The non-profit Production Music Association (PMA) based in Hollywood has announced the first round of moderators and panelists who will be featured in sessions during the PMA’s Second Annual Production Music Conference, to be held on September 9 at the Directors Guild of America headquarters in Los Angeles from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. The announcement was made by PMA Executive Director Hunter Williams.
Corporate sponsors of the 2015 Production Music Conference include AdRev/DashGo, Music Gateway, ProductionHUB.com, SESAC, Soundminer, and Warner/Chappell Production Music.
“PMC 2015 is the premier annual event for production music, gathering the industry’s top suppliers and decision makers under one roof for one day,” says Williams. “If you are serious about the production music industry, you should make every effort to attend this truly unique event.”
Panels to be presented include Follow the Dollar: Revenue Streams for Production Music; Writing the Next Library Hit: Composing Techniques for Production Music; Production Music in Advertising; Legal Considerations for Music Libraries; Trailer Music: When Out-of-the-Box Works and When It Doesn’t; and New Business Models in the Production Music Library Industry.
The first round of confirmed moderators and panelists for PMC 2015 include Ryan Born, CEO, AdRev; Aaron Davis, Founder, Exploration IO; Timothy Andrew Edwards, Composer (Crime Watch Daily, Extra, Ellen);Marc Ferrari, Founder, Master Source; John Fulford, Music Producer (Breaking Bad, Glee); Joel Goodman, Founder, Icon; Benoit Grey, Composer (TMZ, Access Hollywood, Pokemon); Andrew Gross, Owner, Konsonant Music; Sally House, Owner, Executive Producer, The Hit House; Sharon Jennings, VP, Music & Marketing, APM Music; Ben Kihnel, Director, Business Development, Rumblefish;Cassie Lord, President, 5 Alarm Music;Ron Mendelsohn, CEO, Megatrax; Ken Nelson, Executive Producer, FirstCom; Ali Pistoresi, Creative Director, Immediate Music; andNan Wilson, Owner, Manage Ad Music.
For the full 2015 Production Music Conference schedule, visit pmamusic.com/pmc-schedule-announced.
The PMA will also be launching its first annual “Mark Awards” Event on the evening of September 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the DGA headquarters in Los Angeles. The new awards event will honor excellence within the Production Music industry.
For more information, visit pmamusic.com/themarkawards.