Jon Landau to Address CalCPA Education Foundation's 2014 Entertainment Industry Conference

Experts Will Discuss Intellectual Property, Philanthropy, DOMA Demise

Jun 12, 2014, 17:14 ET from CalCPA Education Foundation

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jon Landau, producer of Titanic and Avatar, will provide his unique insights into the motion picture business during the Entertainment Industry Conference June 19 at the Hyatt Century Plaza.

Produced by the CalCPA Education Foundation, 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 intellectual property, philanthropy, tax issues and the demise of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Landau, who is appearing courtesy of the MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund), will be featured in conversation with radio talk show host Joe Sutton during the conference's luncheon.

"We are fortunate to have Jon Landau, the producer of some of the greatest blockbusters in movie history, discuss the current state of the motion picture business and the future of the industry," said conference co-chair Michael R. Morris, Esq., of Valensi Rose, PLC, Los Angeles. "His conversation with Joe Sutton should help conference attendees better understand producers' concerns."

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:

  • Beltway Briefing
  • The Demise of DOMA?
  • Why Content Is King, and How the Kingdom Is Expanding
  • Mining Intellectual Property: Know What You Have and What to Do with It
  • Philanthropy: the Gift that Keeps on Giving
  • Music Industry Update
  • Business Management: What Should Keep You Up at Night?
  • Top Entertainment Tax Savings

The conference is available both live and via webcast at a cost of $325 for members of the California Society of CPAs and $425 for nonmembers. The luncheon conversation with Jon Landau will not be available for webcast participants, however.

For information about the conference, please visit Twitter hashtag: #CalCPAConf.

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 1,200 live courses, conferences, webcasts and on-demand and self-study courses.

SOURCE CalCPA Education Foundation