Filmmaker Cameron Crowe has joined the lineup for Selection‘s second annual Music for Screens Summit, the place he’s set for a keynote interview to debate adapting his Oscar-winning “Almost Famous” right into a newly premiered and already highly praised stage musical.
Crowe, who’s additionally chargeable for directing and/or writing such music-heavy movies as “Say Something” and “Quick Occasions at Ridgemont Excessive,” wrote the guide and co-wrote the lyrics (with Tony winner Tom Kitt) for the brand new adaptation of “Almost Famous,” which premiered at San Diego’s Outdated Globe Theatre in late September. The present could have simply wrapped up its restricted Southern California run when Crowe seems on the summit, with a transfer to Broadway believed to be on the horizon.
Crowe joins beforehand introduced keynote speaker Robbie Robertson on the day-long convention, which can happen at Neuehouse in Hollywood Oct. 29. Ticket info for the summit, which is geared toward the creators and greenlighters working on the intersection of music and visible media, will be discovered here.
Moreover Crowe, the second wave of audio system to be introduced for the confab consists of composer Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir, who simply received an Emmy for “Chernobyl” and scored the blockbuster “Joker”; Tom Mackay, Sony Music’s president of movie and tv A&R; and music supervisor Kier Lehman, who works on reveals like “Insecure” and “Queen & Slim.”
Extra just lately added audio system embody songwriter and producer Savan Kotecha; Daniel Kuypers, SVP & government director of music for Power BBDO; Dave Curtin, SVP of licensing & branded content material for Paradigm; Mary Rahmani, director of music content material & artist relations for TikTok; Pat Shah, Twitch’s head of music technique & licensing; Alexandra Nickson, SVP of TV music for Dreamworks Animation; Doreen Ringer-Ross, BMI’s artistic relations VP; Mary Ramos, the music supervisor for “As soon as a Time in Hollywood”; and Thomas Golubic, the music supervisor for “Higher Name Saul.”
Scheduled panels on the summit embody “Anatomy of an Authentic Track Marketing campaign,” “Sonic Storytelling for Manufacturers” and “The State of Music Supervision.”
This second wave of audio system joins beforehand introduced panelists like songwriter Diane Warren; Chris Taylor, the worldwide president of music at eOne; Marni Condro, SVP of movie and tv for the Common Music Publishing Group; and Omar Grant, co-president of Roc Nation Information. Robbie Robertson will talk about his work on Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” in addition to a just lately launched documentary, “As soon as Had been Brothers,” wherein he recounts his historical past with the Band.
ASCAP will current a composers’ roundtable that includes Michael Abels (“Us”), Christophe Beck (“Frozen 2”), Nicholas Britell (“Succession”), Amie Doherty (“Undone”), Siddhartha Khosla (“That is Us”) and Alan Silvestri (“Avengers: Endgame”).
“Selection is thrilled to be main the dialog concerning the important intersection of visible storytelling and music,” says Michelle Sobrino, the group writer & chief income officer of Selection and IndieWire. “We’re excited to listen to views from all areas of this business spanning composers, music supervisors, songwriters, and from government leaders on the studios, networks, report labels and music publishers.”
“Music is a core ingredient of compelling tales on screens giant and small,” stated ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews. “ASCAP is thrilled to accomplice with Selection for the Music for Screens Summit, which shines a highlight on the contributions of composers and is a singular alternative for the music communities round movie, TV and video video games to discover the alternatives on the intersection of music and visible media.”
For extra info, go to variety.com/musicsummit.