Eisler, Composer, "Revenge"
Blake Neely, Composer, "The Mentalist" & "Arrow"

4:45pm-5:45pm
CASE STUDY:THE MUSIC OF "RUSH"
Hosted by: ASCAP
Composer Hans Zimmer and his colleagues on "Rush"--Peter Asher and Lorne Balfe-- will discuss the music in the Ron Howard-directed hit film about the Formula 1 race car drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt
Speakers:
Peter Asher, Music Producer, "Rush"
Lorne Balfe, Composer, Additional Music, "Rush"
Hans Zimmer, Composer, "Rush"

5:45pm - 6:45pm
ROUNDTABLES
Drai's Hollywood, 12th Floor
Enjoy dynamic group discussions on the pressing issues in the Film & TV Community.

COMPOSING FOR REALITY TELEVISION
Jeff Lippencott, Co-Founder, Ah2 Music
Mark T. Williams, Co-Founder, Ah2 Music

TECH TIPS: MANAGING METADATA, MARKETING AND DELIVERING MUSIC
Tammy Saunt, VP Sales, Marketing and Business Development, SynchTank

DEAL POINTS WHEN NEGOTIATING A SYNCHRONIZATION LICENSE FOR TV AND FILM
Glenn Litwak, Principal, Law Offices of Glenn T. Litwak

GETTING THE ATTENTION OF AGENTS AND MANAGERS
Robert Messinger ,Partner, First Artists Management

FILM, TV AND ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDM
Andrew Lein, Composer, Denmaster Studios

GOING FOR THE WIN-WIN: ADDING VALUE TO A SYNCH DEAL
Jason Klarfeld, Creative Licensing, New Media/Business Development, SONGS

ADVERTISING AND RELATIONSHIPS: UNDERSTANDING THE RIGHT FIT
Keith D’Arcy, Creative Licensing & Catalog Acquisitions, SONGS

STRATEGIZING IN THE CREATIVE TRENCHES
Kristen Bushnell, Creative Licensing, SONGS

BUILDING AN IDENTITY… OR TWO … OR THREE
Bijou, Songwriter

CO-WRITING FOR SYNCH SUCCESS
Samantha Barbera, Songwriter

7:00pm – 8:00pm
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
The Wet Deck, 12th Fl
Music provided by Anna Lunoe, Ultra Music

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013
An Insider's View on Strategies, Projects and the Future of the Music Business

8:30am – 7:00pm
REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT TABLES

9:00am – 10:00am
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:15am – 9:30am
WELCOME REMARKS
Phil Gallo, Senior Editor, Film & TV, Billboard

9:30am - 10:15am
STATE OF SOUNDTRACKS
The last year has seen a growing number of labels expanding the number of soundtracks being released. Who are the players today and what does it take to make a film's music worthy of a soundtrack?
Moderator:
Jonathan Palmer, Founder, A Suit of Leaves

Speakers:
J.C. Chamboredon, COO, Milan Records
Mike Knobloch, President, Film Music & Publishing, Universal Pictures
Frankie Pine, Music Supervisor, “Nashville"
Andy Ross, Head of Music, Cutting Edge Music Group
Steven Vincent, VP, Music & Soundtracks, Disney ABC Cable Networks

10:30am - 11:30am
EXECUTIVE KEYNOTE Q&A WITH ALEXANDRA PATSAVAS
Music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, whose credits include "Scandal," “Mad Men,” "Hart of Dixie," "Gossip Girl," "The O.C.," the “Twilight Saga,” "Perks of Being a Wallflower," and the upcoming film “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire;” will discuss her career, the evolution of the business and what gets her attention when listening to music.
Interviewed by:
Phil Gallo, Senior Editor, Film & TV, Billboard

11:45am - 12:45pm
WHAT'S HAPPENING TO INVESTMENT IN MUSIC FOR OTHER MEDIA?
Hosted by F.I.M.I. (The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana)
Executives from a broad spectrum of domestic and international entertainment businesses discuss their properties and what they mean to musical artists, songwriters and composers.
Introduction:
Enzo Mazza, President, F.I.M.I.
Moderator:
Guy Fletcher, Chairman, PRS

Speakers:
R. Eli Ball, CEO LYRIC Financial
Nicholas Ferrall , Director, Spitfire Pictures for Exclusive Media
Margaret Hart, Artist and Label Relations, YouTube Music
Enzo Mazza, President, F.I.M.I.
Barry M. Massarsky, President, Massarsky Consulting Inc.

