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NYWIFT presents: Womens' Work: Film , TV, Musical Theatre and Game Composers Event: Wednesday May 14, 2014
"Women in general rarely get any press within the film and television industry, which contributes to the perception that there are no women composing for film and television,
which contributes to the perception that there are no women to hire for the good films that get the press and eventually the awards nominations, extending the decades long lack of women getting awarded in the industry, which feeds the perception that there are no women composers, and the cycle continues.
I hear it and see it all the time".
- Female Music Executive in a piece of private correspondence
Our panel of talented musical storytellers is sure to ignite a lively and engaging discussion about the issues facing female composers. With first class credits across a wide variety of disciplines, panelists will share career strategies, major issues within the industry and some juicy anecdotes along the way.
Come for a new perspective on the universal concerns of composers: temp scores, sample libraries, copyright agreements between director and composers, vertical layering in game composition, collaboration on big Broadway shows and more!
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
331 East 70th Street
(Between 1st & 2nd Aves)
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