ASCAP Announces Sundance Composer/Filmmaker Breakfast, Music Cafe

Film Music Magazine • January 13, 2009

ASCAP will host a special, invite-only Composer & Filmmaker Breakfast, sponsored by Avid Technology, Inc., exclusively for Sundance Film Festival Filmmakers and their film composers – as well as other ASCAP composers who will be in Park City for the Festival. ASCAP will present a roundtable discussion about the composer/filmmaker collaboration with SPRING BREAKDOWN (Warner Bros. Films) director Ryan Shiraki, film composer Deborah Lurie and music supervisor Julia Michels. The comedy will have its World Premiere as part of the Festival’s Park City at Midnight lineup.

ASCAP has not released the date or the location of the breakfast. Festival filmmakers and film composers who are interested in attending may contact Jennifer Harmon at for further details.

This year, the Sundance ASCAP Music Cafe will be held at new venue in Park City. During the Festival, Main Street will be closed to traffic between 7th and 9th Streets and will become the site for the new venue.

The Sundance ASCAP Music Cafe Presented by Ray–Ban is open to Festival Credential holders each afternoon beginning Friday, January 16th and running through Friday, January 23rd. This year’s lineup includes Dave Barnes, Birdmonster, Chad & Jeremy, Damien Rice, Tom Freund, Gin Blossoms, Anwan Glover (the Backyard Band), The Guggenheim Grotto, Rosi Golan, Katie Herzig, Wynonna, Landon Pigg, Lenka, Locksley, Chris Mann, Montell Jordan, The People Speak, John Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls), Angel Taylor, Phil Vassar, Sara Watkins, Dan Wilson, Rachael Yamagata, Youth Speaks, and some very exciting surprise guests.

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