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BMI AND WHITE BEAR PR TO PRESENT “GAME ON! MUSIC & SOUND IN VIDEO GAMES” PANEL AT WONDERCON

WonderCon GAME ON! MUSIC & SOUND IN VIDEO GAMESBMI AND WHITE BEAR PR TO PRESENT GAME ON! MUSIC & SOUND IN VIDEO GAMES PANEL DISCUSSION AT WONDERCON

Before I tell you about the panel that BMI and White Bear PR will be presenting at WonderCon this weekend let me tell you this.  I have seen the panels these two bring to San Diego Comic Con and to WonderCon for the past few years and they are never dull.  The panelists are always interesting, talented and entertaining.  And to learn about what inspires them, their techniques or their backgrounds is something that few of us would otherwise have the opportunity to experience.  Do I recommend the panel brought by BMI and White Bear PR?  Unequivably YES!  I can’t even think of what could cause me to miss their panel (seriously can’t because I have no intention of missing it!)

Now onto the information about the Game On! Music & Sound in Video Games panel at this weekend’s WonderCon.

WHO:
Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, along with White Bear PR, proudly return to WonderCon to present the Game On! Music & Sound in Video Games panel discussion. BMI Director Film/TV Relations Anne Cecere and motion-capture and voice-over actor Thomas Mikusz (Red Dead Redemption) will moderate this intriguing panel. In addition, there will be a special introduction by video game composer and creator of Video Games Live, Tommy Tallarico(@TommyTallarico), with a Q&A following the discussion.

WHAT:
The Game On! Music & Sound in Video Games panel will be comprised of composers, sound designers and music executives who will break down the business of integrating music and sound into popular video game franchises. Panelists include:

  •  Composer David Buckley (forthcoming Batman: Arkham Knight )
  •  Composer Inon Zur (Fantasia: Music Evolved) @InonZur
  •  Senior Director of Audio, Blizzard Entertainment Russell Brower (World of Warcraft) @Hordeland
  •  Sound Designer Charles Deenen (Need for Speed series) @cdeenen
  •  Head of Business Affairs Music, Disney Interactive Gwen Bethel Riley

WHERE:
Anaheim Convention Center
700 W. Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

WHEN:

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014
  • 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Room 213

About WonderCon:
WonderCon, one of the country’s best comics and popular arts conventions, is part of Comic-Con International (CCI), a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms.  The organization achieves its mission primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.  In addition to WonderCon each spring, CCI organizes San Diego Comic-Con each summer (the world’s largest comics convention of its kind) and San Francisco’s Alternative Press Expo (APE) each fall. On the web: www.comic-con.org/wcawww.facebook.com/wonderconwww.twitter.com/wondercon.

About BMI:
Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 8.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public. In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart-toppers to perennial favorites, span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit www.bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Facebook page.

About White Bear PR:
White Bear PR provides integral PR services to the media-hungry markets of Music, Film and Entertainment.  Raising awareness for composers, independent films and events, we get our clients visible, talked about, and propel them into a position of demand.  Learn more about us at www.whitebearpr.com, follow us on Twitter @whitebearpr.

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