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ComposersLab: L.A.

ComposersLab: LA
Presented by Sundance Institute's Film Music Program.

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

On April 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, California, the Film Music Program will host the fourth annual ComposersLab: L.A.


Sundance Institute Film Music Director Peter Golub and 6-time Grammy Award-winning film composer Thomas Newman at Composers Lab: LA 2013. Photo by Jason Kempin.

* Enrollment for the special event is $125.

Through a series of informative conversations, presentations, and networking opportunities with renowned composers and industry professionals, ComposersLab: L.A. will offer film composers valuable insight into the process of creating music for film. ComposersLab: L.A. is a condensed version of Sundance Institute’s more intensive annual Music And Sound Design Labs, which connect composers and directors and gives them firsthand experience into the collaborative process of developing music for film.

ComposersLab: L.A. is supported by BMI. The Sundance Institute Film Music Program is supported by Time Warner Foundation and the Film Music Foundation. BMI Members who wish to attend are eligible for a discount. Please email Jarom_rowland@sundance.org for details.

The full-day, led by Peter Golub, composer and Director of the Sundance Institute Film Music program, features:

  • Presentations by Composers Lab Creative Advisors
    Thomas Newman (American Beauty, Saving Mr. Banks) John Frizzell (Office Space, Ghost Ship) and Anton Sanko (Big Love, Rabbit Hole). Advisors will show examples of their work, discuss craft and engage the audience through extended Q&A’s.
  • Industry and Career Panel
    Open discussion with film music industry leaders Doreen Ringer Ross (VP Film and TV Music, BMI), agent Seth Kaplan (Evolution Music Partners), film music publicist Ray Costa (Costa Communications), and music editor Adam Smalley (The Town, Divergent).
  • Composing for Television Panel
    New this year, a panel featuring composers Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Ugly Betty), Blake Neely (The Mentalist, Resurrection), and Trevor Morris (The Tudors, The Hills Have Eyes).
  • Registration includes a complimentary lunch and concludes with a happy hour reception where participants can network with fellow composers and Sundance Institute Staff.

* Registrants for our April 12th workshop also qualify for a discounted ticket to the ‘On Stage’ event listed below! Promo code available on the check-out page.

ComposersLab: LA – On Stage
Presented by Sundance Institute's Film Music Program and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

An intimate behind-the-scenes look into the creative process of a film composer. Peter Golub, Director of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program, hosts an afternoon delving into the career of one of the most successful and exciting film composers working today. Join world-renowned composer Harry Gregson-Williams (the Shrek series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Kingdom of Heaven, Man on Fire, Spy Game) live onstage at The Wallis as he shares insight into his creative techniques including a live demonstration of his work, with special guests. A select group of Sundance Institute’s Composer Fellows will also show their own scored version of a scene from an established film offering the audience a unique chance to discover first hand how music shapes and enhances the identity of a film and the experience of the viewer.

ComposersLab: L.A.
Sunday, March 30,  2014, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
thewallis.org

To get more information and purchase tickets visit: thewallis.org/events.php