Hawk Koch to Address CalCPA Education Foundation's 2013 Entertainment Industry Conference

Experts Will Discuss New Media Trends, Copyright, Tax Issues

May 30, 2013, 13:44 ET from CalCPA Education Foundation

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hawk Koch, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, will address the 2013 Entertainment Industry Conference on June 12 at the Beverly Hilton, the CalCPA Education Foundation announced today.

The annual conference attracts an audience of top CPAs, attorneys and advisers who serve the entertainment industry. This year's conference will feature sessions covering international and domestic tax issues for filmmakers, music copyright, estate planning and other topics.

Koch, who also is on the board of the MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund), will speak at the conference's lunch about his illustrious career in motion pictures and share his thoughts on the current state of the film industry.

"We are honored to have Hawk Koch address our event," said Conference Co-Chair William B. Harris of Nigro Karlin Segal & Feldstein, LLP, Los Angeles. "I'm sure our attendees will be both enlightened and entertained by Hawk's presentation. He'll also likely discuss the critically important role that MPTF plays in providing assistance to industry members in need."

The Entertainment Industry Conference is an annual gathering of leaders and experts who provide tax, financial planning, business management, legal, consulting and other advisory services to professionals in all segments of the Hollywood entertainment sector. Sessions will cover the following topics:

  • The Future of Entertainment
  • L.A. Tech and Entertainment: Who Is Influencing Whom?
  • New Media and Your Client
  • International Tax
  • The Sale of a Music Publishing Company
  • Domestic Tax Issues
  • Estate Planning for Legacy Management
  • The State of the Entertainment Industry: Opportunities in China

For information about the conference, please visit www.calcpa.org. Twitter hashtag: #calcpaEIC.

About the Education Foundation
The CalCPA Education Foundation is the nation's largest CPE provider associated with a state CPA society and offers more than 800 live courses, conferences and webcasts annually. Additionally, the Education Foundation provides online/self-study courses; customized, on-site education; and authoritative reference materials.

SOURCE CalCPA Education Foundation