PMC announces new panelists, collaboration

The Production Music Association, the industry trade group for the production music community, announced many updates for its upcoming Production Music Conference, September 9 in L.A.

New Panelists

The Newest Panelists who will be featured during this year’s Production Music Conference include:

  • Christian Salyer, CCO, Current Music
  • Ron Goldberg, VP, Manhattan Production Music
  • Steve Ouimette, Composer/Artist/Producer
  • Abby North, Owner, North Music Group
  • Brad Segal, Fine Tune Music
  • Jeff Rona, Composer/Owner/Liquid Cinema
  • Brett Levisohn, VP, Trailer Park Content
  • Nick Pheonix, Composer
  • Dan Korobkin, President Sales & Marketing, Source Audio
  • Jon LaCroix, Owner, V Town Cartel
  • Doug Reed, BRG Music Works
  • John Houlihan, Music Supervisor, President, GMS
  • Cary Ginell, Musicologist, Sound Thinking Music Research
  • Craig Stuart Garfinkle, Composer
  • David Helfant, Attorney, Arpeggio Ent.
  • Cliff Simms, Producer/Creative Director, Music By Design
  • William Kingswood, Composer
  • Vincenzo Lorusso, Exec. Creative Director and Exec VP, Elias Arts
  • Shawn Lemone, VP, Film & TV/Visual Media, ASCAP
  • Mark T. Williams, Founder, Ah2 Music
  • Robert Hurst, CEO, Audio Network
  • Joe Saba, Co-Founder, Video Helper
  • Sanaz Lavaedian, Music Supervisor at Mocean
  • Jordan Silverberg, Music Supervisor at Transit
  • Brian Murphy, Music Supervisor at Ant Farm

Composer Demo Derby

The PMC session, “Composer Demo Derby,” will now be open to both PMA members and the general public.

During the session, industry executives, producers and composers from top production music companies will discuss and critique submitted music entries, as well as share valuable missing and production tips.

Participants must register to attend the conference prior to submitting their music for this event. To Submit Entries for the “Composer Demo Derby,” Please Contact: musicsubmissions@firstcom.com

Partnership with Society of Composers & Lyricists

The PMA also announced that the Society of Composers & Lyricists will serve as Co-Presenter of a PMC panel entitled “Writing the Next Library Hit: Composing Techniques for Production Music.”

That panel, which will be moderated by composer Benoit Grey, will explore the question, “How is writing for production music different than songwriting or film scoring?” The SCL is committed to advancing the interests of the film and television music community.

Registration for the Production Music conference is still open on the conferences website.

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