The Film Music Society FMS FEATURE...

October 5, 2009
Mary J. Blige, Sara Evans to Lead Keynote Panels
Top music composers, execs will speak at Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference

Award-winning music artists Mary J. Blige and Sara Evans, composers Alexandre Desplat and Mark Isham, and a myriad of top music executives will be among the keynote speakers and panelists at the eighth annual Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & Music Conference October 29-30 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

The two-day seminar is one of the top annual film and TV music industry gatherings, and will offer a diverse schedule of presentations and discussions on the music of such films as Fame and The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Fox's TV hit Glee and HBO's True Blood; as well as a master class by songwriters Ali Dee, Lamont Dozier, Teddy Shapiro and Brian Tyler; a music publishing primer; and a meet-and-greet with major music supervisors.

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