12:45pm – 1:45pm
BREAK

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
CASE STUDY:AMERICAN HUSTLE
DIRECTOR-MUSIC SUPERVISOR RELATIONSHIP: A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID O. RUSSELL AND SUE JACOBS
Highly respected in their fields, David O. Russell and Sue Jacobs teamed up for the first time on last year’s “Silver Linings Playbook” and have one of this year’s most highly anticipated films, “American Hustle,” coming out Dec. 13. They will discuss their unique working relationship and the importance of music in their projects.
Moderator:
Todd McCarthy, Chief Film Critic, The Hollywood Reporter

Speakers:
David O. Russell, Director, “American Hustle,” & “Silver Linings Playbook”
Sue Jacobs, Music Supervisor, “American Hustle,” & “Silver Linings Playbook”

2:00pm – 4:00pm
ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS - SONG REPS
Studio 1, 2nd Floor W Hollywood
Back by popular demand! Attendees have the opportunity to schedule 10-minute sit-downs with some of the most active song reps in the business. Bring your pitches and your music. For more information and to sign up, please visit the one-on-ones page.
Participants:
Danny Benair, Owner, Natural Energy Lab, Co-Owner, Benair Churchill
Amy Eligh, Director, Sync & Creative Services, Casablanca Media Publishing
Sean Harrison, Co-founder, Angry Mob Music Group
Shauna Krikorian, Partner, Media Horse
Charles Levan, Founder, Blue Buddha Entertainment
Jessica Myhan, Music Director, Rip Tide Music
Mark Thorsell, Director, Music Sync Licensing, Regime Entertainment
Beth Wernick, Owner, Imaginary Friends

2:45pm – 3:30pm
ADVERTISING: NEW PATH TO THE CHARTS
Hosted By ole
A look at the advertising campaigns that generated hit records and how brands are expanding their role in terms of music discovery.
Introduction:
Kimberly Cooper ,Associate Director, Licensing, ole
Moderator:
Josh Rabinowitz, SVP, Director of Music, Grey Group

Speakers:
Alex Da Kid, Producer/Founder, KIDinaKORNER
Debra Delshad, Sr. Director, Synchronization & Licensing, ole
Gary Miller, VP, Film/TV Music, Creative, UMPG
Jeannette Perez, VP, Music for Brands & Advertising/Licensing, Sony Music Entertainment
Todd Porter, Music Director, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners

3:35 pm – 3:45 pm
PRESENTING SPONSOR REMARKS
Roy MacKinnon, VP of Marketing, First Entertainment Credit Union

3:45pm – 5:00pm
Q&A WITH T BONE BURNETT
12-time Grammy Award winner and 2013’s The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Maestro Award honoree will open up about his 40 years of experience as an artist, songwriter, producer, performer, concert producer, record company owner, and artist advocate.
Interviewed by:
Phil Gallo, Senior Editor, Film & TV, Billboard

4:30pm-6:30pm
ONE ON ONE SESSIONS: Career Counselors
Studio 1, 2nd Floor W Hollywood
Back by popular demand! Attendees have the opportunity to schedule 10-minute sit-downs with some of the most active song reps in the business. Bring your pitches and your music. For more information and to sign up, please visit the one-on-ones page.

Participants:
Gina Barboza, Director of Licensing, Turner Entertainment Network
Monica Benson, Founder, BOK Music
Denise Carver, Owner/Music Production and Clearance, Carver Musik
Bob Mair & Amy Kenzer, Founder & President of Music Licensing, Black Toast Music
Hector Martinez, Director of Music Licensing, Epitaph Records
Linda Osher, President, LJO Music Consulting
Jordan Passman, Founder, scoreAscore
Andrew Robbins, Director Of Film/TV Music, Musicbox, LLC
Dave Rocco, Music Director, Deutsch LA
Steven Scharf, SVP, Client Services, Carlin America|Steven Scharf Entertainment

5:15pm - 6:00pm
HALLOWEEN, HORROR AND HOLLYWOOD
On the eve of Halloween, the artistry of horror films is dissected by a panel of experts from the world of scary movies.
Moderator:
Carolyn Giardina , Contributing Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Speakers:
Marco Beltrami, Composer, "Carrie"
Steve Jablonsky , Composer, "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" & "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
Bear McCreary, Composer, "The Walking Dead"
Trevor Morris, Composer, "Dracula"
Christopher Young, Composer, "Scary or Die"

8:00pm – 2:00am
HUNNYPOT UNLIMITED PRESENTS
THE FILM AND TV MUSIC CONFERENCE CLOSING NIGHT PARTY 2013
Hosted by John Anderson & PJ Bloom
AVALON, 1735 Vine St. Los Angeles, CA 90028
Don’t miss what is one of the biggest nights of the year for anyone involved with Film, TV, and Music!
COSTUMES ARE OPTIONAL |21+ |NO COVER|NO GUEST LIST

*schedule is subject to change


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