BMI’s Ray Yee To Moderate DIY Convention Panel

Posted in News on February 3, 2003
Ray Yee, Director of Film/TV Relations for BMI in Los Angeles, will moderate the "Licensing Your Music for Film & TV" panel at the DIY Convention in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 8, at 11:30 am. The conference will be held at the Mark Goodson Theater at the American Film Institute at 2021 North Western Avenue in Los Angeles.

The panel will consist of some of the top music supervisors in film and TV, as well as executives who place music at the record label and publisher end of the business. Panelists include music supervisor Julianne Jordan, Jennifer O’Sullivan of Jive Records, Joel C. High of Lions Gate films, Dave Stone of Bunim Murray productions, composer/songwriter Lionel Cole, Danny Benair of Natural Energy Lab, and Jonathan Palmer of Bug Music. Among the topics to be discussed are getting music placed in film and TV, scoring vs. writing songs for a film, and new growth areas for music in TV, film and cable.

Tickets are $75 but BMI songwriters and composers can purchase discounted tickets in advance by calling 323-665-8080. Deadline for the discount is February 6.

BMI supports many conferences throughout the year by sponsoring and moderating panels on the subject of music for film, TV and cable. BMI is a proud sponsor of the DIY convention as well as many film festivals, music conferences and events throughout the year. More information on the activities BMI supports can be found on this web site.