Power Players from Film, TV and Music Come Together in Nashville

The 14th Annual Conference for Screenwriters, Songwriters and others interested in the entertainment industry grows bigger and better this year.
The premier entertainment industry conference, the Nashville Screenwriters Conference is gearing up for it’s fourteenth annual event at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, TN on June 1-3, 2012. The enormously successful, open-to-the-public conference brings Hollywood’s top writers, producers, directors, managers, agents and other studio executives to Nashville to provide aspiring screenwriters, songwriters and other individuals interested in the world of film, TV and music the opportunity to network, learn and explore the inner-workings of Hollywood. The event brings together people from all across the United States and Canada who are finding creative ways to achieve their passion for writing.
Highlights at this year’s conference include: The ROBOTARD THEATER 8000, “The Reality of Reality Television: What Works and Why” workshop, Anastasia Brown’s Music in the Movies Luncheon & Panel and a VIP Party & Guitar Pull with award winning musical artists.
The event consists of a three-day conference and an optional panel workshop called,Music in the Movies. The Music in the Movies workshop is on Saturday, June 2nd. This luncheon and workshop takes place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and was founded by 821 Entertainment Group President, Anastasia Brown (Footloose, August Rush, Taken). The panel will feature advice from top music supervisors for songwriters, composers, artists and publishers hoping to tap into the world of song placement in television and film.  This year, Brown asked Music Supervisors, Julia Michels (Sex and the City 1&2, The Blind Side, The Devil Wears Prada), Frankie Pine (Army Wives, GCB, Magic Mike), Randy Spendlove (President of Music at Paramount) and many more still being added to participate in this year’s conference.
 The full conference on June 1st – 3rd, will feature topics like, ” Jam Your Foot in the Door, Not in Your Mouth…Making Sure Your First Impression isn’t Your Last (OR Brief Lessons in Not Being an a-hole” and “Top of the Pile: Writing Ideas that Agents, Producers & Executives Want to Read!” and many more. For a full list of conference events and panels visit:http://www.nashscreen.com/schedule.html
Nashville Screenwriters Conference was created to fill a need for creative writers and other talented people to have a voice, learn the inside tools you need to help you find success and network with the power players in the industry. Over the past 14 years the conference has had so many success stories from participates after attending the conference and learning the valuable tools to turn their passions into a lifelong career. Attendees will leave inspired and empowered, energized with new ideas, resources and connections, and motivated to improve their writing and creative content.
2012 Panelists Lineup:
Callie Khouri / Credits: Thelma & Louise, Something to Talk About, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
John Requa / Credits: Bad Santa, I Love You Phillip Morris, Crazy Stupid Love
Glenn Ficarra / Credits: Bad Santa, I Love You Phillip Morris, Crazy Stupid Love
Phil Hay / Credits: Clash of the Titans, crazy/beautiful, Aeon Flux
Malcolm Spellman / Credits: Our Family Wedding, Balls Out, Hot Wheels
Tim Talbott / Credits: South Park, The Stanford Prison Experiment, Balls Out
Anastasia Brown / Credits: GCB, August Rush, Footloose, Taken
Alec Berg / Credits: Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Dictator
Nichelle Tramble Spellman / Credits: JUSTIFIED(F/X), MERCY (NBC) and HARPER’S ISLAND (CBS)
Howard Rodman / Credits: Joe Gould’s Secret, August, Savage Grace
John Hamburg / Credits: Meet the Parents, Along Came Polly, I Love You Man
The Wibberleys /Credits: National Treasure, National Treasure-Book of Secrets,Common Law
John Frankenheimer / Credits: Partner and Chairman Emeritus, Loeb & Loeb LLP; Chair, Music Industry Practice Group
Scott Zolke / Credits: Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Frankie Pine / Credits: Army Wives, GCB, Magic Mike
Julia Michels / Credits: Sex and the City, The Blind Side, The Devil Wears Prada
Justin Springer / PROM, TRON: LEGACY & Tron: Uprising
Tracey Nyberg / Credits: Hancock, Seven Pounds, Revenge
Max Borenstein/Credits: What Is Life Worth?,The Seventh Son & Paladin for Walt Disney
Randy Spendlove / Credits: President of Music at Paramount
Jared Stern / Credits: Neighborhood Watch, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Bolt
Jeff Lowell / Credits: John Tucker Must Die, Over Her Dead Body & Hotel for Dogs
Michael Brandt / Credits: Wanted, 3:10 to Yuma, The Double, Chicago Fire
Sponsors include:  HBO, Creative Artist Agency, Haber corporation, Nashville Lifestyles, The Tennessean, Vector Management, SUNTRUST Bank, Tennessee Government, Graffiti Advertising, Carey Nelson Burch, Kathy Anderson, UTA, UMPG (Universal Music Publishing), Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP,Brownstein Hyatt Faber Schreck, Ole, Karen Morgan, Temple Hill Entertainment, Chapman & Rosenthal Title, TN Film Commission, Actuaries Unltd, Tony Brown Enterprises, Gilbert Krupin, Loeb & Loeb , Robertson/Taylor, Haberize It, LLC, Mark Bloom, Warner Music Group, Carnival Music ,City National Bank, Gleaming Enterprises, WRLT, Nashville Scene, Mstreet, Bobo Entertainment, Clear Channel, Cultivate Wine, Logicom and many more.
For more information, full schedule of events, to purchase tickets or see a complete list of 2012 sponsors visit: http://www.nashscreen.com

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