FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of filmmakers and creatives will gather at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on September 29-30 for the first-ever Film + Music Conference. Created by Musicbed and Filmsupply to bring the film community together for inspiration, education, and live music, the conference will feature a roster of celebrated speakers that include some of the top names in filmmaking and storytelling.
Keynotes from famed storyteller Jad Abumrad of NPR's Radiolab, celebrated National Geographic creative director Andy Baker, creator and mastermind behind Kid President Brad Montague, award-winning film director Ryan Booth and others will help filmmakers gain a deeper understanding of cinematography, storytelling, directing, producing and client service. In addition, the conference includes three breakout sessions: a lighting workshop with Laura Merians, a discussion with the production team Variable about adapting to change, and an in-depth look at directing actors with Adrienne Weiss.
To compliment the keynote and breakout sessions, Film + Music Conference will feature six concerts from artists including Americana group Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, chart-topping classical pianist Chad Lawson, Sharon Irving, Penny and Sparrow and The Rival.
"The foundation of Film + Music Conference is community, because we believe great ideas are born when people come together," said Daniel McCarthy, founder and CEO of both Musicbed and Filmsupply. "We want to inspire, educate, and challenge each attendee to not only push their own creative boundaries but the boundaries of the entire film industry."
For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.filmandmusic.com.
Musicbed exists to deliver relevant music to top filmmakers, brands and agencies around the world. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Musicbed has served more than 300,000 customers, including entertainment powerhouses like Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Netflix, MTV, CBS, FOX, and ESPN, as well as the world's top brands like Nike, Samsung, Google, Nikon, Xbox, Lexus, Lamborghini, Verizon and The Home Depot. Learn more at www.musicbed.com.
Filmsupply believes that great footage comes from great films. As a full-service agency, Filmsupply partners with the world's best filmmakers to make their incredible footage available for licensing. Coupled with powerful search filters and helpful experts, it's easier than ever to find the perfect clip to round out any project. Learn more at www.filmsupply.com.