WHO: Hollywood's most influential decision-makers and musical trendsetters. Guest speakers/performers include:
- Brian Grazer, keynote speaker and Academy Award-winning producer "A Beautiful Mind,"
- Mark Mothersbaugh, Devo co-founder, composer "Rugrats" and "The Royal Tenenbaums"
- Jon Brion, musician/songwriter/composer "I Heart Huckabees" and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
- John Debney, composer "Passion of the Christ" and "Princess Diaries (1 & 2)"
- Garry Marshall, director/producer "Runaway Bride," "Pretty Woman" and "Princess Diaries"
- Alf Clausen, composer, songwriter and conductor "The Simpsons"
- Dave Stewart, Eurythmics co-founder, songwriter/co-composer "Alfie"
- Michael Giacchino, composer "Alias" and "The Incredibles"
- Stewart Copeland, co-founder of The Police, composer "Dead Like Me"
- David Vanacour, co-composer "Survivor"
Special live performances include I heart Huckabees and Passion of The Christ
WHEN: Nov. 16-17, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., followed by cocktail receptions.
WHERE: Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, 1755 N. Highland Ave. For more information and to register, visit www.billboardevents.com or call 646.654.4660. Registration price is $425; early registration is $375. Guild member and student discounts available.
WHY: Held each year by Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, the Film and TV Music Conference examines the crucial and evolving role of music in film and television. The event provides a dynamic forum for the exchange of ideas among the top film/TV and music professionals in the industry.
About The Hollywood Reporter:
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