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SDCC: BMI and Krakower Poling PR to Present ‘THE CHARACTER OF MUSIC: CLASSIC HORROR SPECIAL EDITION’ Panel Discussion at Comic-Con

sdcc2015bmi smWHO: Broadcast Music Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, and Krakower Poling PR will return to Comic-Con, to present The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition panel, featuring composers Charles Bernstein (Nightmare on Elm Street), Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th), Laura Karpman (Carrie), Richard Band (Re-Animator), Tyler Bates (Dawn of the Dead), Maurizio Guarini of Goblin (Suspiria), along with special guest actor Douglas Tait (Freddy vs. Jason).

WHAT: “The Character of Music: Classic Horror Special Edition” panel at Comic-Con will be co-moderated by Anne Cecere of BMI and Chandler Poling of Krakower Poling PR, returning for their fifth consecutive collaboration. The featured composers will discuss the power of music in horror films with a Q&A to follow. The event is open only to Comic-Con badge holders. In addition, attendees will also get sneak peeks into the participants’ current projects, as well as exclusive free gifts.

In celebration of the fifth anniversary panel, there will be a special signing with “The Character of Music” composers, as well as some special guests. Commemorative giveaways will be provided to all panel attendees.

WHEN: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Special signing event: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Sails Pavilion, 2nd floor, table AA07
“The Character of Music” panel: 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., room 8

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

WHY: BMI’s composers, such as the legendary John Williams and Mike Post, contribute to billions of dollars in box office receipts, with film scores in many of the year’s top films as well as highest rated TV series. The highest-rated series and specials on television feature the scores of BMI composers, who craft the theme and/or background music for nearly three-quarters of all primetime network programs. In addition to Comic-Con, BMI partners with other events to enhance the role of music in film, television and video games.

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