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Friday, December 11, 2009

Wendy & Lisa at the Women In Film Panel!

As first reported here: Wendy and Lisa at WIF and later here: Wendy and Lisa at WIF Follow-Up
on October 28, 2009 Wendy and Lisa were part of a panel discussing ‘Music In Film And Television’. The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) recently published a brief article about the panel discussion. Below, appears a snippet of the ASCAP article. You can read the entire article here: ASCAP Women In Film

Excerpt of ASCAP Article:
“On October 28, 2009, Women In Film (WIF) hosted a panel focusing on music and songwriting in film and television, with featured speakers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman (aka Wendy and Lisa, the ASCAP composers behind Heroes and Mercy) and PRS film composer Helene Muddiman (who scored the feature film Skin), among others. Moderating the panel was WIF board member Lisa Gewirtz.

The round-table discussion addressed the challenges facing female composers in the male-dominated film and television music world. As Melvoin put it, "Unfortunately as women composers we have to work twice as hard to achieve our goals." “
To read the article in its entirety, click here: ASCAP Women In Film


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