Illegal downloads, piracy, digital self-distribution, the death of physical media: sounds like the music industry a decade ago. Or is it the state of the film industry today? What can the film world learn from the experiences of the music industry in grappling with the most important survival issue it faces today? This panel brings together leading figures in the film and music industries as they exchange insights and experiences in this critical arena.
Composing music for film can be one of the most exhilarating (and potentially lucrative) creative experiences. It's also a world that seems impossible to get into. What and who does an artist need to know in order to make it in the field of film composition? How do you get your work noticed? This panel will feature film directors, studio music executives, music supervisors, and artists who have successfully made the transition to film composition.