GPS: Music & Film A GRAMMY® Professional Development Event


4212 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19147 www.pifva.org      contactus@pifva.org

The Recording Academy Philadelphia Chapter, PIFVA, DIVE, & GPFO presents

GPS: Music & Film A GRAMMY® Professional Development Event
WHEN: Saturday December 1st 12-5pm
WHERE: WHYY, 150 North 6th Street, Philadelphia
COST: Free For Recording Academy Members, Non Members $25, PIFVA members use <PIFVA15> when ordering tickets online

Join us for a look at the importance of music in film, with an emphasis on independent documentary and narrative film makers here in our area.

Keynote by Don Argott (Award Winning Director-Art of the Steal, Rock School, Last Days Here)

Panel 1- Making the Connection: networking, building the relationship, working together: Three pairs of directors and their musical collaborators talk about how the music came together: networking, presenting and pitching, long term relationships, trial and error, working for free, and lots of caffeine.
Moderator: Rodney Whittenberg (Emmy-winning director, composer, arranger, instrumentalist)
Panelists:  Marc D’Agostino & Ben Kalina (Editor and Director, Shored Up, PIFVA Board members), Keir Politz & Joe Jack Talcum (Director and Composer/Rocker, Detonator), Shane Bissett & Dominic Mekky (Director and Composer, This Time Tomorrow),  James Madison (PIFVA member) & Matt Sommer (Producer and Composer, Runner)

Panel 2- Independent Film, Independent Music: Four independent film makers preview excerpts from their recent films, and discuss the important role of music in presenting the film’s story.
Moderator: Nicole Giles (Director of Marketing & Multi Cultural Affairs, Greater Philadelphia Film Office)
Panelists: Chinonye Chukwu (Director, Alaskaland, PIFVA Member),  Jon Foy (Director, Resurrect Dead, PIFVA Member), Ben Hickernell (Director, Backwards), Jamie Moffett (Director, Ordinary Radicals), Lise Raven (Director, PIFVA Member)

RSVP Here ! PIFVA member use PIFVA 15 code when ordering tickets!

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